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Parenting Girls

Parenting Girls

Janet Irwin, Susanna de Vries and Susan Stratigos Wilson

The aim of this very practical handbook is to guide parents and the professionals who work with them in raising happy, well-adjusted girls. Contributors to the book have backgrounds in medicine, teaching and female health, and have firsthand experience of the joys and the problems of bringing up daughters. more »

2000, Paperback: £18.99
ISBN: 978-1-85302-946-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child development, child protection, children, emotions, families, occupational therapy, parenting

Transition and Change in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Transition and Change in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Edited by David May

This book presents the lives of people with intellectual disabilities as a series of transitions and offers us a view of the world that is as complex as any other. The contributors have extensive research experience in this field and provide a comprehensive review of their research, drawing out the implications for policy and practice. more »

2000, Paperback: £23.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-863-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: intellectual disabilities, transitions

A Century of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Group Analysis

A Search for Integration

Ronald Sandison

This book argues for the integration of medical and psychoanalytic models of the workings of the mind, and applies an integrated approach to psychiatric practice and psychotherapy. Sandison looks at the seminal ideas of key figures such as Freud, Jung and Foulkes and shows how they have transformed the way people perceive themselves and society. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-869-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: child psychiatry, group psychotherapy, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Creation Stories of the Middle East

Creation Stories of the Middle East

Ewa Wasilewska

This comprehensive study explores the region's 'forgotten' narratives, myths and traditions. Drawing on stories from Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Anatolia, Syria-Palestine and Persia, Wasilewska shows how these narratives of creation, destruction and rebirth reach to the very roots of the Biblical and Quranic Genesis. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-681-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: anthropology, spirituality, theology

Confidentiality and Mental Health

Confidentiality and Mental Health

Edited by Christopher Cordess

People experiencing mental health problems may need to be able to present and explore deeply disturbing thoughts and actions in a safe environment. This book will enable professionals to meet both the needs of clients and the demands of society through a responsible and thoughtful understanding of the significance of confidentiality and disclosure. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-860-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
2000, Hardback: £55.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-859-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: mental health, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

'I Need to Be Me!'

Elizabeth Barnett

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care shows how we can adapt everyday interpretive skills to root service design and care delivery in the concerns and expectations of people with dementia. This book will be an invaluable resource for all those involved in the planning and provision of support for people with dementia. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-740-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keyword: dementia

Raising a Child with Autism

Raising a Child with Autism

A Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis for Parents

Shira Richman

Richman explains how parents can adapt ABA for use at home, providing guidance to increase play skills, improve communication and increase independence. The book also covers toilet-training, food selectivity, self-dressing and community outings, and includes an overview of the theory behind ABA as well as a list of resources for further reading. more »

2000, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-910-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, children, counselling, emotions, families, high functioning autism, parenting

The Changing Shape of Art Therapy

The Changing Shape of Art Therapy

New Developments in Theory and Practice

Edited by Andrea Gilroy and Gerry McNeilly

Including contributions from some of the leading art therapists in Britain, this book addresses the key issues in the theory and practice of art therapy. The fundamental significance of the art in art therapy practice permeates the book, close attention being paid by several writers to the art-making process and aesthetic responses. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-939-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: art therapy, counselling, psychiatry

Music Therapy in Dementia Care

Music Therapy in Dementia Care

Edited by David Aldridge

Drawing on the diverse research and considerable personal experience of contributors from around the world, Music Therapy in Dementia Care takes a comprehensive look at music therapy as a means of improving memory, health and identity in those suffering from dementia - particularly the Alzheimer's type. more »

2000, Paperback: £19.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-776-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: dementia, music therapy, older people, palliative care

Psychodrama with Trauma Survivors

Psychodrama with Trauma Survivors

Acting Out Your Pain

Edited by Peter Felix Kellermann and M.K. Hudgins

The contributors provide evidence of how psychodrama can be used to create paths of change for even the most severe traumatization and they also discuss the possible transmission of trauma patterns across generations. The book documents the impact of trauma and explores the development of treatment, providing models of experiential treatment. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-893-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: dramatherapy, mental health, psychoanalysis, psychodrama, psychotherapy, trauma

Art Therapy and Computer Technology

Art Therapy and Computer Technology

A Virtual Studio of Possibilities

Cathy Malchiodi

Cathy Malchiodi reviews the hardware and software most pertinent to art therapists and demonstrates how the Internet can be used to conduct research and establish links with other art therapists. She also discusses the ethical and legal issues of communicating online, particularly the confidentiality and copyright of data. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-922-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: art therapy, expressive therapies

Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

A Cognitive Therapy Programme for Clients

Myra Cooper, Gillian Todd and Adrian Wells

Written for those who either suffer from or come into contact with bulimia nervosa, this book will be an invaluable source of support for all those who wish to understand and to change their behaviour. It provides a framework for understanding what maintains the disorder, why it has developed and a step-by-step programme to aid recovery. more »

2000, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-717-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: cognitive behavioural therapy, eating disorders, psychiatry

Choosing a Groupwork Approach

Choosing a Groupwork Approach

An Inclusive Stance

Oded Manor

How do you choose an appropriate approach for working with each different group you come across? Grounded in systems theory, Oded Manor's model provides a framework that bridges the gap between overly prescribed schemes that do not always meet clients' needs, and open ones that fail to provide sufficient details about practice. more »

2000, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-870-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: counselling, group psychotherapy, mental health, social work

Interpersonal Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Relevance, Dismissal and Self-Definition

Interpersonal Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Relevance, Dismissal and Self-Definition

Arthur H. Feiner

Most books on psychoanalysis, its theory or its process, are packed with abstract, esoteric lingo that's fars away from how people feel or express themselves. This one is different in that it's of the "she-said" variety, and at the same time presents a pot full of insight about patients that really rings true. more »

2000, Paperback: £25.00/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-864-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Anthropological Approaches to Psychological Medicine

Anthropological Approaches to Psychological Medicine

Crossing Bridges

Edited by Vieda Skultans and John Cox

This text brings together clinicians and researchers in psychiatry and mental health. The aim is to explore what we can learn from anthropology to achieve a contextual understanding of mental illness and health in contemporary society. The book contains a wide selection of ideas, and works well to bridge the gap between anthropology and psychiatry. more »

2000, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-708-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: anthropology, mental health, psychiatry

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