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Amy Elizabeth Goes to Play Therapy

Amy Elizabeth Goes to Play Therapy

A book to Assist Psychotherapists in Helping Young Children Understand and Benefit from Play Therapy

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

This book suggests that therapy will be a fun and beneficial experience. Answering the most commonly asked questions in simple, accessible language, Amy Elizabeth guides the reader through the experience of therapy, describing what happens at a play therapy session, the reasons why children may need therapy, and the goals of the process. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-775-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 64pp
Dangerous and Severe - Process, Programme and Person

Dangerous and Severe - Process, Programme and Person

Grendon's Work

Mark Morris

Previously the Director of Therapies at Grendon, Mark Morris provides a unique insight into its status as a provider of psychological therapy, explaining why this approach is so appropriate and effective for helping prisoners with personality disorders, and how the prison environment can help in the rehabilitation of offenders. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-226-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Dementia and Social Inclusion

Dementia and Social Inclusion

Marginalised groups and marginalised areas of dementia research, care and practice

Edited by Anthea Innes, Carole Archibald and Charlie Murphy

Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes. more »

2004, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-174-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp
Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful

Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful

Alcoholism, Addiction and Early Recovery

Chris McCully

Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful gives a detailed account of the early stages of recovery from alcoholism. From his admittance into hospital to his life as a writer in the Netherlands, McCully offers a detailed and often analytical reflection on what it feels like to be a recovering alcoholic. more »

2004, Paperback: £17.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-265-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Children and Behavioural Problems

Children and Behavioural Problems

Anxiety, Aggression, Depression and ADHD – A Biopsychological Model with Guidelines for Diagnostics and Treatment

Martine F. Delfos

Delfos discusses a variety of childhood behavioural problems, including anxiety problems, depression and ADHD. Presenting a model of the interplay of environment, disposition and central nervous system development, she shows how differences in brain structure between the sexes may play a part in behavioural problems in children and adolescents. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-196-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp
Developing Adoption Support and Therapy

Developing Adoption Support and Therapy

New Approaches for Practice

Angie Hart and Barry Luckock

This book explores the challenges of adoption and how best to support families coping with these demands. Angie Hart and Barry Luckock draw together adoptive parents' experiences, professional practice and empirical research to provide an integrative account of adoption support services. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-146-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 196pp
Developing Good Practice in Children's Services

Developing Good Practice in Children's Services

Edited by Vicky White and John Harris

Vicky White and John Harris have drawn together the contributors' experiences of working with children in a broad range of settings, emphasising ways in which the current context of change can be used as an opportunity to enhance the quality of service provision and achieve better outcomes for children and their families. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-150-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Promoting the Emotional Well Being of Children and Adolescents and Preventing Their Mental Ill Health

Promoting the Emotional Well Being of Children and Adolescents and Preventing Their Mental Ill Health

A Handbook

Edited by Kedar N Dwivedi and Peter Brinley Harper

It provides overviews of the key psychological processes affecting mental health, such as development, attachment, emotion regulation, attention and draws out the implications for preventive measures. There is emphasis on the importance of how initiatives in parenting and education can promote children's emotional well-being. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-153-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 228pp
Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatised Children and Young People

Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatised Children and Young People

Theory and Practice

Patrick Tomlinson

Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatized Children and Young People provides a clear and comprehensive link between theory and practice. The author shows how practice in residential child care, fostering and other areas of work with children can be developed in a way that is thoughtful and underpinned by a sound theoretical base. more »

2004, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-187-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp
Sensory Smarts

Sensory Smarts

A Book for Kids with ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Sensory Integration Problems

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
With Christian P. Chara
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

Christian is a 12-year-old who has suffered from over- and under-sensitivity issues since birth. Through detection, diagnosis, therapy and treatment, this book looks at the battles, frustrations and triumphs familiar to those with (or caring for those with) sensory integration difficulties. more »

2004, Paperback: £12.99/ $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-783-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 80pp
Fostering Adolescents

Fostering Adolescents

Elaine Farmer, Sue Moyers and Jo Lipscombe

Based on government-commissioned research and part of the Supporting Parents initiative, this book addresses each stage of the care process, from placement selection to leaving foster care. The authors consider which kinds of professional support at which stages make a difference, and the foster carer parenting skills that are crucial. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-227-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Edited by Geraldine Holt, Anastasia Gratsa, Nick Bouras, Theresa Joyce, Mary Jane Spiller and Steve Hardy

This guide outlines a range of symptoms of mental health problems that can affect people with intellectual disabilities. It explains why mental health problems develop, and what can be done to help people with intellectual disabilities and carers themselves. There are chapters on specific disabilities such as autism and epilepsy. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-277-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Older Women in the Criminal Justice System

Older Women in the Criminal Justice System

Running Out of Time

Azrini Wahidin

What is life like for the women who grow old behind bars? Azrini Wahidin examines in-depth the experiences and needs of this overlooked group. Illuminating reading for all those working in the prison services, probation, and the courts, Older Women in the Criminal Justice System offers a rare view of what happens to women who grow old in prison. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-170-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
Allergy Busters

Allergy Busters

A Story for Children with Autism or Related Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Allergies

Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr.
With Karston J. Chara
Illustrated by J.M. Berns

This book is a practical guide to help children with allergy problems. It follows the experiences of Karston, who, in addition to autism-related problems, suffers from food and environmental allergies. He relates the struggles, frustrations, and disappointments in battling allergies, before coming up with a solution - the four Allergy Buster Keys. more »

2004, Paperback: £9.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-782-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 48pp
Becoming a Reflexive Researcher - Using Our Selves in Research

Becoming a Reflexive Researcher - Using Our Selves in Research

Kim Etherington

In this book, Kim Etherington uses a range of narratives to show the reader how reflexive research works in practice, linking this with underpinning philosophies. Placing her own journey as a researcher alongside others, she suggests that recognising the role of self in research can open up opportunities for creative and personal transformations. more »

2004, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-259-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 228pp

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