Challenging Populations

Young People Hearing Voices

Young People Hearing Voices: What you need to know and what you can do

ISBN 978 1 906254 57 5 (2012)

This book has replaced Children Hearing Voices. The content remains unchanged. Listen to and interview with Rachel Waddingham, a contributor to the book who works with children hearing voices: http://bit.ly/YjA9my Young People Hearing Voices is a unique, innovative book providing support and practical solutions for…
Beyond Fear and Control: Working with young people who self harm

Beyond Fear and Control: Working with young people who self harm

ISBN 978 1 898059 87 5 (2007)

As the title Beyond Fear and Control suggests, this book aims to move services away from responses based on fear and assumptions that we need to manage and control young people who self harm. It discusses ways in which services can change the focus from managing or 'stopping' self harm…
Living with Voices: 50 stories of recovery

Living with Voices: 50 stories of recovery

ISBN 978 1 906254 22 3 (2009)

Read a review from Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies Journal, December 2012: http://bit.ly/10ufKdu A new analysis of the hearing voices experience outside the illness model resulted in accepting and making sense of voices. This study of 50 stories forms the evidence for this successful new approach to…
Person-Centred Practice: Case studies in positive psychology

Person-Centred Practice: Case studies in positive psychology

ISBN 978 1 898059 95 0 (2007)

Follow-up volume to the best-selling, critically acclaimed Person-Centred Psychopathology,  Person-Centred Practice: Case studies in positive psychology takes forward the work of the previous volume by rooting the theory in the practice of internationally renowned practitioners and scholars. The book demonstrates that person-centred theory has real depth in its ability…
Voices of the Voiceless: Person-centred approaches and people with learning difficulties

Voices of the Voiceless: Person-centred approaches and people with learning difficulties

ISBN 978 1 898059 41 7 (2002)

Voices of the Voiceless is an inspiring, passionate and comprehensive exploration that offers hope and encouragement to counsellors and practitioners working with people living with learning difficulties. Although the effects of learning difficulties and the effects of society's treatment of people with learning difficulties are lifelong and often severe,…
Pre-Therapy: Reaching contact-impaired clients

Pre-Therapy: Reaching contact-impaired clients

ISBN 978 1 898059 34 9 (2002)

This book presents the most complete and up-to-date formulation of Pre-Therapy philosophy, theory and practice. Previously only available in German, this important work has been updated and translated. It has been virtually impossible to get hold of any substantial writing on Pre-Therapy in the UK and this book rectifies the…
The Rainbow Journal: For young people who self-injure

The Rainbow Journal: For young people who self-injure

ISBN 978 0 9531348 8 5 (2012)

The Rainbow Journal has been created for young people who self-harm. The journal acknowledges different types of self harm as a way of coping with difficult feelings, and encourages the reader to use the journal as another alternative to help alleviate the pain and upset those feelings can cause. By…
Thinking About Suicide: Contemplating and comprehending the urge to die

Thinking About Suicide: Contemplating and comprehending the urge to die

ISBN 978 1 906254 28 5 (2010)

The literature of suicidology has studiously ignored the voice of those who actually experience suicidal feelings. David Webb suggests this is no accidental oversight but a very deliberate and systematic exclusion of this critically important first-person knowledge. The only thing that is banished with even more vigour from suicidology is…
Flesh Wounds: New ways of understanding self-injury

Flesh Wounds: New ways of understanding self-injury

ISBN 978 1 906254 29 2 (2010)

Flesh Wounds? is a book of research-based stories about self-injury (sometimes called self-harm). It explores the meaning and purpose of self-injury in an individual’s life; the experiences that might lead to self-injury; and which approaches and responses to self-injury are helpful and which are not. It is intended…