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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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The Awesome Autistic Go-To Guide

A Practical Handbook for Autistic Teens and Tweens

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a workbook for young people aged 10-14 on the autism spectrum. It encourages teens and tweens to identify their strengths, suggests how they can develop their identity, and celebrates neurodiversity. It also has tips for managing tricky situations such as anxiety and meltdowns, as well as fun activities and interactive sections.

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Non-Binary Lives

An Anthology of Intersecting Identities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This wide-ranging and powerful collection of essays gathers together leading non-binary figures to explore how their gender identities intersect with multiple aspects of other identities including race, class, age, sexuality, faith, community, family, disability and health.

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The Story Within - Myth and Fairy Tale in Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This creative arts therapies approach involves clients choosing a character from myth or fairy tale as a way of working with unconscious personal material. Suitable for therapeutic group work and individual use, this practical, step-by-step resource includes guidelines on the process, conceptual background information, and clinical case vignettes.

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The Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide

How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The ultimate advice guide for autistic teenage girls, written by an award-winning autistic teen campaigner. With practical tips on friendships, dating, mental health, bullying and school life to help you overcome any challenge.

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College on the Autism Spectrum

A Parent's Guide to Students' Mental Health and Wellbeing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Advice for parents helping a child on the autism spectrum prepare for and attend college. Covers everything from academic trials, social links and independent living through to mental health, sensory issues and student services, this book provides skills for parent and child to allow teens to navigate the complex world of college independently.

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The Spectrum of Sex

The Science of Male, Female and Intersex

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using a range of intersex variations, this innovative book introduces readers to the diversity of biological sex and its relationship to gender identity and the societal impact this has. Written by a leading intersex activist and an esteemed biological sciences scholar, it balances authority with inclusivity to create an important educational tool.

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My Dad Thinks I’m a Boy?!

A Trans Positive Children's Book

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A comic style children's book that tells the story of Stephie, a 7-year-old transgender girl, whose Dad is still struggling to recognize and accept her gender. It portrays a powerful message for children aged 6-9, that no one else other than ourselves gets to decide who we are.

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Your Interests, My Interests

A Visual Guide to Playing and Hanging Out for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Children on the autism spectrum can find playing with other children difficult. This colourful and fun visual guide, full of examples and activities, shows how they can find common interests with their friends, peers and family, so that they can have more fun playing and hanging out together.

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Timely Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia Care

Evidence-Based Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Timely Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia covers the psychosocial aspects of the entire course and trajectory of dementia care. The book has a strong focus on evidence-based practice, and covers home, community, care home and hospital contexts, as well as information on support for families and carers of people with dementia.

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Unlock Your Resilience

Strategies for Dealing with Life’s Challenges

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Resilience can act as a protective armour to help us deal with life's toughest challenges. This book lays out a 12-session programme that covers everything you need to unlock your resilience, based on therapies including CBT. Down-to-earth advice and simple exercises ensure your resilience develops to better cope with the stress of modern life.

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