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  • Brain2Brain: Enacting Client Change Through the Persuasive Power of Neuroscience

    Brain2Brain: Enacting Client Change Through the Persuasive Power of Neuroscience

    by John Arden

    Overcome resistance and fully engage clients by bringing neuroscience into treatment Brain2Brain: Enacting Client Change Through the Persuasive Power of Neuroscience applies the popular topic of neuroscience in mental health to everyday practice, showing therapists how to teach their clients brain-based strategies for making changes and improving their lives. Cutting-edge findings in neuroscience are translated into language that clients will understand, and sidebars provide therapists more detailed information relating to particular disorders. With a holistic approach that incorporates mental, spiritual, and physical skills, knowledge, and exercises, this book provides a clear, complete...

  • Celia and Nonna

    Celia and Nonna

    by Victoria Lane

    Soft cover (Picture book) Age range 4 + Celia and Nonna is a significant and heart-warming picture book about the special bond between children and grandparents– and what happens when life changes. Grandparents ageing is a universal experience, yet it is rarely told in picture book form. In this story, young Celia finds a delightful and positive way to navigate this confusing time. The story invites kids to think about their grandparents’ ageing and may inspire them to simple activities such as drawing a picture for their grandma or granddad as...

  • How to Rethink Mental Illness. The Human Contexts Behind the Labels

    How to Rethink Mental Illness. The Human Contexts Behind the Labels

    by Bernard Guerin

    The world of mental illness is typically framed around symptoms and cures, where every client is given a label. In this challenging new book, Professor Bernard Guerin provides a fresh alternative to considering these issues, based in interdisciplinary social sciences and discourse analysis rather than medical studies or cognitive metaphors. A timely and articulate challenge to mainstream approaches, Guerin asks the reader to observe the ecological contexts for behaviour rather than diagnose symptoms, to find new ways to understand and help those experiencing mental distress. This book shows the reader: ...

  • Making Friends

    Making Friends

    by Andrew Matthews

    *500,000 copies sold. The international bestselling guidebook to happier relationships. Includes 70 cartoons* Making Friends Is about: developing your confidence dealing with difficult people how to say "No" sometimes building happy relationships, at work and at home *Contents:* Chapter 1 We All Get Nervous; Habits; Comparing Ourselves; Who Do You Think You Are; Waiting for Someone ...; Taking Ourselves Too Seriously Chapter 2 The Distance We Keep; Quit Playing Games; Attracting People; Stop Passing The Buck; Honesty Pays Off; Expressing Anger Chapter 3 Our Expectations; Assert Yourself; Leave People...

  • Mental Health Matters - A practical guide to identifying and understanding mental health issues in primary schools

    Mental Health Matters - A practical guide to identifying and understanding mental health issues in primary schools

    by Paula Nagel

    A practical guide to help schools to identify early indicators of mental health difficulties in young children. Teachers have a responsibility to support the mental health of children in their care. Current statistics show a significant rise in mental health difficulties in children and young people, and new legislation urges schools to consider whether continuing disruptive behaviour might be the result of an unmet need. However, this is not an area that is universally addressed in teacher training programmes or books. Using real life case studies, this book supports all teachers...

  • Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome: A Guide to Emotional and Behavioral Strengths and Challenges

    Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome: A Guide to Emotional and Behavioral Strengths and Challenges

    by Dennis McGuire

    In this groundbreaking book, the founding directors of the Adult Down Syndrome Center of Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois: the first and premier facility of its type in North America; share nearly 30 years of combined experience treating more than 3,000 adolescents and adults with Down syndrome aged 12 to 83. Mental Wellness is an invaluable resource for parents, mental health professionals, teachers and caregivers who want to understand better how to promote mental health and resolve psychosocial problems in people with Down syndrome. This authoritative, easy-to-read guide...

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