Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry
Introducing Creative Solutions for Life
The Writer's Key introduces creative writing as a tool for self-reflection and personal and professional development. It provides strategies and inspiration for getting started, continuing despite hesitations and for getting the most out of writing, and includes success stories from personal and professional writers.
Practical Guidance and Ready-to-use Resources
This practical resource is designed to support clinicians working with trauma exposed 8-18-year-olds. It outlines the principles of effective treatment and provides practical guidance for tailoring treatment to the needs of individuals. The featured worksheets and resources are designed to be compatible with evidence-based treatment models.
A Professional's Guide to Understanding, Preventing Issues, Supporting Sexuality and Responding to Inappropriate Behaviours
Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) require specialized teaching strategies when learning about the body, sexuality, and relationships. This complete sex education resource provides practical teaching advice, activity ideas, and illustrated handouts geared towards the needs of children of all ages on the autism spectrum.
It's not just their autism!
This book explores the relationship between mental health and ASD. Illustrating with case studies a wide range of mental health issues commonly found in autistic children, the authors go on to suggest practical strategies for parents and professionals to help ameliorate the difficulties which arise from these co-morbid mental health conditions.
Theory and Practice
This ground-breaking book explores the theoretical, clinical and training application of integrating mindfulness with all of the arts therapies, and includes cutting-edge contributions from neuroscience, with 6 sections that examine mindfulness and the arts therapies from different perspectives written by pioneers and leaders in their fields.
A Person-Centred Approach
There is increasing pressure on therapists to provide details of structured assessments and to report therapy outcomes. This edited volume provides a series of case studies, with varied client groups, giving arts therapists an accessible introduction to assessment and outcome measures that can be easily incorporated into their regular practice.
Bridging the Mind-Body Gap
Endocrine imbalances can cause a whole host of physical and mental health problems. With contributions from some of the world's most respected physicians, psychiatrists and psychotherapists, this book provides accurate information on hormone imbalances and disorders, how to recognise the signs in patients, and how to treat them effectively.
This honest and personal account is filled with practical tips and strategies for living a safe and independent life as a young woman on the autistic spectrum. It covers common areas of difficulty such as friendships, relationships and sex, alcohol and drugs, money and employment, and staying safe out and about, at home and online.
CBT to Help Young People with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) to Understand and Express Affection
A Manual for Professionals
The authors provide CBT programme for use by professionals to address the difficulty children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders have in expressing, experiencing and enjoying affection appropriately with friends, family members and other adults.
A Guide to Reflective Practice
An accessible guide to using mindfulness and reflection to improve the quality of care for vulnerable children. Features a useful tool to aid reflective practice and better respond to a child's needs.
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