Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry

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Working with Schizophrenia

A Needs Based Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on a tried and tested needs-based approach it begins by looking at the present 'state of play' in society's approach to schizophrenia, and the experiences of both sufferers and their families. It goes on to identify the needs raised by such experiences and considers ways of meeting them, before detailing methods of intervention.

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Coding the Therapeutic Process

Emblems of Encounter: A Manual for Counsellors and Therapists

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This volume first published in 1978 is a manual of visual display systems which offers various forms of notation for recording a patient's kinship network, his living conditions and life events alongside his clinical history. It also indicates ways of recording inner and outer world phenomena.

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Art Therapy in Practice

Edited by Marian Liebmann
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

There is increasing interest in the use of the arts generally, with disadvantaged people of all kinds/ New ways of working are being developed all the time, and art therapists are pushing out the boundaries as they do this. This book describe what actually happens in art therapy in a variety of contexts, as practised by particular art therapists.

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Shakespeare Comes to Broadmoor: The Actors are Come Hither - The Performance of Tragedy in a Secure Psychiatric Hospital.

Edited by Murray Cox
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Between 1989 and 1991 several of Shakespeare's tragedies were performed in the central hall of Broadmoor Hospital. This book sets these important events on record. It offers insights into the impact of such drama, in such a setting, upon actors and audience.

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Six Theories of Child Development

Revised Formulations and Current Issues

Edited by Ross Vasta
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The respective authors are some of the leading developmental scholars of this time, and are also major proponents of the theoretical traditions they address. An excellent text for senior undergraduates and graduate students and a worthwhile addition to the library shelf of any serious student of developmental psychology.

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Focus on Psychodrama

The Therapeutic Aspects of Psychodrama

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This textbook is for all students and practioners of psychodrama and drama, and professionals seeking to extend their knowledge of creative arts therapies. The author provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of psychodrama, presenting a systematic analysis of its essential therapeutic ingredients.

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The Metaphoric Body

Guide to Expressive Therapy through Images and Archetypes

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The Metaphoric Body is a resource book based on the development of practical and spiritual awareness which allows readers to experience transformation directly. It offers suggestions, ideas, and exercises, acting as a guide to a way of working to enhance personal growth and the therapeutic process.

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Child Development from Birth to Eight

A practical focus

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

A classic text recommended on many childcare courses, this book for anyone who works with young children and needs to know more about how they learn and develop

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Music Therapy in Health and Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The twenty-two chapters of this international book reflect the breadth and scope of music therapy practice in the world today. Divided into two areas - clinical practice and research - sections have been ordered according to the chronological ages of the subjects, the dominant presenting problem of the client group, or the approach employed.

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Handbook of Inquiry in the Arts Therapies

One River, Many Currents

Edited by Helen Payne
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The first book to embrace all the arts therapies, this is a ground-breaking examination of the effects of arts therapies interventions in health, education, community and social services settings. It is written by specialists addressing themes which are relevant to all arts therapists exploring the relationship between research and practice.

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