Personal Development

Questioning Psychology

Questioning Psychology: beyond theory and control

ISBN 9781910919484

What gets in the way of our understanding other people? So asks psychologist Brian Levitt in this challenging and deeply reflective book. Levitt writes with honesty and humility about the profession in which he has worked for 25 years and the people he has worked with. He questions the assumptions that…
Psychogeography and Psychotherapy

Psychogeography and Psychotherapy: connecting pathways

ISBN 9781910919477

‘Identity is tied to place. The environment is not the backdrop; it is woven through our identity.’ So writes Chris Rose in her introduction to this insightful collection on the mutually enriching relationship between psychogeography and psychotherapy. The book invites an interdisciplinary, reflective and at times poetic exploration…
Tales From The Madhouse

Tales from the Madhouse: An insider critique of psychiatric services

ISBN 978 1 906254 75 9

Tales from the Madhouse by Gary Sidley provides critiques of psychiatric practice  that are powerfully backed up by moving, and at times disturbing, stories taken from his long years of practice as a mental health professional. Sidley strongly suggests that current psychiatric practices are based on pseudo-scientific assumptions that…
Person-Centred Therapy

Person-Centred Therapy Theory and Practice in the 21st Century

ISBN 978 1 906254 68 1 (2013)

The aims of this booklet are:  to provide a brief introduction to person-centred therapy theory, both for beginners and for those who have a passing understanding, but might have dismissed it as out-dated, simplistic or irrelevant to explain the radical nature of person-centred therapy whilst demonstrating its relevance…
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 studying and practising in the field of mental health. The…
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 theology. Readers will have glimpses of the author…
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 it as ‘that particular touch of genius which causes one…
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 never-before-published diary reveals intimate…