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  • 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing

    8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing

    by Babette Rothschild

    Safe and effective principles and strategies for recovery from trauma. Trauma recovery is tricky; however, there are several key principles that can help make the process safe and effective. This book gives self-help readers, therapy clients, and therapists alike the skills to understand and implement eight keys to successful trauma healing: mindful identification of what is helpful, recognizing survival, having the option to not remember, creating a supportive inner dialogue, forgiving not being able to stop the trauma, understanding and sharing shame, finding your own recovery pace; mobilizing your body, and...

  • A Practical Guide to Family Therapy

    A Practical Guide to Family Therapy

    by Paul Rhodes and Andrew Wallis

    Clinicians who work with families will find in this book a rigorous and creative approach to interviewing and intervention. While pointing to the essential creativity of the therapeutic enterprise, the book presents a structured approach to working with families. Each chapter focuses on one part of the family-therapy process, from first session to last. Core practices - engagement, the questioning process, the use of the self in therapy, establishing parental hierarchy, establishing safety while building the therapeutic relationship, dealing with breached relationships, couple sessions, family-of-origin sessions, and working with adolescents, smaller children,...

  • An Introduction to Family Therapy: Systemic Theory and Practice 4th Edition

    An Introduction to Family Therapy: Systemic Theory and Practice 4th Edition

    by Rudi Dallos / Ros Draper

    The fourth edition of the bestselling An Introduction to Family Therapy provides an overview of the core concepts informing family therapy and systemic practice, covering the development of this innovative field from the 1950s to the present day. The book considers both British and International perspectives and includes the latest developments in current practice, regulation and innovation, looking at these developments within a wider political, cultural and geographical context. The fully revised fourth edition also contains new material on: EXPANDED Chapter 4 'Ideas that keep knocking on the door'-updated with applications of attachment...

  • Attachment-Focused Family Therapy

    Attachment-Focused Family Therapy

    by Dan Hughes

    Over fifty years ago, John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth's research on the developmental psychology of children formed the basic tenets of attachment theory. And for years, following these tenets, the theory's focus has been on how children develop vis-à-vis the attachments-whether secure or insecure-they form with their caregivers. In the therapy room, this has meant working with individuals one-on-one, with the therapist assuming the role of the attachment figure in order to provide a secure base for treating clients' problems that arose from troubled interpersonal relationships in childhood. Here, Daniel A. Hughes,...

  • Basic Family Therapy, 6th Edition

    Basic Family Therapy, 6th Edition

    by Philip Barker

    The challenge facing the authors of texts that address the multiplicity and complexity of problems that may afflict families can be intimidating. Philip Barker has addressed this challenge head-on in each of the editions of this book. This task has been greatly facilitated by the contributions of the new co-author, Jeff Chang, and in this edition provides a clear, easily read and readily understandable introduction to family therapy. Much has happened in the field of family therapy since the fifth edition of Basic Family Therapy was published in 2007. New...

  • Child Anxiety Disorders, A Family-Based Treatment Manual for Practitioners

    Child Anxiety Disorders, A Family-Based Treatment Manual for Practitioners

    by Jeffrey J Wood & Bryce D McLeo

    *This publication is available to order from our overseas supplier: delivery usually taking 3 - 4 weeks* With over 10% of all children meeting the criteria for an anxiety disorder, these disorders are among the most common psychiatric problems experienced by school age kids, and can significantly interfere with their family and peer relationships and their performance at school*.* Ranging from mild and transient to severe and intractable, high levels of anxiety in children can lead to avoiding school, not participating in class, shying away from peer groups, worrying persistently,...

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