Books

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…
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 - Available 3rd Oct, 2019

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…