Many tens of thousands of parents have turned to this book for guidance, support, concrete strategies, and practical tools for addressing serious teen behaviour problems. By following the authors' clinically proven 10-step program, parents can re-establish their authority and end the perpetual battle of wills—while also promoting teens' growing independence. Numerous realistic examples illustrate how to identify and enforce nonnegotiable rules; use rewards and incentives that work; build trust; and communicate and problem-solve effectively, even in the heat of the moment. The updated second edition incorporates new scientific research on why some teens have more problems with self-control than others. Parents will appreciate the upbeat, empathic tone. Helpful forms and worksheets are included; purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print these materials in a convenient 8 1/2'' x 11'' size.
Parents who wish to make lasting changes in their 13- to 19-year-old's behaviour; also of interest to mental health professionals.
*A book and CD package. * *Mindfulness reveals the secrets of lifelong happiness and details a unique programme developed by Oxford University psychologist Professor Mark Williams with colleagues around the world.* MINDFULNESS reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of unhappiness, stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion and promote genuine joie de vivre. It's the kind of happiness that gets into your bones. It seeps into everything you do and helps you meet the worst that life can throw... More info
With its clinical focus and extremely practical presentation, The Essentials of Family Therapy, 6/e examines the rich history, classic schools, and latest developments in family therapy. The sixth edition is edited to focus more on the contemporary clinical practice and case studies illustrating family therapy techniques. Written by a leading family therapist, descriptions of the various models are based on actual experience. *Learning Goals* Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Utilize various family therapy techniques. Recognize the techniques of successful contemporaries in the field. Understand why research has... More info
Strength Based Therapy is a text on working with clients through the lens of positive psychology. It lays a theoretical foundation to help students and practitioners understand the grounding and theory behind the approach and then lays out a model for use with a variety of client types/settings. The book draws from cutting edge research on neuroscience, positive emotions, empowerment and change. It helps students understand how to get the client engaged as an active participant in their treatment by assuming the client knows best about what has worked... More info