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The Group as Therapist

The Group as Therapist

Rachael Chazan

In this clear and accessible text, Rachael Chazan argues the case for the classical analytic group and demonstrates its potential benefits. She applies the model to couples and multiple family groups, and groups with psychotic and borderline personalities, using illustrations from her own extensive clinical experience. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-906-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keyword: group psychotherapy

Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom

Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom

A Guide for Teachers and Parents of Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Rebecca A. Moyes

This book provides practical, hands-on strategies to teach social skills to children with high-functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome. Instruction is included to enhance the development of appropriate, measurable, and meaningful individualized education plans (IEPs). Lesson plans are included to facilitate the ability to 'teach' these goals. more »

2001, Paperback: £16.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-967-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 192pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, children, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, social skills, special education

Pied Piper

Pied Piper

Musical Activities to Develop Basic Skills

John Bean and Amelia Oldfield

With clear aims and easy-to-follow instructions, Pied Piper describes 78 enjoyable music activities for groups of children or adults who may have learning difficulties. The emphasis is on using music, rather than learning songs or rhythms, so group members do not need any special skills to be able to participate. more »

2001, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-994-3, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 96pp

Keywords: communication, music therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Spirituality and Art Therapy

Spirituality and Art Therapy

Living the Connection

Edited by Mimi Farrelly-Hansen

The book is an exciting exploration of the different ways in which the spiritual forms an essential, life-enhancing component of a well-rounded therapeutic approach. The contributors explain how their own spiritual and creative influences interact, finding expression in the use of art as a healing agent with specific populations. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-952-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: art therapy, practical theology, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, spirituality, theology

Teaching Pupils with Severe and Complex Difficulties

Teaching Pupils with Severe and Complex Difficulties

Back to First Principles

Christopher Dyer

This book explores the principles that should guide teachers in meeting the educational needs of pupils with severe learning difficulties and relates these to effective classroom approaches. It examines the special needs of these pupils from the inside out, so that teachers understand the 'why' as well as the 'how' of education. more »

2001, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-951-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: education, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, special education

Understanding and Working with the Spectrum of Autism

Understanding and Working with the Spectrum of Autism

An Insider's View

Wendy Lawson

To many of the people the processes by which those with autism make sense of the world around them may seem mysterious. In this book Lawson demonstrates these processes using comparisons from the non-ASD world to help professionals, families and carers to relate to and communicate with people with ASD better. more »

2001, Paperback: £15.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-971-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychiatry, child psychology, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology, sensory issues, social work, speech and language therapy

Healing Arts

Healing Arts

The History of Art Therapy

Susan Hogan

As well as providing an authoritative history of art therapy, it covers such diverse topics as the philosophy of art therapy, the way attitudes to insanity have changed, the role of art therapy in the context of post-war rehabilitation and the treatment of tuberculosis patients, Surrealism, and Britain's first therapeutic community. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-799-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: art therapy, counselling, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Mental Illness

Mental Illness

A Handbook for Carers

Edited by Rosalind Ramsay, Claire Gerada, Sarah Mars and George Szmukler

The book examines the provision made for people with mental illness and their carers, and the support that is available to them. It includes information on housing, employment, social services and the law. Accessible, practical and comprehensive, this handbook acts as a one-stop shop for anyone caring for a person with a mental illness. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-934-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: carers, challenging behaviour, counselling, families, mental health, mental illness, social care, social work

Diet Intervention and Autism

Diet Intervention and Autism

Implementing the Gluten Free and Casein Free Diet for Autistic Children and Adults - A Practical Guide for Parents

Marilyn Le Breton

The author explains what the gluten / casein free diet is all about and how it works. She addresses frequently asked questions and misconceptions, and gives practical advice on basic equipment and ingredients, what to expect when your child starts the diet, how to adapt family meals and how to minimise cross-contamination in the kitchen. more »

2001, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-935-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 232pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, biomedical intervention, children, diet, parenting

Fragile Success

Ten Autistic Children, Childhood to Adulthood
2nd edition

Virginia Walker Sperry, M.A.

This book presents 10 longitudinal case studies of individuals with autism and discusses the nature of childhood autism and teaching children with autism. It provides the test results and information about the subjects' lives, the quality of their lives at the end of the study, what kinds of jobs they held, and the social interactions they had. more »

2001, Paperback: £19.99
ISBN: 978-1-85302-955-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: autism, child psychology, children, educational psychology, memoirs, occupational therapy, psychology, special education

Beginning Research in the Arts Therapies

Beginning Research in the Arts Therapies

A Practical Guide

Gary Ansdell and Mercédès Pavlicevic

The authors hold your hand and give you plenty of hints and tips while you prepare your funding proposal or research project. They help you think about your title, structure your research questions and aims, and prepare to collect, organize and analyze your research data. This book makes arts therapies research fun and absorbing. more »

2001, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-885-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Keywords: arts therapies, interdisciplinary arts therapies

Breaking Autism's Barriers

Breaking Autism's Barriers

A Father's Story

Bill Davis as told to Wendy Goldband Schunick

Few books about autism have been written from a father's perspective. None so effectively walks the reader through each moment of a family's experience. It is an honest, direct account from a father's point of view of bringing up a child with autism, and the pressures and pleasures this brings to him, his wife Jae and his daughter Jessica. more »

2001, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-979-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 400pp

Keywords: autism, children, memoirs, parenting

Care Services for Later Life

Care Services for Later Life

Transformations and Critiques

Edited by Tony Warnes, Lorna Warren and Mike Nolan

Social and demographic changes have led to traditional areas of welfare being transformed. The contributors to this book take a critical look at the current situation and assess the implications for future practice. They debate the assumptions and values underlying established welfare programmes and consider the case for change. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-852-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 352pp

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, dementia, health care, older people, residential care, social care, social policy, social work, supervision, supported living

Dancing on Blood

Arthur Robbins

Arthur Robbins, a pioneer in art therapy, demonstrates how aesthetic communication transforms psychodynamic treatment. In brief focused art therapy, the patient lives out her life theme: follow your spirit by living on the edge. In this moving dialogue, principles of art therapy are elaborated and brought to life. more »

2001, Video: £30.17 + VAT = £36.20/ $55.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-702-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in

Keywords: art therapy, counselling

Geronticide

Geronticide

Killing the Elderly

Mike Brogden

Drawing on a variety of historical, contemporary, anthropological and literary sources, this book considers the present day debates about the sanctity of elderly lives and the question of euthanasia. The book shows that killing the elderly, voluntarily or involuntarily, has been a feature of many societies, from the primitive to the present day. more »

2001, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-709-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: elder abuse, older people

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