Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry

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Listen To Me

Communicating the Needs of People with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Movement and Drama in Therapy

A Holistic Approach 2nd Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Alcohol Problems

Talking with Drinkers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Art Therapy with Offenders

Edited by Marian Liebmann
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Deafness and Mental Health

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Play Therapy

Where the Sky Meets the Underworld

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy

Treatment and Risk Reduction

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Shakespeare as Prompter

The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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 ...

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A Multi-Modal Approach to Creative Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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.

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Arts Therapies and Clients with Eating Disorders

Fragile Board

Edited by Ditty Dokter
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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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