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Giggle Time - Establishing the Social Connection

Giggle Time - Establishing the Social Connection

A Program to Develop the Communication Skills of Children with Autism

Susan Aud Sonders

Giggle Time is a program for parents, teachers and other professionals to help develop the non-verbal, verbal and social reciprocity skills of children with autism. It describes in accessible detail how to communicate with children with autism and gives clear instructions on "how to" techniques for developing language skills. more »

2002, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-716-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, early intervention, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

A Life Well Lived

A Life Well Lived

Maxwell Jones - A Memoir

Dennie Briggs

A Life Well Lived follows a friendship between two key figures in social psychiatry and the evolution of therapeutic communities. A close friend collaborator of Maxwell Jones, Dennie Briggs recounts the latter's revolutionary work in mental hospitals, prisons and schools, offering a rare insight into the mind of a pioneer in the therapeutic field. more »

2002, Paperback: £23.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-740-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: memoirs, psychiatry, therapeutic communities

A Practitioners' Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents

A Practitioners' Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents

Jeff Fowler

Firmly rooted in current practice this is a practical tool for the assessment of children and their families, this guide enables professionals to make informed decisions about child protection issues. This book is a helpful tool for anyone undertaking assessments but also for others who may be involved in aspects of child protection work. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-050-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adolescence, carers, child protection, child psychology, children, domestic abuse, families, parenting, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, teenagers, trauma, violence, youthwork

Counselling Young People in School

Counselling Young People in School

Gudrun Helga Sederholm

In this practical, imaginative guide to counselling school-age people, Gudrun Sederholm discusses methods that she has found to be effective in dealing with concerns that students bring to school counsellors, giving guidance for professionals on studying, training and supervision, and on how to build relationships with teachers and parents. more »

2002, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-044-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Keywords: adolescence, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, emotions, mainstream education, safeguarding children, self esteem, teenagers

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Recovering After Traumatic Brain Injury

Lynsey Calderwood

At the age of 14, Lynsey Calderwood suffered a traumatic brain injury that left her physically unmarked but destroyed her memory. Thrust back into an apparently nonsensical world of which she had no recollection; Lynsey spiralled downwards into depression and eating disorders as she became socially ostracized. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-065-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: brain injury, health care, mental health

Demystifying the Autistic Experience

Demystifying the Autistic Experience

A Humanistic Introduction for Parents, Caregivers and Educators

William Stillman

This book introduces autism from a non-clinical, humanist perspective, emphasizing that we are all more alike than different. The author deconstructs the fundamental concepts of the autistic experience using language, examples and anecdotes that are concrete and understandable for all. more »

2002, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-726-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, counselling, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

The Dragons of Autism

The Dragons of Autism

Autism as a Source of Wisdom

Olga Holland

Olga describes the real-world strategies that have made her son Billy better able to cope with life, and explains how working with autism's many strengths has led to a better quality of life for all her family. Full of advice for both day-to-day living and long-term progress, this is a positive and inspirational read. more »

2002, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-741-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, emotions, families, high functioning autism, parenting

Gender Issues in Art Therapy

Gender Issues in Art Therapy

Edited by Susan Hogan

Art therapy enables the client and therapist to explore issues that may ordinarily be difficult to articulate in words; one such issue is the complexity of gender, which can be a subject of therapy in a range of ways. These wide-ranging papers cover both theoretical and practical topics, giving clinical examples and instances of clients' artwork. more »

2002, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-798-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: art therapy, counselling, psychoanalysis

Living and Loving with Asperger Syndrome

Living and Loving with Asperger Syndrome

Family Viewpoints

Patrick, Estelle and Jared McCabe

For most people, family life means both love and compromise. Within families where one or more members have Asperger Syndrome (AS), this compromise becomes yet more crucial to mutual happiness. In this book, the McCabe family discuss how Patrick's AS affects each relationship. more »

2002, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-744-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, families, parenting, relationships

Reconceptualising Work with 'Carers'

Reconceptualising Work with 'Carers'

New Directions for Policy and Practice

Edited by Kirsten Stalker

Demonstrating the scope and diversity of 'caring', the contributors highlight the positive aspects of caring and the interdependence of many caring relationships but also broach the sensitive and complex subject of 'poor' care and the importance of identifying and meeting the needs of 'hidden carers'. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-118-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: carers, disability, social policy

Spirit and Psyche

Spirit and Psyche

A New Paradigm for Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Victor L. Schermer

This book explores the expanding literature on spirituality as an important dimension of psychology, and explains the relationship between psychological treatment and spiritual healing. The author examines ideas from religious traditions, and considers their implications for psychotherapy and personal growth. more »

2002, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-926-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy

Building on Bion: Branches

Building on Bion: Branches

Contemporary Developments and Applications of Bion's Contributions to Theory and Practice

Edited by Robert M. Lipgar and Malcolm Pines

The enduring influence of Bion's work is the central theme of this book. Chapters by distinguished international contributors from the fields of psychoanalysis, group analysis, management consultancy and social science cover work with large groups, Bion and the Tavistock conferences, and his ideas about thinking, learning, dreams and mentality. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-711-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Keywords: psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Building on Bion: Roots

Building on Bion: Roots

Origins and Context of Bion's Contributions to Theory and Practice

Edited by Robert M. Lipgar and Malcolm Pines

This collection of papers by distinguished international contributors explores formative influences affecting Bion's emotional and intellectual development. The authors revisit in depth the origins of Bion's ideas, his contact with Trotter, and his later work with the Tavistock Clinic and psychoanalysis. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-710-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Building on Bion: Roots and Branches

Building on Bion: Roots and Branches

Two volume set

Edited by Robert M. Lipgar and Malcolm Pines

This is a collection of original and insightful papers which, along with its companion volume Building on Bion: Roots, deepens understanding of Bion's contributions to theory and practice, and is invaluable to those who work with groups, in both therapeutic and management contexts. more »

2002, Set: £55.00/ $99.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-731-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Keywords: group psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

The Views and Experiences of Disabled Children and Their Siblings

The Views and Experiences of Disabled Children and Their Siblings

A Positive Outlook

Clare Connors and Kirsten Stalker

Drawing on one-to-one conversations with disabled children and follow-up interviews with their families, this volume takes an in-depth look at the effects of disability on disabled children. Informed by the social model of disability, the authors identify and draw out the implications of their findings for social work and health services. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-127-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: children, disability, families

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