Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry
Communicating the Needs of People with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities
This book is written for those who have responsibilities for people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities. It considers how to cope with the complex problems of someone with this level of disability, interpret their needs, and maintain effective contact with all the professionals and organisations who deal with them.
A Holistic Approach 2nd Edition
This classic book explores the role of drama, movement and music in therapy. It clearly explains the fundamental principles of movement and, with detailed use of case studies, its application in different therapeutic situations - in groups, with individuals, and with people with learning, physical or psychological difficulties.
Talking with Drinkers
The helplessness often felt by families involved with drinkers is frequently shared by professionals and by the drinkers themselves. This book uses these parallel experiences to build a resource that provides an understanding of why people may drink to excess, and combines this with illustrations of ways of dealing with problems linked to drinking.
This first collection of art therapy work with offenders describes how the use of art therapy has grown in prisons, young offender institutions, secure psychiatric and probation centres. Examples of work by people of different backgrounds show how art therapy contributes to the understanding of offenders, and to their understanding of themselves.
This practical book, by one of the world's leading psychiatrists in work with deaf people, outlines the nature of the different kinds of deafness and covers both clinical and service aspects of working with deaf people. It is written for professionals in the mental health field also for all those who work in contact with deaf children and adults.
Where the Sky Meets the Underworld
Ann Cattanach outlines the theoretical basis and provides guidelines for work in this area. She examines the role of the therapist, and the different methods involved in therapy. Also covered is the use of play therapy in different work settings, such as the education service, the social services, and hospitals.
Treatment and Risk Reduction
This book is a valuable practical guide for all those working in the field of trauma, from the result of war to the aftermath of sexual abuse. It shows ways forward in helping the sufferer, or group, in their journey through the dark, discussing how they can discover new paths or be reminded of long forgotten coping skills.
The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process
Prompting is the thematic thread that pervades the pages of this book. Its primary connotation is that of the prompter who is urgently called into action, at moments of anxiety, when narrative begins to fail. The central dynamic issue concerns the amending imagination as a prompting resource which, through creativity and the aesthetic ...
This text recasts Arthur Robbins' early work within the framework of modern psychodynamic theory. The creative intent of this text is to offer a structure that is not limited to one therapeutic model and to open up the doors for the creative art therapist to be effective with a wide range of patient populations.
Eating disorders are of increasing concern in the medical and psychiatric professions. Growing awareness that the arts therapies have something unique and positive to offer led to the publication of this book by experts in all areas of the arts therapies.
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