In these personal and thoughtful interviews, influential family therapists from different parts of the world invite the reader into their worldview and the history that has shaped it. In some circumstances they also offer reflections and regrets about aspects of past practices, and they speak of what continues to inspire them. This is a friendly and personal book which enables readers to engage with the history and diversity of ideas of the field of family therapy and also to get to know, in some small way, those whose stories are contained in these pages. Keywords: Insoo Kim Berg, Salvador Minuchin, Monica McGoldrick, Gianfranco Cecchin, Kerrie James, Kenneth Hardy, Olga Silverstein, Chris Beels, Margaret Newmark, Joan Laird, Tom Andersen, Peggy Papp, Arnon Bentovim, Elspeth McAdam, John Byng-Hall, Sallyann Roth, Karl Tomm, Marcia Sheinberg, Michael White, Peggy Penn, Elsa Jones, Jeffrey Zeig, Ann Hartman, Alan Cooklin, Lynn Hoffman, David Epston, Gill Gorrell Barnes, Imelda McCarthy, Warihi Campbell, Kiwi Tamasese, Charles Waldegrave, Colin Reiss, Colleen Brown.
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... More info
*No refund on this item: Was: $64.99* *Reduced by 20% - Now $51.99* Working with widowers can be one of the most challenging parts of a therapist’s career. Despite the need for better research and professional guidance, therapists have often been left alone to confront a group struggling with high rates of suicide, mortality, physical health problems, and depression. Counseling Widowers builds from the latest developments in grief research and men’s studies to bridge the gap between counseling practice and the needs of bereaved men. In these pages, therapists will... More info
Children in care who have been traumatized need a therapeutic environment where they can heal and which meets their emotional and developmental needs. This book provides a model of care for traumatized children, based on theory and practice experience pioneered at the Lighthouse Foundation, Australia. The authors explain the impact of trauma on child development, drawing on psychodynamic, attachment and neurobiological trauma theories. The practical aspects of undertaking therapeutic care are then outlined, covering everything from forming therapeutic relationships to the importance of the home environment and daily routines. The book... More info