Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry

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Dictionary of Images and Symbols 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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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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Attachment and Interaction

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Bringing new and original ideas to the main theoretical points, the author explores such questions as how attachment theory can guide a critical exploration of how therapists work with their patients, and what the practical implications are of using such an approach.

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Prison Theatre

Practices and Perspectives

Edited by James Thompson
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Prison Theatre offers a variety of perspectives on a range of practical and theoretical approaches to the use of drama and theatre in prisons and probation but also in secure settings including the use of creative processes to examine the roots of offending behaviour and in building prisoners' confidence, self-esteem and communication skills.

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Tapestry of Cultural Issues in Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Professionals engaged in art therapy discuss aspects of practice which are affected by an environment of increasing cultural diversity. Some contributions examine problems faced by members of ethnic minorities who are caught between assertion of their cultural identities and assimilation into a different social milieu.

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The Self on the Page

Theory and Practice of Creative Writing in Personal Development

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book examines the potential of creative writing as a therapeutic tool. Illustrating a wide range of approaches, the contributors provide an introduction to thinking about creative writing in a personal development context with suggestions for further reading, and look at the potential evolution of therapeutic creative writing in the future.

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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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Children with Autism

Diagnosis and Intervention to Meet Their Needs Second Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This completely revised edition embraces new developments in this rapidly developing field. The wealth of up-to-date information provided will be invaluable not only for researchers and students but also for psychologists, teachers and other professionals, and parents, carers and family members in search of comprehensive and helpful information.

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Gravity and the Creation of Self

An Exploration of Self Representations Using Spatial Concepts

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores how physical structures that children create in play reflect their own inner emotional landscape. Burford focuses on these physical expressions of the internal processes and their application in psychotherapy, with particular reference to the pioneering work of the child psychotherapist Margaret Lowenfield.

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Managing High Security Psychiatric Care

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The management of the secure psychiatric services is under increasing scrutiny. The book illustrates the problems faced by the Special Hospitals, the techniques and action employed to effect major change in these large, enclosed institutions, difficulties and obstacles encountered which dominate and influenced management and clinical initiatives.

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