Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry

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Therapeutic Presence

Bridging Expression and Form

Edited by Arthur Robbins
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In the therapeutic workplace, the interaction between patient and therapist is built upon cognitive, affective and expressive experiences. The contributors to this new book explore this interaction in depth, examining the concept of therapeutic presence, and the therapist's ability to maintain it.

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Suicide

The Tragedy of Hopelessness

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author argues that although western culture has traditionally understood suicide to be the choice of the individual, this is a misleading perception. While the patient may feel as though he or she is acting in isolation, the reasons for suicides are essentially social therefore attention should be focused on the patient's social environment.

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Getting Into the System

Living with Serious Mental Illness

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book addresses, through case studies, the barriers that can be encountered by people suffering mental distress and their relatives in getting access to appropriate care and treatment. The case studies come from the experience of the group members and are subject to group analysis by people who have direct experience of severe mental illness.

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Circular Reflections

Selected Papers on Group Analysis and Psychoanalysis

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

For many, Malcolm Pines personifies the institution of group analysis. He was one of the founders of the Group Analytic Society and the Institute of Group Analysis, and in this selection of his papers the depth of his mastery of social science, enriched with his knowledge of literature and philosophy, is clear.

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Psychodrama

Group Psychotherapy as Experimental Theatre

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a comprehensive work which stems from the author's knowledge and experience of psychology, the theatre and psychodrama. It includes discussion of the theory behind psychodrama as well as the methods used in its practice; Roine writes of technical concepts in an accessible style, giving examples from her work in America and Norway.

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Circular Reflections

Selected Papers on Group Analysis and Psychoanalysis

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

For many, Malcolm Pines personifies the institution of group analysis. He was one of the founders of the Group Analytic Society and the Institute of Group Analysis, and in this selection of his papers the depth of his mastery of social science, enriched with his knowledge of literature and philosophy, is clear.

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Asperger's Syndrome

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Through the Eyes of Aliens

A Book about Autistic People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a positive description of how it feels to be autistic and how friends, family and professionals can be more sensitive to the needs of autistic people. Lee O'Neill perceives the imagination and keenly-felt sensory world of the autistic person as gifts. She challenges the reader to accept their difference and celebrate their uniqueness.

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Issues in Problem Drug Use and the Addictions

Behaviour, Policy and Practice

Edited by Fiona Wood and Mick Bloor
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This volume reviews recent research into the nature and effects of addiction and considers the usefulness of policies which aim to prevent it. The contributors focus on topics such as smoking, alcoholism, gambling and injecting drug use, examining treatment and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programmes.

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Self Experiences in Group

Intersubjective and Self Psychological Pathways to Human Understanding

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using clinical examples, the contributors demonstrate the 'good enough' healing power of carefully constructed and supervised groups conducted by therapists who apply both Kohut's self psychological concepts and those currently evolving from intersubjectivity throughout the world.

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