Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry

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Disability Voice

Towards an Enabling Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book encourages equal opportunities for disabled people by promoting the practice of enabling education, a 'disability-aware' education that caters for everyone's educational needs. Interviews with disabled people are also included, giving their own recommendations for educators and policy makers.

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Medical Art Therapy with Children

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Medical art therapy is defined as the use of drawings, art expression and imagery with individuals who are physically ill or disabled, or are undergoing aggressive medical treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Children in such situations may find it easier to express their emotions, and their fears, through art than through strictly ...

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Using Interactive Imagework with Children

Walking on the Magic Mountain

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

It is a practical guide to working with children's natural imaginative abilities in order to encourage creative thinking, higher self-esteem and effective stress management. It is emphasized that all children can learn to use their imaginations in a constructive way that will contribute to happier and more creative lives as they grow to adulthood.

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The Group Context

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

`This book, part of a series from the International Library of Group Analysis, explores how the theory of group dynamics can be transferred to different areas of counselling, education, small and large group psychotherapy and industry. As an introductory textbook, it aims to present the complex ideas underlying group processes - in ...

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Mental Health and Social Work

Edited by Marion Ulas and Anne Connor
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Examining the theory and practice of work with people with mental health problems, this volume considers the current state of policy and organisation and the changes that have taken place over the last decade in the field. The book charts the move away from separate, specialist services, and the resultant impact on service provision.

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Medical Art Therapy with Children

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on case material from a variety of situations, the book describes current research on medical art therapy with children, and practical approaches to using art activities with them. The writers examine art therapy with young patients suffering from burns, cancer, asthma, arthritis, eating disorders and HIV/AIDS.

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Like Colour to the Blind

Soul Searching and Soul Finding

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In Donna's relationship with Ian, a man with difficulties related to her own, we watch the two of them break through their rock-solid emotional barriers and dare to defy all the rules imposed by the autistic condition of 'exposure anxiety'. Their struggle is told with Donna's characteristic humour, insight and sense of fragility.

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides clear guidelines on good practice in assessment, diagnosis and management of, and provision for, children with AD/HD. Written for teachers, parents, medical practitioners, psychologists and other professionals, Holowenko's multidisciplinary approach stresses the collaborative nature of successful management of the condition.

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Remorse and Reparation

Edited by Murray Cox
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Remorse, or rather the lack of it, frequently features in banner headlines. But there is little systematic study of this important inter-disciplinary topic whose relevance has extensive social ramifications. The complex relationship between remorse, shame, guilt and attempts at reparation, are discussed in this authoritative work.

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Nobody Nowhere

The Remarkable Autobiography of an Autistic Girl

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Nobody Nowhere is an account of the soul of someone who lived the word 'autism' and survived in an unsympathetic environment despite intense inner chaos and incomprehension. It describes how, against the odds, Donna came to live independently, achieve a place at university, and write this remarkable autobiography.

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