Supervision, Professional Development and Ethics

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…
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…
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…
New Politics

The New Politics of Experience and The Bitter Herbs

ISBN 978 1 906254 74 2 ( 2014)

Read the Preface here The New Politics of Experience and The Bitter Herbs by Theodor Itten and Ron Roberts critiques the practices of psychotherapy and psychology and asks searching questions about the neoliberal motives that drive them. Theorising of the human condition too often follows the ideological fashions of the…
Sexuality existential

Sexuality: Existential Perspectives

ISBN 978 1 906254 70 4 (2014)

Sexuality is a fascinating phenomenon. Familiar to us all, it pervades the personal, social and cultural areas of life; it also remains an elusive and confusing aspect of our existence. Within a range of disciplines, gender studies, psychology, psychoanalysis and sociology to name but a few, great strides have been…
Therapy Experience

The Therapy Experience: How human kindness heals

ISBN 9781898059783

Each of us sets the psychological climate in which others live, no matter what our age, gender or cultural background. Given our tendancy to treat others and ourselves mindlessly, Kingerlee says in this part-self-help book, part-confession, part-polemic for compassion, it may be wise for us to step back — even…
Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology: A critical examination

ISBN 978 1 906254 59 9 (2014)

Any theory is only as strong as its capacity to withstand sustained critical examination.  The practice of critique must, therefore, form the basis of both good academic work and thoughtful clinical practice. This new series of ‘Critical Examinations’ looks at the claims of Psychology and various of…