Books

Stalking

Our Encounters with Stalking

ISBN 9781910919248

Part of the PCCS Books ‘Our Encounters With...’ Series, this is a powerful testimony of the destructive, sometimes fatal, effects of stalking on its victims.  With a foreword by the bestselling author Peter James, author of the Roy Grace series, himself a victim of stalking, the book…
Psychological Therapies for Survivors of Torture

Psychological Therapies for Survivors of Torture: A human-rights approach with people seeking asylum

ISBN 9781910919330

PUBLICATION DATE 26/09/2017 This edited collection of writings by experienced therapists, social workers and interpreters working with survivors of torture in exile, fills a gap in the English-language literature with its specific focus on an increasingly important but neglected client group. The editor, Jude Boyles, is an experienced therapist who established…
Wisdom of children

The Wisdom of Children

ISBN 978 1 910919 20 0 (September 2016)

Every child is born with innate wisdom; the role of adults – parents, educators, social workers and policy makers – is to nurture this wisdom and enable it to flourish. This is the belief that underpins this extraordinary book. Barbara and Heather Williams have drawn on the work of…
Schools-Based Counselling

The School-Based Counselling Primer

ISBN 978 1 906254 78 0 (2016)

For students beginning to think about their future in the workplace, a school-based counselling post is likely to be a popular consideration. Policy agendas and funding streams indicate an increased commitment to the mental health of our young people, and the school setting is an obvious place to meet those…
STI Drugs

A Straight-Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Drugs

ISBN 978 1 906254 17 9 (2009)

A pocket sized, good value series of succinct, thought provoking introductions ideal for students in all mental health disciplines, psychiatric service users, carers and indeed everyone with an interest in mental health. The authors are acknowledged leaders in their respective specialist fields with reputations for clear thinking, realistic, compassionate approaches…
The PCA in Japan

The Person-Centered Approach in Japan: Blending a western approach with Japanese culture

ISBN 978 1 906254 40 7 (2015)

Edited by Makiko Mikuni, The Person-Centered Approach in Japan discusses the history and development of the person-centred approach within Japanese counselling culture over the last 65 years. This transcultural counselling study introduces us to a range of settings including working with children and students, aspects of focusing theory and practice, qualitative…
Therapist Limits

Therapist Limits in Person-Centred Therapy

ISBN 978 1 906254 81 0 (2015)

Therapist Limits in Person-Centred Therapy by Lisbeth Sommerbeck addresses the moment at which therapy becomes difficult due to therapist limits. These could be limits in experience, contextual limits, ethical limits or limit-setting, all of which are issues frequently brought to supervision. Although such dilemas are frequently experienced there is very…