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The Active Points Test

The Active Points Test

A Clinical Test for Identifying and Selecting Effective Points for Acupuncture and Related Therapies

Stefano Marcelli
Foreword by David Alimi MD and Dr Ioan Dumitrescu

The Active Points Test is a clinical instrument for identifying and selecting the points on the skin that are most effective for treatment. These points may be close to the seat of the disease, for example on the shoulder for periarthritis, or far away, for example on the ear or head for... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-233-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Chinese Medicine

Keywords: acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, energy work, health care, massage, meridians, moxibustion, Qi, reflexology, shiatsu, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine, tuina

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Roots of Modern Practice

Charles Buck
Foreword by Barbara Kirschbaum

Charles Buck draws on three decades of study, practice and teaching in this book to provide a relevant and engaging account of the origins of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. From its pre-Han dynasty roots to Chinese medicine as we know it today, Buck covers the key texts, the main scholars... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £40.00/ $68.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-159-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp

Subjects: Medicine, Chinese Medicine

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese culture, Chinese history, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, five elements, meridians, moxibustion, Qi, qigong, Taoism, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

Anna Halprin

Anna Halprin

Dance - Process - Form

Gabriele Wittmann, Ursula Schorn and Ronit Land
Foreword by Anna Halprin and Rudolf zur Lippe

Anna Halprin is a world-famous theatre artist and early pioneer in the expressive arts healing movement. This book explores her personal growth as a dancer and choreographer and the development of her therapeutic and pedagogical approach. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-472-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: aesthetics, art therapy, creative therapies, creativity, dance, dance and movement therapy, dramatherapy, educational psychology, expressive therapies, folklore and myth, movement, psychodrama, psychotherapy, storymaking, theatre

Aromatherapy vs MRSA

Aromatherapy vs MRSA

Antimicrobial essential oils to combat bacterial infection, including the superbug

Maggie Tisserand

Addressing the challenge of serious infection, especially MRSA, in hospitals, in the community, and in animals, Maggie Tisserand focuses on the scientifically proven effects of antibacterial essential oils, and their usefulness in managing infection, including the 'superbug'. She profiles the... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-237-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: biomedical intervention, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, drugs, essential oils, herbal medicine, homeopathy, nursing, residential care

Asanas for Autism and Special Needs

Asanas for Autism and Special Needs

Yoga to Help Children with their Emotions, Self-Regulation, and Body Awareness

Shawnee Thornton Hardy

Teaching yoga to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs is easy using this visual how-to handbook.
Breaking down yoga instruction pose by pose, body part by body part, breath by breath, this book uses easy-to-understand language and clear photographs to show parents,... more »

December 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-988-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 176pp

Subjects: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes, Lifestyle

Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and Long-Term Relationships

Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and Long-Term Relationships

Fully Revised and Updated with DSM-5® Criteria
2nd edition

Ashley Stanford
Foreword by Liane Holliday Willey

Happily married to her husband with Asperger Syndrome for 25 years, Ashley Stanford is an expert on how Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can affect a relationship and her bestselling book has helped thousands of couples. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-773-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, communication, counselling, disability, emotions, families, high functioning autism, psychology, relationships, sexuality, social skills

An Asperger's Guide to Entrepreneurship

An Asperger's Guide to Entrepreneurship

Setting Up Your Own Business for Professionals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Rosalind A. Bergemann
Foreword by Michael John Carley

Entrepreneurship can be an ideal career option for enterprising individuals with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and this detailed guide explains how to tell if being self-employed is right for you and how to go about starting and growing your own business. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-509-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 240pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, careers, employment, high functioning autism, psychology, social skills, transitions

The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behavior, school, and parenting strategies

The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behavior, school, and parenting strategies

A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

Bill Nason

The Autism Discussion Page green book covers anxiety and stress, challenging behaviors, stretching comfort zones, discipline, and school issues. It also provides more general teaching and mentoring strategies for coaching children on the autism spectrum in basic daily living strategies to... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-995-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 336pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, advocacy, anger management, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, early intervention, education, educational psychology, mental health, parenting, reference, self esteem, self harm, sleep, special education, toilet training, transitions, trauma

The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism

The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism

A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

Bill Nason

The Autism Discussion Page blue book focuses on the core challenges associated with autism (cognitive, sensory, social, and emotional) and provides concise, accessible information and simple tools for supporting children with these vulnerabilities. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-994-7, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 384pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, communication, emotions, play, reference, relationships, self esteem, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, social skills

The Autism Fitness Handbook

The Autism Fitness Handbook

An Exercise Program to Boost Body Image, Motor Skills, Posture and Confidence in Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

David S. Geslak
Foreword by Stephen M. Shore

Designed to address specific areas of difficulty for children, teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the 46 exercises in this comprehensive program are proven to improve body image, motor coordination, posture, muscular and cardiovascular fitness. The boost to confidence,... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-998-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, children, education, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, movement, occupational therapy, parenting, special education, teenagers

Autism Spectrum Disorder and De-escalation Strategies

Autism Spectrum Disorder and De-escalation Strategies

A practical guide to positive behavioural interventions for children and young people

Steve Brown

This practical guide provides a complete picture of how non-physical and physical interventions can be used to manage behaviour and keep children with autism spectrum disorders or emotional, social and behavioural difficulties safe. more »

December 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-503-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Autistic Logistics

Autistic Logistics

A Parent's Guide to Tackling Bedtime, Toilet Training, Tantrums, Hitting, and Other Everyday Challenges

Kate Wilde

Have you ever wished that your child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) came with a manual? This book provides just that, offering clear, precise, step-by-step advice on everything you want to know, including: more »

December 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-779-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Parenting, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Beating Dyspraxia with a Hop, Skip and a Jump

Beating Dyspraxia with a Hop, Skip and a Jump

A Simple Exercise Program to Improve Motor Skills at Home and School Revised Edition

Geoff Platt

Geoff Platt's exercise program, tailored to help children with dyspraxia to overcome their symptoms, enjoy physical activities, and become as active as their friends and classmates, is now proven to be even more effective. more »

November 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-560-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

The Book of Games and Warm Ups for Group Leaders 2nd Edition

The Book of Games and Warm Ups for Group Leaders 2nd Edition

Leo Rutherford

Based on Shamanic principles and the philosophy that laughter and play are basic human needs that feed the soul and unleash natural creativity, the tried, tested and proven activities in this book can be used with all ages. They are helpfully split into different sections, covering everything... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-235-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Subject: Spiritual Development

Keywords: adults, anxiety, art therapy, arts therapies, counselling, dance, dance and movement therapy, depression, dramatherapy, emotions, group psychotherapy, mental health, movement, play, play therapy, psychology, psychotherapy, resilience, self esteem, shamanism, spirituality, therapeutic communities

But We All Shine On

But We All Shine On

The Remarkable Orphans of Burbank Children's Home

Paolo Hewitt

'We orphans are the most important kids in the world.'
But We All Shine On tells the inspiring story of Paolo Hewitt's journey to track down a group of friends who shared his childhood in care at Burbank Children's Home. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-583-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 208pp

Subjects: Fiction & Memoirs, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, counselling, looked after children, memoirs, residential care, social care, social work, trauma

Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Lisa Taylor and Swee Hong Chia
Illustrated by Katie Stanton

Part of the Can I tell you about...? series

Meet Fred - a man who has had a stroke. Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone who has had a stroke and the ways in which they might have to adapt their lifestyle. He also gives... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-495-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 72pp

Subjects: Education, Disability

Keywords: adults, brain injury, carers, communication, disability, families, health care, life skills, movement, nursing, occupational therapy, older people, social work, speech and language therapy, supported living

Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmful

Children and Young People Whose Behaviour is Sexually Concerning or Harmful

Assessing Risk and Developing Safety Plans

Jackie Bateman and Judith Milner

More than any other challenging behaviour, the sexual abuse of one child by another generates anxiety, puzzlement and confusion.
Adults confident in dealing with a defiant or delinquent child find their confidence leaves them when confronted with sexual misbehaviour in a child who they... more »

December 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-361-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

The Compassionate Practitioner

The Compassionate Practitioner

How to create a successful and rewarding practice

Jane Wood

Focusing on the importance of relationship-building, this handbook explains how to turn new clients into regulars and make your practice flourish.
If you can create trust, loyalty and a sense of safety in new clients, they are more likely to commit to the further appointments needed to... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-222-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Books for Professional Practice

Keywords: alternative therapies, arts therapies, bodywork, communication, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, health care, homeopathy, integrative medicine, meditation, mindfulness, person-centred, psychology, relationships, supervision

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 7 Years Up to Young Adulthood

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 7 Years Up to Young Adulthood

A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual Including Supporting Materials for Teaching 140 Advanced Skills

Julie Knapp

The first comprehensive ABA program designed specifically for individuals on the autism spectrum aged approximately 7 years up to young adulthood, this complete step-by-step resource contains everything needed to teach advanced skills such as organizational skills, advanced self-care skills,... more »

2014, Paperback: £41.66 + VAT = £49.99/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-981-7, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 496pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, adolescence, adults, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, children, communication, developmental coordination disorder, disability, education, educational psychology, intellectual disabilities, life skills, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, psychology, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy, teenagers

The Confusing World of Brothers, Sisters and Adoption

The Confusing World of Brothers, Sisters and Adoption

The Adoption Club Therapeutic Workbook on Siblings

Regina Kupecky

For children who are adopted families can get complicated, and that's very true when it comes to brothers and sisters, or 'siblings'.
Today The Adoption Club are exploring the confusing world of siblings. Some children have half-siblings, adopted siblings, step-siblings. Michael has a birth... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-764-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 19pp

Subject: Working with Children and Families

Creating Stable Foster Placements

Creating Stable Foster Placements

Learning from Foster Children and the Families Who Care For Them

Andy Pithouse and Alyson Rees

Andy Pithouse and Alyson Rees use original research to identify key ingredients needed to help create successful foster placements and help prevent placement breakdown.
Studying the lives and activities of 10 foster families who provide lasting and effective care, the authors explore the... more »

November 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-481-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: carers, challenging behaviour, chi kung, child protection, fostering, looked after children, parenting, residential care, resilience, risk assessment, safeguarding children, social care, social work

Daoist Meditation

Daoist Meditation

The Purification of the Heart Method of Meditation and Discourse on Sitting and Forgetting (Zuò Wàng Lùn) by Si Ma Cheng Zhen

Translated and with a commentary by Wu Jyh Cherng
Foreword by Eva Wong

Master Cherng's translation of Discourse on Sitting and Forgetting, an 8th century classic text on meditation by Si Ma Cheng Zhen, is accompanied by his extensive explanatory commentary, unique in its ability to make this complex text accessible to the Western reader. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-211-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Lifestyle, Spiritual Development

Keywords: Chinese culture, Daoism, meditation, qigong, spirituality, Taoism

Decoding Dating

Decoding Dating

A Guide to the Unwritten Social Rules of Dating for Men with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

John Miller

The ultimate guide to cracking the social code of dating!
The rules of dating are a conundrum for many men, but for men with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) who often have difficulty understanding social communication, they can be almost indecipherable. This book methodically... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-780-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 216pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adults, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, communication, emotions, high functioning autism, relationships, sex education, sexuality, social skills

Developing Excellent Care for People Living with Dementia in Care Homes

Developing Excellent Care for People Living with Dementia in Care Homes

Caroline Baker

Part of the Bradford Dementia Group Good Practice Guides series

The award-winning PEARL (Positively Enriching and enhancing Residents' Lives) programme was developed to enable care homes to move from providing good fundamental care to excellent person-centred dementia care. Trialled extensively by one of the UK's largest care providers, it has been proven... more »

November 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-467-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 208pp

Subject: Working with Older People

Keywords: adult protection, adults, Alzheimer's disease, carers, communication, dementia, nursing, nutrition, older people, pain management, person-centred, residential care, risk assessment, social care

Empowering Therapeutic Practice

Empowering Therapeutic Practice

Integrating Psychodrama into other Therapies

Edited by Paul Holmes, Mark Farrall and Kate Kirk

This book explores the exciting areas of overlap between psychodrama and other therapeutic schools and presents opportunities for their creative interaction and integration.
Psychodramatists, to varying degrees, integrate the ideas and philosophies of other forms of psychotherapy into their... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-458-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: attachment, cognitive behavioural therapy, dramatherapy, energy work, expressive therapies, families, group psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, movement, play therapy, psychoanalysis, psychodrama, psychology, psychotherapy, trauma

Eradicating Child Maltreatment

Eradicating Child Maltreatment

Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Intervention Across Services

Edited by Arnon Bentovim and Jenny Gray

Is it possible to overcome the enduring problem of child maltreatment?
 
In Eradicating Child Maltreatment, leading international figures in the field of child welfare address this enduring and thorny question, setting out a public health approach to prevention. It draws on... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-449-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: child protection, early intervention, health care, joint working, residential care, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, social care, social policy, social work, trauma

The Essence of Taijiquan Push-Hands and Fighting Technique

The Essence of Taijiquan Push-Hands and Fighting Technique

Wang Fengming

Traditionally shrouded in mystery and taught only to the closest students, the secrets of Taijiquan push-hands and fighting technique from the Chen style are revealed in this book.
Master Wang Fengming, a 19th generation practitioner of Chen Style Taijiquan, provides detailed information... more »

November 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-245-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 350pp

Subject: Oriental Martial Arts

Keywords: bagua, chi kung, Chinese martial arts, neigong, qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan, wushu, Xing Yi Quan

The Essence Practitioner

The Essence Practitioner

Choosing and using flower and other essences

Sue Lilly

This practical handbook covers everything you need to know to use flower and other essences effectively with clients.
Sue Lilly explains what is happening energetically when essences are at work and draws on her wealth of essence knowledge to provide guidelines for: more »

December 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-250-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Essential Listening Skills for Busy School Staff

Essential Listening Skills for Busy School Staff

What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say

Nick Luxmoore

How do you listen effectively when you're already late for a meeting? How do you respond to a girl who's so angry that she's threatening to hit someone? Or to a boy who feels like giving up altogether? How do you listen, not only to students, but also to parents and to colleagues? more »

September 2014, Paperback: £10.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-565-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Subject: Education

Keywords: children, communication, counselling, educational psychology, educational training, mainstream education, pastoral care, special education, teenagers, youthwork

Forever Fingerprints

Forever Fingerprints

An Amazing Discovery for Adopted Children

Sherrie Eldridge

Meet Lucie - she is a rambunctious, inquisitive, seven-year-old adopted girl! Lucie has lots of questions about everything. When Lucie's pregnant Aunt Grace and Uncle John come to visit, new curiosities bubble into Lucie's mind. What does the baby do in there? Does he eat? That night Lucie... more »

October 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-778-3, 260 x 208, 32pp

Subjects: Working with Children and Families, Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, child psychology, counselling, families, fostering, Key Stage 0, Key Stage 1, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, social care, social work

The Four Dignities

The Four Dignities

The Spiritual Practice of Walking, Standing, Sitting and Lying Down

Cain Carroll

Offering a fresh perspective on immediate presence and embodied spiritual practice, The Four Dignities shows how the mindful cultivation of the four essential postures – walking, standing, sitting, and lying down – are the basis for a formal practice to develop greater vitality and... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-216-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Oriental Martial Arts, Lifestyle

Keywords: ayurveda, chi kung, emotions, energy work, movement, qigong, spirituality, tai chi, yoga

The Four Dragons

The Four Dragons

Clearing the Meridians and Awakening the Spine in Nei Gong

Damo Mitchell
Foreword by Dr Ole Saether

Within the context of a larger discussion of Dao Yin, Damo Mitchell teaches and explains the Dragon Dao Yin exercises, a set of four short sequences designed to work with the subtle energies of the spine and lead pathogenic energies out of the body. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-226-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Oriental Martial Arts, Lifestyle, Spiritual Development

Keywords: bagua, chi kung, Chinese medicine, Daoism, massage, meridians, neigong, Qi, qigong, taiji quan, Taoism, Xing Yi Quan

Friends, Bullies and Staying Safe

Friends, Bullies and Staying Safe

The Adoption Club Therapeutic Workbook on Friendship

Regina Kupecky

Friendship is so complicated! The children of The Adoption Club think they are friends - they go to the same school and belong to The Adoption Club.
But what does it mean? What is the difference between a casual and a close friend? How should you respond to teasing? It's time for The... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-763-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 19pp

Subject: Working with Children and Families

Getting Better at Getting People Better

Getting Better at Getting People Better

Touching the Core

Noah Karrasch

What is it that really gets people better? With practical information on how to support clients' healing processes, this book helps practitioners across a wide range of physical and medical therapies, as well as psychotherapists, to improve their practice and get better at what they do. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-239-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Books for Professional Practice

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, counselling, craniosacral, depression, emotions, energy work, massage, psychotherapy, self esteem, shiatsu

The Green Zone Conversation Book

The Green Zone Conversation Book

Finding Common Ground in Conversation for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Joel Shaul

In conversation, children on the autism spectrum often struggle to select topics of interest to others. Many have strong, narrow interests and feel compelled to introduce these subjects when they talk. more »

October 2014, Hardback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-759-2, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 96pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, children, communication, education, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, parenting, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

A Guide to Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type)

A Guide to Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type)

Bending without Breaking (2nd edition)
2nd edition

Isobel Knight
Foreword by Dr. Alan J. Hakim

Covering everything from recognising symptoms and obtaining initial diagnosis to living with the condition on a daily basis, this complete guide to living with and managing Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type - formerly known as Type III) has been revised and fully-updated in this... more »

December 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-231-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Subject: Self Help

Helping Adults with Asperger's Syndrome Get & Stay Hired

Helping Adults with Asperger's Syndrome Get & Stay Hired

Career Coaching Strategies for Professionals and Parents of Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Barbara Bissonnette

Employment expert Barbara Bissonnette provides strategies that professionals and parents need to guide individuals with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) to manageable jobs, and keep them employed. more »

November 2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-754-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, careers, counselling, disability, employment, high functioning autism, life skills, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, PSHE, transitions, youthwork

Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing

Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing

Tips and Exercises for Developing Writing Skills

Elise Geither and Lisa Meeks

When it comes to academic work, students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have the required knowledge but struggle to get their thoughts down in writing. This is a practical guide to teaching and improving writing skills in students with ASD to meet academic writing standards and... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-996-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 136pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, communication, dyslexia, education, educational training, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, homeschooling, Key Stage 4, life skills, literacy, mainstream education, teenagers, transitions

How Does Being Adopted Make Us Feel?

How Does Being Adopted Make Us Feel?

The Adoption Club Therapeutic Workbook on Feelings and Behavior

Regina Kupecky

The children of The Adoption Club have lots of different feelings about adoption.
Michael was scared when he first met this adopted family, and was worried his adoptive family might not keep him. Other children talk about feeling happy, sad and angry, and how feeling can make them behave... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-765-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 19pp

Subject: Working with Children and Families

Improving Mental Health through Social Support

Improving Mental Health through Social Support

Building Positive and Empowering Relationships

Jonathan Leach

Social support is the everyday assistance offered by family, friends, neighbours and colleagues, as well as the foundations of support in a range of non-clinical settings, and plays a vital role in a person's mental health and wellbeing. more »

December 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-518-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Health, Social Work and Social Care, Self Help

Increasing IVF Success with Acupuncture

Increasing IVF Success with Acupuncture

An Integrated Approach

Nick Dalton-Brewer

This practical book provides need-to-know information vital for acupuncturists to treat patients with fertility problems.
Nick Dalton-Brewer details the causes of fertility issues, including the impact of lifestyle and diet, and explains the scientific basis for the different methods of... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-218-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Self Help

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, diet, infertility, integrative medicine, meridians, traditional Chinese medicine

Independence, Social, and Study Strategies for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Independence, Social, and Study Strategies for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The BASICS College Curriculum

Michelle Rigler, Amy Rutherford and Emily Quinn

The BASICS College Curriculum presents a hands-on approach to learning essential life and study skills for college students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This book focuses on the transition to college, developing key academic skills, navigating campus social life, and living away from... more »

November 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-787-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 224pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, careers, counselling, disability, education, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, life skills, mainstream education, social skills, teenagers, transitions

The Individual Service Funds Handbook

The Individual Service Funds Handbook

Implementing Personal Budgets in Provider Organisations

Helen Sanderson and Robin Miller

The Individual Service Funds Handbook is the definitive guide to one of the most innovative forms of personal budget in health and social care.
It gives a clear explanation of what Individual Service Funds (ISFs) are, how to use them effectively and includes all the information you need in... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-423-2, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Subjects: Working with Older People, Disability, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adults, advocacy, autism, autism spectrum disorders, carers, community care, dementia, disability, domicilary care, health care, mental health, older people, person-centred, personalisation, residential care, social care, social work, supported living

Jasper and the Magpie

Jasper and the Magpie

Enjoying special interests together

Dan Mayfield
Illustrated by Alex Merry

Jasper really likes shiny metals…
He loves that when the sun shines
Electrons dance reflecting light.
This makes him feel safe and calm,
And helps him sleep at night.
This fun and thought-provoking rhyming storybook will delight anyone with a special interest and... more »

November 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-579-6, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 36pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

The Key to the Qigong Meditation State

The Key to the Qigong Meditation State

Rujing and Still Qigong

Tianjun Liu, O.M.D.
Foreword by Master Zhongxian Wu

Exploring classic Qigong meditation from the perspective of modern psychology, parapsychology and cognitive science, Dr. Tianjun Liu defines the mental state of 'still' Qigong in new terms, identifying a specific mental state, Rujing. He examines the psychology of meditation, showing what... more »

November 2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-232-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Lifestyle

Keywords: meditation, psychology, Qi, qigong

The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control

The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control

Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Lauren Brukner
Illustrated by Apsley

Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control!
From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book is brimming with... more »

2014, Hardback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-997-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 112pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, children, education, emotions, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, sensory issues, special education

The KidsKope Peer Mentoring Programme

The KidsKope Peer Mentoring Programme

A Therapeutic Approach to Help Children and Young People Build Resilience and Deal with Conflict

Nina Wroe and Penny McFarlane

This is a programme to train young people how to be therapeutic mentors to younger children, with mentoring workshop outlines and creative, therapeutic activities to use.
Peer mentoring is mutually beneficial: being a mentor can help young people in conflict situations who may not engage... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-500-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, anxiety, bullying, children, counselling, creativity, divorce, education, educational training, mental health, mindfulness, pastoral care, PSHE, resilience, self esteem, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Learning to Cope with CRPS / RSD

Learning to Cope with CRPS / RSD

Putting life first and pain second

Karen Rodham

With the help of this compact guide, anyone suffering from CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) (also known as RSD – Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) will better understand their condition and cope with the reality of living with it. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-240-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Subject: Self Help

Keywords: bodywork, carers, counselling, depression, disability, health care, meditation, mindfulness, movement, nursing, occupational therapy, pain management, psychology, self harm, trauma

Let's Learn About Adoption

Let's Learn About Adoption

The Adoption Club Therapeutic Workbook on Adoption and Its Many Different Forms

Regina Kupecky

There are many kinds of adoption -- and in this workbook the children of The Adoption Club find out about all of them!
The children of The Adoption Club are all different. There's Mary who was adopted from China by her single mum, Alice, who is still in touch with her birth parents in an... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-762-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 64pp

Subject: Working with Children and Families

The Looked After Kid

The Looked After Kid

Memoirs from a Children's Home

Paolo Hewitt

Placed in care at a very early age, Paolo Hewitt went to live with a foster family where he endured extreme abuse and humiliation.
Following years of abuse he was sent to Burbank children's home at the age of ten where he met a gang of children. Like him, they were outsiders struggling to... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-588-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 256pp

Subjects: Fiction & Memoirs, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, counselling, looked after children, memoirs, residential care, social care, social work, trauma

Love and Mayhem

Love and Mayhem

One Big Family's Uplifting Story of Fostering and Adoption

Dr John DeGarmo

Many people say being a parent is the toughest job there is. John DeGarmo, foster and adoptive parent, tells us just how tough it can be, having parented over 40 children. At times he and his wife, Kelly, have cared for up to nine children at a time, many with severe trauma and learning... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-775-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 208pp

Subjects: Working with Children and Families, Parenting, Fiction & Memoirs, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, children, fostering, looked after children, memoirs, parenting, social care, social work, spirituality

Make the Tendons and Muscles Supple, Strengthen the Bones - Shu Jin Zhuang Gu Gong - 1st Form

Make the Tendons and Muscles Supple, Strengthen the Bones - Shu Jin Zhuang Gu Gong - 1st Form

Dao Yin Yang Sheng Gong Sequences 3

Zhang Guangde

Part of the Foundation Sequences in Dao Yin Yang Shen Gong series

Dao Yin Yang Sheng Gong exercises regulate the body, breathing and mind to improve quality of life. This new volume from Professor Zhang Guangde focuses on increasing mobility and flexibility, strengthening the spine and rebuilding strength after illness. more »

December 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-252-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Subject: Chinese Medicine

The Mouse's House

The Mouse's House

Children's Reflexology for Bedtime or Anytime

Susan Quayle
Foreword by Barbara Scott
Illustrated by Melissa Muldoon

Mouse finds a new house and calls upon her woodland friends to help her to make it a cosy home, but will it be ready in time for winter?
Combining reflexology with delightfully engaging rhymes and illustrations, this book features easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions for giving basic... more »

November 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-247-8, Crown JKP landscape, 40pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: ADHD, alternative therapies, anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, bodywork, carers, child development, children, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, families, fiction, massage, nursing, pain management, parenting, play, reflexology, sleep

The Moving Researcher

The Moving Researcher

Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis in Performing Arts Education and Creative Arts Therapies

Ciane Fernandes

This comprehensive book will serve as a step-by-step guide to Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis, updating and expanding concepts and practices.
Following extensive research on the method developed by Rudolf von Laban and his disciples, this book explains movement principles, exercises and... more »

December 2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-587-1, 254mm x 190.5mm / 10in x 7.5in, 304pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Practical Guide for Parents

Edited by Sue X. Ming and Beth A. Pletcher

This comprehensive guide enables parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to play an active and effective role in their child's medical care from diagnosis to early adulthood. With a focus on working with health care providers to ensure the best treatment for your child's... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-971-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, biomedical intervention, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, complementary therapies, diet, disability law, drugs, early intervention, health care, mental health, parenting, person-centred, seizures, sexuality, special education, transitions

Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate

Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate

A User Guide to an Asperger Life

Cynthia Kim

Cynthia Kim explores all the quirkyness of living with Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in this accessible, witty and honest guide looking from an insider perspective at some of the most challenging and intractable aspects of being autistic. Her own life presents many rich examples. From being labelled... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-757-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adults, advocacy, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, autobiography, bullying, Chinese martial arts, communication, disability, emotions, employment, families, gifted and talented, life skills, memoirs, psychology, social skills

Online Safety for Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum

Online Safety for Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum

A Parent's and Carer's Guide

Nicola Lonie

Children and teens with autism can be particularly vulnerable to online dangers and this practical handbook explains how you can help your child to navigate websites, chat rooms and social media safely. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-454-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Subjects: Parenting, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: addiction, adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, bullying, carers, children, communication, families, high functioning autism, life skills, parenting, safeguarding children, social skills, teenagers, youthwork

Parenting OCD

Parenting OCD

Down to Earth Advice From One Parent to Another

Claire Sanders

When your child has OCD your world can turn upside down and inside out. Claire Sanders has been managing her son's severe OCD for more than 8 years and, although there are no quick fixes, she has learnt a few tips along the way. These cover what is involved in getting a diagnosis, what to... more »

November 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-478-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 208pp

Subject: Parenting

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, bullying, challenging behaviour, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, depression, eating disorders, education, educational psychology, families, mental health, mental illness, obsessive compulsive disorder, parenting, pastoral care, psychiatry, psychology, school phobia, self esteem, teenagers

A Place in My Heart

A Place in My Heart

Mary Grossnickle

Who are my birthparents? Is it okay to think about them? Can I care about all of my parents at once?
A Place in My Heart tells the simple story of Charlie, a chipmunk adopted by a family of squirrels, who starts to wonder about his birthparents. At first he is scared that this might upset... more »

August 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-771-4, 260 x 208, 36pp

Subjects: Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, children, counselling, fostering, Key Stage 0, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, social care, social work

Play and Art in Child Psychotherapy

Play and Art in Child Psychotherapy

An Expressive Arts Therapy Approach

Ellen G. Levine

Ellen G. Levine draws on her extensive experience in clinical settings to present a series of case studies that demonstrate how art-making and imaginary play can provide a space for children to metabolize their experiences. Each study is followed by an arts-based research discussion of the... more »

December 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-504-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Subjects: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Arts Therapies

The Practitioner's Encyclopedia of Flower Remedies

The Practitioner's Encyclopedia of Flower Remedies

The Definitive Guide to All Flower Essences, their Making and Uses

Clare G. Harvey

This comprehensive encyclopedia brings together flower essences gathered from all corners of the globe, from Hawaii and the Himalayas to America and the Australian Bush.
It explains what flower remedies are, how they work and how to choose the right remedies for your clients' needs. The... more »

October 2014, Hardback: £60.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-173-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 512pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: alchemy, alternative therapies, complementary therapies, divination, emotions, energy work, essential oils, flower remedies, health care, integrative medicine, meditation, meridians, reference, shamanism, spirituality

Preparing for Adoption

Preparing for Adoption

Everything Adopting Parents Need to Know About Preparations, Introductions and the First Few Weeks

Julia Davis

The ideal first book for prospective adopters.
When you decide to adopt a child, you might assume that all the important work begins when the child comes to live with you. In fact the preparation stage before is crucial in ensuring that the adopted child will arrive to a safe and secure... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-456-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Working with Children and Families, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, child psychology, families, fostering, looked after children, social care, social work, trauma

Pretending to be Normal

Pretending to be Normal

Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Liane Holliday Willey
Foreword by Tony Attwood

Compelling and witty, Liane Holliday Willey's account of growing to adulthood as an undiagnosed 'Aspie' has been read by thousands of people on and off the autism spectrum since it was first published in 1999. Bringing her story up to date, including her diagnosis as an adult, and reflecting... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-755-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, high functioning autism, memoirs, mental health, psychology, relationships, self esteem, sensory issues, transitions

Promoting Public Mental Health and Well-being

Promoting Public Mental Health and Well-being

Principles into Practice

Jean S. Brown, Alyson M. Learmonth and Catherine J. Mackereth
Foreword by John R. Ashton

What causes a person to flourish or languish? Or to be well or ill? How can the mental health and well-being of society as a whole, and individuals, be promoted and enhanced?
This book explores the social, economic, political, cultural and environmental factors that affect mental health and... more »

November 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-567-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: community care, counselling, depression, early intervention, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, resilience, self esteem, social care, social policy, social work, suicide

Raising Self-Esteem in Adults

Raising Self-Esteem in Adults

An Eclectic Approach with Art Therapy, CBT and DBT Based Techniques

Susan I. Buchalter

Self-esteem is the building block of therapy and wellness and is crucial in overcoming depression and anxiety and in leading a fulfilling, functional life.
Filled with hundreds of practical activities to help clients build their self-esteem as they become increasingly mindful and... more »

December 2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-966-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subjects: Arts Therapies, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Seeds of Hope Bereavement and Loss Activity Book

Seeds of Hope Bereavement and Loss Activity Book

Helping Children and Young People Cope with Change Through Nature

Caroline Jay
Illustrated by Unity-Joy Dale

'Life is full of changes; they happen all the time. Some changes are harder to cope with than others.'
Seeds of Hope Bereavement and Loss Activity Book uses nature to help children understand death, loss and change in a gentle and honest way. Full of creative activities, such as choosing an... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-546-8, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 84pp

Subjects: Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, bereavement, cancer, children, counselling, death, divorce, education, emotions, families, fostering, grief, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, resilience, social work, youthwork

Self-Care for the Mental Health Practitioner

Self-Care for the Mental Health Practitioner

The Theory, Research and Practice of Preventing and Addressing the Occupational Hazards of the Profession

Alfred J. Malinowski

Dr. Alfred J. Malinowski's book provides a comprehensive resource on self-care for those working in the field of psychotherapy.
Beginning with an exploration of the role and duties of the mental health practitioner, Dr. Malinowski describes how the demands of practice can lead therapists to... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-992-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

Keywords: anxiety, arts therapies, counselling, depression, emotions, employment, ethics, health care, mental health, mindfulness, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, resilience, spirituality, supervision, trauma

Sensory Stories for Children and Teens with Special Educational Needs

Sensory Stories for Children and Teens with Special Educational Needs

A Practical Guide

Joanna Grace

Sensory Stories are short stories of a few lines which are brought to life through a selection of meaningful sensory experiences. They are particularly beneficial for students with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), autism spectrum disorders... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-484-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 240pp

Subjects: Education, Disability, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, children, communication, creative therapies, disability, education, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, special education, storymaking

Sexuality and Relationships in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Sexuality and Relationships in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Standing in My Shoes

Edited by Rohhss Chapman, Louise Townson and Sue Ledger
With Daniel Docherty

Drawing extensively on personal experiences, this important volume looks at sexuality and relationships in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, painting a genuine picture of the range of sexualities and relationships people want. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-250-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Disability, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adult protection, adults, advocacy, autism, community care, disability, disability law, domicilary care, emotions, health care, intellectual disabilities, personalisation, relationships, residential care, sexual abuse, sexuality, social care, social policy, social work

Shorts

Shorts

Stories about Alcohol, Asperger Syndrome, and God

Tessie Regan

Tessie Regan's collection of short stories, poems and quirky illustrations reveal the world as seen through the haze of alcohol addiction, the eccentricity of Asperger's and the ups and downs of an unconventional spiritual journey. Her honest and witty observations tell of moments of elation,... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-761-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 208pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: addiction, alcohol, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, autobiography, depression, drugs, high functioning autism, memoirs, mental health, resilience, self esteem, spirituality, substance abuse

Smiling Heart Meditations with Lisa and Ted (and Bingo)

Smiling Heart Meditations with Lisa and Ted (and Bingo)

Lisa Spillane

Even during a sunny, fun-filled day of biking and playing on the beach, Lisa and Ted have times when they feel annoyed and impatient. Bingo, their dog, tells us about how they use special tricks to feel happy again. And, he surprises them with a special trick of his own! more »

November 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-200-3, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 40pp

Subject: Lifestyle

Keywords: anger management, anxiety, child psychology, children, complementary therapies, counselling, emotions, life skills, meditation, mindfulness, pastoral care, qigong, resilience

Starving the Anger Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9

Starving the Anger Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management

Kate Collins-Donnelly

Help children to understand and manage their anger with this fun and imaginative workbook.
The Anger Gremlin is a naughty creature and his favourite food is your anger! The more anger you feed him, the bigger and bigger he gets and the angrier and angrier you feel! How can you stop this?... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-493-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 168pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: anger management, children, counselling, education, emotions, fostering, Key Stage 1, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, residential care, self esteem, social work

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management

Kate Collins-Donnelly

Help children to understand and manage their anxiety with this engaging and imaginative workbook.
The Anxiety Gremlin is a mischievous creature who loves to gobble up your anxious feelings! The more anxiety you feed him, the bigger and bigger he gets and the more and more anxious you feel!... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-492-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: anxiety, children, counselling, education, emotions, fostering, Key Stage 1, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, residential care, self esteem, social work

Supporting Disabled People with their Sexual Lives

Supporting Disabled People with their Sexual Lives

A Clear Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals

Tuppy Owens

Many health and social care professionals today feel untrained, fearful and ill-equipped to support their disabled patients, clients and service users in their sexual lives. The result is that disabled people can be left feeling frustrated and afraid that their sexual needs will be forever... more »

November 2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-396-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subjects: Disability, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adult protection, adults, advocacy, autism, cerebral palsy, community care, counselling, disability, disability law, domicilary care, emotions, health care, intellectual disabilities, nursing, personalisation, relationships, residential care, sexuality, social care, social work

Supporting People with Intellectual Disabilities Experiencing Loss and Bereavement

Supporting People with Intellectual Disabilities Experiencing Loss and Bereavement

Theory and Compassionate Practice

Edited by Sue Read
Foreword by Owen Barr

Exploring contemporary theory and practice surrounding loss and bereavement for people with intellectual disabilities (ID), this book brings together international contributors with a range of academic, professional and personal experience. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-369-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 280pp

Subjects: Disability, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, bereavement, carers, counselling, disability, Down's syndrome, grief, health care, intellectual disabilities, nursing, palliative care, social care

The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Social Workers

The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Social Workers

Hitting the Ground Running
2nd edition

Helen Donnellan and Gordon Jack

So, you've passed your degree and have started your first job. But are you confident about translating the theory into practice? Are you prepared to juggle the workload of a busy social worker? Do you have a plan for your continuing professional development? more »

November 2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-533-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: careers, social care, social work, supervision

Tackling Selective Mutism

Tackling Selective Mutism

A Guide for Professionals and Parents

Edited by Benita Rae Smith and Alice Sluckin
Foreword by Jean Gross CBE

Bringing together the latest research and understanding on selective mutism, this edited book gives essential information on the various treatment and therapy options. Experts in the fields of speech and language therapy, psychology, music therapy education and communication offer a wide range... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-393-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Subjects: Disability, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adolescence, alternative therapies, anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, children, communication, complementary therapies, counselling, creative therapies, education, mainstream education, mental health, music therapy, pastoral care, psychology, school phobia, self esteem, social work, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Teaching the Basics of Theory of Mind

Teaching the Basics of Theory of Mind

A Complete Curriculum with Supporting Materials for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Related Social Difficulties Aged Approximately 5 to 9 Years

Kirstina Ordetx

This manual contains a 12-week curriculum designed to incorporate a multi-sensory approach to developing the critical and basic aspects of Theory of Mind (ToM). The activities are designed to be used with children aged 5-9, who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or who... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-767-7, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 132pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, early intervention, education, educational psychology, emotions, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

Teen Anxiety

Teen Anxiety

A CBT and ACT Activity Resource Book for Helping Anxious Adolescents

Raychelle Cassada Lohmann

Today's teens are faced with all sorts of decisions, dilemmas and difficulties, from exam worries to friendship and relationship problems. The result is that anxiety is an increasingly common problem, and professionals need practical ways of helping these anxious teens. more »

December 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-969-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth

Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth

Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

Edited by James K. Whittaker, Jorge F. del Valle and Lisa Holmes
Foreword by Robbie Gilligan

Part of the Child Welfare Outcomes series

Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth takes a fresh look at therapeutic residential care as a powerful intervention in working with the most troubled children who need intensive support. more »

September 2014, Hardback: £90.00/ $150.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-963-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 392pp
September 2014, Paperback: £27.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-792-9, Royal, 384pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: attachment, child protection, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, residential care, resilience, social care, social policy, social work, therapeutic communities, trauma

Things Tom Likes

Things Tom Likes

A book about sexuality and masturbation for boys and young men with autism and related conditions

Kate E. Reynolds
Illustrated by Jonathon Powell

Tom likes lots of different things. He likes singing and watching TV in the family room. There are also things that Tom enjoys doing in private, like touching his penis.
This accessible and positive resource helps parents and carers teach boys with autism or other special needs about... more »

August 2014, Hardback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-522-2, 160mm x 180mm / 6.25in x 7in, 36pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, intellectual disabilities, personal hygiene, pervasive developmental disorder, sex education, sexuality, special education, teenagers

Tom Needs to Go

Tom Needs to Go

A book about how to use public toilets safely for boys and young men with autism and related conditions

Kate E. Reynolds
Illustrated by Jonathon Powell

When Tom is out shopping, he needs to go to the toilet. Tom knows that public toilets are different to his toilet at home. There are urinals and cubicles and he has to decide which to use.
This visual resource helps parents and carers teach boys and young men with autism or other special... more »

August 2014, Hardback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-521-5, 160mm x 180mm / 6.25in x 7in, 36pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, intellectual disabilities, personal hygiene, pervasive developmental disorder, sex education, sexuality, special education, teenagers

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

A Guide to FASD for Parents, Carers and Professionals

Maria Catterick and Liam Curran

Part of the JKP Essentials series

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a useful introduction to the most common non-genetic learning disability, which is caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
Written by two FASD experts, it describes how alcohol can harm the foetus and disrupt development, and... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-394-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 168pp

Subjects: Disability, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adoption, carers, child development, child protection, child psychology, disability, fostering, health care, looked after children, parenting, safeguarding children, social care, social work, social work law, special education

The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting

The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting

The Small Stuff, The Big Stuff and The Stuff In Between

Sally Donovan

This is not just another book about adoptive parenting. This is the real stuff: dynamic, messy, baffling adoptive parenting, rooted in domestic life.
Award-winning columnist and adoptive parent Sally Donovan offers savvy, compassionate advice on how to be 'good enough' in the face of both... more »

November 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-536-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 256pp

Subjects: Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child development, child protection, child psychology, parenting, resilience, social care, social work, trauma

Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions

Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions

John Wilks and Isobel Knight

The Bowen technique resets and repairs the body, restoring balance to relieve pain and improve energy. This book shows how it can be particularly effective at alleviating conditions that are renowned for being difficult to treat, as well as at enhancing performance in dance and other sports. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £35.00/ $60.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-167-9, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 384pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, anxiety, bodywork, children, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, dance, depression, energy work, health care, massage, movement, nutrition, occupational therapy, pain management, palliative care, Parkinson's disease, trauma

Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

How Seeking a Diagnosis in Adulthood Can Change Your Life

Philip Wylie
Foreword by Luke Beardon and Sara Heath

As awareness and understanding of Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder increases, more adults are identifying themselves as being on the spectrum and seeking formal diagnosis. This book discusses the process, the pros and cons, and the after-effects of receiving an autism diagnosis... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-433-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adults, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, counselling, depression, disability, high functioning autism, mental health, older people, psychology, self esteem

What to Feed an Asperger

What to Feed an Asperger

How to go from three foods to three hundred with love, patience and a little sleight of hand

Sarah Patten

Packed full of tips and tricks to improve the diet of super sensitive Asperger kids, this book is a must read for parents who want to help their children overcome food avoidance and sensory sensitivities. more »

December 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-768-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

What's Happening to Tom?

What's Happening to Tom?

A book about puberty for boys and young men with autism and related conditions

Kate E. Reynolds
Illustrated by Jonathon Powell

Tom notices that his body is changing. Tom's voice is different and hair is growing in new places. There are other changes happening too. Tom learns that he has started growing into a man.
Following Tom as he begins to notice changes to his body, this simple resource helps parents and... more »

August 2014, Hardback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-523-9, 160mm x 180mm / 6.25in x 7in, 36pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, intellectual disabilities, personal hygiene, pervasive developmental disorder, sex education, sexuality, special education, teenagers

Who We Are and Why We are Special

Who We Are and Why We are Special

The Adoption Club Therapeutic Workbook on Identity

Regina Kupecky

We each have our own unique life story which make us special. When you are adopted you have an extra layer of identity – your birth family. This therapeutic workbook is designed to be used with adopted children aged 5-11, and offers a gentle way to explore this difficult subject. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-766-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 19pp

Subject: Working with Children and Families

XinYi BaGua

XinYi BaGua

Dai Family Internal Martial Arts - Part II

Master Zhongxian Wu

In this DVD series, 7th generation lineage holder Master Zhongxian Wu explores key practices of legendary DaiShiXinYiQuan – the Dai Family XinYi Internal Alchemy and Martial Arts system. Each DVD is an essential resource for practitioners of all levels who want to deepen their practice,... more »

August 2014, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-242-3, DVD - standard, 46 minutes

Subjects: Oriental Martial Arts, Spiritual Development

Yogic Cooking

Yogic Cooking

Nutritious vegetarian food

Garuda Hellas

Yogic cooking is nutritious, easy to digest and free of toxins, allowing you to improve your health, keep your body strong and facilitate spiritual revolution. The aim of yoga is to cultivate a physical, mental and psychic balance so that higher states of being can be experienced. This can be... more »

October 2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-249-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 76pp

Subjects: Lifestyle, Integrative Medicine

Keywords: ayurveda, complementary medicine, functional nutrition, nutrition, prana, tea

Zero Balancing

Zero Balancing

Touching the Energy of Bone

John Hamwee
Foreword by Fritz Smith
Illustrated by Gina Michaels

This classic book remains the definitive guide to Zero Balancing and explains how and why the therapy works. Providing examples of particular clients, their problems and their experiences of the sessions, John Hamwee brings Zero Balancing to life for practitioners who want to expand their... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-234-8, 238 x 170mm, 144pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, energy work, traditional Chinese medicine