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  • A Reflective Guide to Gender Identity Counselling

    A Reflective Guide to Gender Identity Counselling

    by Madison-Amy Webb

    Counselling professionals are increasingly seeking training for working with gender variant clients. Madison-Amy Webb invites them to consider a simple truth: everyone has a gender identity, whether or not they've given it much thought. By reflecting on their own gender identity through the exercises provided, counsellors can relate to clients in new and productive ways, gaining a more nuanced understanding of the issues faced by their clients and of their own identity. Incisive yet accessible, this unique guide shines a light on how the popular conception of gender identity came...

  • A Still Quiet Place

    A Still Quiet Place

    by Amy Saltzman

    A Still Quiet Place: A Mindfulness Program for Teaching Children and Adolescents to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions Teaching kids stress management skills early in life will help them to grow into happy and healthy adults. And if you work with children or adolescents, you know that kids today need these skills more than ever. The pressures they face in the classroom, on the playground, in their extracurricular activities, and at home can sometimes be overwhelming. So how can you help lay the groundwork for their success? A Still Quiet...

  • A Still Quiet Place for Teens

    A Still Quiet Place for Teens

    by Amy Saltzman

    A Still Quiet Place for Teens: A Mindfulness Workbook to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions Being a teen in today’s fast-paced, media-saturated world is difficult, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed or stressed out. This breakthrough workbook will help you balance your emotions, stay focused, and experience the natural quietness that lives within you.  If you’re a teen, you’re probably experiencing stress. And is it any wonder? You’re juggling schoolwork, friendships, and countless other activities. You get endless messages every day—texts from your friends, advice from your family and teachers, images...

  • Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

    Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

    by Sarah Hendrickx

    Increasing numbers of adults are realising that they have been living with an undiagnosed developmental condition, yet most information and support focuses on children. This leaves many adults confused and in the dark. The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-Diversity Handbook is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. Each chapter focuses on a different condition, describing its history, causes and characteristics, its implications for the individual, diagnosis and assessment, treatments and approaches, and strategies for providing support and self-support. A wide...

  • Anxiety Solutions: 50 ways to calm your mind and soothe your body

    Anxiety Solutions: 50 ways to calm your mind and soothe your body

    by Selina Byrne

    From a few worrying thoughts to full-blown anxiety, we humans are really good at worrying. Sometimes our worries can get the better of us. They can turn into free-floating anxiety with seemingly no cause at all. Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. It’s handy to have some simple, fun and effective strategies to calm your mind and soothe your body—anywhere, anytime.The Anxiety Solutions cards for young people and adults give you 50 simple, fun, clinically-proven strategies for managing anxious thoughts by entering the ‘control room’ of...

  • Art Therapy Cards for Children: Creative Prompts to Explore Feelings, Self-Esteem, Relationships and More

    Art Therapy Cards for Children: Creative Prompts to Explore Feelings, Self-Esteem, Relationships and More

    by Elitsa Velikova

    These 22 colorful cards provide creative ideas for art therapy with children aged 4-11. Each card gives a different prompt - from "draw yourself as a superhero" to "paint freely with your fingers" - and is brightly illustrated to help stimulate the child's imagination. Applicable for a wide range of group and individual therapeutic settings, the activities are grouped into four themes: feelings, relationships, the body, and imagination. They can help children to express themselves, gain confidence, understand and transform their behavior and emotions, and connect with their bodies. An...

  • Attachment Theory in Practice: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with Individuals, Couples, and Families

    Attachment Theory in Practice: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with Individuals, Couples, and Families

    by Susan M. Johnson

    Drawing on cutting-edge research on adult attachment--and providing an innovative roadmap for clinical practice--Susan M. Johnson argues that psychotherapy is most effective when it focuses on the healing power of emotional connection. The primary developer of emotionally focused therapy (EFT) for couples, Johnson now extends her attachment-based approach to individuals and families. The volume shows how EFT aligns perfectly with attachment theory as it provides proven techniques for treating anxiety, depression, and relationship problems. Each modality (individual, couple, and family therapy) is covered in paired chapters that respectively introduce key concepts...

  • Body Signals

    Body Signals

    by Innovative Resources

    Body signals are sometimes called our ‘early warning signs’; they let us know immediately when we feel stressed or unsafe. That’s why they’re crucial for protective behaviours, trauma-informed practice or simply for navigating everyday life. Recognising and managing body signals helps build emotional and mental resilience—whether it is pre-schoolers transitioning to big school, young people navigating relationships, or adults dealing with life’s ups and downs. This marvellous mob of meerkat characters will help people of any age tune into their body signals and build a vocabulary to describe them. Pick cards...

  • Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

    Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

    by Vicky Barber

    Game playing is a highly effective way of engaging children and has long been acknowledged as an important psychological intervention. Vicky Barber has compiled this book of games to help children to confront personal problems and issues in a light-hearted yet meaningful way. These are games with a difference, as they must be constructed before they can be played. The creation aspect involves collaboration and cooperation within a team, and instils an empowering sense of ownership in the creators. By the time the game is ready to be played,...

  • Creative Approaches to CBT: Art Activities for Every Stage of the CBT Process

    Creative Approaches to CBT: Art Activities for Every Stage of the CBT Process

    by Patricia Sherwood

    Expanding the therapist's toolkit, this book provides creative activities and exercises for every stage of the cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) process, from initial diagnosis through to relapse prevention. The exercises are an integrated part of the CBT work and assist in the process of acquiring the required skills and behavioural outcomes. Drawing on creative techniques such as clay therapy and guided imagery, each chapter focuses on a different stage or element of the CBT process and provides creative exercises to enhance the work, with clear step-by-step instructions and case examples. *Contents:* ...

  • Creative Storytelling with Children at Risk: 2nd Edition

    Creative Storytelling with Children at Risk: 2nd Edition

    by Sue Jennings

    This second edition is fully updated and addresses ways in which we can apply stories and storytelling with children who are troubled. Stories can empower children to take action and ask for help, including help with changes and life-plans. Stories provide a secure structure with endings and closure. The book develops the following topics: Stories for assessment Stories for understanding emotions Stories for exploring the senses Stories for managing loss Stories for ritual and drama There are new and revised stories, in particular addressing trauma and abuse. This...

  • Doing Play Therapy: From Building the Relationship to Facilitating Change

    Doing Play Therapy: From Building the Relationship to Facilitating Change

    by Terry Kottman and Kristin K Me

    Covering the process of therapy from beginning to end, this engaging text helps students and practitioners use play confidently and effectively with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with emotional or behavioural problems or life challenges. With an accessible theory-to-practice focus, the book explains the basics of different play therapy approaches and invites readers to reflect on and develop their own clinical style. It is filled with rich case material and specific examples of play techniques and strategies. The expert authors provide steps for building strong relationships with clients; exploring their...

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