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The Girl Who Spoke with Pictures

The Girl Who Spoke with Pictures

Autism Through Art

Eileen Miller
Illustrated by Kim Miller

For many years Eileen Miller's daughter, Kim, was unable to verbalize her experiences and emotions, but she was able to communicate using a less conventional language: her art. The Girl who Spoke with Pictures tells the story of a young woman with autism, and how her enlightening drawings enabled her to share her view of the world. more »

2008, Hardback: £19.99/ $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-889-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, augmentative communication, autism, children, communication, creativity, psychology

A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals

A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals

2nd edition

Nisha Dogra, Andrew Parkin, Fiona Gale and Clay Frake

The authors explore issues such as assessing and meeting the mental health needs of young people, specific mental health problems such as ADHA and learning difficulties, and legal aspects of working with child mental health. They also assess diversity issues as an integral part of practice, and highlight practice issues for readers. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-644-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 295pp

Keywords: ADHD, bereavement, bulimia, bullying, challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, depression, health care, mental health, obsessive compulsive disorder, occupational therapy, pervasive developmental disorder, SEAL, social work, speech and language therapy

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

Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome

A Practical Guide to Day-to-Day Life

Nancy J. Patrick

This resource provides practical strategies for helping teenagers and adults with Asperger Syndrome to navigate social skills, friendships and relationships at home and in the community. The chapters are structured around real-life scenarios and the challenges they present, followed by step-by-step solutions and suggestions. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-876-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, employment, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, relationships, social skills, social stories, special education, supported living

Speaking of Dying

Speaking of Dying

A Practical Guide to Using Counselling Skills in Palliative Care

Louis Heyse-Moore

Heyse-Moore draws on his wealth of experience as a trained counsellor and palliative medicine specialist, he covers difficult subjects such as breaking the news of terminal illness to a patient, euthanasia and the effect of working with patients on carers. This hands-on guide will be an invaluable companion to anyone working in palliative care. more »

2008, Paperback: £18.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-678-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, dementia, health care, mental health, older people, palliative care, practical theology, spirituality

All Dogs Have ADHD

All Dogs Have ADHD

Kathy Hoopmann

All Dogs Have ADHD takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), using images and ideas from the canine world. Charming colour photographs of dogs bring to life familiar ADHD characteristics such as being restless and excitable, getting easily distracted, and acting on impulse. more »

2008, Hardback: £9.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-651-7, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 72pp

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, educational psychology, educational training, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, parenting, PSHE, self esteem, special education, speech and language therapy

Bulimics on Bulimia

Bulimics on Bulimia

Edited by Maria Stavrou

The book looks at people who are living with the disorder, shedding new light on the day-to-day struggle of coping with bulimia. It challenges the stereotypical image of the bulimic teenage girl, revealing that it affects a far wider range of people, and dispelling the myth that bingeing involves only food and purging involves only vomiting. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.99/ $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-668-5, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Keywords: adolescence, bulimia, eating disorders, mental health, teenagers

Children, Families and Violence

Children, Families and Violence

Challenges for Children's Rights

Katherine Covell and R. Brian Howe

This book examines the risk factors surrounding children at risk of experiencing and perpetrating violence, and looks at the positive role that children's rights can play in their protection. The authors propose that violence in childhood is not spontaneous: that children are raised to become violent in poorly functioning families. more »

2008, Hardback: £39.99/ $79.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-698-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Keywords: challenging behaviour, child protection, child psychology, children, children's rights, counselling, domestic abuse, emotions, safeguarding children, social care, social work, social work law, trauma, violence

Counselling and Reflexive Research in Healthcare

Counselling and Reflexive Research in Healthcare

Working Therapeutically with Clients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gillian Thomas

Written for counsellors working in healthcare settings, this book explores the range of benefits of undertaking reflexive research. Gillian Thomas demonstrates how this approach can offer therapeutic benefits by increasing understanding of a condition and the interaction between the physical and emotional aspects of living with a long term disease. more »

2008, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-866-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: counselling, emotions, health care, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, social care, social work

Educating Difficult Adolescents

Educating Difficult Adolescents

Effective Education for Children in Public Care or with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

David Berridge, Cherilyn Dance, Jennifer Beecham and Sarah Field

Educational achievements for children in care are significantly poorer than for the general school population. This book explores why this is and how to enable children in care to succeed in the classroom. The authors adopt a multidisciplinary approach to suggest how best to support children in care in educational settings. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-681-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: adoption, child protection, education, fostering, social policy, special education

Life & Learning with Autistic Spectrum Diffability

Life & Learning with Autistic Spectrum Diffability

Wendy Lawson

This DVD comprises Wendy's full 2.5-hour presentation, during which she explains the workings of the autistic mind from her own insightful and often jocular perspective. This fascinating workshop will be of great┬ábenefit to parents and professionals, as well as providing an inspirational resource for people on the spectrum themselves. more »

2008, DVD: £53.00 + VAT = £63.60/ $99.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-956-3, 154 minutes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, creativity, educational training, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, special education, speech and language therapy

Ba Duan Jin

Ba Duan Jin

Eight-Section Qigong Exercises

Compiled by The Chinese Health Qigong Association

Ba Duan Jin: Eight-Section Qigong Exercises is an accessible guide to this particular qigong exercise, which has been shown to improve the respiratory, cardiovascular and immune systems. The Ba Duan Jin exercise is broken down into eight sections, each routine is described step-by-step, and is illustrated with photographs and key points. more »

2008, Paperback: £13.14 + VAT = £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-005-4, 220mm x 154mm / 8.5in x 6in, 64pp

Keywords: qigong, traditional Chinese medicine

Counselling for Asperger Couples

Counselling for Asperger Couples

Barrie Thompson

This is the first book to provide a complete model for counselling couples where one partner has Asperger Syndrome. It provides details of the seven different stages of the model and includes anecdotal evidence from clients whose relationships have been greatly helped by it. The book includes photocopiable activity sheets. more »

2008, Paperback: £24.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-544-2, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 144pp

Keywords: adults, Asperger syndrome, counselling, relationships

Effective Grief and Bereavement Support

Effective Grief and Bereavement Support

The Role of Family, Friends, Colleagues, Schools and Support Professionals

Kari Dyregrov and Atle Dyregrov

Effective Grief and Bereavement Support shows how social networks, whether they be friends, colleagues or family, can provide an important source of support following sudden bereavement. Kari and Atle Dyregrov provide concrete, evidence-based advice about how support processes can be improved, and the main principles for effective network support. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-667-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Keywords: bereavement, counselling, education, palliative care

Frameworks for Practice in Educational Psychology

Frameworks for Practice in Educational Psychology

A Textbook for Trainees and Practitioners

Edited by Barbara Kelly, Lisa Woolfson and James Boyle

The editors consider how existing and emerging frameworks help address current demands for professional accountability, transparency and effectiveness. They conclude with an exploration of the complex methodology and highly integrated approach required by contemporary educational psychologists. more »

2008, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84310-600-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Keywords: child psychology, educational psychology, psychology

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