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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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Our Autistic Lives

Personal Accounts from Autistic Adults Around the World Aged 20 to 70+

Edited by Alex Ratcliffe
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Spanning six decades of experience, this collection of first-hand accounts from adults with Asperger's and High Functioning Autism is about ageing with an autistic mind and the advantages and challenges that different eras in life can bring. It highlights common themes, such as the difference made by a diagnosis, to unite the experiences.

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The Self-Care Guide to Surgery

A BodyMindCORE Approach to Prevention, Preparation and Recovery

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A guide for people who have undergone (or who are about to undergo) surgery and what to do to aid recovery. Packed with practical and useful information, this book is the perfect starting point for those wanting to take charge of their body.

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Living with the Long-Term Effects of Cancer

Acknowledging Trauma and other Emotional Challenges

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written in an accessible way by a psychologist who is also experiencing the long-term effects of breast cancer, this is a look beyond 'lucky to survive' that offers insight into the difficulties many face after treatment for cancer.

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The Yoga Teacher Mentor

A Reflective Guide to Holding Spaces, Maintaining Boundaries, and Creating Inclusive Classes

By Jess Glenny; Foreword by Norman Blair
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Considering how teachers can maintain appropriate boundaries with students and deal with common obstacles and ethical issues, this book offers mentoring and support to new or experienced yoga teachers. It includes chapters on creating generative spaces and the art of relating with difficult students.

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Accompaniment, Community and Nature

Overcoming Isolation, Marginalisation and Alienation Through Meaningful Connection

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Providing a counter-argument to a consumerist, fast-paced and individualistic life, this book presents the power of community and spending time with people in an unpressured and open way.

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Music with Babies and Young Children

Activities to Encourage Bonding, Communication and Wellbeing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

How to use music to help children learn and grow, without needing any prior musical ability. It covers many common developmental challenges, both typical and atypical, encountered in children aged 0-5, and gives creative, musical strategies to help with these challenges.

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Theraplay® – The Practitioner’s Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Theraplay® is an attachment-focused approach which strengthens the relationship between children and their carers. Fun and adaptable for use across a wide range of settings, this book is an ideal introduction and overview for any professional working with children and families.

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Crafting Meaningful Funeral Rituals

A Practical Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In-depth guide to designing and creating secular funeral ceremonies.

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Supporting Gender Diversity in Early Childhood Classrooms

A Practical Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides early childhood professionals with guidance on how to create gender inclusive learning environments that support all children in feeling valued through practices that aim to recognize and support a wide range of gender identities and gender expressions.

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The Incredible Teenage Brain

Everything You Need to Know to Unlock a Teen's Potentional

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An accessible, cutting edge resource for parents and teachers, explaining the incredible teen brain to aid learning across teen's emotional, social, and education domains.

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