World suicide statistics have become frightening. There are thousands of people who have lost a relative or friend through suicide. This book has been written, by a Melbourne author, Dr Sheila Clark in response to the needs of people who have lost a loved one through suicide. It is intended to help people understand the emotions they may face, provides suggestions for practical help and assists them to build a new life again. The format of the book is unique with information provided in small packages so as to be easily assimilated by the distressed reader.
This is a comprehensive handbook dealing with a specific area of bereavement after suicide – and fills a gap in the grief and suicide literature. It is an extremely valuable book which will be of great support and assistance to those who are bereaved through the tragedy of suicide. It shows practical common-sense and careful guidelines to help people find their way through this time. It would be of great value to general practitioners and all those who may be involved in providing support and care for bereaved people following a suicide.
Dr Sheila Clark has worked extensively as a counsellor and on the professional advisory council of a support group for people who have been bereaved through suicide. She is s practising general practitioner and a university lecturer.
Some things are easier to say with pictures. When parents decide to separate or divorce, children need ways to sort through all the feelings, thoughts, and worries they are facing. This drawing book encourages kids to explore their inner world through both pictures and words, helping them to understand themselves and feel better during a difficult time of change. A Note for Parents discusses the impact of separation and divorce on the family, and describes the value of art therapy in coping with stressful emotions and experiences. For children... More info
Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice. This book is designed for mental health professionals treating children and adolescents; it is a simple but powerful primer for understanding and successfully implementing the most critical elements of neuroscience into an evidence-based mental health practice. Written for counsellors, social workers, psychologists, and graduate students, this new treatment approach focuses on the most common disorders facing children and adolescents, taking into account the uniqueness of each client, while preserving the requirements of standardized care under evidence-based practice. *Contents*: Acknowledgments ix Preface xi 1 Changing and Staying... More info
Writing a journal is not just about keeping a record of daily events - journal writing provides a unique therapeutic opportunity for facilitating healing and growth. This book guides the reader through developing journal writing to use as a therapeutic tool. Keeping a journal can help the writer to develop a better understanding of themselves, their relationships and the world around them, as well as improve skills of problem-solving, decision-making and planning. As such, journal writing can be a powerful complement to verbal therapy, offering an effective and affordable way... More info