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  • Destiny Cards (Coloured)

    Destiny Cards (Coloured)

    Destiny Cards are for guidance, advice and information to make your journey through life happier, more peaceful and more productive. They will help you get an answer to problems, guidance on decisions, advice on which way to turn, or lessons for the year, month, week, day or just the moment. This card set comprises of 56 cards each with a single word. Examples: Harmony, Detail, Enthusiasm, Perseverance, Reflection, Compassion, Giving, Flexibility, Satisfaction, Responsibility, Simplicity, Acceptance, Communication, Harmony, Boldness These words can also be used to open up conversations Each pack contains 56...

  • Helping Babies and Children Aged 0-6 to Heal After Family Violence: A Practical Guide to Infant- and Child-Led Work

    Helping Babies and Children Aged 0-6 to Heal After Family Violence: A Practical Guide to Infant- and Child-Led Work

    by Wendy Bunston

    After family violence, very young children and babies benefit from child-led therapy, but how do you achieve this? Dr. Wendy Bunston's guide is here to help you to meet the emotional needs of children who are experiencing trauma, and to enable them to form healthy attachments, both within their families and beyond. As well as clearly explaining the consequences of domestic violence on young developing brains, this book demystifies the practicalities of working effectively with children in their earliest years. Examining real-life cases, it notes the distress that arises when...

  • In Search of Solutions a New Direction in Psychotherapy

    In Search of Solutions a New Direction in Psychotherapy

    by Bill OHanlon

    First published in 1989, In Search of Solutions is a classic statement on the concepts, methodologies, and goals of solution-oriented therapy. Recognized leaders in the solution-oriented movement, OHanlon and Weiner-Davis provide guidelines for clinicians in implementing solution-oriented language and explain how to avoid dead ends. Now available in paperback, including new material to bring the reader up-to-date on advances in this growing field. *Author Bio:* *Bill O'Hanlon* is a dynamic, inspirational professional speaker and prolific author (over 30 books so far) who helps motivate people and organizations to determine what they...

  • Magical Moments of Change: How Psychotherapy Turns Kids Around

    Magical Moments of Change: How Psychotherapy Turns Kids Around

    by Lenore Terr

    Why and how therapy with even the most challenging kids can work. Collecting the best "stories of change and transformation" from her colleagues around the world, internationally acclaimed researcher on child trauma Lenore Terr explores diagnoses from PTSD to self-mutilation to tackle a fundamental question facing child therapists: Just how and when does therapy work, and what happens to make it work? This book illustrates both the art and the science of psychotherapy with children and adolescents. Students, practitioners and parents will all marvel and learn from the therapeutic turning points...

  • Narrative Therapy: Making Meaning

    Narrative Therapy: Making Meaning

    by Catrina Brown and Tod Augusta-

    Narrative Therapy: Making Meaning, Making Lives offers a comprehensive introduction to and critique of narrative therapy and its theories. This edited volume introduces students to the history and theory of narrative therapy. Authors Catrina Brown and Tod Augusta-Scott situate this approach to theory and practice within the context of various feminist, post-modern and critical theories. Through the presentation of case studies, Narrative Therapy: Making Meaning, Making Lives shows how this narrative-oriented theory can be applied in the client-therapist experience. Many important therapeutic situations (abuse, addictions, eating disorders, and more) are addressed...

  • Social Work Practice in Mental Health 2nd Edition

    Social Work Practice in Mental Health 2nd Edition

    by Robert Bland, Noel Renouf and

    Developing the skills to work effectively with people who have mental health problems is fundamental to contemporary social work practice. Practitioners face new challenges in a rapidly changing work environment including working with consumers and their families and in multidisciplinary teams. Now, more than ever, social workers need discipline-specific mental health knowledge and training. This second edition of Social Work Practice in Mental Health continues the guiding principles of the first edition - an emphasis on the centrality of the lived experience of mental illness and the importance of embracing...

  • Talking with Clients about Sex

    Talking with Clients about Sex

    by David Bradford and Darren Russ

    For many in the health professions, talking about sex can be a frightening prospect. Although we live in a world that is seemingly saturated with sex and discussion about sex, really talking about intimate relationships and deeply personal sexual issues prompts fears that Pandora's box will be opened. David Bradford and Darren Russell are specialists in the field of sexual health, with over forty years' combined experience. In their daily work they are continually dealing with sex and sexual problems, and with clients who are concerned about their sex lives....

  • The CBT Art Activity Book: 100 illustrated handouts for creative therapeutic work

    The CBT Art Activity Book: 100 illustrated handouts for creative therapeutic work

    by Jennifer Guest

    Explore complex emotions and enhance self-awareness with these 100 ready-to-use creative activities. The intricate, attractive designs are illustrated in the popular zentangle style and are suitable for adults and young people, in individual or group work. The worksheets use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and art therapy techniques to address outcomes including improved self-esteem, emotional wellbeing, anger management, coping with change and loss, problem solving and future planning. The colouring pages are designed for relaxing stress management and feature a complete illustrated alphabet and series of striking mandala designs. *Contents:* Acknowledgements. Preface....

  • Transformation through Journal Writing: The Art of Self-Reflection for the Helping Professions

    Transformation through Journal Writing: The Art of Self-Reflection for the Helping Professions

    by Jane Wood

    Transformation through Journal Writing is a grounded guide to self-reflection through journaling for those in the helping professions. Journals are shown to be an effective method of self-care and self-development. Full of inspiring and original ideas, this book provides everything you need to know about developing and advancing journaling skills. It covers a range of different styles, from the logical and structured use of templates, frameworks and models, to the creative and organic process of art journaling. Each technique and its transformative potential are clearly explained, and readers are encouraged...

  • Understanding Emotions in Social Work: Theory, Practice and Reflection

    Understanding Emotions in Social Work: Theory, Practice and Reflection

    by Richard Ingram

    As a social work student or practitioner it is essential to be able to understand, recognize and critically reflect on your own emotions and those of others. Consciously or unconsciously, emotions play an integral role in day-to-day decision making, assessments and relationship building, and a lack of emotional awareness and understanding can result in poor practice and a failure to think critically. Practical and engaging, this book encourages you to consider the role of emotions in the light of your own experiences and practice contexts. *Key topics include:* Understanding...

  • Walking in People's Worlds

    Walking in People's Worlds

    by Weld / Appleton

    This book offers students and professionals alike a reflexive exploration of the practical, emotional and spiritual components of social work practice. Examples from practitioners' experiences working with families and children are provided throughout and include the often unseen, positive contribution of statutory child protection workers. The approach is solution-focused, strengths-based, and emotional intelligence theory. The book offers strategies to support and strengthen the ways that social workers can partner with children and families to bring about positive change in complex problematic situations. The book is intended to support social workers, but...