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  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques

    by Richard Bennett

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques offers a comprehensive, yet concise, overview of the central features of the philosophy, theory, and practical application of ACT. It explains and demonstrates the range of acceptance, mindfulness, and behaviour change strategies that can be used in the service of helping people increase their psychological flexibility and wellbeing. Divided into three main parts, the book covers the ‘Head, Hands, and Heart’ of the approach, moving from the basics of behavioural psychology, via the key principles of Relational Frame Theory and the...

  • ACT Questions and Answers

    ACT Questions and Answers

    by Russ Harris

    Renowned ACT expert Russ Harris presents easy-to-read Q&A sessions to uncover the most common ways clients and practitioners get stuck when using ACT, how to get unstuck, and how to transform that “stuckness” into powerful personal growth. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a highly effective, evidence-based treatment for a number of mental health issues - from depression to addiction - that focuses on mindfulness, client values, and a commitment to change. It also provides innovative tools, techniques, and strategies for promoting psychological flexibility and profound behavioural change. However, there...

  • Addiction, Attachment, Trauma and Recovery: The Power of Connection

    Addiction, Attachment, Trauma and Recovery: The Power of Connection

    by Oliver J Morgan

    2020 Award Winner for the Independent Press Award in the category of Addiction & Recovery. A new model of addiction that incorporates neurobiology, social relationships, and ecological systems. Understanding addiction is no longer just about understanding neurons or genes, broken brain functioning, learning, or faulty choices. Oliver J. Morgan provides a fresh take on addiction and recovery by presenting a more inclusive framework than traditional understanding. Cutting- edge work in attachment, interpersonal neurobiology, and trauma is integrated with ecological- systems thinking to provide a consilient and comprehensive picture of addiction. Humans are...

  • Anxiety Relief for Kids On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidance

    Anxiety Relief for Kids On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidance

    by Bridget Flynn Walker

    If you have a child with anxiety, you need quick, in-the-moment solutions you can easily use now to help your child face their fears and worries. Written by a psychologist and expert in childhood anxiety, this easy-to-use guide offers proven-effective cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and exposure skills you can use at home, in social settings, or anywhere anxiety takes hold. Anxiety Relief for Kids provides quick solutions based in evidence-based CBT and exposure therapy--two of the most effective treatments for anxiety disorders. You'll find a background and explanation of the...

  • Anxiety Survival Guide: Getting through the Challenging Stuff

    Anxiety Survival Guide: Getting through the Challenging Stuff

    by Bridie Gallagher

    An accessible, easy to use anxiety survival guide for young people becoming adults aged 18-25. Co-authored by psychologists and a young person with anxiety, it looks at the causes of anxiety and offers simple strategies and exercises to reduce anxious feelings. Includes chapters on studying, moving out, interview strategies, OCD and panic attacks. *Contents:* *Part One:* Why adulthood can make us anxious 1: What's so hard about being an adult? 2: Dealing with all the stuff you can't possibly know *Part Two: *The challenges of adulthood: A how-to guide...

  • CALM Mindfulness Flash Cards for Children

    CALM Mindfulness Flash Cards for Children

    by Wynne Kinder

    Mindfulness is a big word for a simple idea - to pay attention, with care, to one moment at a time. The perfect introduction to mindfulness, this box of 40 cards teaches children how to be mindful by focusing their thoughts and noticing the world around them using fun activities. Children can choose what they need and select an appropriate activity, be it reflective, one that will improve focus, or a calming exercise. Each robust card is a complete activity and children can work through all of the exercises,...

  • Clinical Manual of Youth Addictive Disorders

    Clinical Manual of Youth Addictive Disorders

    by Yifrah Kaminer Ken C. Winters

    This long-awaited follow-up to the classic text Clinical Manual of Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment presents the latest research on substance use and substance use disorders (SUDs) in adolescents 12–18 and emerging adults 18–25 years of age. This new manual offers a substantive update of the previous manual’s 16 chapters, offering 7 additional chapters devoted to important new topics, such as paediatric primary care assessment and intervention, electronic tools, specific substances (e.g., cannabis, opioids, alcohol), and much more. Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and substance abuse specialists, as well as applied researchers and public...

  • Colorcards: Emotions (2nd Edition)

    Colorcards: Emotions (2nd Edition)

    by Speachmark

    Emotions, 2nd Edition has been designed to promote awareness of and trigger discussion about feelings and emotions. Comprising 48 fully-updated colour flashcards depicting displays of emotions through facial expression and body language, Emotions aims to help develop self-expression, self-esteem, and an understanding of the importance of body language in messages. This 2nd edition of this bestselling resource is divided into three categories - individual people, difficult situations, and enjoyable situations - to enable pupils to focus on the subject of emotions more easily. It also includes an updated and expanded resource...

  • Colorcards: Family Issues

    Colorcards: Family Issues

    by Speachmark

    A collection of 36 cards designed to generate discussion covering thirty-six topics and issues faced by all or some family members. Each card provides the opportunity to tackle a different subject including: Sibling rivalry Parental divorce Domestic violence Depression Elderly relative with dementia Drug addiction Alcoholism Child abuse Eating disorders Redundancy Broken Heart The cards have been divided into four specific groups – some being relevant to one, more or all of these highlighted areas: Relationships Behaviour Memorable Events Feelings and Emotions The cards can be used...

  • Colorcards: Teen Issues

    Colorcards: Teen Issues

    by Speachmark

    Growing up in today's world presents young people with a complex range of diverse situations, attitudes and experiences. The versatile cards in this pack have been designed to provide an opportunity to consider the variety of subjects, experiences and situations that a young person could encounter, providing an opportunity and platform for informative and lively discussion. Topics covered in this title include: Relationships - for example; Parents and step families, Siblings, Friends, Enemies, Bullying; Lifestyle - for example; Diet and Fitness, Mental and Physical Health, Self-esteem, Addictions, Body image; Safety...

  • Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, 8th Edition

    Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, 8th Edition

    by Derald Wing Sue

    A brand new, fully updated edition of the most widely-used, frequently-cited, and critically acclaimed multicultural text in the mental health field This fully revised, 8th edition of the market-leading textbook on multicultural counseling comprehensively covers the most recent research and theoretical formulations that introduce and analyse emerging important multicultural topical developments. It examines the concept of "cultural humility" as part of the major characteristics of cultural competence in counsellor education and practice; roles of white allies in multicultural counseling and in social justice counseling; and the concept of "minority stress" and its...

  • Creative Coping Skills for Teens and Tweens: Activities for Self Care and Emotional Support including Art, Yoga, and Mindfulness

    Creative Coping Skills for Teens and Tweens: Activities for Self Care and Emotional Support including Art, Yoga, and Mindfulness

    by Bonnie Thomas

    This photocopiable activity book helps teens and tweens who are feeling voiceless, ineffective or fearful in response to events at a world, community or individual level. It incorporates exercises using art and craft, nutrition, mindfulness, yoga and other movement based activities. This book offers dozens of suggestions, interventions, and activities for ways that tweens and teens can care for their physical and mental health, including managing life's stressors, how to recognize 'red flags' in a relationship, and listening to their body's intuition more often. Ideal for mental health counsellors, social...

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