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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
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
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
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
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
Hidden Self-Harm

Hidden Self-Harm

Narratives from Psychotherapy

Maggie Turp

The book takes a new look at self-harm, focusing particularly on the under-explored area of `hidden' self-harming behaviour. These behaviours may not be immediately identifiable as self-harm by counsellors, therapists or their clients, but Turp shows how recognition and understanding of hidden self-harm can improve practice with those affected. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-901-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences

Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences

Gary Clapton

Written in an accessible style with insights into adoption and social work practice past and present, Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences offers a vital new perspective on understanding the causes and consequences of adoption, and makes positive suggestions for working with those whom it affects. more »

2002, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-012-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 240pp
Explorations in Dementia

Explorations in Dementia

Theoretical and Research Studies into the Experience of Remediable and Enduring Cognitive Losses

Michael Bender

Drawing on contemporary theoretical concepts including multiple selves, personal construct theory, intrapsychic survival and the effect of historical and political factors on older people's well being, the author calls for a more positive and constructive approach to improving the lives of people with dementia. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $50.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-040-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 448pp
Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy

Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy

Interventions with Infants and Preschoolers

Lucille Proulx

Proulx explores many aspects of dyad art therapy including attachment relationship theories, roles in dyad interventions, the importance of the tactile experience and ways in which dyad art therapy can be used. This original book will be invaluable to mental health professionals and to parents wishing to enrich interactions with their children. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-713-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Choosing Assistive Devices

Choosing Assistive Devices

A Guide for Users and Professionals

Helen Pain, Lindsay McLellan and Sally Gore

Bringing together information about the needs of people with disabilities and the equipment available, this guide shows how the two can be brought together to provide an effective match of person and product. The authors have reviewed the available evidence that informs choice of the most appropriate assistive device to meet individual need. more »

2002, Paperback: £39.99/ $69.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-985-1, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 384pp
Exposure Anxiety - The Invisible Cage

Exposure Anxiety - The Invisible Cage

An Exploration of Self-Protection Responses in the Autism Spectrum and Beyond

Donna Williams

Exposure anxiety is increasingly understood as a crippling condition affecting a high proportion of people on the autism spectrum. Based on personal experience, this book describes the condition and its underlying physiological causes, and presents approaches and strategies that can be used to combat it. more »

2002, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-051-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp
The Girl on the Shore

The Girl on the Shore

F.M. Hughes

When Gemma gets the job at The Beacon residential unit, little does she realize how much impact she is to have on the lives of its residents and how they will shape her own. Showing how a caring community can be much more than a place where people wait to die, this book is a 'must read' for teenager and all those with an older person in their life. more »

2002, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-111-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp
Narratives in Psychiatry

Narratives in Psychiatry

Edited by Maurice Greenberg, Sukhwinder Singh Shergill, George Szmukler and Digby Tantam

In this comprehensive book, the authors discuss the general principles behind psychiatric interviewing and assessment, demonstrating through case studies how those principles apply in a wide variety of contexts. This is a book packed with practical information, presented through narratives which demonstrate the real-life application of principles. more »

2002, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-109-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
The Pits and the Pendulum

The Pits and the Pendulum

A Life with Bipolar Disorder

Brian Adams

Spending a week doing nothing but exploring the possibilities of Lego, risking yet another job; impulsively sinking all his savings into impractical self-employment ventures; sleepless nights, gripped by the need to write - these are just some manifestations of the often damaging periods of manic, uninhibited energy of bipolar disorder. more »

2002, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-104-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome

Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome

A User Guide to Adolescence

Luke Jackson

Drawing from his own experiences and gaining information from his teenage brother and sisters, Luke Jackson wrote this enlightening, honest and witty book in an attempt to address difficult topics such as bullying, friendships, when and how to tell others about AS, school problems, dating and relationships, and morality. more »

2002, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-098-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

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