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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 Canadian orders placed on 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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Supporting Vulnerable Babies and Young Children

Interventions for Working with Trauma, Mental Health, Illness and Other Complex Challenges

Edited by Dr. Wendy Bunston and Sarah Jones; Foreword by Graham Music
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A ground-breaking text that gathers together effective ways of working with complex or emerging practice issues when supporting vulnerable babies and young children. It explores a wide range of issues, from complex health needs through to trauma, mental health and adverse life experiences.

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Social Work, Cats and Rocket Science

Stories of Making a Difference in Social Work with Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A collection of social work case studies from frontline social workers, emphasising the importance of the job and providing everyday solutions to real problems faced. Includes reflective learning points and supporting case law. Essential reading for all frontline adult social work and mental health practitioners.

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Healthy Mindsets for Little Kids

A Resilience Programme to Help Children Aged 5–9 with Anger, Anxiety, Attachment, Body Image, Conflict, Discipline, Empathy and Self-Esteem

By Stephanie Azri; Illustrated by Sid Azri; Foreword by Raymond Ho
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A programme of 10 guided sessions for working with children aged 5-9, to help them build resilience skills. Each session covers a key issue, such as anger, attachment, discipline, anxiety, and self-esteem, with hands-on activities, photocopiable worksheets and tips for parents included.

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The Mentally Healthy Schools Workbook

Practical Tips, Ideas, Action Plans and Worksheets for Making Meaningful Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a hands-on whole-school guide to help staff identify their school's mental health strengths and weaknesses and what can be done to improve them. Packed with helpful tips and ideas, it provides both a framework and practical steps to evaluate and support the mental health and wellbeing of all learners, and staff, and to engage parents too.

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Diary

A Self-Help Diary with CBT Activities to Challenge Your OCD

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Charlotte Dennis has experienced Obsessive Compulsive Disorder her entire life. From her own experiences with CBT she has created the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Diary, a self-help guide full of activities to support those who experience OCD and are waiting for therapy, or to continue managing their obsessions and compulsions after therapy.

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Trans Love

An Anthology of Transgender and Non-Binary Voices

Edited by Freiya Benson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An uplifting and empowering collection of writing about love, for and by trans and non-binary people.

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Managing Meltdowns and Tantrums on the Autism Spectrum

A Parent and Caregiver's Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

For parents of children with ASD (and other conditions) aged 2-9, who need advice on managing meltdowns. Offering simple and clear explanations of triggers for arousal and meltdowns, it is followed by clear strategies of how to deal with them to help the child, and the parent themselves.

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Starving the Depression Gremlin

A Cognitive Therapy Workbook on Managing Depression for Young People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is an accessible, practical workbook to help young people cope with depression.

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Between You and Me

Personal Stories from Neuro-Diverse Couples

By Joanna Pike, with Tony Attwood; Foreword by Tony Attwood
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Twelve couples share their experiences including the challenges and benefits autism can bring to a relationship.

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Uncomfortable Labels

My Life as a Gay Autistic Trans Woman

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A candid, first of its kind insight into growing up as a gay trans woman with autism, undiagnosed until adulthood.

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