A title that attempts to explain the whole subject of psychiatry. It reviews the historical development of psychiatry, the places where there is much agreement on treatment and where there is not, throughout alert to where psychiatry helps, and where it is imperfect.
In this study, Dominick LaCapra offers a broad-ranging, critical enquiry into the problem of trauma, notably with respect to major historical events. In a series of interlocking essays, he explores theoretical and literary-critical attempts to come to terms with trauma.
Addressing the underlying philosophy and rationale for the training of psychotherapists, this book asks how training can prepare them for a task whose practitioners cannot even agree as to whether it is a science or an art, a clinical interaction or a profoundly humane encounter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Offers a student friendly review of recent research in the application of cognitive methods, theories and models to real-world scenarios, by looking at how people use basic cognitive skills in everyday environments.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The detailed narratives reflect a width of practice, including both clinical and educational perspectives. Contributors drawn from practice around the world give an international perspective to a subject which is central to the growing maturity of occupational therapy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
`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