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Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Peter Mole

Written by one of the UK's leading practitioners, this authoritative and accessible introduction to acupuncture reveals everything you need to know before you step into the acupuncture clinic. It includes: more »

2014, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-203-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Subjects: Medicine, Chinese Medicine

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, five elements, meridians, Qi, traditional Chinese medicine

Archetypal Imagery and the Spiritual Self

Archetypal Imagery and the Spiritual Self

Techniques for Coaches and Therapists

Annabelle Nelson

Combining psychology and spirituality, this practical book considers archetypes from Asian, Middle Eastern and European myths and explains how they can be used in therapeutic practice to help clients achieve personal or clinical goals. more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-220-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Psychiatry and Psychology, Books for Professional Practice

Keywords: art therapy, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, Daoism, folklore and myth, psychology, psychotherapy, spirituality, storymaking, transitions, yin-yang

Attachment, Trauma, and Healing

Attachment, Trauma, and Healing

Understanding and Treating Attachment Disorder in Children, Families and Adults
2nd edition

Terry M. Levy and Michael Orlans

Now in a fully updated and expanded edition, Levy and Orlans' classic text provides a comprehensive overview of attachment theory, how attachment issues manifest, and how they can be treated.
The book covers attachment-focused assessment and diagnosis, specialised training and education for... more »

2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-888-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 480pp

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

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child psychiatry, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, mental health, psychiatry, psychology, resilience, social care, social work, trauma

The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law

The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law

What every parent and professional needs to know

Tony Attwood, Isabelle Hénault and Nick Dubin

Based on Nick Dubin's own experience, and drawing on the extensive knowledge of Dr Tony Attwood and Dr Isabelle Hénault, this important book addresses the issues surrounding the autism spectrum, sexuality and the law. more »

2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-919-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child protection, high functioning autism, intellectual disabilities, law, life skills, parenting, psychology, sex education, sexual abuse, sexuality

Building Self-Esteem in Children and Teens Who Are Adopted or Fostered

Building Self-Esteem in Children and Teens Who Are Adopted or Fostered

Dr. Sue Cornbluth
Foreword by Nyleen Shaw

How do you give your adopted or fostered child the best opportunities to grow up to be happy, healthy and successful?
In this accessible book, psychologist and trauma expert Dr. Sue offers simple advice to those supporting children aged 7+. She explains why adopted or fostered children can... more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-466-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subjects: Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, attachment, child psychology, children, counselling, fostering, looked after children, mental health, parenting, residential care, resilience, self esteem, social care, social work, trauma

Can I tell you about Anxiety?

Can I tell you about Anxiety?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Lucy Willetts and Polly Waite
Illustrated by Kaiyee Tay

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

Meet Megan - a young girl who has an anxiety disorder. Megan invites readers to learn about anxiety from her perspective, helping them to understand why she sometimes feels anxious and how this affects her thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Megan talks about techniques she has learnt to help... more »

2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-527-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 56pp

Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, bullying, child psychiatry, child psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy, families, mental health, mental illness, parenting, pastoral care, teenagers

Can I tell you about Eating Disorders?

Can I tell you about Eating Disorders?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Bryan Lask and Lucy Watson
Illustrated by Fiona Field

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

Meet Alice – a teenage girl with anorexia nervosa. Alice invites readers to learn about anorexia nervosa and how it makes her see herself differently from how other people see her. She also introduces readers to Beth who has bulimia nervosa, Sam who has selective eating problems,... more »

2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-421-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 56pp

Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adolescence, anorexia, anxiety, bulimia, child psychiatry, child psychology, eating disorders, education, mental health, mental illness, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, psychiatry, psychology, teenagers

Changing Offending Behaviour

Changing Offending Behaviour

A Handbook of Practical Exercises and Photocopiable Resources for Promoting Positive Change

Clark Baim and Lydia Guthrie
Foreword by Fergus McNeill

A one-stop resource of practical exercises for professionals to use in direct work with offenders aged 16+.
Changing Offending Behaviour is a guide to the essentials of rehabilitation theory which also equips the reader with ready-to-use photocopiable exercises and activities to help put... more »

2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-511-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 224pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adults, domestic abuse, forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, offenders, probation, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, social care, social work, supervision, transitions, youthwork

Diagnosis Asparagus

Diagnosis Asparagus

Advocating for Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Conditions

Cathie O'Halloran and Eva Penrose

A highly readable, insightful and sometimes humorous account of autism assessment, diagnosis and life with a 'label'.
Eva was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome (ASD) at age 11 and is now a fun-loving, sociable 16-year-old. This book, co-written with her mother, a speech and language... more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-535-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autobiography, bullying, child development, child psychology, communication, high functioning autism, mainstream education, parenting, sensory issues, social skills, speech and language therapy, teenagers

The Divergent Channels - Jing Bie

The Divergent Channels - Jing Bie

A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Five Shen Nei Dan Inner Meditation

Dr David Twicken DOM, LAc

Rooted in the Su Wen and Ling Shu, Dr. Twicken's book integrates Chinese and Taoist medical philosophy, theories, and principles to clearly demonstrate that the Divergent Channels are an essential aspect of the clinical practice of acupuncture. He takes a step-by-step approach to assist... more »

2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-189-1, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp

Subjects: Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Lifestyle

Keywords: acupuncture, chi kung, Chinese medicine, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, meditation, meridians, neigong, Qi, qigong, taiji quan, yin-yang

The Elephant in the ADHD Room

The Elephant in the ADHD Room

Beating Boredom as the Secret to Managing ADHD

Letitia Sweitzer

Boredom and boredom avoidance drive the behaviours of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity – the diagnostic criteria of ADHD. This is the first ADHD resource to thoroughly explore the connection between the two. more »

2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-965-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADD, addiction, ADHD, adolescence, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, emotions, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, parenting, pastoral care, psychology, special education, teenagers

Executive Function "Dysfunction" - Strategies for Educators and Parents

Executive Function "Dysfunction" - Strategies for Educators and Parents

Rebecca A. Moyes

Concise and accessible, this plain English guide will help parents and educators to understand and support children with executive function difficulties at home and in the classroom.
The author describes the cognitive processes that make up the executive functions, including attention,... more »

2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-753-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

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

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, advocacy, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, children, developmental coordination disorder, education, educational psychology, high functioning autism, homeschooling, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, obsessive compulsive disorder, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, sensory issues, social skills, tourettes, transitions

Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering

Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Planning, Assessing and Good Practice

Louis Sydney, Elsie Price and Adoptionplus
Foreword by Kim S. Golding

Most children who are fostered or adopted have some level of contact with their birth family -- whether face-to-face or by letter -- yet most of the time the psychological impact of contact on the child isn't considered. more »

2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-508-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child protection, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, safeguarding children, social care, social work, trauma

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!

Haley Moss
Foreword by Susan J. Moreno

How do you know which college is right for you? What happens if you don't get on with your roommate? And what on earth is the Greek system all about? As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider's guide to surviving the... more »

2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-984-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

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

Grandma's Box of Memories

Grandma's Box of Memories

Helping Grandma to Remember

Jean Demetris
Illustrated by Alex Demetris

When Grandma starts to become forgetful, Alice and her family create a box of memories to remind her of all the good times they have shared together. Alice puts some pretty packets of seeds in the box, to remind Grandma of their happy times planting seeds and watching them grow into... more »

2014, Hardback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-517-8, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Subject: Working with Older People

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, children, dementia, families, fiction, older people, parenting, residential care, social care, social work

Grandma's Box of Memories

Grandma's Box of Memories

Helping Grandma to Remember

Jean Demetris
Illustrated by Alex Demetris

When Grandma starts to become forgetful, Alice and her family create a box of memories to remind her of all the good times they have shared together. Alice puts some pretty packets of seeds in the box, to remind Grandma of their happy times planting seeds and watching them grow into... more »

2014, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-993-0, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Subject: Working with Older People

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, children, dementia, families, fiction, older people, parenting, residential care, social care, social work

Homeopathy and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Homeopathy and Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Guide for Practitioners and Families

Mike Andrews

Homeopathy can be an effective way to manage aggression, improve physical health problems and enhance overall wellbeing in people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This book presents the clinical experiences of homeopaths working with autism around the world, exploring the real clinical... more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-168-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes, Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: ADHD, alternative therapies, anger management, autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, children, complementary therapies, health care, high functioning autism, homeopathy, person-centred, sensory issues

How We Think About Dementia

How We Think About Dementia

Personhood, Rights, Ethics, the Arts and What They Mean for Care

Julian C. Hughes

Exploring concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty, best interests and the nature and ethics of palliative care, this book will help those in the caring professions to understand and engage with the thoughts and arguments underpinning the experience of dementia and dementia care. more »

2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-477-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 248pp

Subject: Working with Older People

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, anthropology, arts therapies, carers, creativity, dementia, ethics, health care, law, mental health, nursing, older people, palliative care, person-centred, psychiatry, psychology, social care, social work

Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

European Policy and Practice

Sonia Jackson and Claire Cameron

Across Europe young people in public care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. This book provides a comprehensive account of why this shocking discrepancy exists and outlines ways to address the imbalance. more »

2014, Hardback: £60.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-366-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: education, educational training, fostering, further education, higher education, higher education policy, inclusive classroom, looked after children, residential care, social care, social policy, social work, transitions

LEGO®-Based Therapy

LEGO®-Based Therapy

How to build social competence through LEGO®-based clubs for children with autism and related conditions

Daniel B. LeGoff, Gina Gómez de la Cuesta, GW Krauss and Simon Baron-Cohen

This complete guide to LEGO® Therapy contains everything you need to know in order to set up and run a LEGO® Club for children with autism spectrum disorders or related social communication difficulties and anxiety conditions. more »

2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-537-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, children, educational psychology, life skills, occupational therapy, play, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy, teenagers

Listening to Scent

Listening to Scent

An Olfactory Journey with Aromatic Plants and their Extracts

Jennifer Peace Rhind

The olfactory journey described in this book introduces readers to the pleasures and benefits of educating and training the 'nose', our olfactory palate. Jennifer Peace Rhind explores the process of cultivating our sense of smell and demonstrates how the process itself can be therapeutic and... more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-125-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 164pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: aromatherapy, complementary medicine, essential oils, meditation, mindfulness

Making Individual Service Funds Work for People with Dementia Living in Care Homes

Making Individual Service Funds Work for People with Dementia Living in Care Homes

How it Works in Practice

Helen Sanderson and Gill Bailey
With Lisa Martin
Foreword by Dr Sam Bennett

Dispelling the myths about how personalisation works for people with dementia living in care homes, this book demonstrates how to introduce Individual Service Funds (ISFs), what works and what doesn't, and how to deal with difficulties and setbacks. more »

2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-545-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

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

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, carers, dementia, nursing, older people, person-centred, personalisation, residential care, social care, social work

Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adults

Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adults

Evidence for Practice

Carla Martins
Foreword by Shauna Shapiro, Ph.D

Based on extensive clinical research, this book sheds new light onto how Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) can be used with older adults as an effective complementary intervention, identifying specific ways in which MBSR programmes can be adapted and fine-tuned to meet the needs of... more »

2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-487-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Subjects: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adults, complementary therapies, counselling, depression, emotions, health care, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, nursing, older people, psychology, psychotherapy, spirituality, yoga

Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment and Documentation Manual (MTSSA)

Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment and Documentation Manual (MTSSA)

Clinical guidelines for group work with children and adolescents

Jenni Rook, Rebecca West, Jeffrey Wolfe, Pan Ho, Alana Dennis, Yayoi Nakai-Hosoe and Kimberly Peyton
Foreword by Angela M. Snell

Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment and Documentation Manual (MTSSA) is a comprehensive handbook for assessing and documenting social skill development in group music therapy for children with neurodevelopmental disorders. It assists therapists in: more »

2014, Paperback: £39.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-985-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 200pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: autism, child development, child psychology, children, disability, music therapy, person-centred, social skills, special education

Play Therapy in the Outdoors

Play Therapy in the Outdoors

Taking Play Therapy out of the Playroom and into Natural Environments

Alison Chown
Foreword by Sara Knight

Championing the therapeutic power of nature, this book explores why outdoor play therapy offers children more than being confined to a playroom and how practice can be moved into the natural environment in a safe and ethical way.   more »

2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-408-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Arts Therapies, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: attachment, child development, child psychology, children, creative therapies, dramatherapy, educational psychology, expressive therapies, messy play, pastoral care, play, play therapy

Principles of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)

Principles of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)

What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you

Lawrence Pagett
With Paul Millward
Foreword by Dr Silvia Hartmann

Part of the Discovering Holistic Health series

This is the definitive introductory guide to Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), a therapeutic psychological tool that draws on Chinese medicine and NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) to remove blockages within the energy system.  more »

2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-190-7, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 192pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Self Help, Spiritual Development

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, bodywork, complementary therapies, counselling, emotions, energy work, meridians, psychology, reference, traditional Chinese medicine, trauma

The Spirit in Aromatherapy

The Spirit in Aromatherapy

Working with Intuition

Gill Farrer-Halls

The importance of intuition in aromatherapy blending, essential and base oil selection and bodywork is the focus of Gill Farrer-Halls' authoritative new book. Drawing on her extensive experience as a practicing aromatherapist and aromatherapy teacher, she explores ways of increasing intuitive... more »

2014, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-209-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Lifestyle

Keywords: aromatherapy, bodywork, meditation

The Teacher's Introduction to Attachment

The Teacher's Introduction to Attachment

Practical Essentials for Teachers, Carers and School Support Staff

Nicola Marshall

Simple and concise, The Teacher's Introduction to Attachment offers an easy way to understand children with attachment issues and how they can be supported.
Author Nicola Marshall combines her expertise as an adoptive parent and schools trainer to describe in plain English what attachment... more »

2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-550-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, attachment, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, counselling, education, educational psychology, educational training, fostering, looked after children, mainstream education, mental health, pastoral care, residential care, social care, social work, trauma

Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children

Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children

Creative Ideas for Therapy, Life Story Work, Direct Work and Parenting

Kim S. Golding
Foreword by Steve Killick

Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children is full of creative ideas for how you can use stories therapeutically with children in counselling, life story work or direct work.
Psychologist Kim S. Golding shows how you can use stories to build connections with children aged... more »

2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-540-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child development, child psychology, children, counselling, creative therapies, educational psychology, fostering, looked after children, mental health, mental illness, parenting, psychology, psychotherapy, residential care, resilience, self esteem, social care, social work, storymaking, trauma

XinYi WuXing

XinYi WuXing

Dai Family Internal Martial Arts - Part I

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 »

2014, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-224-9, DVD - standard, 55 minutes

Subjects: Oriental Martial Arts, Spiritual Development