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UBC Press proudly distributes Jessica Kingsley Publishers in Canada. A selection of JKP titles are available on our website. Find their full list at jkp.com. Canadian orders placed on jkp.com will be filled by our warehouse, UTP Distribution, and charged in Canadian dollars.


Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is a wholly independent company, committed to publishing books that make a difference.

The company was founded in 1987 in London by Jessica Kingsley and has grown since then to now publish over 250 books a year. JKP is known for long established lists on the autism spectrum, social work, and arts therapies. More recently they have published extensively in the fields of mental health, counselling, palliative care, and practical theology. JKP has a range of graphic novels across these subject areas, and books for children, on issues including bereavement, depression and anger. In 2016, JKP was awarded Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year by the British Book Industry Awards.

In 2006 a new imprint, Singing Dragon, was born.

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Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People in Care

A Support Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Evidence-based practice and specific interventions are described in order to address the growing rate of mental health issues in older adults in care. This professional support guide for psychotherapists, counsellors and carers explains how to approach and work with this specific demographic along with integrated case studies.

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Dyslexia Is My Superpower (Most of the Time)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A collection of first-hand testimonies from children with dyslexia with tips for happy and successful living

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Using Solution Focused Practice with Adults in Health and Social Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An essential introduction which shows you how to work in solution focused ways with people in all stages of adulthood, including those with illness, mental disability and emotional trauma. It includes example activities that can be used to guide service users to use their own strengths to realize their personal goals.

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A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals, Third Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A fully updated version of the successful second edition, this book provides an accessible introduction to child mental health, covering the nature, prevalence, treatment and management of mental health problems in children and young people.

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The ASD Feel Better Book

A Visual Guide to Help for Brain and Body When You Feel Bad for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This illustrated guide contains self-help skills and strategies for children on the autism spectrum.

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William Wobbly and the Mysterious Holey Jumper

A Story About Fear and Coping

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This therapeutic children’s book is about William Wobbly, who turns to problematic coping habits when nervous.

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Outsmarting Worry

An Older Kid's Guide to Managing Anxiety

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

These tried and tested strategies from a best-selling author will help nine to thirteen year olds tackle their worries and fears.

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We Need to Talk about Religious Education

Manifestos for the Future of RE

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A manifesto for a new model of religious education (RE) in the UK national curriculum. It sets the context of the current religious climate and need for reform in RE, and gives suggestions for the future development of the topic in schools.

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How to Do Restorative Peer Mediation in Your School

A Quick Start Kit – Including Online Resources

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a how-to guide to implementing a program of restorative peer mediation in schools. Using a proven approach to conflict resolution, this manual trains students to solve conflicts in the schoolyard and classroom by understanding peacefulness and restoration. A must-have resource for schools wishing to foster a culture of restorative justice.

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Nature-Based Expressive Arts Therapy

Integrating the Expressive Arts and Ecotherapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book integrates the fields of expressive arts and ecotherapy to present a nature based approach to expressive arts work. It highlights attitudes and practices in expressive arts that are particularly relevant to working with nature, including cultivating an aesthetic response to the earth and the relationship between beauty and sustainability.

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Drinking, Drug Use, and Addiction in the Autism Community

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the links between autism and substance abuse, providing information, awareness and analysis. It brings together current research, including studies linking the perseverative traits in autism to addiction, and personal accounts, like the statement of a self-declared 'Aspie' that daily drinking helped to stave off social anxiety.

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A Guide to Sometimes Noise is Big for Parents and Educators

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This accompanying guide to Sometimes Noise is Big shows what everyday life is like for a child on the autism spectrum and the types of sensory issues they experience. It offers simple explanations of the issues and advice on how to help children with autism with common sensory difficulties.

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A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 4-7 Years

A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual Including Supporting Materials for Teaching 150 Intermediate Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A comprehensive, evidence-based curriculum, including supplementary materials, for teaching children with autism spectrum disorders aged approximately 4-7 years key intermediate skills such as comprehension of abstract language, academic skills, advanced social and play skills, and emotional and behavioral regulation skills.

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A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 3-5 Years

A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual Including Supporting Materials for Teaching 140 Beginning Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A comprehensive, evidence-based curriculum, including supplementary materials, for teaching children with autism spectrum disorders aged approximately 3-5 years key basic skills such as imitation, visual spatial awareness, expressive and receptive language skills, and basic skills of daily living.

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A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 7 Years Up to Young Adulthood

A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual Including Supporting Materials for Teaching 140 Advanced Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The first comprehensive, evidence-based curriculum, including supplementary materials, for teaching older children and young people with autism spectrum disorders aged approximately 7-22 years key advanced skills such as organisational skills, advanced self-care skills, complex academic and vocational skills and advanced skills for daily living.

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He’s Always Been My Son

A Mother’s Story about Raising Her Transgender Son

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An uplifting and supportive memoir of one family’s journey raising a transgender son, from birth through to adulthood.

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Katie Careful and the Very Sad Smile

A Story About Anxious and Clingy Behaviour

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This therapeutic children’s book is about Katie Careful, who hides her negative feelings behind a smile.

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Charley Chatty and the Disappearing Pennies

A Story About Lying and Stealing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This therapeutic children’s book is about Charley Chatty, who steals money to try to buy friends.

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How to Understand Your Gender

A Practical Guide to Exploring Who You Are

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is the ultimate gender diversity bible, explaining how gender works so people can better understand gender identity, roles, and expressions.

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Rosie Rudey and the Enormous Chocolate Mountain

A Story About Hunger, Overeating, and Using Food for Comfort

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This therapeutic children’s story is about Rosie Rudey, who learns how to cope with compulsive behaviour caused by attachment issues.

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