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  • 1001 Solution-Focused Questions

    1001 Solution-Focused Questions

    by Fredrike Bannink

    An invaluable resource for conducting successful solution-focused therapy. Drawing on nearly 30 years of clinical practice, Bannink compiles solution-focused questions and protocols that are formulated to elicit the client's expertise on the issue(s) that brought him or her to therapy. Categorized for general use and for use with specific types of clients-such as children, couples, and families, and those who have suffered trauma or who might benefit from medication-the questions demonstrate how the precise use of language is an important tool in solution-focused interviewing. Exercises and homework suggestions invite self-reflection and experimentation...

  • Aboriginal Narrative Practice: Honouring Storylines Of Pride, Strength And Creativity

    Aboriginal Narrative Practice: Honouring Storylines Of Pride, Strength And Creativity

    by Dulwich

    This book shares stories of creative inventions by Aboriginal narrative therapists and community workers, including the ‘Shame Mat’, the ‘Language Tree of Life’, ‘Conversations with Lateral Violence’, and ‘Narrative community gatherings’. These significant innovations are expanding the field of narrative practice, not only in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contexts, but also across cultures and internationally. Significantly, this book also illustrates how narrative practices are being used by Aboriginal communities to decolonise identity stories, to move beyond mental health labels, and to step out of missionary rules and closets of shame. In...

  • Can I Tell You About ADHD?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About ADHD?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Susan Yarney

    Meet Ben - a young boy with ADHD. Ben invites readers to learn about ADHD from his perspective. He helps children understand what it means to have ADHD and describes what it is and how it feels. Ben explains how he was diagnosed and what he has learnt about ways to relieve his ADHD symptoms, and how friends and adults can help at home and school. This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7 upwards, as well...

  • Divorced and Separated Game

    Divorced and Separated Game

    by Searle & Streng

    Developed for children and adolescents whose parents are separated or divorced, this game which is part of the ''Lifegames'' series, is of use for those who are finding it difficult to cope with or understand the pain and upheaval surrounding separation. The game can be played with groups of siblings, peers or children from reconstituted families and is also suitable for working with individuals. It may be played over consecutive sessions or adapted to the pace of the treatment. The board game set comprises of a game board, counters,...

  • Finn's Feather

    Finn's Feather

    by Rachel Noble

    Finn knows his brother is gone. But he also knows that Hamish sent the beautiful white feather on his doorstep. Finn runs to shows his mother the feather from Hamish, but she only gives him a big hug. In school, Finn’s teacher responds similarly. Why isn’t anyone as excited as he is? Finn sits quietly, cradling the beautiful, amazing feather. “Why did Hamish give it to you?” asks his friend, Lucas. “Maybe he wanted to say hi?” wonders Finn. “Maybe,” Lucas says, “Hamish wanted you to have fun...

  • Leave Me Alone – A tale of what happens when you face up to a bully

    Leave Me Alone – A tale of what happens when you face up to a bully

    by Kes Gray

    The story of a troubled little boy who faces up to his bully - and wins. From the bestselling team behind Mum and Dad Glue comes an important story to help raise awareness at home or at school about stopping bullying. A little boy is feeling sad because every day he has to face a bully. But this story's little boy also has friends. A frog, a cat, a rabbit, a cow, and other animal friends insist on helping him, even after he tells them: "There's nothing you can...

  • Mindful Minute Cards

    Mindful Minute Cards

    by Wellineux

    Mindful Minutes – finding one minute a day, every day. Mindful minutes make up mindful days. If you're looking to develop a daily mindfulness practice yet are consistently short on time, the Mindful Moments are your support and your guide. So what's inside the Mindful Minutes box? More than 30 suggestions of how you can bring your attention back to the present moment. Each suggestion to be completed in 5 minutes or less. Let these minutes be your time to live more intentionally, to build resilience, focus and mental strength. Mindfulness...

  • Other Brother

    Other Brother

    by Simon French

    * * *No refund on this item: Was: $18.95* *Reduced by 20% - Now $15.15* *Classroom Ideas* Kieran wants to be part of the in-group at school. He wants to be on the football team. He wants to fit in. But then his cousin Bon turns up. Bon doesn’t know anything about fitting in - he looks different, he wears the wrong clothes, and he says weird things. Kieran just wants to ignore Bon, but soon he is forced to make a choice. Which is more important - being popular,...

  • Riding the Black Cockatoo

    Riding the Black Cockatoo

    by John Danalis

    John Danalis tells his personal journey toward understanding Indigenous Australians in Riding the Black Cockatoo. As a mature-aged student studying ‘Indigenous Writing’, Danalis mentions the Aboriginal skull christened ‘Mary’ that his parents kept on the mantle-piece while he was growing up. Painted yellow to keep it from cracking and used occasionally as a cigarette holder, the skull was one of many artefacts his father collected as a keepsake. The expressions of shock that this revelation causes amongst the students in his writing class, gives Danalis cause for reflection. Determined to...

  • Stones …have feelings too! Find a stone for every emotion and learn to talk about feelings

    Stones …have feelings too! Find a stone for every emotion and learn to talk about feelings

    by Innovative Resources

    Remember picking up a stone or pebble because there was just something about it? Well, here’s a whole quarry of quirky, engaging, happy, sad, afraid, shy, joyful and just plain outrageous 'stone' characters, specially created for building a feelings vocabulary! Describing feelings is at the heart of emotional literacy and therapeutic work. Yet, sometimes people interpret feelings very differently. Each card in this set features a stone on one side, and three words on the reverse to describe the emotion shown. Hey, that stone seems to be quivering: is he...

  • Stress Less

    Stress Less

    by Matthew Johnstone

    Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human, but in our increasingly complex and fast-paced world, our stress levels can interfere with our enjoyment of life, including through anxiety, lack of energy, sleeplessness, muscle tension and irritation. What many might not know is that in large doses, ongoing stress is considered to be a contributing factor to instances of cancer, heart disease and stroke. In StressLess, clinical psychologist Dr Michael Player and bestselling author-illustrator Matthew Johnstone use their own experience to help you recognise stress in your day-to-day life and...

  • The Art of Wellbeing: Joyous living inspired by nature

    The Art of Wellbeing: Joyous living inspired by nature

    by Meredith Gaston

    The new illustrated collection of inspirational meditations, inspiring words and plant-based recipes from bestselling author Meredith Gaston. Building on her uplifting philosophy of thankfulness and gratitude for what we have and enjoy, Meredith shows us how to live well and enjoy a healthy life in her highly anticipated new book, The Art of Wellbeing. Divided into four chapters – Nourish, Comfort, Energise and Blossom – Meredith takes the reader on a beautiful journey to find peace, calm, vitality and healthfulness. Through restorative, plant-based recipes, meditations, yoga practice and other healthful ideas,...

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