Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry
There is a rapidly emerging and developing area of music therapy practice that uses electronic music technologies in a range of therapeutic and clinical settings to help clients with complex needs. With contributions from leading experts in the field, this edited volume explains cutting edge technologies and how to apply these tools in practice.
Healing From Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse
This is a practical guide to counselling survivors of child abuse, neglect, sexual violence, sexual trafficking, religious sexual abuse, and torture. Written in an accessible style, it provides a comprehensive introduction to complex trauma and practical advice on how to work with it, manage trauma symptoms and encourage post traumatic growth.
Practical Ideas for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Special Educational Needs
This book is packed with effective visual tools to assist in the education of students with special education needs. It covers how the classroom environment is laid out, schedules and time planning aids, different education approaches and the teaching of social rules and appropriate behavior. All the supports are explained with examples and photos.
Challenging Topics for a Complex Modality
Due to the complicated nature of using art in clinical practice, art therapists are often confronted with ethical considerations unique to their field. This book explores challenging dilemmas in the ethical practice of art therapy, such as displaying client art, religious and sexual issues, and the digital dissemination of confidential materials.
Crossing Cultures and Abilities
With contributions from experienced art therapists who have worked in diverse environments around the world, this book provides readers with a better understanding of how to adapt art therapy training and approaches to suit the settings and meet the needs of distinct populations.
Gathering the artistic talents of children with Asperger syndrome and artists from around the world, as well as her own artwork, Jennifer O'Toole has created a one-of-a-kind coloring book. Full of Aspie special interests – mythology, science, math, and more – this cool coloring book is educational, fun, and above all a celebration of difference!
Psyche, Self and Spirit in People on the Autism Spectrum
Spirituality plays a vital role in the lives of many people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Drawing on interdisciplinary research as well as first-hand experiences of people with ASD, Olga Bogdashina shows how people with ASD experience their inner worlds and sense of self, and how this shapes the spiritual dimension of their lives.
An Insider Handbook
The book is an honest, first-hand account of how people with autism deal with the loss of someone in their life. It explores how people with autism feel and express the loss and how they come to terms with their grief, offering practical advice to parents and carers on how best to support someone with autism during these difficult times.
40 Fun Picture Scripts to Develop Play and Communication Skills in Children on the Autism Spectrum
An easy-to-use resource for professionals and parents, this book is full of fun and practical ideas to help motivate and extend communication and play skills in children with autism with the support of pictures. It contains 40 visual scripts across a range of different activities such as drawing, cooking, imaginative play, and life skills.
Stories and Lessons
This book explores the supportive role music therapy can play in the end-of-life care. Through real-life accounts, it looks at how to create a therapeutic relationship, help patients to reach final goals, work within cultural contexts and deal with difficult emotions. It also considers how best to support the families of the dying.
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