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Assessing Disorganized Attachment Behaviour in Children

Assessing Disorganized Attachment Behaviour in Children

An Evidence-Based Model for Understanding and Supporting Families

Edited by David Shemmings and Yvonne Shemmings

Assessing Disorganized Attachment Behaviour in Children lays out an evidence-based model for working with and assessing children with disorganized attachment and their adult carers: families whose extreme, erratic and disturbing behaviour can make them perplexing and frustrating to work with. more »

2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-322-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: attachment, child protection, child psychology, forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, fostering, health care, looked after children, mental health, offenders, probation, psychiatry, psychology, safeguarding children, social care, social work, trauma

Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Play

Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Play

Simple Strategies to Help Build Connections with Your Child

Deborah D. Gray

Capturing the warmth and fun of forming close relationships with children, this book offers simple advice to parents of children who find it difficult to attach and bond -- whether following adoption, divorce or other difficult experiences. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-939-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, attachment, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, parenting, residential care, social care, social work, trauma

The Autism Spectrum and Depression

The Autism Spectrum and Depression

Nick Dubin
Foreword by Tony Attwood

For people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the stresses of coping with a world that often seems alien to them can frequently lead to depression. Written specifically for adults with ASD, this ground-breaking book offers accessible and sensitive advice on how to manage depression and make... more »

2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-814-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adults, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, bipolar disorder, counselling, depression, employment, mental health, relationships, self esteem

Banish Your Body Image Thief

Banish Your Body Image Thief

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Building Positive Body Image for Young People

Kate Collins-Donnelly

Build positive body image with this fun and effective workbook for young people.
Watch out - the Body Image Thief is about! He's the sneaky character who keeps stealing your positive body image from your Body Image Vault, leaving only negative thoughts and feelings about your body behind.... more »

2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-463-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 240pp

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

Keywords: adolescence, anorexia, anxiety, bulimia, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, education, mental health, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, self esteem, self harm, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Can I tell you about Autism?

Can I tell you about Autism?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Jude Welton
Foreword by Glenys Jones
Illustrated by Jane Telford

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

Meet Tom - a young boy with autism. Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and explaining the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overload and changes in his routine. Tom tells readers about all... more »

2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-453-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 64pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: autism, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, communication, disability, education, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, sensory issues, social stories, transitions

Can I tell you about Dyspraxia?

Can I tell you about Dyspraxia?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Maureen Boon
Illustrated by Imogen Hallam

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

Meet Marco - a boy with dyspraxia, which is sometimes called Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD). Marco invites readers to learn about dyspraxia from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like when he sometimes struggles to control his movement and... more »

2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-447-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 56pp

Subject: Disability

Keywords: child development, child psychology, children, developmental coordination disorder, disability, dyspraxia, education, families, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, occupational therapy, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, special education

Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners

Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners

When to Refer Patients for Lab Tests and How to Read and Interpret the Results

Partha Banerjee MD and Christina Captain

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners need to have an understanding of Western medical testing to recognize when laboratory tests are required and to interpret test results that are brought to them by patients. This book is an essential reference for the TCM classroom and clinic... more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-205-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Subjects: Medicine, Chinese Medicine

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, health care, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

The Conversation Train

The Conversation Train

A Visual Approach to Conversation for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Joel Shaul

This inventive color picture book uses the metaphor of a train to teach basic conventions of conversation to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
 
Locomotives are like greetings; they get the train going. Train cars are like different speakers' turns; it is good... more »

2014, Hardback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-986-2, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 72pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, communication, disability, education, high functioning autism, parenting, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Cosmic Orbit Qigong

Ancient Methods of Healing and Cultivation

Master Zhongxian Wu

Master Wu offers detailed instruction and explanation of these 12 movements from China's esoteric Mt Emei tradition. He is the 7th generation lineage holder of this tradition. With details on the healing and internal alchemy benefits, a guided, uninterrupted full practice and a special bonus... more »

2014, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-223-2, DVD - standard, 90 minutes

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

Emerging Practice in Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy

Emerging Practice in Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy

Innovative Theory and Applications

Edited by Greg Madison

Emerging Practice in Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy brings together some of the world's most influential contemporary psychotherapists in the field to look at the future of Focusing-oriented approaches. more »

2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-371-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

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

Keywords: bodywork, complementary therapies, counselling, dance and movement therapy, expressive therapies, group psychotherapy, movement, person-centred, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychodrama, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships, trauma

Fundamentals of Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID)

Fundamentals of Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID)

Dr. Jie-Jia Li, Dr. Jian-Ping Fu and Dr. Jack Li

This book is a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of Chinese Fingernail Image Diagnosis (FID), a non-invasive clinical examination which can assess an individual's state of health. FID can be used as an auxiliary diagnostic method to provide diagnostic clues and proper guidance for... more »

2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-099-3, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Subject: Diagnosis

Keywords: Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

A Guide to Evaluation for Arts Therapists and Arts & Health Practitioners

A Guide to Evaluation for Arts Therapists and Arts & Health Practitioners

Giorgos Tsiris, Mercédès Pavlicevic and Camilla Farrant
Foreword by Mike White

Evaluation is crucial to the development and sustainability of Arts Therapy and Arts & Health practices.
This guide supports practitioners in their quest to integrate thorough evaluation procedures in their everyday practices by providing practical guidance for designing, planning and... more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-418-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: adult protection, art therapy, arts therapies, child protection, communication, creative therapies, creative writing as therapy, dance and movement therapy, dramatherapy, expressive therapies, intellectual disabilities, interdisciplinary arts therapies, mental illness, music therapy, offenders, person-centred, play therapy, psychodrama, psychology, reference

A Guide to Research Ethics for Arts Therapists and Arts & Health Practitioners

A Guide to Research Ethics for Arts Therapists and Arts & Health Practitioners

Camilla Farrant, Mercédès Pavlicevic and Giorgos Tsiris
Foreword by Gary Ansdell

This practical guide aims to inspire ethically-aware practitioners to become ethically-aware researchers, evaluators and participants. Conducting a research project, whatever the setting, requires not only knowledge of research methods but also an in-depth understanding of research ethics.... more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-419-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: adult protection, art therapy, arts therapies, child protection, communication, creative therapies, creative writing as therapy, dance and movement therapy, dramatherapy, expressive therapies, intellectual disabilities, interdisciplinary arts therapies, mental illness, music therapy, offenders, person-centred, play therapy, psychodrama, psychology, reference

How Are You Feeling Today Baby Bear?

How Are You Feeling Today Baby Bear?

Exploring Big Feelings After Living in a Stormy Home

Jane Evans
Illustrated by Laurence Jackson

A gentle story to help children aged 2 to 6 years who have lived with violence in their home
Baby Bear lives in a home with the Big Bears, and loves to chase butterflies and make mud pies - they make Baby Bear's tummy fill with sunshine. Then, one night, Baby Bear hears a big storm... more »

2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-424-9, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, child protection, counselling, domestic abuse, domicilary care, fostering, looked after children, parenting, psychotherapy, residential care, safeguarding children, social care, social work, trauma, violence

How to Get Kids Offline, Outdoors, and Connecting with Nature

How to Get Kids Offline, Outdoors, and Connecting with Nature

200+ Creative activities to encourage self-esteem, mindfulness, and wellbeing

Bonnie Thomas

Full of ideas, activities and exercises, this book provides imaginative ways to inspire young people to put down the computer games, disconnect from social media, and spend more time away from a screen. In an increasingly electronic world, creating enthusiasm for the great outdoors can seem an... more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-968-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: child development, child psychology, children, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, mindfulness, occupational therapy, pastoral care, play, PSHE, resilience, self esteem, social work, youthwork

Inner Dialogue In Daily Life

Inner Dialogue In Daily Life

Contemporary Approaches to Personal and Professional Development in Psychotherapy

Edited by Charles Eigen

Connecting to our inner lives can foster healing, self-development and self-awareness. This unique book looks in depth at ten major contemporary psychotherapeutic approaches which all use inner dialogue as a way of developing both professionally and personally.
 
Each chapter is... more »

2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-983-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Subjects: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Spirituality

Keywords: bodywork, counselling, group psychotherapy, mental health, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships

Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists

Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists

Ian Stuart-Hamilton

A complete primer for non-specialists on the psychology of ageing, this accessible and comprehensive book explains the key issues clearly and concisely. Beginning with explanations of ageing, life expectancy and demographics, it goes on to discuss the aspects of ageing that have the most... more »

2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-363-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, communication, counselling, dementia, depression, families, mental health, mental illness, nursing, occupational therapy, older people, psychology, psychotherapy, residential care, resilience, self esteem, sexuality, sleep

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Autism Spectrum, Tourette's, Anxiety, and More!

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Autism Spectrum, Tourette's, Anxiety, and More!

The one-stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals
2nd edition

Martin L. Kutscher MDWith contributions from Tony Attwood PhD and Robert R Wolff MD

The completely updated and expanded new edition of this well-established text incorporates DSM-5 changes as well as other new developments. The all-in-one guide covers the whole range of often co-existing neuro-behavioral disorders in children – from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder... more »

2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-967-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Subjects: Education, Disability, Parenting, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, bipolar disorder, child psychology, children, dyslexia, dyspraxia, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, occupational therapy, sensory issues, special education, tourettes

Life Coaching for Kids

Life Coaching for Kids

A Practical Manual to Coach Children and Young People to Success, Well-being and Fulfilment

Nikki Giant

Life coaching is a great way to help children and young people build self-esteem, set positive goals and deal with difficult issues such as bullying, anxiety and poor body image.
This book sets out what life coaching is and how it works, what the benefits are, and how to go about coaching... more »

2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-982-4, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 216pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, anxiety, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, education, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, relationships, resilience, self esteem, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Neuroscience for Counsellors

Neuroscience for Counsellors

Practical Applications for Counsellors, Therapists and Mental Health Practitioners

Rachal Zara Wilson

This is an invaluable resource for counsellors and therapists looking to reinvigorate their practice and enhance their understanding of clients' needs. Each chapter focuses on different discoveries in neuroscience, explains them in plain English and provides guidance on how to put this... more »

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

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

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

Parenting ASD Teens

Parenting ASD Teens

A Guide to Making it Up As You Go

Andrew Schlegelmilch

This straight-talking and accessible guide for parents of teenagers on the autism spectrum provides down-to-earth advice on coping with the more difficult issues that can arise at home and school during the adolescent years. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-975-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, education, families, high functioning autism, life skills, mental health, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, psychology, relationships, social skills, special education, teenagers, transitions

Presence and Process in Expressive Arts Work

Presence and Process in Expressive Arts Work

At the Edge of Wonder

Herbert Eberhart and Sally Atkins
Foreword by Paolo Knill

What are the basic attitudes, values, and practices that are essential for effective work with the expressive arts? This book explores the answer to that question.
The authors examine in depth the concepts of 'presence' - a way of 'being' - and 'process' - an open and trusting way of... more »

2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-957-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 184pp

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

Keywords: aesthetics, art therapy, counselling, creative writing as therapy, creativity, dance and movement therapy, dramatherapy, expressive therapies, group psychotherapy, health care, music therapy, person-centred, play therapy, psychotherapy, relationships, supervision

Pricking the Vessels

Pricking the Vessels

Bloodletting Therapy in Chinese Medicine

Henry McCann
Foreword by Heiner Fruehauf

The first text on bloodletting therapy for Western practitioners of Chinese medicine, this authoritative text explores the theory and function of bloodletting, and provides detailed instruction on its clinical use. more »

2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-180-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 168pp

Subjects: Medicine, Chinese Medicine

Keywords: Chinese medicine, hot and cold syndromes, meridians, Qi, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine, Yang syndromes, yin-yang

Rasa Shastra

Rasa Shastra

The Hidden Art of Medical Alchemy

Andrew Mason

The first comprehensive analysis of Asian Medical Alchemy, this book describes the use of herbo-mineral-metal based medicines as used in some of the world's oldest healing traditions. It offers a detailed exploration of Âyurvedic medicinal purification practices that seek to enhance the... more »

2014, Paperback: £60.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-107-5, 254mm x 190.5mm / 10in x 7.5in, 568pp

Subject: Medicine

Keywords: ayurveda, complementary medicine, herbal treatment, prana

Sleep Well on the Autism Spectrum

Sleep Well on the Autism Spectrum

How to recognise common sleep difficulties, choose the right treatment, and get you or your child sleeping soundly

Kenneth J. Aitken

Why are sleep disorders more common in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), and how can parents recognise the signs and symptoms? Which treatments are most effective, how easy are they to implement and how successful can they be? more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-333-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Subjects: Parenting, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, adolescence, alternative therapies, Asperger syndrome, autism, biomedical intervention, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, diet, eating disorders, families, high functioning autism, parenting, seizures, sensory issues, sleep, teenagers, toilet training

The Spark in the Machine

The Spark in the Machine

How the Science of Acupuncture Explains the Mysteries of Western Medicine

Dr Daniel Keown

Why can salamanders grow new legs, and young children grow new finger tips, but adult humans can't regenerate? What is the electricity that flows through the human body? Is it the same thing that the Chinese call Qi? If so, what does Chinese medicine know, that western medicine ignores? more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-196-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Subjects: Medicine, Chinese Medicine

Keywords: acupuncture, biomedical intervention, Chinese medicine, functional medicine, history of medicine, integrative medicine, meridians, nursing, Qi

Theory and Practice of Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy

Theory and Practice of Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy

Beyond the Talking Cure

Edited by Greg Madison
Foreword by Eugene Gendlin

This comprehensive introduction to Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy lays out the background and fundamentals of the approach covering theory and practice.
Gendlin, after many articles on Focusing-oriented psychotherapy, finally published the text Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy in 1996,... more »

2014, Paperback: £27.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-324-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

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

Keywords: bodywork, complementary therapies, counselling, dance and movement therapy, expressive therapies, group psychotherapy, movement, person-centred, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychodrama, psychology, psychotherapy, relationships, trauma

The Wonderful World of Work

The Wonderful World of Work

A Workbook for Asperteens

Jeanette Purkis
Illustrated by Andrew Hore

This hands-on workbook demystifies the world of work in order to help teenagers with Asperger syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) feel confident in their ability to be successful at their studies and get a job. more »

2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-499-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, careers, education, employment, high functioning autism, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, life skills, self esteem, teenagers, transitions, youthwork

Working Therapeutically with Families

Working Therapeutically with Families

Creative Activities for Diverse Family Structures

Tonia Caselman and Kimberly Hill

This resource provides a wealth of activities to use in therapeutic work with families, tailored to meet the particular needs of different types of family.
Chapters are organized by family type, and include divorced families, families with an incarcerated parent, grandparent-led families,... more »

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

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

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

XinYi WuDao

XinYi WuDao

Heart-Mind - The Dao of Martial Arts

Master Zhongxian Wu
Foreword by Grandmaster Zhao ShouRong

In his unprecedented account of the way of martial arts, Master Zhongxian Wu explores WuDao through systematic instruction of select practices from the legendary Dai Family Style XinYi Martial Arts School. Traditional Chinese martial arts embody the richness and depth of Daoist philosophy, and... more »

2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-206-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Subjects: Oriental Martial Arts, Spiritual Development

Keywords: bagua, chi kung, Chinese culture, Daoism, movement, Qi, taiji quan, Taoism, Xing Yi Quan