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The Story So Far

The Story So Far

Play Therapy Narratives

Edited by Ann Cattanach

Play therapy can be a very appropriate way of facilitating this kind of expression. This book describes the work of nine play therapists through the narratives of children - and some adults - whose stories emerge during their play therapy sessions. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-063-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: bereavement, child protection, child psychology, children, play therapy

The AiA Gluten and Dairy Free Cookbook

The AiA Gluten and Dairy Free Cookbook

Compiled by Marilyn Le Breton

This book contains over 400 gluten and dairy free recipes. An increasing number of people on the autism spectrum are turning to the gluten and casein free diet and finding that many of the more troublesome symptoms are significantly alleviated. Coeliacs, and those with lactose and other intolerances will also find a wealth of useful ideas. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-067-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 416pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, diet, health care, parenting

Dangerous Encounters - Avoiding Perilous Situations with Autism

Dangerous Encounters - Avoiding Perilous Situations with Autism

A Streetwise Guide for all Emergency Responders, Retailers and Parents

Bill Davis and Wendy Goldband Schunick

Most emergency workers know very little about autism. This book explains how to successfully handle encounters with people who have autism. It takes emergency responders and parents through everyday situations, stressing safety and awareness. This helps avoid the many problems that can arise when encountering autism in emergencies. more »

2002, Paperback: £20.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-732-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, occupational therapy, probation, supported living

Integrating Care for Older People

Integrating Care for Older People

New Care for Old - A Systems Approach

Christopher Foote and Christine Stanners

The authors of this book share their practical experience of implementing a multi-agency approach to the support of older people. They show how systems thinking can help with the complexity of developing a model of care that co-ordinates medical, social and community services and offer insight into the effective use of on-going assessment. more »

2002, Paperback: £25.00/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-010-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 384pp

Keywords: health care, joint working, older people

Sand, Water, Silence - The Embodiment of Spirit

Sand, Water, Silence - The Embodiment of Spirit

Explorations in Matter and Psyche

Mary Jane Markell

Sandplay therapy, which combines the physical actions of play with observation and understanding through the use of symbolism, can be a useful method of treating emotional damage. This book focuses on the theoretical aspects of sandplay therapy, presenting Dora M. Kalff's ideas and drawing out the significance of Kalffian sandplay for therapists. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-078-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: art therapy, counselling, mental health, practical theology, psychiatry, psychology, theology

Art Therapy and AD/HD

Art Therapy and AD/HD

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches

Diane Stein Safran

In the first part of her book, the author explores ways of using art therapy and of setting up art therapy groups. The later chapters offer therapists more detailed guidance on therapy sessions with clients with AD/HD. Her advice and practical suggestions will be useful to anyone with an interest in AD/HD. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-709-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: ADHD, art therapy, children, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, self esteem, social skills, special education

Racism and Mental Health

Racism and Mental Health

Prejudice and Suffering

Edited by Kamaldeep Bhui

This book investigates the impact of racism in mental health (MH) settings, covering individual clinical encounters and the broader picture of service provision. It offers insights into manifestations of racism in contemporary Britain; racial and cultural identity and the inequalities in provision of MH services to minority ethnic communities. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-076-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: ethnicity, mental health, mental illness, nursing, psychiatry, psychology, social work

Printmaking as Therapy

Printmaking as Therapy

Frameworks for Freedom

Lucy Mueller White

The author explores the therapeutic advantages of printmaking. She also describes its roots outside art therapy. Relief printing, intaglio, planographic or surface processes, and stencilling are all covered in detail, with many ideas for incorporating them into art therapy sessions. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-708-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: art therapy, health care

Analytical Music Therapy

Analytical Music Therapy

Edited by Johannes Th. Eschen

The book examines the origins and theory of AMT (including a contribution on the subject from Mary Priestley), before exploring its uses in various contexts. Chapters cover AMT in counselling and rehabilitation, with adults and children and with nonverbal clients. A concluding section discusses aspects of the training of music therapy students. more »

2002, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-058-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: expressive therapies, music therapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Communicating with Children and Adolescents

Communicating with Children and Adolescents

Action for Change

Edited by Anne Bannister and Annie Huntington

This book provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging resource for those interested in exploring and understanding why action methods are particularly useful when working with young people. Discussion of the application of action methods to work with young people focuses on differing issues and populations. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-025-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: child psychology, children's rights, dramatherapy, psychodrama, social work

Music, Music Therapy and Trauma

Music, Music Therapy and Trauma

International Perspectives

Edited by Julie P. Sutton

Music communicates where words fail, and music therapy has been proven to connect with those who were thought to be unreachable, making it an ideal medium for working with those who have suffered psychological trauma. Music, Music Therapy and Trauma addresses the need for an exploration of current thinking on music and trauma. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-027-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: counselling, mental health, music therapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, trauma

The Care Homes Legal Handbook

The Care Homes Legal Handbook

Jeremy Cooper

This handbook provides care home managers and related social work professionals with guidance and practical instruction in understanding the procedures and regulations involved in the Care Standards Act 2000. This is an indispensable and user-friendly guide for all those managing and working in residential care homes for older people. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-064-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, dementia, health care, mental health, older people, residential care, social care, social policy, social work, supported living

Developmental Coordination Disorder

Developmental Coordination Disorder

Hints and Tips for the Activities of Daily Living

Morven F. Ball

This easy-to-read booklet answers commonly asked questions about DCD and presents all the necessary information to aid parents, carers and professionals in selecting the best options for their child. In clearly laid out chapters, the author describes the features of DCD and provides practical solutions. more »

2002, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-090-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: autism, children, developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, special education, speech and language therapy

Journeys into Palliative Care

Journeys into Palliative Care

Roots and Reflections

Edited by Christina Mason

This book presents a variety of experience-based perspectives on working in palliative care. Emphasising the use of self and the importance of reflective practice in professional work, the book will be of relevance to professionals in medical and social care who want to gain a deeper understanding of their work and of the motivation underlying it. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-030-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: bereavement, palliative care

Neither Bad Nor Mad

Neither Bad Nor Mad

The Competing Discourses of Psychiatry, Law and Politics

Deidre N. Greig

This book looks at what happened when the government of Victoria, Australia enacted special legislation to detain one person with a severe antisocial personality disorder on the grounds of his presumed dangerousness, despite the fact that he did not fit within the ordinary criteria of mental illness or criminality. more »

2002, Paperback: £34.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-006-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: forensic psychiatry, law, mental illness, social policy

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