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STI Diagnosis

A Straight-Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Diagnosis

ISBN 978 1 906254 66 7 (2014)

Read 11 oustanding 5-star customer reviews on Amazon here Psychiatric diagnosis has become one of the most contested practices in mental health services today. Lucy Johnstone asks 'Do you still need your psychiatric diagnosis?' This book will help you to decide. A revolution is underway in mental health. If the authors…
First Steps in Counselling: A students’ companion for basic introductory courses (4th edition)

First Steps in Counselling: A students' companion for basic introductory courses (4th edition)

ISBN 978 1 906254 41 4 (2011)

With over 100, 000 copies sold, First Steps in Counselling remains the text of choice for both students and tutors participating in introductory courses. Setting the standard for approachable entry-level books, the 4th revised edition provides an absolutely up-to-date text for today's students, covering theory, personal development and building helping skills. …
Living Well and Dying Well

Living Well and Dying Well: tales of counselling older people

ISBN 9781910919415

Older people rarely feature in counselling literature, and the very old barely at all. Helen Kewell seeks to address this often overlooked topic with a vibrant collection of resonant case studies describing her encounters with some of the old and very old clients with whom she has worked as a…
Case Studies in Existential Therapy: translating theory into practice

Case Studies in Existential Therapy: translating theory into practice

ISBN 9781910919286

Foreword by Emmy van Deurzen The ethos of existential therapy is that practitioners seek to co-create a therapeutic alliance with clients that emphasises being with rather than doing to. Trainees and practitioners alike are therefore eager to have access to accounts of what senior practitioners do in their day-to-day practice.…
Counselling, Class and Politics: undeclared influences in therapy

Counselling, Class and Politics: undeclared influences in therapy

ISBN 9781910919361

First published in 1996, Anne Kearney’s ground-breaking book on class in counselling and its invisibility within the training curriculum and the counselling relationship is reissued here with new commentaries from practitioners, clients and educationalists writing today. Anne died before she could start work on a planned revision of her…
Why Not CBT? Against and For CBT Revisited

Why Not CBT? Against and For CBT Revisited

ISBN 9781 9 10919 34 7

This comprehensively revised and updated second edition of the 2008 classic Against and for CBT has lost none of its passion or power. Those ‘against’ argue that CBT has been used by governments and health provider organisations to transform therapy into, at best, a quick-fix for stressed and unhappy…
Psychological Therapies for Survivors of Torture

Psychological Therapies for Survivors of Torture: A human-rights approach with people seeking asylum

ISBN 9781910919330

PUBLICATION DATE 26/09/2017 This edited collection of writings by experienced therapists, social workers and interpreters working with survivors of torture in exile, fills a gap in the English-language literature with its specific focus on an increasingly important but neglected client group. The editor, Jude Boyles, is an experienced therapist who established…
Dynamics of Power 2

The Dynamics of Power in Counselling and Psychotherapy (2nd Edition)

ISBN 978 1 910919 18 7

This hard-hitting, impeccably referenced book draws on academic theories and analyses of power and the author's personal experience both as client and practitioner to critique power within the psychotherapeutic relationship and within the organisations where therapy takes place. Accessible, political and severely critical of her own profession, Proctor provides…