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Recovery from Depression Using the Narrative Approach

Recovery from Depression Using the Narrative Approach

A Guide for Doctors, Complementary Therapists and Mental Health Professionals

Damien Ridge

The book explores people's experiences of depression, recovery and available treatments. Ridge explains how, by selecting a variety of 'narrative tools', such as talking therapies, people can take control of their condition. By choosing more helpful narratives, they can gain a greater insight into depression, self-management and long-term recovery. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $38.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-575-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: complementary therapies, depression, health care, mental health, practical theology, psychiatry, psychology, theology

The Red Beast

The Red Beast

Controlling Anger in Children with Asperger's Syndrome

K.I. Al-Ghani
Illustrated by Haitham Al-Ghani

This vibrant fully illustrated children's storybook is written for children aged 5+, and is an accessible, fun way to talk about anger, with useful tips about how to 'tame the red beast' and guidance for parents on how anger affects children with Asperger's Syndrome. more »

2008, Hardback: £12.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-943-3, 216mm x 279.4mm / 8.5in x 11in, 48pp

Keywords: anger management, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Rediscovering Groups

A Psychoanalyst's Journey Beyond Individual Psychology

Marshall Edelson and David N. Berg

Edelson and Berg use stories to present, reflect on and learn from experience. The authors deplore the tendency to rely on individual psychology for understanding problems in groups or organizations and so, emphasizing the psychopathology of individuals, to blame them for what is going on. more »

1999, Paperback: £34.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-726-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 450pp

Keywords: group psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, psychology

Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementia

Care-based Therapy

Chris Bonner

This practical book provides simple ways to reduce stress-related behaviours in people with dementia. The author suggests strategies for managing problems with feeding, bathing, toileting and sleep, looks at how to understand and cope with wandering, agitation and inappropriate sexual activity, and discusses ways of defusing aggressive behaviour. more »

2005, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-349-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 96pp

Keywords: adults, dementia, health care, occupational therapy, psychology, residential care

Reflecting On and Developing Your Practice

Reflecting On and Developing Your Practice

A Workbook for Social Care Workers

Suzan Collins

Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a continuing process of learning. Every day, social care workers face challenges that force them to think about what they do and how they do it. This is an interactive workbook providing social care workers with guidance on how to improve your knowledge through training and development. more »

2009, Paperback: £14.99/ $28.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-930-3, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 64pp

Keywords: adults, autism, dementia, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, older people, social care, social work

Reflections of Body Image in Art Therapy

Reflections of Body Image in Art Therapy

Exploring Self through Metaphor and Multi-Media

Margaret R. Hunter

The art-based activities in this book use a range of media to engage with common body image concerns and encourage self acceptance. It will be valuable to professionals working with girls and women struggling with eating disorders. All the exercises, and their benefits, are fully explained with illustrative case studies and sample artworks. more »

2012, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-892-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adults, anorexia, art therapy, bulimia, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, eating disorders, emotions, expressive therapies, group psychotherapy, mental health, psychology, psychotherapy, self esteem, teenagers, youthwork

Reflections on Therapeutic Storymaking

Reflections on Therapeutic Storymaking

The Use of Stories in Groups

Alida Gersie

With a strong emphasis on working in group settings, this book develops both the theory and practice of storymaking, enlivened by many examples from various cultures in which Gersie has worked. The author reflects on the dynamics of the storytelling process and explores the common experiences and attitudes which emerge in story work. more »

1997, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-272-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: counselling, dramatherapy, group psychotherapy, psychodrama, psychotherapy, storymaking, therapeutic communities

Reflective Practice in Mental Health

Reflective Practice in Mental Health

Advanced Psychosocial Practice with Children, Adolescents and Adults

Edited by Martin Webber and Jack Nathan

The book addresses the complexities and dilemmas faced by practitioners involved in mental health care, and enable the reader to reflect on their understanding. Case studies covering psychodynamic theory, cognitive behavioural therapy, systemic family therapy, attachment therapy and therapeutic group-work are also included. more »

2010, Paperback: £22.99/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-029-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: adults, attachment, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, community care, counselling, depression, early intervention, families, group psychotherapy, health care, joint working, mental health, mental illness, nursing, older people, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychosis, psychotherapy, social care, social policy, social work

The Reflective Professional in Education

Psychological Perspectives on Changing Contexts

Edited by Carmel Jennings and Elizabeth Kennedy

The Reflective Professional in Education provides insights and understandings into the building of more effective relationships with clients. It is based on experience derived from specialist work with children and families in a variety of settings, within the broad contexts of education and related fields. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-330-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 220pp

Keywords: psychology, social care, social work

Reforming Higher Education

Reforming Higher Education

Maurice Kogan and Stephen Hanney

Examining the relationship between higher education policy and the state, this book focuses on the ways in which the changing concepts of the nature of the state and its role have had an impact on the development of higher education policy in the last thirty years. more »

1999, Paperback: £39.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-715-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 250pp

Keywords: education, higher education policy

Regrowing Hair Naturally

Regrowing Hair Naturally

Effective Remedies and Natural Treatments for Men and Women with Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Androgenetica, Telogen Effluvium and Other Hair Loss Problems

Vera Peiffer

This book contains a wealth of easy-to-understand tests and advice that people affected by hair loss can put into practice straightaway. It covers a full range of natural approaches, from nutrition and hypnotherapy, to detoxification and bodywork exercises and includes a self-hypnosis CD. more »

2013, Paperback: £14.07 + VAT = £14.98/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-139-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, anxiety, complementary therapies, depression, diet, drugs, energy work, health care, homeopathy, hypnotherapy, massage, nutrition

Rehabilitation Counselling in Physical and Mental Health

Rehabilitation Counselling in Physical and Mental Health

Edited by Kim Etherington

Individuals experiencing rehabilitation are subject to profound life adjustments, and the contributors to this book explore how the relationship between counsellor and client can be a source of support during that time, drawing out the historical background and theoretical implications of their work and making recommendations for good practice. more »

2002, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-968-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 280pp

Keywords: addiction, counselling, disability, mental health

Relating to Clients

Relating to Clients

The Therapeutic Relationship for Complementary Therapists

Su Fox

The book provides information and exercises to help practitioners improve their style of interacting with clients by setting clear boundaries, having a defined contract with them, communicating effectively and being a good listener, among other things. Suitable for complementary therapy practitioners and students in the field. more »

2007, Paperback: £13.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-615-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: complementary therapies, counselling, health care, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, spirituality

Relational Group Psychotherapy

Relational Group Psychotherapy

From Basic Assumptions to Passion

Richard M. Billow
Introduction by James S. Grotstein

This volume reveals the deeply personal nature of the intersubjective process of group therapy as it affects the group therapist and other group members. By locating the group therapist's experience in the centre of the action, Richard M. Billow moves away from traditional approaches in group psychotherapy. more »

2003, Paperback: £22.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-739-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
2003, Hardback: £24.99/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-738-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keyword: group psychotherapy

Relational Social Work

Relational Social Work

Toward Networking and Societal Practices

Fabio Folgheraiter
Translated by Adrian Belton

In this innovative book Fabio Folgheraiter presents a systematic introduction to networking and reflexive practice in social work. The text explores how the interested parties in social care can acquire a shared power in care planning and decision making and that when this networking occurs, the efficacy of caring initiatives increases. more »

2003, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-191-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Keywords: community care, joint working, social care, social work

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