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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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First Class Support for College Students on the Autism Spectrum

Practical Advice for College Counselors and Educators

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

College students with autism can face many difficulties in adult life that can be overlooked as they strive for academic success. This book shows how college counselors and other staff can support students with autism in their everyday life, taking into consideration relationships, mental health, and independent living skills.

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A Practical Guide to Therapeutic Work with Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This accessible interdisciplinary guide shows helping professionals how to achieve effective, therapeutically informed care for refugees. Using three core principles across four key stages of a refugee's experience, it's the essential tool for professionals helping refugees to recover and integrate in their host country.

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Values in Health and Social Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Rich in case studies, practical activities and downloadable resources, this is a beginner's guide to how values are formed and developed in varying professional contexts across health and social care services. It invites the reader to reflect on their own values, and on how these define the quality of the care they deliver.

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The Role of Religion in Peacebuilding

Crossing the Boundaries of Prejudice and Distrust

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This edited collection shows how religions can support and promote peace-building. By analysing religious sources and real-life examples, it demonstrates how religious institutions can cross the boundaries of prejudice in conflict situations, to encourage peace-making.

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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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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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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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The Illustrated Guide to Dyslexia and Its Amazing People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a visual depiction of what dyslexia is, and how children and their parents can embrace it.

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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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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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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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