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  • A Girl's Guide to Being Fearless: How to Find Your Brave

    A Girl's Guide to Being Fearless: How to Find Your Brave

    by Suzie Lavington

    *The Ultimate Self-Care Book For Teenage Girls* Face up to the world with confidence and higher self-esteem Growing up has become faster, more furious and the pressures more intense. Anxiety and panic have reached epidemic proportions. A third of teenage girls will suffer from depression. Factor in a rise in self-harm and eating disorders and the mental health stats become alarming. It’s time to equip young women with the means to fight back. A Girl's Guide to Being Fearless unlocks self-esteem, confidence, wellbeing, resilience and offers an antidote to an overwhelming...

  • ABC of Body Safety and Consent

    ABC of Body Safety and Consent

    by Jayneen Sanders

    The 26 'key' letters and accompanying words will help children to learn and consolidate age-appropriate, crucial and life-changing body safety and consent skills. Designed as a 'dip in and dip out' book, the text, the child-centred questions and the stunning illustrations will reinforce key skills such as consent, respect, body boundaries, safe and unsafe touch, Early Warning Signs, Safety Network, private parts, and the difference between secrets and surprises. Also included are Discussion Questions for parents, caregivers and educators. Suitable for children 4 to 10 years. *Also available by Jaynee Sanders* ...

  • All About Anxiety

    All About Anxiety

    by Carrie Lewis

    Anxiety. It's an emotion that rears its head almost every day, from the normal worries and concerns that most of us experience, to outright fear when something scary happens, to the anxiety disorders that many kids live with daily. But what causes anxiety? And what can we do about it? All About Anxiety tackles these questions from every possible angle. Readers will learn what's going on in their brain and central nervous system when they feel anxious. They'll learn about the evolutionary reasons for fear and anxiety and that...

  • Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy

    Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy

    by Lisa B Moschini

    *Using Metaphor to Enrich Your Clinical Practice* Art, Play, and Narrative Therapy shows mental health professionals how the blending of expressive arts, psychotherapy, and metaphorical communication can both support and enhance clinical practice. This book illuminates the ways in which metaphorical representations form who we are, how we interact, and how we understand our larger environment. Author Lisa Moschini explains how to couple clients’ words, language, stories, and artwork with treatment interventions that aid empathic understanding, promote a collaborative alliance, and encourage conflict resolution. Chapters include numerous illustrations, exercises, and examples that...

  • Arts Therapies in the Treatment of Depression

    Arts Therapies in the Treatment of Depression

    by Ania Zubala

    Arts Therapies in the Treatment of Depression is a comprehensive compilation of expert knowledge on arts therapies’ potential in successfully addressing depression. The book identifies ways of addressing the condition in therapy sessions, shares experience of tools and approaches which seem to work best and guides towards a conscious and confident evidence-based practice. Including contributions from international experts in the field of arts therapies, the book presents some of the most recent, high-profile and methodologically diverse research, whether in the form of clinical trials, surveys or case studies. The three sections...

  • Attachment-Focused Family Play Therapy: An Intervention for Children and Adolescents after Trauma

    Attachment-Focused Family Play Therapy: An Intervention for Children and Adolescents after Trauma

    by Cathi Spooner

    Attachment-Focused Family Play Therapy presents an essential roadmap for therapists working with traumatized youth. Exploring trauma and attachment through a neurobiological focus, the book lays out a flexible framework for practitioners treating young clients within the context of their family relationships. Chapters demonstrate how techniques of play and expressive therapy can be integrated into work with different developmental stages, while providing the tools needed to fully incorporate the family into the healing process. The book also provides clinical examples and guidance on the ethical decision-making needed to effectively implement attachment work...

  • Baby Blue

    Baby Blue

    by Judi Abbot

    Baby Blue lives in a blue world - everything is blue, from the trees, to the flowers, to the animals. When he accidentally tears a hole and a strange light pours in, he can see someone that isn't blue - another little person like him, only they are yellow. Scared but curious, he overcomes his fear and introduces himself to Baby Yellow. With his new friend, he realizes that the world is full of new and wonderful things to discover. This sweet story encourages children to conquer their...

  • Be Strong Be Connected Strengths Cards

    Be Strong Be Connected Strengths Cards

    The ‘Be Strong, Be Connected’ strengths cards are intended to be a therapeutic and facilitative resource for schools, youth centres and counselling services Australia wide. The ‘Be Strong Be Connected‘ strengths cards set combines photography developed with the Indigenous youth of Far North Queensland, overlaid with the painted artistry of local artist Nathan Mundraby. This beautifully boxed set contains 60 breathtaking images of children, culture, kin & country. It captures the young people’s hopes, dreams, passions, interests, identity and more, while the insightful nature of Nathan’s artwork adds further possibilities for reflection. *Warning:*...

  • Be Your Own Man

    Be Your Own Man

    by Jessica Sanders

    You and your body are together for life, so always treat your body like you would your best friend.  Be Your Own Man invites boys (in fact anyone who reads this) to broaden their ideas about what it is to be a boy, to feel proud of who they are and to feel like they can be anything they want to be. I would encourage boys & men of all ages to get a copy, sit down and take it all in. *All of it!!! Be Your Own...

  • Best Practice in Professional Supervision

    Best Practice in Professional Supervision

    by Allyson Davys and Liz Beddoe

    This second edition of Best Practice in Professional Supervision is a fully updated and revised guide to being an excellent supervisor in the social care, nursing, counselling and allied health professions. This field has developed rapidly in the past 10 years, and this new edition contains essential updates reflecting the very latest research and practice. The book covers basic skills, the practicalities of forming and maintaining the supervision relationship, and the organisational context and culture of supervision. Viewing supervision as a place for learning, the book also considers how supervision can...

  • Blossom and Bud

    Blossom and Bud

    by Frank J. Sileo

    Blossom and Bud live in Mr. Baxter's flower shop, among plants of every imaginable size, colour, and shape. Blossom doesn't like how tall she is and tries to hide her height. Bud doesn't like how he looks, so he tries to force his flower to bloom. But Mr. Baxter thinks they are just right, as they are, and has a special role for each of them. This story will help kids love themselves all around, not matter their shape or size. Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers...

  • Brain Inflamed: Uncovering the hidden causes of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders in adolescents and teens

    Brain Inflamed: Uncovering the hidden causes of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders in adolescents and teens

    by Dr Kenneth Bock

    From renowned integrative family physician Dr Kenneth Bock, a groundbreaking approach to understanding and treating mental health among adolescents and teens. Over the past decade, the number of 12- to 17-year-olds suffering from mental health disorders has more than doubled. While adolescents and teens are notorious for mood swings and rebellion, parents today are navigating new terrain as their children are increasingly at risk of struggling with a mental health issue. But the question remains: What is causing this epidemic of illness? In Brain Inflamed, acclaimed integrative doctor Dr Kenneth Bock...

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