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  • Men in Therapy: New approaches for effective treatment

    Men in Therapy: New approaches for effective treatment

    by David Wexler

    How to do better, more effective therapy with men. Cultural norms and assumptions colour the male experience of psychotherapy, and the traditional notions of masculinity to which many men still cling are, in many ways, antithetical to the tenets and goals of therapy. As a result, even the experienced therapist may find him- or herself struggling when working with male clients. In Men in Therapy, therapists are offered a number of methods for countering men’s general reluctance to open up emotionally or fully engage in therapy. Of course, men...

  • Next Steps

    Next Steps

    by Andrew Shirres

    * The power and purpose behind simple, immediate steps: A mental health tool for everyone!* Ever felt stuck and wondered what the next step might be? Beginning with one or two simple, practical steps is often the best way to gather momentum. Perhaps our task today is simply to get out of bed or open the curtains or have a shower? Perhaps it is to call a friend or make an appointment or go for a walk? Using full-colour photographs of everyday objects and activities, these cards present...

  • Partnering for Recovery in Mental Health: A Practical Guide to Person-Centered Planning

    Partnering for Recovery in Mental Health: A Practical Guide to Person-Centered Planning

    by Janis Tondora

    Partnering for Recovery in Mental Health is a practical guide for conducting person and family-centered recovery planning with individuals with serious mental illnesses and their families. It is derived from the authors’ extensive experience in articulating and implementing recovery-oriented practice and has been tested with roughly 3,000 providers who work in the field as well as with numerous post-graduate trainees in psychology, social work, nursing, and psychiatric rehabilitation. It has consistently received highly favourable evaluations from health care professionals as well as people in recovery from mental illness. This guide represents a...

  • Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data

    Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data

    by Madelyn Blair

    *Limited Stock* *No refund on this item - Was $35.95* *Reduced by 20% - Now $28.75* * * "There's no time to read. " "There's no budget for training. " "There's too much information coming at me." "Managers just don't know how to develop their staff." Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data contains your answer. Ask people if they stay current, and they answer no because 'current' implies a perfection that doesn't exist in today's world. Knowing it all is simply impossible. Consider these statistics: 2 million emails...

  • Talking to My Mum: A Picture Workbook for Workers, Mothers and Children affected by Domestic Abuse

    Talking to My Mum: A Picture Workbook for Workers, Mothers and Children affected by Domestic Abuse

    by Humphreys, Thiara, Skamball &

    Talking To My Mum is an activity pack for 5-8-year-olds whose families have experienced domestic abuse to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. Based on the authors' work with families who have experienced domestic abuse, the book is full of illustrated worksheets featuring animal characters who encourage the young reader to explore a range of memories, such as changes in the family's living arrangements or happy memories with siblings or favourite toys that each prompt a particular emotion. These activities are accompanied...

  • Treating Huckleberry Finn

    Treating Huckleberry Finn

    by David Nylund

    A five-step approach to understanding, nourishing and learning to control the millions of kids diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder and drugged with amphetamines because they behave like Huck Finn-restless, rebellious, playful and adventuresome. Nylund is one of a growing number of professionals who believe there is no scientific evidence that ADD or ADHD actually exist. In this book, he outlines a five-step narrative therapy approach called SMART Separating the problem from the child Mapping the effect of ADD/ADHD Attending to exceptions Reclaiming special abilities Telling others of achievement....

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