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Coming soon! 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

Megan invites readers to learn about anxiety from her perspective, helping them to understand why she sometimes feels anxious and how this affects her physically and emotionally. She talks about techniques she has learnt to help manage her anxiety, and tells family, friends and teachers how they can support someone who suffers from anxiety. more »

July 2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-527-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 56pp

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

Coming soon! 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

Alice invites readers to learn about how anorexia nervosa affects her daily life, and introduces Beth who has bulimia nervosa, Sam who has selective eating problems, Francesca who has functional dysphagia and Freddie who has food avoidance emotional disorder. They explain why they find food difficult and how their conditions are different. more »

July 2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-421-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 56pp

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

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

Why Can't My Child Behave?

Why Can't My Child Behave?

Empathic Parenting Strategies that Work for Adoptive and Foster Families

Amber Elliott

Why Can't My Child Behave? gives a step-by-step guide to understanding empathy and provides a readable and authoritative book on dealing with childrens' challenging behaviour within foster or adoptive families. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-339-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 248pp

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, anger management, attachment, challenging behaviour, child psychology, fostering, parenting, residential care, social work

Can I tell you about OCD?

Can I tell you about OCD?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Amita Jassi
Illustrated by Sarah Hull

Katie invites readers to learn about OCD from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is and how her obsessions and compulsions affect her daily life. This is an ideal, illustrated introduction to OCD for both young people and older readers. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support someone with the condition. more »

2013, Paperback: £7.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-381-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 48pp

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

A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People Who Self-Harm

A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People Who Self-Harm

Carol Fitzpatrick

An easy-to-read guide for parents, carers and professionals working with young people showing signs of self-harm and suicidal behaviours, which gives advice on how to identify problems and how to support the young person. more »

2012, Paperback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-281-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, families, looked after children, mental health, parenting, pastoral care, residential care, self harm, social care, social work, suicide, teenagers, youthwork

Creating Loving Attachments

Creating Loving Attachments

Parenting with PACE to Nurture Confidence and Security in the Troubled Child

Kim S. Golding and Daniel A. Hughes

Troubled children need special parenting to build attachments and heal from trauma. This book provides a parenting model that parents and carers can follow to incorporate love, play, acceptance, curiosity and empathy into their parenting. These elements are vital to a child's development and will help children to feel confident, secure and happy. more »

2012, Paperback: £16.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-227-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, attachment, child development, child psychology, children, families, fostering, looked after children, parenting, residential care, resilience, self esteem, social care, social work, teenagers, trauma

Creating Change for Complex Children and their Families

Creating Change for Complex Children and their Families

A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Multi-Family Work

Jo Holmes, Amelia Oldfield and Marion Polichroniadis

Using detailed case studies, this book focuses on the needs of children with a range of behavioural difficulties, and explores their complicated interactions. The book examines how to integrate multi-disciplinary interventions and how to use the powerful relationships that develop to enable families to achieve positive, lasting changes. more »

2011, Paperback: £25.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-965-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, arts therapies, attachment, challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, child psychiatry, children, communication, community care, counselling, developmental coordination disorder, educational psychology, emotions, families, joint working, looked after children, mental health, nonverbal learning disabilities, obsessive compulsive disorder, parenting, pastoral care, person-centred, play therapy, relationships, residential care, self esteem, social care, social work, supervision, therapeutic communities, youthwork

Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder

Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder

The Ups, The Downs and the Bits In Between

Cara Aiken

Bipolar disorder(BP) can be a devastating illness, seriously affecting not only the person with bipolar but also family and friends. While most people are familiar with the terms 'manic depressive' and 'BP', there remains a lack of real understanding about the illness and many sufferers and their families can feel helpless, alone and misunderstood. more »

2010, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-935-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, anxiety, autobiography, bipolar disorder, child development, children, counselling, depression, divorce, emotions, employment, families, health care, memoirs, mental health, mental illness, nursing, parenting, psychiatry, psychology, psychosis, relationships, social care, social work, teenagers, trauma

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment

What Works

Jane Barlow and Anita Schrader McMillan

Emotional maltreatment is widespread and has a profoundly harmful effect on a child's development. The effects of abuse are often carried into adulthood, and emotionally abused children are more likely to experience a range of problems as adults. This book sets out to identify 'what works' in preventing emotional maltreatment from recurring. more »

2010, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-053-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, attachment, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, domestic abuse, early intervention, educational psychology, emotions, families, health care, joint working, looked after children, mental health, mental illness, parenting, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, residential care, resilience, risk assessment, safeguarding children, self esteem, self harm, sexual abuse, social care, social policy, social work, substance abuse, teenagers, therapeutic communities, trauma, violence, youthwork

Helping Children with Complex Needs Bounce Back

Helping Children with Complex Needs Bounce Back

Resilient Therapy™ for Parents and Professionals

Kim Aumann and Angie Hart
Illustrated by Chloe Gerhardt

Resilient Therapy ™ is an innovative way of strengthening children with complex needs. This is a handbook for parents to read from cover to cover or dip in and out of. Accessible and fun, this book includes exercises and worksheets, as well as breaking down the principles of the latest research, making them easy to apply to everyday situations. more »

2009, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-948-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, social work, special education

Help your Child or Teen Get Back On Track

Help your Child or Teen Get Back On Track

What Parents and Professionals Can Do for Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Kenneth H. Talan, M.D.

This book offers self-help interventions and a wide-ranging, practical discussion of the types of professional help available for a child with emotional and behavioural problems as well as guidance and ideas to help parents distinguish between normal disruption and that which warrants professional treatment. more »

2007, Hardback: £35.00/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-870-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp
2009, Paperback: £16.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-914-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychology, children, counselling, emotions, parenting, self esteem, youthwork

By Their Own Young Hand

By Their Own Young Hand

Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents

Keith Hawton and Karen Rodham
With Emma Evans

The authors identify the risk and protective factors for self-harm, exploring why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts go on to harm themselves while others do not, what motivates some young people to seek help, and whether distressed teenagers feel they receive the support they need. more »

2006, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-230-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, counselling, depression, health care, parenting, self harm, social work, suicide, teenagers, youthwork

Touch and Go Joe

Touch and Go Joe

An Adolescent's Experience of OCD

Joe Wells

As many as 2 in every 100 people suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and 16-year-old Joe Wells is one of them. Here, he tells the story of his battle with OCD from its insidious beginnings at age 9 and increasingly intrusive symptoms, to diagnosis at age 12. This book is packed with advice and coping strategies. more »

2006, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-391-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychiatry, child psychology, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, memoirs, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, parenting, pastoral care, psychiatry, psychology, social work, special education

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