Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry

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Child Play

Its Importance for Human Development

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This comprehensive book explores theories and practice of play. It suggests that media influences have a profound effect on behaviour, and by stressing the importance of understanding play as a chart of development, and drawing links between home, school, clinics and therapy, he offers the prospect of an understanding of delinquency and difficulty.

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Forensic Psychotherapy

Crime, Psychodynamics and the Offender Patient

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Widely regarded as the definitive work on forensic psychotherapy, this major compendium is now published in paperback in one volume.This compendium of forensic psychotherapy brings together the contributions of over sixty authors and covers all aspects- both theoretical and applied- of this currently crystallizing field.

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The Group as Poetic Play-Ground

From Metaphor to Metamorphosis: The 1990 S H Foulkes Annual Lecture

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This lecture explores some aspects of creativity, metaphor and language which are common to the worlds of group analysis and poetry/drama.

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Drama and Healing

The Roots of Drama Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author shows how drama therapy draws on both drama and ritual. He argues that personal construct theory provides a hermeneutically useful approach to the study of drama therapy. He shows that drama therapy itself is an effective treatment for depression and schizophrenia, having a measurable effect on thought disorder.

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Drama and Healing

The Roots of Drama Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author shows how drama therapy draws on both drama and ritual. He argues that personal construct theory provides a hermeneutically useful approach to the study of drama therapy. He shows that drama therapy itself is an effective treatment for depression and schizophrenia, having a measurable effect on thought disorder.

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Imagery and Symbolism in Counselling

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This dictionary analyses and explains numerous symbols and images, with an emphasis on their use in counselling. The subjects in the dictionary all have relevance to symbols and symbolic language, and all of them have an imagery content. This book is intended to help the reader understand the wealth of symbols and symbolic language existing today.

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Approaches to Research

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Robin Higgins takes you step by step through what is involved in choosing, organising and presenting a research project. The book combines practical advice with a look in depth at the principles of qualitative and quantative research. It is a useful companion volume to Approaches to Case Study and to anyone writing a dissertation.

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Growing Up

From eight years to young adulthood

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Setting the experiences of 8- to 18-year-olds within a practical framework, this classic practical guide describes the main changes for children as they grow from middle childhood to adulthood.

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Something to Draw On

Activities and Interventions using an Art Therapy Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Arising from concerns about children presenting behavioural difficulties, this book outlines a number of useful approaches for teachers and others to use with individuals, small groups and classes. Its approach is designed to be used in a variety of settings such as schools, special needs education, counselling, speech therapy and youth work.

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Essays in Drama Therapy: The Double Life

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Robert Landy has assembled a collection of essays which encompasses his experience as a dramatherapist. The concept of 'double life' can be seen to be a central theme running through the work - encapsulating the dramatherapist's need to balance the issues of theory, practice and personal growth.The range of essays includes both theory and practice.

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