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New books from Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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 »

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

Subject: Children

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 »

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

Subject: Children

Body Intelligence Meditation

Body Intelligence Meditation

Finding presence through embodiment

Ged Sumner

Ged Sumner introduces the unique Body Intelligence form of meditation which creates a deeply felt connection with the physical body.
The exercises and meditations inspire readers to take time out from the stresses of modern life, and helps them to tune in to subtle states of life that lie... more »

2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-174-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 168pp

Subject: Medical and complementary health practitioners

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 »

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

Subjects: Disability, Education

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 »

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

Subjects: Arts therapies, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Medical and complementary health practitioners

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: Children, Teenagers and young adults

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

Subject: Medical and complementary health practitioners

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 »

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

Subjects: Arts therapies, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology

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 »

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

Subjects: Medical and complementary health practitioners, Martial artists and the general reader

Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem

Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem

A Photocopiable Resource Book
2nd edition

Deborah M. Plummer

Packed with activities and helpful advice, this resource is designed for professionals working to help adolescents and adults break the destructive cycle of low self-esteem.
This fully updated new edition of Deborah M. Plummer's popular resource is filled with practical ideas for building... more »

2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-425-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 280pp

Subjects: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Education

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 »

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

Subjects: Teenagers and young adults, Education

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: Social work, social care, health and criminal justice

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 »

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

Subject: Medical and complementary health practitioners

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: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Social work, social care, health and criminal justice

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 »

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

Subject: Children

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 »

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

Subject: Adoption, fostering and parenting

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: Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Martial artists and the general reader

Reading and Expressive Writing with Traumatised Children, Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Reading and Expressive Writing with Traumatised Children, Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Unpack My Heart with Words

Marion Baraitser
Foreword by Sheila Melzak

Part of the Writing for Therapy or Personal Development series

Unpack my Heart with Words explores how literature can be used to help young victims cope with their experiences. The process of reading, discussing and rewriting carefully selected texts can have a significant therapeutic impact, as the young person identifies his or her own experience in the... more »

2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-384-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Subject: Arts therapies

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

Subject: Medical and complementary health practitioners

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 »

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

Subjects: Adoption, fostering and parenting, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Education

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 »

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

Subjects: Adoption, fostering and parenting, Counselling, psychiatry and psychology, Education

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 »

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

Subject: Disability

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 »

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

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Teenagers and young adults

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 »

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

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Teenagers and young adults

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 »

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

Subjects: Adoption, fostering and parenting, Disability, Social work, social care, health and criminal justice

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 »

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

Subject: Medical and complementary health practitioners

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 »

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

Subject: Adults

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 »

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

Subjects: Autism and related conditions, Teenagers and young adults

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 »

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

Subject: Martial artists and the general reader

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

Subject: Martial artists and the general reader