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Getting Better at Getting People Better

Creating Successful Therapeutic Relationships

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Drawing on a wide range of physical therapies and psychotherapy, this practical book takes a practical interdisciplinary look at the fundamentals of healing and good therapeutic practice. It includes techniques and ideas about how to communicate with patients and encourage their participation in their own healing.

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Roots of Modern Practice

By Charles Buck and Iona Twiston-Davies
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Drawing on his extensive experience and study in the field, Charles Buck presents an authoritative and accessible account of the history of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The book provides an accurate overview, focussing on the key developments that are of most practical relevance to clinicians of today.

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The Individual Service Funds Handbook

Implementing Personal Budgets in Provider Organisations

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The definitive guide to Individual Service Funds (ISFs), this book covers both theory and practice, and makes recommendations for service provision, commissioning and policy. It includes helpful analysis of four organisations and partnerships that have introduced ISFs for people with intellectual disabilities, dementia and mental health issues.

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The Active Points Test

A Clinical Test for Identifying and Selecting Effective Points for Acupuncture and Related Therapies

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Dr Stefano Marcelli sets out the theory of The Active Points Test, providing a comprehensive and effective system for point selection. Offering detailed guidance on how to carry out the test and interpret the results, this is essential reading for practitioners and students of acupuncture and related reflex and manual therapies.

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Increasing IVF Success with Acupuncture

An Integrated Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Taking an integrative approach informed by the author's cutting-edge research, this book provides the specialist knowledge required by acupuncturists to treat fertility issues effectively and presents a method of diagnosis and treatment which combines Assisted Reproductive Techniques with TCM therapies, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

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Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke, explaining what a stroke is and how family members, carers and friends can help support someone with the various challenges they may face after having a stroke. This illustrated book will be ideal for anyone who knows someone who's had a stroke, from child to adult.

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Can I tell you about Anxiety?

A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A simple, introductory guide to anxiety to understand why it happens and how it feels physically and emotionally.

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Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This book shows how the Bowen technique can be used to treat different conditions including lower back pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow and carpal tunnel, hayfever, asthma, diabetes (type 2), migraines, stress and tension disorders, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, as well as in palliative care and performance enhancement in sport and dance.

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The Compassionate Practitioner

How to create a successful and rewarding practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This handbook for alternative practitioners is full of practical advice about creating a thriving practice. It explores the practitioner-patient relationship at every stage of the consultation process to demonstrate how to establish trust and loyalty and meet patients' emotional needs so they continue to return.

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How We Think About Dementia

Personhood, Rights, Ethics, the Arts and What They Mean for Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Providing a much-needed accessible overview of the complex philosophical and ethical underpinnings of dementia care, this book explores current thinking around the concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty, best interests and the nature of palliative care, shedding new light on their implications for the caring professions.

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Making Individual Service Funds Work for People with Dementia Living in Care Homes

How it Works in Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Through clear practical examples, this book demonstrates how Individual Service Funds can dramatically improve the quality of life of people with dementia living in care homes, showing what works and what doesn't, how to deal with difficulties and setbacks and describing the person-centred planning tools needed to implement the approach.

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The Divergent Channels - Jing Bie

A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Five Shen Nei Dan Inner Meditation

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Drawing on the classic texts, Dr. Twicken provides a detailed, step-by-step account of the theory and clinical applications of the Divergent Channels. With case studies and instruction on Five Shen Nei Dan inner meditation, Twicken offers a complete resource to help practitioners understand and use the Divergent Channel system in clinical practice.

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The Spirit in Aromatherapy

Working with Intuition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Gill-Farrer Halls explores how using intuition and meditation in aromatherapy practice can transform on-going work with clients. From ways of identifying essential oils to creating effective synergistic and holistic blends, she explores how an aromatherapist's skills and techniques can be enhanced by an intuitive and meditative approach.

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The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law

What every parent and professional needs to know

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This ground-breaking book explores the problems that can arise surrounding the autism spectrum (ASD), sexuality and the law. Covering everything from how the ASD profile can affect sexual development to information about current laws, it is essential reading for parents of children with ASD, and mental health and legal professionals.

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Can I tell you about Eating Disorders?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

By Bryan Lask and Lucy Watson; Illustrated by Fiona Field
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Alice invites readers to learn about how anorexia nervosa affects her daily life, and introduces Beth who has bulimia nervosa, Sam who has selective eating problems, Francesca who has functional dysphagia and Freddie who has food avoidance emotional disorder. They explain why they find food difficult and how their conditions are different.

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The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control

Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

From breathing exercises and pressure holds to noise-reducing headphones and gum, this illustrated book is packed with simple strategies and tools to help children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties aged approximately 7 to 14 years to stay cool, calm and in control.

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Eat to Get Younger

Avoiding the Inflammazone for a Healthier, Happier Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Outlines the links between inflammation and poor health and provides an action plan for avoiding this precursor to most age-related, degenerative diseases.

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Developing Internal Energy for Effective Acupuncture Practice

Zhan Zhuang, Yi Qi Gong and the Art of Painless Needle Insertion

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Providing essential internal training for acupuncture practitioners and students, this book teaches acupuncturists to develop their internal energy. Fully illustrated and with explanatory commentaries, the author presents authentic Chinese internal cultivation texts and qigong exercises to help improve the acupuncturist's practice.

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Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This introductory book answers questions most frequently asked by those new to acupuncture. Comparing the system of diagnosis and treatment with that of Western medicine, it also covers the history and theory of acupuncture, how it is used as preventative medicine, how a diagnosis is made, what to expect in the treatment room, and more.

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Homeopathy and Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Guide for Practitioners and Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This book presents the clinical experiences of homeopaths from around the world who treat children and adults with ASD. It explores the real clinical outcomes that are being achieved by homeopaths in practice, including reduced aggression, improved physical health and enhanced overall wellbeing.

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