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New! Recovery and Renewal

Recovery and Renewal

Your essential guide to overcoming dependency and withdrawal from sleeping pills, other 'benzo' tranquillisers and antidepressants

Baylissa Frederick

A courageous, supportive and complete guide to overcoming prescription drug dependency, this book provides everything you need to know, from how to recognise symptoms to how to make steps towards recovery. With the author's personal experience of dependency as a backdrop, it also includes advice for family, friends and health professionals. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-534-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: addiction, adults, anxiety, complementary therapies, counselling, depression, diet, drugs, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, occupational therapy, pain management, psychology, psychotherapy, seizures, suicide, trauma

New! Neuroscience for Counsellors

Neuroscience for Counsellors

Practical Applications for Counsellors, Therapists and Mental Health Practitioners

Rachal Zara Wilson

This book explains neuroscience discoveries in accessible, plain English and provides guidance on how to apply this knowledge to counselling practice in order to enhance understanding of clients' needs. more »

2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-488-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp

Keywords: addiction, ADHD, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, attachment, autism, bipolar disorder, brain injury, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, depression, eating disorders, emotions, mental health, mental illness, nutrition, obsessive compulsive disorder, psychology, psychosis, psychotherapy, reference, sexual abuse, sleep, tourettes, trauma

New! Working Therapeutically with Families

Working Therapeutically with Families

Creative Activities for Diverse Family Structures

Tonia Caselman and Kimberly Hill

With a whole host of activities to use with different types of family, this resource is an invaluable toolbox for working therapeutically with families. From divorced families to those with an incarcerated parent, the book includes guidance on the best interventions to use for different family types and a wealth of easy to use, creative activities. more »

2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-962-6, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 216pp

Keywords: addiction, adolescence, bereavement, counselling, divorce, families, mental health, parenting, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships, social work

Mandala Symbolism and Techniques

Mandala Symbolism and Techniques

Innovative Approaches for Professionals

Susan I. Buchalter

This book outlines practical exercises for using mandala creation with a variety of client groups, to elicit discussion about issues such as depression, anxiety, relationships and goals. Mandala design is presented in a variety of ways, allowing the therapist the flexibility to gear sessions towards clients' specific needs and capabilities. more »

2012, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-889-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: addiction, adults, anxiety, art therapy, bipolar disorder, creative therapies, creativity, depression, expressive therapies, group psychotherapy, mental health, occupational therapy, psychology, psychotherapy, self esteem

Working with Drug and Alcohol Users

Working with Drug and Alcohol Users

A Guide to Providing Understanding, Assessment and Support

Tony White

An accessible guide to providing effective support to substance users. The book uses transactional analysis to provide models for understanding substance use, assessing clients, intervention and treatment. Counseling techniques such as motivational interviewing and relapse process work are included, and case studies feature throughout. more »

2012, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-294-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: addiction, alcohol, counselling, drugs, health care, mental health, psychology, psychotherapy, social work, substance abuse

After the Suicide

After the Suicide

Helping the Bereaved to Find a Path from Grief to Recovery

Kari Dyregrov, Einar Plyhn and Gudrun Dieserud

This accessible book provides complete guidance for those working with the suicide bereaved. It addresses why the suicide happened, how suicide survivors commonly react and cope, and where support can be found. Drawing on the testimonies of suicide survivors and research, it will help the bereaved move forwards on their path from grief to recovery. more »

2011, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-211-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: addiction, bereavement, counselling, death, depression, grief, mental health, pastoral care, practical theology, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, resilience, social care, social work, suicide, theology, trauma

Counselling Older People with Alcohol Problems

Counselling Older People with Alcohol Problems

Mike Fox and Lesley Wilson

Alcohol misuse is becoming an increasingly significant issue for people aged 55 and over. This practical guide explores the factors that differentiate older drinkers, and introduces an innovative person-centred model that will help counsellors and other healthcare professionals to them the help and support they need. more »

2011, Paperback: £20.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-117-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: addiction, adult protection, adults, alcohol, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, carers, communication, community care, counselling, dementia, depression, occupational therapy, older people, pastoral care, person-centred, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, residential care, self esteem, social care, social work, substance abuse, supervision, supported living

Tackling Addiction

Tackling Addiction

Pathways to Recovery

Edited by Rowdy Yates and Margaret S. Malloch

This edited collection brings together the thoughts and experiences of researchers, practitioners and service users from the fields of health, addiction and criminal justice and centres on current developments in addiction policy and practice. Tackling Addiction examines what recovery, addiction and dependence really mean. more »

2010, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-017-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: addiction, adults, alcohol, children, counselling, drugs, forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, health care, joint working, nursing, offenders, older people, person-centred, probation, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, residential care, self harm, social care, social policy, social work, substance abuse, teenagers, therapeutic communities, youthwork

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