The Divergent Channels - Jing Bie
A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Five Shen Nei Dan Inner Meditation
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.
The Spirit in Aromatherapy
Working with Intuition
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.
The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law
What every parent and professional needs to know
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.
The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control
Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate their Emotions and Senses
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.
Eat to Get Younger
Avoiding the Inflammazone for a Healthier, Happier Life
Outlines the links between inflammation and poor health and provides an action plan for avoiding this precursor to most age-related, degenerative diseases.
The Man Who Invented Gender
Engaging the Ideas of John Money
This book offers, for the first time, a balanced and probing textual analysis of John Money’s writing, to assess the profound impact of this pioneering sexologist’s work on the debates and research on sexuality and gender that dominated the last half of the twentieth century.
Developing Internal Energy for Effective Acupuncture Practice
Zhan Zhuang, Yi Qi Gong and the Art of Painless Needle Insertion
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.
Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit
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.
Homeopathy and Autism Spectrum Disorder
A Guide for Practitioners and Families
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.
Listening to Scent
An Olfactory Journey with Aromatic Plants and Their Extracts
This imaginative book offers aromatherapy students and practitioners, as well as anyone interested in developing their olfactory palate, a unique and enjoyable way of acquiring and developing essential skills, such as olfactory vocabulary, awareness and discrimination. It also includes scent profiles for expanded practice.
How to build social competence through LEGO®-based Clubs for children with autism and related conditions
A comprehensive guide to setting up LEGO Therapy groups to promote social skills in children with autism spectrum disorders and related conditions through group LEGO building. It fully explains the approach and gives advice on strategies for successfully seeing children through from 'LEGO Helper' to 'LEGO Genius'.
The Art of Non-Invasive Paediatric Acupuncture
Shonishin, or paediatric acupuncture, is a non-invasive treatment developed specifically to treat a range of health problems in children and babies. This authoritative, unique guide for practitioners covers the theory and practice of the treatment, including how it can be adapted for use with adults and older people.
Intellectual Disability and Dementia
Research into Practice
An essential text for practitioners and students wishing to stay abreast of the latest developments in the field, this book brings together the latest international research and evidence-based practice in the field of dementia and intellectual disabilities, describing clearly the relevance and implications for support and services.
Creating Culturally Appropriate Outside Spaces and Experiences for People with Dementia
Using Nature and the Outdoors in Person-Centred Care
Cultural sensitivity is a key component of person-centred dementia care. This book acts as a rich source of information and ideas for all those interested in creating culturally-appropriate outdoor spaces and experiences for people with dementia, providing useful information and theory as well as inspiration for practice.
Engaging Mirror Neurons to Inspire Connection and Social Emotional Development in Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum
Theory into Practice through Drama Therapy
This innovative drama therapy program develops social skills in children and teens on the autism spectrum. Drawing on research into the mirror neuron system, it details 30 sessions involving creative tools such as guided play, sociometry, puppetry, role-play, video modeling and improvisation.
Theory and Practice of Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy
Beyond the Talking Cure
This is a comprehensive introduction to Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy written by some of the world's most influential psychotherapists in the field. The book lays out the background and fundamentals of the approach, and looks at how Focusing has been integrated with other theoretical orientations such as attachment theory and existential therapy.
Simple Low-Cost Games and Activities for Sensorimotor Learning
A Sourcebook of Ideas for Young Children Including Those with Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Other Learning Differences
This practical sourcebook is full of fun, low-cost games and activities that encourage sensorimotor development in young children, including those with autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other learning challenges. Activities are clearly described and the book explains how each activity promotes the development of particular skills.
Emerging Practice in Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy
Innovative Theory and Applications
Examining the cutting edge of Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy, this book gathers together unique insights into the future of the field from world leading psychotherapists. Covering recent innovations and emerging practical applications, this book offers new ideas for listening to the body in therapy.
The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850-1960
A history of the convergence of Western and Chinese medical practices in modern China.
Heart-Mind - The Dao of Martial Arts
The author reveals the spirit of classical Chinese martial arts through instruction of hitherto secret internal practices from the Dai Family Style XinYi Martial Arts in this ground-breaking book. Exploring the connection between Daoist numerology, internal alchemy and the spirit of martial power, it offers guidance to strengthen inner cultivation.
Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners
When to Refer Patients for Lab Tests and How to Read and Interpret the Results
This book is an essential reference for Traditional Chinese Medicine students and practitioners that teaches how to use and understand Western laboratory testing in the treatment and referral of patients. The book focuses on symptoms that commonly present in TCM practices and provides useful case studies, TCM perspectives, and quizzes throughout.
The Spark in the Machine
How the Science of Acupuncture Explains the Mysteries of Western Medicine
Challenging those who believe acupuncture to have no basis in science, this book explains the Chinese energetic system in terms of Western medicine, revealing that Qi has substance and drawing parallels between acupuncture channels and embryology.
Pricking the Vessels
Bloodletting Therapy in Chinese Medicine
The first text on bloodletting therapy for Western practitioners of Chinese medicine, this authoritative introduction explores the history, theory and function of the practice. Through the exploration of classic texts and contemporary standards, it provides everything needed to gain a comprehensive understanding of the technique.
Can I tell you about Diabetes (Type 1)?
A guide for friends, family and professionals
Debbie invites readers to learn about diabetes type 1 from her perspective, describing what it feels like to have high and low blood sugar levels and how she monitors them, and explaining what medication she has to take and when. She talks about the challenges of having diabetes and lets readers know how she can be helped and supported.
A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation Through Effective Team-work
This practical guide provides much-needed guidance on person-centred working following the roll out of personalisation and personal budgets across health and social care. Straightforward and easy-to-read, it describes how to develop person-centred teams in health, social care, education and voluntary sector settings.
Qigong and Chinese Self-Massage for Everyday Health
Ways to Address Chronic Health Issues and to Improve Your Overall Health Based on Chinese Medicine Techniques
Based on the traditional Chinese practices of qigong and acupressure, this book provides exercises that address a range of common ailments, as well as those that can be used to promote overall health and wellbeing.
The Compleat Acupuncturist
A Guide to Constitutional and Conditional Pulse Diagnosis
Synthesizing traditions in Oriental medicine, this creative and groundbreaking book takes the practice of pulse diagnosis forward through integrating the Chinese, Ayurvedic, Japanese and Korean traditions. The author emphasizes constitutional as well as conditional diagnosis, and over 30 case histories are included.
Teaching Health Professionals Online
Frameworks and Strategies
An Illustrated Handbook of Chinese Qigong Forms from the Ancient Texts
Drawn from ancient documents of Chinese and Tibetan medicine, and including explanatory commentaries and over 700 drawings from the original texts, this book presents authentic ancient Qigong forms in an easy-to-follow format. Focusing on health practices, the selected forms also include Qigong for more esoteric purposes.
Can I tell you about ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
A guide for friends, family and professionals
Mollie and her family help readers to understand what it is like to have ME/CFS and how it can affect their day-to-day family life. They explain what ME/CFS is and how it can affect people in different ways. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information and will be an ideal introduction to this often misunderstood condition.
Mudras of Yoga
72 Hand Gestures for Healing and Spiritual Growth
The Handbook of Five Element Practice
A companion for practitioners of Five Element acupuncture that strengthens the foundation for practice. With detailed outlines of the different components of Five Element diagnosis and treatment, this complete manual will support and invigorate practice. It also includes a Teach Yourself Manual.
The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner
A Transformational Journey
An Asperger Leader's Guide to Living and Leading Change
People with Asperger Syndrome (AS) often struggle with change and this is magnified when it is part of their professional role to manage and lead change. Written by a business leader with Asperger Syndrome, this practical guide provides advice and strategies on coping with and implementing change in the workplace.
Sexuality and Severe Autism
A Practical Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Health Educators
This handbook guides the reader through the process of teaching about sex and sexuality to people with severe autism. It deals with when, what and how to begin the process and addresses girls' and boys' issues, as well as physical changes and menstruation, public and private sexual behaviours, sexual abuse and reporting inappropriate touching.
Keepers of the Soul
The Five Guardian Elements of Acupuncture
With profiles of well-known figures, the book explains the spirit of each of the Five Elements of Chinese medicine, and what they look like in different people. The philosophy behind Five Element acupuncture is explained, including what it means to live in harmony and how the Five Elements help shape our body and soul.
The Simple Guide to Five Element Acupuncture
This accessible guide explains the history and philosophy of five element acupuncture, and shows how it addresses specific health needs and general well-being. With case studies throughout, the guide explains how an acupuncturist diagnoses and treats patients, and looks at the character of each element.
Patterns of Practice
Mastering the Art of Five Element Acupuncture
Considering acupuncture in its wider context, this book contains Nora Franglen's reflections on her practice and explores how the search for acupuncture points can lead the practitioner deep into challenging areas of existence.
Sleep Better with Natural Therapies
A Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Insomnia, Moving Sleep Cycles, and Preventing Jet Lag
A step-by-step guide to Peter Smith's unique, 100% natural insomnia cure, which combines drug-free psychological and physiological treatments.
Community Mental Health in Canada, Revised and Expanded Edition
Theory, Policy, and Practice
This revised and expanded edition of Community Mental Health in Canada offers a timely, critical overview of the provision of public mental health services in Canada, past, present, and future.
Sexuality and Relationship Education for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders
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.
A Practical Guide to Mental Health Problems in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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.
Breathe Well and Live Well with COPD
A 28-Day Breathing Exercise Plan
This is a short, practical and illustrated guide to using a particular set of breathing exercises, the Buteyko Method, which can lessen the effects of breathing difficulties caused by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). They focus on relaxed, nasal, diaphragmatic breathing and are designed to work alongside conventional medical care.
The Writer's Key
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.
Facial Enhancement Acupuncture
Clinical Use and Application
This illustrated guide to facial enhancement acupuncture, based on Five Elements theory, shows the acupuncture points, techniques and equipment used to targets points and muscles of the face to improve skin elasticity and appearance. With full explanations of the methods and guidance on discussing treatment with patients, follow up and after care.
Personalisation and Dementia
A Guide for Person-Centred Practice
Personalisation builds on person-centred care to focus on how people with dementia can have more choice and control in their lives, and be supported to be part of their community. This practical guide explains how to deliver personalised services and support for people with dementia through simple, evidence-based person-centred practices and tools.
Fragrance and Wellbeing
Plant Aromatics and Their Influence on the Psyche
For thousands of years fragrance has been used for altering emotional states and as part of spiritual practice. This book explores the impact of fragrance on the psyche from anthropological, perfumery and aromatherapy viewpoints and introduces a range of fragrance families – woody, resinous, spicy, herbaceous, agrestic, floral, citrus and attars.
Ladybird's Remarkable Relaxation
How children (and frogs, dogs, flamingos and dragons) can use yoga relaxation to help deal with stress, grief, bullying and lack of confidence
This engaging picture book teaches an effective yoga relaxation technique that children can use anywhere and anytime to cope with anxiety, stress, grief, or bullying.
The Interracial Adoption Option
Creating a Family Across Race
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