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…
Personal JCPCP

Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy NO LONGER AVAILABLE

ISBN 1471 7646. No longer available for new subscriptions

  We are no longer selling subscriptions to JCPCP. The last issue 19(4) will come out in December this year. The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy (JCPCP) has something important to say about the dominant myths of psychiatry and psychology in these unenlightened times. The Editorial Board includes two…
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. …
Next Steps in Counselling Practice (2nd edn): A students’ companion for degrees, HE diplomas and voc

Next Steps in Counselling Practice (2nd edn): A students' companion for degrees, HE diplomas and vocational courses

ISBN 978 1 898059 66 0 (2009)

This textbook is the second edition of the follow-on to First Steps in Counselling – the first edition has been a bestseller every year for twelve years. Now completely revised and updated for the twenty-first century, this reasonably priced book is suitable for those studying counselling and psychotherapy from intermediate…
Psychiatry and Mental Health

Psychiatry and Mental Health: a guide for counsellors and psychotherapists

ISBN 9781910919521 - pp 602. OUT SOON, 30th April - Pre-order now

Increasingly, counsellors and psychotherapists are working with people who have been diagnosed with a mental disorder and are required to understand and navigate the mental health system. Counselling training rarely covers the fields of psychiatry and mental health diagnoses in detail and there are few reliable resources on which they…
In Love With Supervision (06/02/20)

In Love with Supervision: creating transformative conversations

ISBN 9781910919514 (06/02/20)

Robin and Joan Shohet are pioneers in supervision training for the helping professions. Much more than a manual, this book embodies the heart, soul, spirit and values of their training courses – a golden treasury of insight, wisdom and practical techniques. Its detailed descriptions of their courses apply directly to…
Inside Out, Outside In

Inside Out, Outside In: transforming mental health practices

ISBN 9781910919491 - Out now!

Human distress has historically been understood and responded to almost exclusively either as a biological disorder or a psychological deficit. This has led to the development of powerful structures, ‘mental health systems’, that have dominated thinking and practice around mental health and been controlled by the psychiatric profession.…
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…