Counselling, Psychology & Psychiatry
A Needs Based Approach
Based on a tried and tested needs-based approach it begins by looking at the present 'state of play' in society's approach to schizophrenia, and the experiences of both sufferers and their families. It goes on to identify the needs raised by such experiences and considers ways of meeting them, before detailing methods of intervention.
Emblems of Encounter: A Manual for Counsellors and Therapists
This volume first published in 1978 is a manual of visual display systems which offers various forms of notation for recording a patient's kinship network, his living conditions and life events alongside his clinical history. It also indicates ways of recording inner and outer world phenomena.
There is increasing interest in the use of the arts generally, with disadvantaged people of all kinds/ New ways of working are being developed all the time, and art therapists are pushing out the boundaries as they do this. This book describe what actually happens in art therapy in a variety of contexts, as practised by particular art therapists.
Dragons Fight in the Meadow
In this book the author reflects on the processes of grief and more than 50 folk tales are included. The ancient stories vividly convey mankind's struggle with death and loss, the despair and hope, with bitterness and love. The use of stories in therapy is explained, specifically bereavement counselling through storymaking.
Shakespeare Comes to Broadmoor: The Actors are Come Hither - The Performance of Tragedy in a Secure Psychiatric Hospital.
Between 1989 and 1991 several of Shakespeare's tragedies were performed in the central hall of Broadmoor Hospital. This book sets these important events on record. It offers insights into the impact of such drama, in such a setting, upon actors and audience.
Revised Formulations and Current Issues
The respective authors are some of the leading developmental scholars of this time, and are also major proponents of the theoretical traditions they address. An excellent text for senior undergraduates and graduate students and a worthwhile addition to the library shelf of any serious student of developmental psychology.
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