Personal Development

Our Encounters with Suicide

Our Encounters with Suicide

ISBN 978 1 906254 62 9

The ‘Our Encounters with…’ series collect together unmediated, unsanitised narratives by service-users, past service-users and carers and survivors. These stories of direct experience will be of great benefit to those interested in narrative enquiry, and to those…

Infinitely Beloved

Infinitely Beloved: A therapist explores divine intimacy

ISBN 978 1 906254 52 0 (2012)

This book is the outcome of lectures given by Brian Thorne in Salisbury Cathedral and St Julian’s church in Norwich. It gives powerful insights into the passionate commitment of a bridge-builder between the worlds of counselling and psychotherapy and mystical…

R.D.Laing

R.D.Laing: 50 years since The Divided Self

ISBN 978 1 906254 54 4 (2012)

First published in 1960, The Divided Self by Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing (1927–1989) set out to explain psychosis as an ordinary and understandable human experience. Laing’s insight was absolutely revolutionary in its humane approach. One commentator described…

Carl Rogers: The China Diary

Carl Rogers: The China Diary

ISBN 978 1 906254 50 6 (2012)

We are unable to supply this book to customers in the US. The US edition was published in Autumn 2013.

This diary, under the title "My Trip to China", was written by 20-year-old Carl Ransom Rogers during his six month journey to the Far East in 1922. This…

Real to Reel: Psychiatry at the cinema

Real to Reel: Psychiatry at the cinema

ISBN 978 1 906254 42 1 (2011)

The cinema has an important presence in modern life, not just for its contributions to entertainment and the economy but also because of what it tells us about ourselves and our societies. Psychiatry’s appearance on the big screen reflects psychiatric practice at the…

Living with the Gloria Films: A daughter’s memory

Living with the Gloria Films: A daughter's memory

ISBN 978 1 906254 02 5 (2008)

In 1964 Dr Everett Shostrom, a psychologist from California, produced a series of educational films titled ‘Three Approaches to Psychotherapy’, therein filming complete psychotherapy sessions for the very first time. Three celebrated therapists demonstrated their…