Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry

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Therapeutic Communities

Past, Present and Future

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Examining the tradition of therapeutic communities, Therapeutic Communities: Past, Present and Future is a wide-ranging introduction to both theory and practice. The book explores the creative and original approaches of such communities to psychiatric care, and is a stimulating challenge to all those working in the mental health field.

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Discovering My Autism

Apologia Pro Vita Sua (With Apologies to Cardinal Newman)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Edgar Schneider is believed to be a high-functioning autistic with attention deficit disorder. In this book he reflects on his experiences and memories of his childhood and teenage years as a clever and artistic loner. He explains how in order to experience 'emotions' such as grief, sympathy or desire, he must intellectualise or aestheticise them.

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Group Psychotherapy of the Psychoses

Concepts, Interventions and Contexts

Foreword by Howard Kibel; Edited by Malcolm Pines and Victor Schermer
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Arguing that group psychotherapy is a particularly effective method of treatment for psychotic patients, Group Psychotherapy of the Psychoses draws together the world's leading exponents in a comprehensive exploration of theory and practice. The contributors consider the development of the study of psychosis as well as the more recent ...

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From Thoughts to Obsessions

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This introductory book explains the nature and treatment of OCD in children and adolescents. Written for parents and relatives as well as doctors, teachers and other professionals working with this group of patients, it defines OCD and forms a straightforward explanation of the symptoms, assessment procedures and treatment strategies.

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Writing Well: Creative Writing and Mental Health

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Writing Well is a practical handbook of creative writing exercises which forms the basis of an indirect, nonconfrontational approach specifically intended for therapeutic use within the mental health field. The exercises are taken from the authors' successful practice with groups of people from a range of backgrounds in a variety of settings.

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Art Therapy, Race and Culture

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book is a stimulating and inspiring collection which explores the often contentious themes of race, racism and culture in relation to the experience of art therapy, in a constructive way. Contributors examine the impact of racial perceptions in their own experience, their clients' lives, and on the interaction of therapist and client.

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Complementary Therapies in Context

The Psychology of Healing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a detailed and comprehensive reference text for people wanting extensive background knowledge of complementary therapies and the background to their development. It also includes interesting sections on the complex relationship between eastern and western medicine; and how both have developed and progressed within the very recent past.

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The ADHD Handbook

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a comprehensive account of current knowledge of ADHD. It will act as a signpost to those trying to address the difficulties faced by young people with ADHD, directing them to appropriate sources of help. Focusing on the provision of practical help, The ADHD Handbook is the ideal introduction for parents and professionals.

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Using Voice and Movement in Therapy

The Practical Application of Voice Movement Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using Voice and Movement in Therapy is a practical and imaginative guide to the way in which physical movement and the expressive use of the voice can facilitate therapy. Paul Newham examines how massage, manipulation and dance, combined with vocal expression, can alleviate certain emotional, psychosomatic and psychological symptoms.

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Introduction to Developmental Playtherapy

Playing and Health

By Sue Jennings; Foreword by Mooli Lahad
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Developing the basic principles of her model of playtherapy, Sue Jennings has written a stimulating book that will provide inspiration for those new to the discipline, whilst providing a fresh and exciting approach for established practitioners. In her book, Jennings argues that creative play is essential for children's health.

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