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Medical Art Therapy with Adults

Medical Art Therapy with Adults

Edited by Cathy Malchiodi

Distinguished art therapists have contributed to this wide-ranging collection, which deals sensitively with work with patients who are suffering from terminal illness such as AIDS or cancer, or recovering from traumatic operations. The chapters offer advice on approaches to use with a variety of clients, depending on the objectives. more »

1999, Paperback: £27.99/ $44.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-679-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: adults, art therapy, palliative care

Medical Art Therapy with Children

Medical Art Therapy with Children

Edited by Cathy Malchiodi

Drawing on case material from a variety of situations, the book describes research on medical art therapy with children, and practical approaches to using art activities with them. The writers examine art therapy with young patients suffering from burns, cancer, asthma, arthritis, eating disorders and HIV/AIDS. more »

1998, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-677-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
1998, Hardback: £49.99/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-676-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: art therapy, child psychiatry, children, occupational therapy, palliative care

Medicine of the Person

Medicine of the Person

Faith, Science and Values in Health Care Provision

Edited by John Cox, Alastair V. Campbell and Bill K. W. M. Fulford

Informed by the principle of 'medicine of the person', the contributors argue for a medical practice which takes account of spirituality, ethics and theology in keeping with the ideas and beliefs of Paul Tournier, an influential Swiss GP whose thinking has had a substantial impact on routine patient care relevant to national health services. more »

2006, Paperback: £22.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-397-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Keywords: health care, mental health, practical theology, religious education, spirituality, theology

Meditation and Movement

Meditation and Movement

Structured Therapeutic Activity Sessions

G. Rosser

This book is an accessible series of structured relaxation and self-awareness sessions to help strengthen students' self-control, resilience and respect. This course of structured sessions is suitable for children, teens and youths, and especially beneficial for pupils with disabilities, special educational needs, self-esteem or behavioural issues. more »

2009, Paperback: £23.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-018-0, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: arts therapies, dance and movement therapy, dramatherapy, education, interdisciplinary arts therapies, psychodrama, special education

New! The Meditation Book of Light and Colour

The Meditation Book of Light and Colour

Pauline Wills

Meditating with colour can be a powerful way to improve health and well-being. This handbook provides a full spectrum of easy-to-use colour breathing and visualisation exercises. Anyone can practice these simple meditations, and they are ideal for colour therapists, yoga instructors and CAM practitioners to use as guided meditations with clients. more »

2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-202-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, colour therapy, complementary therapies, energy work, meditation, prana, yoga

Meditation for Aspies

Meditation for Aspies

Everyday Techniques to Help People with Asperger Syndrome Take Control and Improve their Lives

Ulrike Domenika Bolls
Translated by Rowan Sewell

This useful introduction to meditation for people with Asperger syndrome offers practical guidance on different types of meditation and discusses the many benefits for mind, body and emotions. Effective for curbing anxiety and improving self-awareness, the book shows that meditation can be a powerful everyday technique for personal development. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-386-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, alternative therapies, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, complementary therapies, counselling, depression, emotions, high functioning autism, mantras, mental health, mindfulness, movement, self esteem, sensory issues, spirituality, yoga

Meet Your Body

Meet Your Body

CORE Bodywork and Rolfing Tools to Release Bodymindcore Trauma

Noah Karrasch
Illustrated by Lovella Lindsey Norrell

Many of us hold on to old fears and stresses and allow them to frame our lives. This book shows how to relieve these problems and help you look and feel better on a profound level. Based on the idea that the body is composed of twenty-one main hinges, Meet Your Body shows how we can 'oil' and free these hinges, so we can feel healthy and happy. more »

2009, Paperback: £12.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-016-0, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 184pp

Keyword: bodywork

Meeting the Needs of Ethnic Minority Children - Including Refugee, Black and Mixed Parentage Children

Meeting the Needs of Ethnic Minority Children - Including Refugee, Black and Mixed Parentage Children

A Handbook for Professionals
2nd edition

Edited by Kedar N Dwivedi

Experts from a variety of disciplines contribute to this substantially revised edition of this popular handbook - new chapters are included on identity work and refugee children. Offering practical guidance based on sound research and practice, the book provides a focus on some of the most difficult and topical aspects of this field of work. more »

2000, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-959-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Keywords: child protection, children, children's rights, ethnicity, families, parenting, safeguarding children, social care, social work, social work law

Melody in Music Therapy

Melody in Music Therapy

A Therapeutic Narrative Analysis

Gudrun Aldridge and David Aldridge

Gudrun Aldridge and David Aldridge explore the concept of melody within its historical context and investigate current theories of melody. They make recommendations for choosing an appropriate method of analysing melodic improvisation, and utilise case studies to demonstrate these analyses in practice. more »

2008, Paperback: £22.95/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-755-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 344pp

Keywords: counselling, music therapy, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy

Mental Health and Social Work

Edited by Marion Ulas and Anne Connor

Examining the theory and practice of work with people with mental health problems, this volume considers the current state of policy and organisation and the changes that have taken place over the last decade in the field. The book charts the move away from separate, specialist services, and the resultant impact on service provision. more »

1998, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-302-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: counselling, mental health, mental illness, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, social policy, social work

Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Mohammad Ghaziuddin

The first book to address the need for information about psychiatric problems in people with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome systematically explains the emotional and psychological difficulties that are often encountered with ASDs. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-727-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
2005, Hardback: £45.00/ $80.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-733-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, children, high functioning autism, mental health, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology, social care, social work

Mental Health Assessments

Gwen Howe

Written with the help of sufferers and carers to give a consumer's perspective of how the mental health services react when a person becomes mentally ill. The book focuses on the problems that can arise when someone undergoes a formal assessment for compulsory admission to hospital and examines what can go wrong with the assessment process. more »

1998, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-458-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Keywords: mental health, mental illness, social work

Mental Health Interventions and Services for Vulnerable Children and Young People

Mental Health Interventions and Services for Vulnerable Children and Young People

Edited by Panos Vostanis

This book provides a model which offers guidance on effective and appropriate therapeutic interventions and services for vulnerable children and young people, the book enables professionals working with vulnerable children to choose the right intervention for each individual child. more »

2007, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-489-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 296pp

Keywords: adolescence, child protection, child psychology, children, counselling, mental health, mental illness, safeguarding children, social work, teenagers, trauma, violence, youthwork

Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents

Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents

Edited by Mhemooda Malek and Carol Joughin

The authors consider how ethnicity is defined, and how the field of mental health has developed in the West according to Western concepts of health and well-being, and show how an understanding of the key practice issues and policy and academic debates can enable professionals to develop and fine-tune their cultural competence. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-236-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adolescence, child psychology, children, counselling, ethnicity, mental health, social care, social work, teenagers, trauma

Mental Health, Service User Involvement and Recovery

Mental Health, Service User Involvement and Recovery

Edited by Jenny Weinstein

As the momentum for personalisation and recovery approaches grows, service users are increasingly participating as partners in all aspects of health and social care delivery, policy-making and professional training. This book provides an overview of service user involvement in mental health, its origins and current practice and policy. more »

2009, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-688-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: counselling, health care, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry, psychology, social policy, social work

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