This text outlines an approach to business communication by two Harvard-based educators, trainers and consultants. Kegan and Lahey show us how the way we talk in the workplace can be understood as seven different types of speaking, seven languages that reveal our attitudes and expectations.
Clare Bambra examines the social, environmental, economic and political causes of health inequalities, how they have evolved over time and what they are like today. Revealing gaps in life expectancy of up to 25 years between places just a few miles apart, this important book demonstrates that where you live can kill you.
A unique, innovative book providing support and practical solutions for the experience of hearing voices. It is in two parts, one part for voice-hearing young people, the other part for parents and adult carers. Pioneers Escher and Romme have over twenty-five years experience of working with voice-hearers.
Explores alternatives to psychiatry developed by people with direct experience of extreme crisis and psychiatric treatment. Describes the origins, development, challenges and politics that inspired these international survivor-led and survivor-run grassroots approaches.
A drug-free guide to curing anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other depressive disorders uses scientifically tested methods to improve mood and stave off the blues. Reprint.
This book takes counselling & psychotherapy trainees through the entire therapeutic process, introducing the theory and applying it to real-life practice. It is an authoritative introduction to everything the trainee needs to know to become a professional therapist.
`This book has it all, and is a "must have" for all practitioners and trainees working therapeutically with children and young people' - Phil Goss, Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy, UCLAN
The first book to take a humanistic - person-centred/experiential - approach to counselling to the most commonly presenting client issue, depression. A landmark text, covering everything from evidence-based practice to training, supervision and research, it establishes humanistic counselling as an evidence-based psychological intervention.
Focusing on skills that arise out of Gestalt theory, as well as those invoked by the therapeutic relationship, this new edition guides the reader through a range of practice issues which might arise during the therapeutic process; from setting up the therapeutic session and creating a working alliance to adopting a research approach and managing difficult encounters.
Now with a new companion website that provides training materials and handouts on a range of topics and with two new chapters on contemporary contexts and the use of technology this book continues to be the definitive guide to counselling adolescents.
A comprehensive guide to key areas of professional knowledge and skill. The authors draw directly on their own clinical work, taking the trainee from the start to the finish of the therapy session and showing them exactly how keen observation, critical thinking, and developing a system for evaluating can be used throughout the entire therapeutic process.
This practical bestseller from leading expert Richard Nelson-Jones introduces the essential counselling skills for the helping professions. Now in its fourth edition, it guides trainees through the key skills for helping work across a range of settings, such as counselling, nursing, social work, youth work, education and many more.
'This revised edition of a classic in person-centred therapy combines both an accessible introduction to becoming a practitioner, and an up to date, socially situated, and academically rigorous essential guide. It is rare to find a single volume that allows beginning students to reflect on their own experience, while remaining academically and theoretically rigorous. A genuine must have for any serious student. The reader can expect to be fully engaged with the ideas offered in the new chapter. This book is an essential read for any new therapist.' - Carol Wolter-Gustafson?
Fully updated to reflect recent developments in CBT theory and featuring over 40 video role plays, illustrating scenarios in practice from physical techniques to wider applications of CBT, including for eating disorders, substance abuse and self-harm.
Providing trainees, practitioners and researchers with a comprehensive introduction to the latest findings in the field, this book sets out, in a jargon-free way, the evidence for the effectiveness of therapy and the factors associated with positive therapeutic outcomes.
The Third Edition of this best-selling book provides a clear and accessible introduction to the principles and techniques of psychosynthesis, and explains how the counsellor or psychotherapist can incorporate these elements into their own work with cli
At over 700 pages and with more than 100 contributions, this Fourth Edition brings together the essentials of counselling and psychotherapy theory, research, skills and practice. Including new content on assessment, theory, applications and settings, and with new chapter overviews and summaries, this continues to be the most comprehensive and accessible guide to the field for trainees or experienced practitioners.
Provides an introduction to the theory and practice of person-centred counselling. This title reflects on many of the key issues which concern not only person-centred practitioners but those across the whole counselling and psychotherapy field. It includes issues covering religion, gender and sexual orientation.
This book takes a new and innovative approach to looking at the commonalities and disparities between counselling/psychotherapy and forensic psychology. It aims to develop a critical understanding of the themes and issues related to crime and therapy that are highly relevant to theory and practice, yet are often ignored or neglected.
This practical guide will provide readers with the ideal `way-in' to counselling, whether they are looking to use counselling skills to enhance their existing helping role or are taking their first steps towards becoming a professional counsellor.
A renowned psychotherapist explores healthy and unhealthy relationships and personal boundaries, with self-assessment tests, descriptions of ten types of human interaction, and more. Original. 50,000 first printing. National ad/promo.
On Being a Therapist, Fifth Edition continues to explore many of the challenges that therapists face in their practices today, although it expands from previous editions in that it features new research and clinical experience, shares new stories, and adds material centered on technology.
A psychobiography of a psychoanalyst by another who was pupil, colleague and friend for over 35 years. Fairbairn was - with Klein and Winnicott - one of the founders of the "object relations" approach to psychoanalysis, which bases personality development on early childhood experiences.
Written by a clinical psychologist, Siblings give parents the tools to create positive sibling relationships. Highly practical, and based solidly in clinical research, it not only describes the issues which parents may face but gives them methods and specific strategies to build lasting bonds
Counselors and psychotherapists are divided about the morality and efficacy of short-term psychotherapy and counseling. The model of therapy described Time-Conscious Psychological Therapy is based on flexible adjustment to the life pattern
Now in its sixth edition and recommended by therapists worldwide, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has been the unparalleled, essential resource for people struggling with anxiety and phobias for almost thirty years.
In this groundbreaking book, the bestselling author of Parenting from the Inside Out and The Whole-Brain Child shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children's lives into one of the most rewarding.
Contains eight case-studies of people the author has treated, including a woman of 67, obsessively pining with love for her 32-year-old previous therapist and a woman of 19 stone who has emotional difficulties because of her weight problem. This title includes stories that reveal the diversity of human motivation.
Panic disorder is a relatively common psychological condition, characterized by sudden attacks of intense fear, often bordering on terror. This edition includes information on treatment and discusses the relationship between panic disorder and other anxiety conditions. It is intended for those who are affected by this disorder.
There's a way to think about stress. Sure, some stress is inevitable, but being 'stressed out' isn't. In fact, we can learn to rechannel the powerful stress activators in our lives to make us even more effective. This book leads us to an appreciation of the mind - body connection so that we learn how to reduce stress.
Describes one of the most extraordinary neurological cases - one that profoundly changed the scientific study of consciousness. Written to be accessible to students and popular science readers, this title takes us on a journey into the unconscious mind.
Structured around DASIE - a systematic five stage model of the helping process - each stage of the model is presented and illustrated in simple "how to" language, to give an introduction to the lifeskills helping approach. Learning points are highlighted along with relevant case materials.
Collecting together accounts, both professional and personal, of R.D. Laing, this book features conversations, letters, photographs and poetry. The contributors include Allen Ginsberg, Anthony Clare, Ralph Metzner and Van Morrison.
Provides a series of reflective learning tasks to support counsellors through key stages in training. This book contributes to the process of becoming an effective counsellor by enabling consolidation of personal learning and development, and facilitating the integration of theory, practice and personal experience.
Incidents of violence and aggression are steadily increasing and consequently personal safety in working environment can no longer be taken for granted. This book acts as a guide to effective management of violence and aggression within clinical environment. It helps to understand both principles and techniques.
Serves as a tool for therapists working with people with communication difficulties. This edition is a manual of over 50 group exercises for use when working with groups to help those taking part to overcome problems with interpersonal communication. It explains the use of exercises in the context of the developments in psychiatric medicine.