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Nick Luxmoore

Nick Luxmoore is a school counsellor, trainer, teacher, youth worker and UKCP registered Psychodrama psychotherapist. He has over 35 years' experience of work with young people and with the professionals who support them. He currently works as the Counsellor at King Alfred's Academy, Wantage, UK.

JKP publications by Nick Luxmoore

  1.  30 Years of Social Change

    30 Years of Social Change

    Ed. Stephen Jones

    Marking Jessica Kingsley Publishers' 30th anniversary of publishing books that make a difference, this collection of articles gives insight into social change achieved during the last 30 years. With contributors looking at both the positive and negatives aspects of their field, it offers a unique look into a diverse array of disciplines. Learn More
    Oct 2017, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 216pp, £7.99
    ISBN: 9781785924309
    Oct 2017, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £7.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-798-5
  2.  Practical Supervision for Counsellors Who Work with Young People

    Practical Supervision for Counsellors Who Work with Young People

    Nick Luxmoore

    A collection of supervision stories from an experienced counselling supervisor, this book explores issues specific to counselling young people. From stories of counsellors at the start of their career facing their first hurdles to accounts of the author's own work after 40 years, this engaging book will improve practice and communication. Learn More
    2017, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 192pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 9781785922855
    2017, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-589-9
  3.  Horny and Hormonal

    Horny and Hormonal

    Young People, Sex and the Anxieties of Sexuality

    Nick Luxmoore

    Sex is an important part of young people's lives, yet it can be difficult for professionals to know how to give support. Nick Luxmoore's latest offering provides advice on how to deal with the difficult situations faced by these young people and strategies to help reduce their anxieties around this crucial and sensitive part of their lives. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.51in / 216mm x 140mm, 224pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 9781785920318
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-278-2
  4.  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. Learn More
    2014, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 96pp
  5.  School Counsellors Working with Young People and Staff

    School Counsellors Working with Young People and Staff

    A Whole-School Approach

    Nick Luxmoore

    How can school counsellors become an integral part of school life? Drawing on a wealth of experience and psychotherapeutic theory, Nick Luxmoore shows how counsellors can provide an excellent service by working with staff and young people, contributing to the school's culture and making a difference to pupils, staff and the school as a whole. Learn More
    2013, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 160pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-460-7
    2013, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-838-1
  6.  Young People, Death and the Unfairness of Everything

    Young People, Death and the Unfairness of Everything

    Nick Luxmoore

    This book explores the problems that arise when death is not openly discussed with young people and offers invaluable advice about how best to allay concerns without pretending that there are easy answers. It covers all of the key issues and supports professionals in asking young people the difficult question, “Do you think much about death?” Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 160pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-320-4
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-662-2
  7.  Young People and the Curse of Ordinariness

    Young People and the Curse of Ordinariness

    Nick Luxmoore

    This book is about young people trying to find answers, or at least trying to live more comfortably with the question. Using dozens of recognisable vignettes, Luxmoore explores young people's anxieties about ordinariness and extraordinariness, anxieties that affect everything: their behaviour, choices, relationships, happiness. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 144pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-185-9
    2011, Ebook, PDF, 144pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-407-9
  8.  Young People in Love and in Hate

    Young People in Love and in Hate

    Nick Luxmoore

    This book is about boyfriends and girlfriends - getting them, keeping them and moving on from them. The book will be essential reading for professionals and parents struggling with the ferocity of young people's feelings where 'I love you!' and 'I hate you!' are never far apart. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 144pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-055-5
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-202-0
  9.  Feeling Like Crap

    Feeling Like Crap

    Young People and the Meaning of Self-Esteem

    Nick Luxmoore

    Feeling Like Crap explores how a young person's self is constructed, and what might help that self to feel more valued and confident. It demonstrates how listening to, engaging with and being respectful of young people can provide the support they need to help them repair their sense of self and offer them new possibilities and directions in life. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 160pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-682-1
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-819-7
  10.  Working with Anger and Young People

    Working with Anger and Young People

    Nick Luxmoore

    Working with Anger and Young People warns against 'quick fix' solutions to dealing with anger, and draws on the author's experiences of youth counselling and training workshops to propose helpful interventions for addressing anger effectively and moving on from it. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 152pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-466-7
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 152pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-538-7
  11.  Listening to Young People in School, Youth Work and Counselling

    Listening to Young People in School, Youth Work and Counselling

    Nick Luxmoore

    This accessible book captures the reality of young people's experiences, their relationships and the things that are important to them. Using in-depth examples from his many years' experience, Nick Luxmoore outlines a creative approach that will enable professionals to respond appropriately to the complex needs of young people. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 144pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-909-7
    2000, Ebook, PDF, 144pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-201-0