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Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year, 2016 - British Book Industry Awards

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 2006 a new imprint, Singing Dragon, was born.

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Nurturing Personal, Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

A Practical Guide to Understanding Brain Development and Young Children’s Behaviour

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An understanding of brain development can help early years practitioners to better nurture personal, social and emotional development in children. This book explains recent research and theory in easy-to-understand terms and explores how this knowledge can be used to support the needs of young children.

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Portrait Therapy

Resolving Self-Identity Disruption in Clients with Life-Threatening and Chronic Illnesses

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explains the theory and practice of portrait therapy, an original art therapy intervention. It reveals how the intervention can be used to address a 'disrupted' self-identity, which is common in people with life-threatening or chronic illness and is characterised by statements like 'I'm not the person I used to be'.

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Advanced Methods of Music Therapy Practice

Analytical Music Therapy, The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, and Vocal Psychotherapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book compares and contrasts four methods used in conjunction with music therapy: The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, Analytical Music Therapy and Vocal Psychotherapy. It reveals their impact on the development of music therapy as a profession and speculates on the future of these advanced methods.

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The Asperger Teen’s Toolkit

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

These tried-and-trusted ideas will help teens with Asperger’s tackle difficulties and thrive.

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Callum Kindly and the Very Weird Child

A Story About Sharing Your Home with a Different Child

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This therapeutic children’s book is about Callum Kindly, who has to learn to live alongside a child who has attachment issues.

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I’ll Write Your Name on Every Beach

A Mother’s Quest for Comfort, Courage and Clarity After Suicide Loss

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This mother’s memoir of suicide loss will help readers reflect on their own experiences of grieving.

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The Recovery Letters

Addressed to People Experiencing Depression

Afterword by Tom Couser; Edited by James Withey and Olivia Sagan
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This anthology of inspirational, heartfelt letters, written by people recovering from depression, is addressed to those who are currently affected by it.

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Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom

Theory and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

As part of preparation for the classroom, it's key for trainee teachers to understand the emotional needs of students. This book provides a clear introduction to emotional development and attachment, offering advice and guidance from a diverse range of professional perspectives including psychology, health and education.

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Helping Children to Improve Their Gross Motor Skills

The Stepping Stones Curriculum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This step-by-step programme enables children and young people with motor coordination difficulties to master basic skills and develop their sporting ability. Activity worksheets provide instruction on how to complete incremental exercises building up to the achievement of a specific activity, such as climbing, riding a bike and playing football.

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Creating Inclusion and Well-being for Marginalized Students

Whole-School Approaches to Supporting Children’s Grief, Loss, and Trauma

Edited by Linda Goldman
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An overview of the loss, grief, trauma and shame that marginalised students encounter and the effects on personal learning and success. Covering a range of issues faced by young people, the analyses of case studies suggest means for change with strategies for effective practice.

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