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Coming soon! The Essence Practitioner

The Essence Practitioner

Choosing and using flower and other essences

Sue Lilly

With in-depth yet accessible explanations on what essences are, the different ways they can be made and their various uses, this book will transform traditional thought on essence use. With background information to support understanding, this book offers the key to knowing how to use essences in the right way to maximise their benefits. more »

December 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-250-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
The Essential Groupworker

The Essential Groupworker

Teaching and Learning Creative Groupwork

Mark Doel and Catherine Sawdon

Focusing on how groupwork can be learnt and taught, the authors of this accessible book consider what is essential in effective work with groups. They develop a practice model which is applicable to a wide range of approaches and actively promotes anti-oppressive groupwork. It has been extensively trialled and refined in a social services agency. more »

1999, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-823-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
The Essential Guide to Life After Bereavement

The Essential Guide to Life After Bereavement

Beyond Tomorrow

Judy Carole Kauffmann and Mary Jordan

The period following the death of a loved one can be a time of great turmoil. This sensitive book acts as a helpful and supportive road map through the initial period of loss, and the weeks and months that follow. As well as the emotional and spiritual aspects of bereavement, it covers important practical considerations, which are often overlooked. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-335-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp
Coming soon! Essential Listening Skills for Busy School Staff

Essential Listening Skills for Busy School Staff

What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say

Nick Luxmoore

This accessible guide helps school staff members with the difficult issue of how to effectively listen and respond to pupils and staff in need of support. It covers questions such as 'what if I don't know what to say?'
- 'what if I don't have time?' and 'what about confidentiality?'
- as well as helping with issues such as bullying and self-harm. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £10.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-565-9, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp
Essential Oils

Essential Oils

A Handbook for Aromatherapy Practice
2nd edition

Jennifer Peace Rhind

This research-based guide to essential oils and their use in contemporary aromatherapy provides a full historical and cultural context for aromatherapy practice. The characteristics of over 100 essential oils, absolutes and resinoids are provided in detail, including botanical and chemical information, usage and combinations. more »

2012, Paperback: £19.99/ $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-089-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp
Essential Tai Ji

Essential Tai Ji

Chungliang Al Huang

Chungliang Al Huang shares the basic movements of Tai Ji - and its relationships with nature, space and time - alongside stunning, inspirational photography by Si Chi Ko. The book promotes strength, relaxation and clarity, as Master Huang teaches how to unify mind and body, achieving a healthier and more fulfilling state of being. more »

2011, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-053-5, 235 x 178mm, 80pp
Coming soon! Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine

Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine

The Single Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor

Richard Bertschinger

This translation of the essential texts from the Huangdi Neijing, the ancient and definitive set of books on Chinese medicine, selects the key writings of vital importance to students and practitioners of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine today. Bertschinger's commentary reveals the meaning of these difficult to interpret texts. more »

December 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-162-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 296pp
Eternal Spring

Eternal Spring

Taijiquan, Qi Gong, and the Cultivation of Health, Happiness and Longevity

Michael W. Acton

This book, written for a Western audience, explains the essential theories and strategies of Taijiquan and Qi Gong in an insightful way. It expounds their value in our daily lives as an effective means of combating stresses, strains and illnesses, positioning these disciplines as comprehensive strategies for health, happiness and rejuvenation. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-003-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
The Ethic of Traditional Communities and the Spirit of Healing Justice

The Ethic of Traditional Communities and the Spirit of Healing Justice

Studies from Hollow Water, the Iona Community, and Plum Village

Jarem Sawatsky

In this groundbreaking international comparative study on healing justice, the author examines a number of traditional communities. Sawatsky identifies the common patterns, themes, and imagination which these communities share. These commonalities among those that practice healing justice are then examined for their implications for wider society. more »

2009, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-687-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
Ethical Issues in Dementia Care

Ethical Issues in Dementia Care

Making Difficult Decisions

Julian C. Hughes and Clive Baldwin

This book considers ethical decisions in the context of relationships, treatment, safety and quality of life. It draws on the experiences of family carers as well as on existing research and emphasizes the importance of empathy and the need to acknowledge different perspectives in order to reach the best decision for the person with dementia more »

2006, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-357-8, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp
Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

Edited by Gwen Adshead and Chris Brown

A contemporary case-based discussion of ethical dilemmas faced by researchers in forensic mental health, this book offers useful guidance to anyone planning research in this field. It focuses on problems frequently encountered, such as issues of capacity to consent in forensic settings and the meaning of consent to participate. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-031-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp
Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions

Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions

Making Difficult Life and Work Decisions

Michael Carroll and Elisabeth Shaw

Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions provides a comprehensive overview of the most influential ideas in ethical thinking across the ages. It explores the ethical challenges through an interdisciplinary approach and presents a brand new model for becoming ethically mature professionals in the process. more »

2012, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-387-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 384pp
Ethical Practice and the Abuse of Power in Social Responsibility

Ethical Practice and the Abuse of Power in Social Responsibility

Leave No Stone Unturned

Edited by Helen Payne and Brian Littlechild

To avoid abusive practice in social care, professionals need to examine the body of values, rules and methods which guide their work, and move towards a more sophisticated participatory approach to social responsibility. The book contains background material, a review of current research and case studies, and lays guidelines for future policy. more »

1999, Paperback: £23.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-743-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
The Ethical Space of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice

The Ethical Space of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice

An Exploratory Essay

Donald McCown

This book makes a vital contribution to the understanding of ethics as the cornerstone of mindfulness-based practice, and will be of interest to all those involved in delivering mindfulness-based interventions, including psychologists, counselors, spiritual directors, occupational therapists, physicians, nurses, and educators. more »

2013, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-850-6, Royal, 240pp
Ethics in Art Therapy

Ethics in Art Therapy

Challenging Topics for a Complex Modality

Lisa R. Furman

Due to the complicated nature of using art in clinical practice, art therapists are often confronted with ethical considerations unique to their field. This book explores challenging dilemmas in the ethical practice of art therapy, such as displaying client art, religious and sexual issues, and the digital dissemination of confidential materials. more »

2013, Paperback: £17.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-938-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

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