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Little Windows into Art Therapy

Little Windows into Art Therapy

Small Openings for Beginning Therapists

Deborah Schroder

Drawing on her own development as an art therapist and her extensive experience of supervising new therapists and students, Schroder provides practical advice on encouraging nervous or reluctant clients, or those unfamiliar with art therapy, to benefit from artmaking. She argues for a two-way sharing of art between therapist and client. more »

2004, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-778-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Keywords: art therapy, group psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Liu Zi Jue

Liu Zi Jue

Six Sounds Approach to Qigong Breathing Exercises

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

Liu Zi Jue: Six Sounds Approach to Qigong Breathing Exercises is an accessible guide to this particular qigong exercise, which focuses on breath control. The routine strengthens the liver, heart, spleen, lungs and kidneys, and has also been shown to alleviate stress. Each routine is described step-by-step, and is illustrated with photographs. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-006-1, 220mm x 154mm / 8.5in x 6in, 80pp

Keywords: qigong, traditional Chinese medicine

Living Alongside a Child’s Recovery

Living Alongside a Child’s Recovery

Therapeutic Parenting with Traumatized Children

Billy Pughe and Terry Philpot

This book asserts that a good understanding of child development and attachment theory is essential to effective therapeutic parenting of a traumatized child, it details the roots of trauma as well as the impact this has on a child's ability to maintain normal family bonds, whether with birth or foster parents, or staff in a residential setting. more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-328-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: adoption, child protection, children, counselling, emotions, fostering, mental health, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, safeguarding children, social work, trauma

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

Living Sensationally

Living Sensationally

Understanding Your Senses

Winnie Dunn

The book explains how people's individual sensory patterns affect the way we react to everything that happens to us throughout the day. Readers can use the questionnaire to find their own patterns and the patterns of those around them, and can benefit from practical sensory ideas for individuals, families and businesses. more »

2007, Hardback: £35.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-871-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp
2009, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-915-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, occupational therapy, psychology, relationships, sensory issues, sensory stimulation

Living the Good Life with Autism

Living the Good Life with Autism

Edgar Schneider

His discovery only in retirement that he has high-functioning autism provided Edgar Schneider at last with an explanation for his many differences, explored in Discovering my Autism. In this book he takes up the story, telling of his marriage to a like-minded woman, and of the day-to-day realities of life with this condition. more »

2003, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-712-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, memoirs, relationships

Living Through Loss

Living Through Loss

A Manual for Those Working with Issues of Terminal Illness and Bereavement

Fay W. Jacobsen, Margaret Kindlen and Allison Shoemark

Based on seven years of experience running training courses, this manual is a tried and tested method of training people to counsel and aid others who are suffering loss and bereavement. The course confronts a fear of mortality, and develops the skills which enable the carer to fulfil their task. more »

1997, Paperback: £35.00/ $64.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-395-8, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 282pp

Keywords: bereavement, cancer, carers, counselling, death, depression, mental health, nursing, palliative care, trauma

Living with Brain Injury

Living with Brain Injury

Philip L. Fairclough

The book describes a potted history of Phillip's journey, and mainly focuses on the practical aspects of brain injury, rehabilitation, returning home and to work. If you have little or no knowledge of brain injury then this book is a good starting point, both for the brain injured person or their family/friends. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-059-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Keywords: brain injury, disability, health care, occupational therapy

Living with Dyspraxia

Living with Dyspraxia

A Guide for Adults with Developmental Dyspraxia - Revised Edition

Mary Colley
Introduction by Amanda Kirby

This book was written to help all adults with Dyspraxia tackle the everyday situations that many people take for granted. It is full of practical advice on everything from getting a diagnosis to learning how to manage household chores. Topics addressed include self-esteem and how Dyspraxia often interacts with other conditions. more »

2006, Paperback: £12.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-452-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 168pp

Keywords: adults, developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia, occupational therapy, psychology

Living with Emetophobia

Living with Emetophobia

Coping with Extreme Fear of Vomiting

Nicolette Heaton-Harris

Emetophobia, the fear of vomiting, can affect just about every aspect of sufferer's life, from everyday considerations to matters that involve making huge, potentially devastating decisions. The author suggests strategies for coping with the high levels of anxiety that are intrinsic to the phobia, as well as pre-empting and avoiding anxiety attacks more »

2007, Paperback: £15.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-536-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: counselling, memoirs, mental health, psychiatry, psychology

Living with Genetic Syndromes Associated with Intellectual Disability

Living with Genetic Syndromes Associated with Intellectual Disability

Marga Hogenboom

The author explores the impact of various genetic syndromes on children's lives. She describes conditions such as Down's Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome and Prader-Willi Syndrome, discussing their practical implications for daily life and the physical and behavioural symptoms associated with them. more »

2001, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-984-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keyword: intellectual disabilities

Living with Learning Disabilities, Dying with Cancer

Living with Learning Disabilities, Dying with Cancer

Thirteen Personal Stories

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne

This book is a powerful and moving account of the experiences of 13 people with learning disabilities who were living with cancer. The author gained a unique understanding of what it is like for individuals with learning disabilities to live with deteriorating health and how this may impact upon their families, friends and carers. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-027-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: bereavement, cancer, counselling, disability, health care, intellectual disabilities, palliative care, social care, social work

Lone Mothers in European Welfare Regimes

Shifting Policy Logics

Edited by Jane Lewis

Based on a long-term study of the policies of seven European nations towards lone mothers, this book reveals the contrasting attitudes in Europe today towards lone motherhood. The contributors examine the specific categorisation and treatment of lone mothers as well as the problems created by the obvious conflict in the parent-worker role. more »

1997, Paperback: £25.00/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-461-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: children, families, parenting, social policy, social work

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The Looked After Kid

Memoirs from a Children's Home

Paolo Hewitt

Placed in care at an early age, Paolo Hewitt vividly describes his early life spent with an abusive foster family before he is moved to Burbank children's home aged 10. There he meets a gang of inspiring children who are outsiders just like him, and together they struggle to create a life for themselves. more »

October 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-588-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 256pp

Keywords: child protection, child psychology, counselling, looked after children, memoirs, residential care, social care, social work, trauma

Looking for Oliver

Looking for Oliver

A Mother's Search for the Son She Gave Up for Adoption

Marianne Hancock

Vividly recalling the stigma of her schoolgirl pregnancy and the pain of her separation from the baby, this absorbing and illuminating story follows Emma's search for Oliver, her adopted son. more »

2003, Paperback: £18.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-142-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adoption, counselling, families, fostering, memoirs, parenting

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