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The Five Levels of Taijiquan

The Five Levels of Taijiquan

Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang
Commentary by Master Jan Silberstorff
Translated by Christina Schulz

In order to learn Taijiquan you must begin with the most fundamental steps, and systematically work up to the advanced levels. This book explains the five levels of Taijiquan from complete beginner to highest level practitioner. Readers will learn how to assess their current ability and identify exactly what is needed to reach the next level. more »

2012, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-093-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 96pp

Keywords: qigong, tai chi, taiji jian, taiji quan

Flying to See Janet

Flying to See Janet

A Fun Guide to the Airport Experience

Laura Vickers
Illustrated by Peggy Wargelin

Traveling by plane can be a stressful experience for anxious children (and their parents!) Prepare children, including those on the autism spectrum, for the unfamiliar sights and sounds of the airport experience in advance with this fun and gently humorous picture book. more »

2012, Paperback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-913-8, Crown JKP landscape, 40pp

Keywords: anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, child psychology, children, fiction, high functioning autism, parenting, sensory issues, social stories

Focus on Psychodrama

Focus on Psychodrama

The Therapeutic Aspects of Psychodrama

Peter Felix Kellermann

This textbook is for all students and practioners of psychodrama and drama, and professionals seeking to extend their knowledge of creative arts therapies. The author provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of psychodrama, presenting a systematic analysis of its essential therapeutic ingredients. more »

1992, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-127-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: arts therapies, dramatherapy, psychiatry, psychodrama

Focusing and Calming Games for Children

Focusing and Calming Games for Children

Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control

Deborah M. Plummer
Illustrated by Jane Serrurier

A book of games and activities to help children to focus, concentrate, and stay calm. The book includes a comprehensive but accessible theory section, and a host of games and activities suitable for use with groups or individual children aged 5–12. Ideas for adaptation for children with attention and concentration difficulties are included. more »

2012, Paperback: £15.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-143-9, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 152pp

Keywords: anxiety, child psychology, counselling, education, massage, mental health, mindfulness, pastoral care, play, PSHE, self esteem, social work, youthwork

Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy

Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy

Accessing the Body's Wisdom and Creative Intelligence

Laury Rappaport

Written for readers to be able to learn the application of this innovative approach, the book provides in-depth examples and descriptions of how to adapt Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy to a wide variety of clinical populations including people with severe psychiatric illness, trauma, depression and more as well as applications to private practice. more »

2008, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-760-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: anxiety, art therapy, counselling, depression, psychology, social work, trauma

Forensic Issues in Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities

Forensic Issues in Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities

Edited by Ernest Gralton

Adolescents with developmental disabilities are a complex population who require specialised treatment and care. This interdisciplinary text examines the processes involved in working with this client group in forensic settings, and explores the ways in which their needs differ from those of other young people who engage in high risk behaviour. more »

2011, Paperback: £39.99/ $59.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-144-6, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp

Keywords: ADHD, adolescence, art therapy, Asperger syndrome, autism, forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, occupational therapy, offenders, speech and language therapy

Forensic Music Therapy

Forensic Music Therapy

A Treatment for Men and Women in Secure Hospital Settings

Edited by Stella Compton Dickinson, Helen Odell-Miller and John Adlam

This book demonstrates diverse approaches from music therapy teams working in secure settings. Case studies provide evidence for the use of music therapy with a variety of client groups including adult and adolescent offenders, men and women with personality disorders and mental illnesses in low, medium and high secure treatment settings. more »

2012, Paperback: £24.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-252-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adults, challenging behaviour, counselling, forensic psychotherapy, mental illness, music therapy, occupational therapy, offenders, psychiatry, psychology, psychosis, supervision, teenagers, violence

Forensic Nursing and Multidisciplinary Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender

Forensic Nursing and Multidisciplinary Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender

Edited by David Robinson and Alyson Kettles

The aim of this book is to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on the training needed to work with mentally disordered patients, as well as to examine the key characteristics of the forensic nursing role. Attempting to examine the role of the professional forensic nurse and explore the multi-professional boundaries within mental health. more »

1999, Paperback: £29.99/ $58.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-754-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 250pp

Keywords: forensic psychotherapy, mental health, offenders

Forensic Psychotherapy

Forensic Psychotherapy

Crime, Psychodynamics and the Offender Patient

Christopher Cordess and Murray Cox

Widely regarded as the definitive work on forensic psychotherapy, this major compendium is now published in paperback in one volume.This compendium of forensic psychotherapy brings together the contributions of over sixty authors and covers all aspects- both theoretical and applied- of this currently crystallizing field. more »

1998, Paperback: £75.00/ $120.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-634-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 738pp
1995, Hardback: £185.00/ $315.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-240-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 992pp

Keywords: forensic psychotherapy, offenders

Coming soon! Forever Fingerprints

Forever Fingerprints

An Amazing Discovery for Adopted Children

Sherrie Eldridge

Forever Fingerprints is an uplifting children's picture book about an adopted child who realises that her fingerprints alone give her a special connection to her birth parents. more »

October 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-778-3, 260 x 208, 32pp

Keywords: adoption, child psychology, counselling, families, fostering, Key Stage 0, Key Stage 1, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, social care, social work

The Forgotten Mourners

The Forgotten Mourners

Guidelines for Working with Bereaved Children
2nd edition

Sister Margaret Pennells and Susan C Smith

Children have long been the "forgotten mourners". This new and revised edition raises awareness of the sensitive issues involved for bereaved children, highlighting their needs and their emotional and behavioural responses when a bereavement occurs. more »

1999, Paperback: £11.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-758-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Keywords: bereavement, children, education, palliative care

Foster Carers

Foster Carers

Why They Stay and Why They Leave

Ian Sinclair, Ian Gibbs and Kate Wilson

Foster carers look after two-thirds of the children cared for by English local authorities at any one time. The recruitment and retention of these carers is one of these authorities' central concerns. Against this background, this book examines the joys and strains of fostering, the support carers want and need, and the reasons why they foster. more »

2004, Paperback: £21.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-172-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: children, fostering

Foster Children

Foster Children

Where They Go and How They Get On

Ian Sinclair, Claire Baker, Kate Wilson and Ian Gibbs

This book analyses the outcomes of a large-scale study of foster children in the UK. It includes individual case studies and draws extensively on the views of foster children themselves. The book provides a wealth of findings, many of them new and challenging and offers positive and practical recommendations. more »

2005, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-278-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: adoption, fostering

The Foster Parenting Manual

The Foster Parenting Manual

A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home

Dr John DeGarmo

The Foster Parenting Manual is a comprehensive guide offering proven, friendly advice for novice and experienced parents alike. Distilling many years' experience into one book, this book describes what you can expect from foster parenting, how to access help and support and how to ensure the best care for your child. more »

2013, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-956-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: adoption, fostering, parenting, social care, social work

Foster Parenting Step-by-Step

Foster Parenting Step-by-Step

How to Nurture the Traumatized Child and Overcome Conflict

Dr. Kalyani Gopal

Foster Parenting Step-by-Step is a concise guide to fostering that summarizes what to expect as a foster parent. It guides you through the different stages of a fostering relationship, including common issues encountered at each age and how to tackle them. This is a book that will empower fostering parents with successful parenting skills. more »

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-937-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, attachment, challenging behaviour, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, residential care, social care, social work, trauma

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