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Pre-Schoolers with Autism

Pre-Schoolers with Autism

An Education and Skills Training Programme for Parents - Manual for Parents

Avril V. Brereton and Bruce J. Tonge

This training programme has been developed in response to a real need for evidence-based early interventions for very young autistic children. It is designed to reduce the severity of emotional/behavioural difficulties by managing a child's particular problems and encouraging effective collaboration between professionals and parents. more »

2005, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-342-4, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 128pp

Keywords: autism, child psychology, children, early intervention, social skills, special education

New! Presence and Process in Expressive Arts Work

Presence and Process in Expressive Arts Work

At the Edge of Wonder

Herbert Eberhart and Sally Atkins

The book is a foundational guide for all therapists who use the expressive arts as a way of facilitating learning, healing, and change. Grounding expressive arts work within the helping relationship, it focuses on two fundamental aspects to effective practice; 'presence' and 'process', explains these concepts, their roots, and applications. more »

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

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

Coming soon!

Pretending to be Normal

Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Liane Holliday Willey

Updated edition of the bestselling story of a woman who, after years of self-doubt and self-denial, learned to embrace and appreciate her Asperger's syndrome traits. Liane Holliday Willey shares, with insight and warmth, the daily struggles and challenges that face many of those who have AS and charts her inspirational journey to self-acceptance. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-755-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, high functioning autism, memoirs, mental health, psychology, relationships, self esteem, sensory issues, transitions

Pretending to be Normal

Pretending to be Normal

Living with Asperger's Syndrome

Liane Holliday Willey

This book tells the story of a woman who, after years of self-doubt and self-denial, learned to embrace her Asperger's syndrome traits. Chronicling her life as a university lecturer, writer, wife and mother, Liane Holliday Willey shares, with insight and warmth, the daily struggles and challenges that face many of those who have AS. more »

1999, Paperback: £12.95/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-749-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, memoirs

Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability

Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability

Stopping Insult and Injury

Sally Robinson

Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability aims to throw light into the traumatic experiences faced by people with intellectual disability living in disability accommodation services, to make changes to policy and practice, and to offer strategies and tools for capacity building for practitioners. more »

2013, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-230-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adult protection, carers, community care, disability, domicilary care, elder abuse, health care, intellectual disabilities, older people, residential care, resilience, social care, social policy, social work, social work law, supported living

Preventing Violence in Relationships

Preventing Violence in Relationships

A Programme for Men Who Feel They Have a Problem with their Use of Controlling and Violent Behaviour

Gerry Heery

The Preventing Violence in Relationships programme has been developed by Gerry Heery through his independent work in this area. This book contains detailed outlines of the 26 sessions of the one year programme, offering a practical, structured way of working with controlling and abusive men, and examples of sessions from the programme. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-816-8, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 240pp

Keywords: anger management, challenging behaviour, child protection, children, families, relationships, safeguarding children, social work, trauma, violence

Prevention and Coping in Child and Family Care

Prevention and Coping in Child and Family Care

Mothers in adversity coping with child care

Michael Sheppard
With Mirka Gröhn

This book considers the important question of mothers' coping strategies when they are in adversity. Drawing upon the women's own accounts, it focuses not only on what they do themselves to deal with their problems, but how they integrate their own problem solving approaches with the use of supports. more »

2003, Paperback: £23.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-193-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: child protection, children, counselling, families, parenting, social care, social work

New! Pricking the Vessels

Pricking the Vessels

Bloodletting Therapy in Chinese Medicine

Henry McCann

The first text on bloodletting therapy for Western practitioners of Chinese medicine, this authoritative introduction explores the history, theory and function of the practice. Through the exploration of classic texts and contemporary standards, it provides everything needed to gain a comprehensive understanding of the technique. more »

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

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

Primary Care and Dementia

Primary Care and Dementia

Steve Iliffe and Vari Drennan

This practice and training guide is written with the needs of health and social care professionals working with people with dementia in mind. The book is illustrated with case studies and includes a chapter on understanding and responding to the needs of the carer - such as access to information and support - and the effect on their own health. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-997-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keyword: dementia

Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy

Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy

Toward a Therapeutic Aesthetics

Paolo Knill, Ellen G. Levine and Stephen K. Levine

This book lays the foundation for a fresh interpretation of art-making and the therapeutic process by re-examining the concept of poiesis. The authors clarify the methodology and theory of practice with a focus on intermodal therapy, crystallization theory and polyaesthetics, and give guidance on the didactics of acquiring practical skills. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-039-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Keywords: arts therapies, expressive therapies, interdisciplinary arts therapies, psychology

Principles of Bach Flower Remedies

Principles of Bach Flower Remedies

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

Stefan Ball

Bach flower remedies are natural medicines that have the power to bring balance back into our lives. This concise introduction covers the nature and history of Dr Bach's famous system, a complete list of remedies, instructions on how to select and take them and guidance on finding a practitioner. more »

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-142-6, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 136pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, anger management, anxiety, complementary therapies, emotions, flower remedies, health care, mental health

Principles of Chinese Herbal Medicine

Principles of Chinese Herbal Medicine

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

John Hicks

This book presents an authoritative introduction to Chinese herbal medicine. Covering everything from important Chinese herbs and their properties to which ailments they can treat most successfully to what to expect from a consultation, the book provides readers with all the key information about the theory and practice of this medical system. more »

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-133-4, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 160pp

Keywords: Chinese herbs, Chinese medicine, herbal treatment

Principles of Chinese Medicine

Principles of Chinese Medicine

What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you
2nd edition

Angela Hicks

Covering everything from the basic theory to diagnosis to how to find a practitioner, the book presents a definitive introductory guide to Chinese medicine. With patients' accounts and advice on choosing the right treatment, it provides everything readers need to know about Chinese medicine at an introductory level. more »

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-130-3, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 224pp

Keywords: acupuncture, diet, herbal treatment, massage, qigong, tuina

Coming soon! 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

This is a clear and concise introduction to Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). Traditional and modern approaches of EFT are explained with step-by-step instructions for practical usages of EFT for stress reduction. Case studies demonstrate how EFT can relieve a wide range of conditions including anxiety, depression, insomnia and migraines. more »

July 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-190-7, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 208pp

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

Principles of Hypnotherapy

Principles of Hypnotherapy

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

Vera Peiffer

This is an authoritative introduction to hypnotherapy explaining what it is, how it works, what its origins are, what to expect when being treated and how to find a reputable hypnotherapist. It also clarifies how hypnotherapy can help with mental and emotional trauma, anxiety, depression, phobias, confidence problems and unwanted habits. more »

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-126-6, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 136pp

Keywords: addiction, alternative therapies, anxiety, complementary therapies, hypnotherapy, psychology

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