Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year, 2016 - British Book Industry Awards
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is a wholly independent company, committed to publishing books that make a difference.
The company was founded in 1987 in London by Jessica Kingsley and has grown since then to now publish over 250 books a year. JKP is known for long established lists on the autism spectrum, social work, and arts therapies. More recently they have published extensively in the fields of mental health, counselling, palliative care, and practical theology. JKP has a range of graphic novels across these subject areas, and books for children, on issues including bereavement, depression and anger.
In 2006 a new imprint, Singing Dragon, was born.
We Must Pray Together
This insightful and important collection contains contributions from representatives of 12 religions, demonstrating how religions can be a powerful means of unity and compassion. It shows the benefits of bringing people from different backgrounds together, especially in a time of crisis.
A Comprehensive Guide to Promoting Understanding and Healing In Adoption, Foster Care, Kinship Families and Third Party Reproduction
The definitive guide to the seminal 'Seven Core Issues' model, this book improves support for adopted children, adoptive parents and birth parents. It provides an overview of the core issues of loss, rejection, shame, grief, identity, intimacy and control, before addressing additional considerations including race, sexuality and kinship care.
A Therapeutic Story With Creative Activities About Trust, Anger and Relationships for Children Aged 5-10
Theory and Practice
This book addresses research and theory on creative art therapies and the LGBTQ society, and offers illustrations of practical applications including self-studies, case studies and explorations of large group projects.
Activities for Self Care and Emotional Support including Art, Yoga, and Mindfulness
Presenting creative activities to young people who need to develop coping and self-care skills, this practical and fun book is ideal for practitioners working with young people who are feeling voiceless, ineffective or fearful at life events.
A Multifaith Handbook for Chaplains, Clergy, and Faith Communities
A multi-faith practical guide on how different faith leaders can support individuals with dementia. Explaining the cognitive, communicative and physical abilities that people with dementia can have, it shows how chaplains, clergy and laypersons can engage with them through worship.
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