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Within the White Lines: How the Beautiful Game Saved my Life

Paperback, 05/11/2018, £11.99
£10.79
Ruth Fox's story reflects the harsh reality of what mental illness can do to somebody's seemingly ideal life. An athlete, a high achieving student, a sister, and a friend, Ruth never expected depression to turn her life upside down. In Within the White Lines, she explains how the beautiful game of football helped pull her back from the brink of suicide

Revisiting Negative Symptoms: A Guide to Psychosocial Interventions for Mental Health Practitioners

Paperback, 06/01/2017, £28.99
£26.09
This practical guide focuses on the reduced expression and activity often described as constituting negative symptoms of psychosis and schizophrenia. Using engaging activities and case studies to aid learning, it offers alternative explanations for these symptoms and outlines strategies for addressing them in practice

Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry 4ed

Paperback, 07/08/2019, £36.99
£33.29
This Handbook is the comprehensive, indispensible guide to the practice of psychiatry for health professionals of all levels of experience. Fully updated with the latest research and legislature, it provides practical guidance on diagnosis, management, and best practice by subspecialty.

Approved Mental Health Practice: Essential Themes for Students and Practitioners

Paperback, 31/03/2014, £32.99
£29.69
Drawing on a wealth of experience from both current and past practitioners in mental health, this book is a handbook for Approved Mental Health Practitioners at a time of uncertainty and change. The book considers the themes and issues relating to the role, the present day challenges and future directions for the profession.

Student Mental Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: A practical guide

Paperback, 18/09/2019, £26.99
£24.29
This book offers pragmatic guidance to support academic and student services staff in both being proactive within their role to promote a positive approach to wellbeing, and understanding how to care appropriately for students who may not be flourishing in the university environment.

Working With Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour

Paperback, 04/03/2015, £25.99
£23.39
An authoritative introduction to identifying and assessing suicidal behaviour, this highly informative text explores both therapeutic interventions and postvention issues. Aimed at front-line workers, it takes a non-medicalised approach and provides the reader with a toolbox of practical skills to support their work in practice.

Depression: The Way Out of Your Prison

Paperback, 17/04/2003, £14.99
£13.49
This text gives us a way of understanding our depression which matches our experience and which enables us to take charge of our life and change it. It is for depressed people, their family and friends, and for all professionals and non-professionals who work with depressed people.

That Was When People Started to Worry: Young women and mental illness

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £9.99
£8.99
From the author of the acclaimed The Time In Between - what mental illness is really like for young women, and how we can all better understand it.

Working with Bereavement: A Practical Guide

Paperback, 22/09/2014, £24.99
£22.49
A practical guide for those who work with the bereaved in a variety of settings, from nurses and social workers to volunteers. Covering ethics, cultural issues and support networks, an essential text for those seeking to build understanding and skills in order to offer better support to the dying and the bereaved.

Positive Dynamics: A Systemic Narrative Approach to Facilitating Groups

Paperback, 10/02/2016, £28.99
£26.09
Group work is a common and valuable resource used in many areas: from therapy, education and training, to businesses and commercial organisations. With a focus on the role of group facilitators, she lays out a model of group work based in systemic and narrative techniques generating optimal conditions for groups to achieve success.

Challenge of Racism in Therapeutic Practice: Engaging with Oppression in Practice and Supervision

Paperback, 06/05/2016, £31.99
£28.79
Inspired and informed by the author's own research, this uniquely engaging textbook brings the focus to how racism affects the therapeutic relationship, creatively exploring the subject of working with people of African, Caribbean, Asian and Mixed heritage in both therapeutic practice and clinical supervision.

Values and Ethics in Mental Health: An Exploration for Practice

Paperback, 03/11/2015, £28.99
£26.09
This book equips readers with a sound understanding of the value-base of mental health care and provides them with the skills and knowledge to demystify complex values in decision-making in order to reach outcomes which are focused on the needs of service users. Engaging case examples and exercises link theory and practice throughout.

From Psychiatric Patient to Citizen Revisited

Paperback, 18/12/2015, £29.99
£26.99
With chapter summaries, further reading and reflective exercises, this book offers support for research and practice, making it an essential and important read for any student or practitioner in the field who advocates equality, and for people with lived experience, families, friends and campaigners.

Working with Dual Diagnosis: A Psychosocial Perspective

Paperback, 03/11/2015, £28.99
£26.09
Taking a unique perspective, this book argues for a psychosocial approach to dual diagnosis and draws on this to highlight practice skills with specific groups including individuals, families and communities. The inclusion of case studies, reflection points and reflective exercises throughout help to aid learning and provide practice insight.

Understanding Trauma and Resilience

Paperback, 18/05/2015, £28.99
£26.09
From psychodynamic to narrative, systemic to feminist, the book takes the reader through a wide range of theories and their application to working with trauma. With a rich analysis of the histories, critiques and practice implications of each approach, it offers an invaluable theoretical grounding in the field for all those working with trauma.

Pocketbook Guide to Mental Health Act Assessments

Paperback, 16/05/2016, £25.99
£23.39
Pocketbook guide for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) and related professionals on using and applying the Mental Health Act.

Peer Support in Mental Health

Paperback, 20/02/2019, £24.99
£22.49
In recent years, the concepts of peer support, self-help and self-management have moved from the periphery of mental health care toward the centre, and have fast become mainstream approaches to supporting well-being.

Handbook of Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Counselling

Paperback, 31/05/2013, £37.99
£34.19
This new edition of a highly successful text offers a wide-ranging, comprehensive introduction to the key concepts of contemporary person-centred therapy, exploring both theoretical development and their application to practice. Written by leading international experts, it is an indispensable resource for those studying and working in the area.

Models of Mental Health

Paperback, 01/12/2015, £28.99
£26.09
This key text book presents a critical overview of the main theoretical perspectives relevant to mental health practice and argues that no one theory provides a comprehensive framework for practice.

Content of Psychological Distress: Addressing Complex Personal Experience

Paperback, 08/06/2015, £28.99
£26.09
The Content of Psychological Distress makes the case for focusing psychological attention on the content of people's distressing experience.

Critical Issues in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Paperback, 16/09/2016, £25.99
£23.39
This important new book critically examines a number of aspects of Child and Adolescent Mental Health service provision and practice. It encourages readers to look carefully at some of today's givens and to value intuition and experience, whilst balancing this with our current understanding of the child's mind and its potential disorders.

Stand Tall Little Girl: Facing Up To Anorexia: 2017

Paperback, 06/03/2017, £11.99
£10.79
'Whilst your anorexia seems like your best friend, she knows everything about you and is always there, she is also your worst enemy and not someone you want to know.' - Hope Virgo. We follow Hope's devastating struggle with anorexia. For four years, she managed to keep it hidden, keeping dark secrets from friends and family.

Man Up Man Down

Paperback, 05/10/2018, £11.99
£10.79

Approved Mental Health Professional's Guide to Mental Health Law 5ed

Paperback, 09/11/2019, £27.99
£25.19
The fifth edition of Robert Brown's introduction to mental health law for health and social care professionals training to be Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMPHs).

Approved Mental Health Professional Practice Handbook

Paperback, 01/09/2019, £21.99
£19.79
Approved Mental Health Professionals must possess and deploy a range of skills, knowledge and values in order to make ethically complex decisions on behalf of people with severe mental health problems. This invaluable handbook considers these challenges and provides in-depth guidance on all key aspects of the role.

Outreach in Community Mental Health Care: A Manual for Practitioners

Paperback, 15/06/2017, £43.99
£39.59
Outreach in Community Mental Health Care: A Manual for Practitioners offers readers a comprehensive and practical guide to treating patients in the community setting.

Key Concepts in Mental Health 4ed

Paperback, 21/03/2017, £25.99
£23.39
This bestselling text provides a complete and concise overview of mental health and all the issues that surround it from a theoretical and practical perspective.

Soothing the Troubled Mind

7, 30/06/2000, £9.99
£8.99
Provides an introduction to schizophrenia and a review of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treatments being used in treating both schizophrenia and other mental diseases. Rather than focusing on how to carry out acupuncture and TCM, this book examines the best way to apply treatments.

Diagnosis And Treatment Planning Skills for Mental Health Professional

Paperback, 19/01/2012, £54.00
£48.60
Using characters from popular culture, this is a fun and engaging way for students to practice skill development before they actually start working on real client scenarios.

Psychosocial Assessment in Mental Health

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £26.99
£24.29
A step-by-step guide on how to undertake each stage of the psychosocial assessment process in practice.

Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids

7, 16/09/2008, £13.99
£12.59
Details advances in treating specific disorders and offers answers to parents' frequently asked questions. This book covers how medications work; their impact on kids' emotions, personality, school performance, and health; and, the risks and benefits of widely used antidepressants.

Postcards From the Edge

Paperback, 10/11/2011, £8.99
£8.09
The cult-classic novel that made Carrie Fisher a bestselling author before The Princess Diarist - brilliant, bold, hilarious.

Head Hunters: The Search for a Science of the Mind

Hardback, 12/06/2014, £25.00
£22.50
How did the human brain evolve? Why did it evolve as it did? What is man's place in evolution? This title traces the intellectual journey of four men who met at Cambridge in the 1890s and whose lives interlinked for the next three decades - William Rivers, Grafton Elliot Smith, Charles Myers and William McDougall.

Relocating Madness

7, 01/01/1995, £17.95
£16.16
The policy of closing mental hospitals and relocating mental patients in the community has generated great controversy. This book reports on the complexities and ironies involved here, directly from the front line. It explores how a group of people with a history of schizophrenic illness feel about themselves and their circumstances.

Your guide to Schizophrenia

Paperback, 29/09/2006, £9.99
£8.99
Provides those who suffer from schizophrenia and schizophrenic disorders, and their friends/family with vital facts, advice and support to empower them to make informed choices, to understand the illness and to regain control of their life

Mental Health Policy and Practice 3ed

Paperback, 23/04/2015, £29.99
£26.99
The third edition of Mental Health Policy and Practice remains a clear and comprehensive overview of UK mental health policy. It includes ideas from a wide spectrum of mental health services, examples of successful evidence-based practice and analyses the impact, and likely impact, of the latest shifts in policy and changes to legislation.

Pool activity level (PAL) instrument for occupational profiling

Paperback, 31/10/2007, £25.00
£22.50
This third edition includes valuable new material together with the Instrument itself and the photocopiable activity checklists and plans that help to match users' abilities with activities. The author includes guidance for carrying out these activities with individuals of different ability levels as revealed by the PAL Instrument Checklist.

Role of the Mental Health Nurse

7, 09/04/2001, £27.99
£3.00
Using a skills based approach, this unique text gives a comprehensive overview of the role of the Mental Health nurse. Addressing themany demands on the Mental Health nurse, the authors recognise the increasing need to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills

Paperback, 14/05/2007, £23.09
£20.78
Draws on the policy and theory underpinning mental health nursing but focusses on the practical aspects, providing an easily understandable guide to what to do and how to do it. This title also provides a practical framework that can be applied in any setting.

Introduction To Cognitive Behaviour

7, 17/03/2011, £27.99
£25.19
A huge, best-seller for SAGE, this book has fast become the most engaging, easy to follow and informative textbook on the theory and application of CBT.

Understanding Mental Health Practice

Paperback, 18/12/2017, £20.99
£18.89
This books is packed full of `need-to-know' information that will help students understand what is meant by mental health and wellbeing, and become aware of the common mental health problems as well as the typical interventions and treatment options available.

Understanding Mental Health Care

Paperback, 01/05/2018, £25.99
£23.39
"Roberts addresses the subjects that are troubling professionals across the globe, providing a sound theoretical base on which a professional viewpoint can be formed. Complex concepts are presented in a simple way, enabling readers at all stages to grasp difficult and often radical ideas quickly and easily." - Tony Barlow, Birmingham City University
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