** ASSOCIATION FOR FAMILY THERAPY AND SYSTEMIC PRACTICE ONLINE CONFERENCE BOOKSTALL**
These pages have been set up in association with the AFT to accompany their 2021 online conference. They feature titles recommended by speakers and others involved with the event, as well other relevant and interesting new titles. Full details of the conference can be found HERE
N.B. Please note that this stall runs over two pages.
Systemic Therapy and Attachment Narratives Applications in a Range of Clinical Settings (2nd edition)
Our Price: £24.99 (with free UK delivery)
The new second edition of this important title offers an updated overview of the integrations of attachment, systemic and narrative theory, and practice incorporating key developments in developmental trauma, intergenerational trauma, and neuroscience of the emotional brain.
Due to be published on the 28th December 2021, you can if you wish, order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.
Families and Individuals Living with Trauma: A Guide for Therapists, Relatives, and Friends
Our Price: £29.74 (with free UK delivery)
This book is an accessible guide for understanding and treating psychological trauma. Drawing on Dr. Woodcock’s extensive experience and the latest research, it offers an approach that integrates systemic therapy and psychoanalytic perspectives through the lens of attachment theory.
This title is due to be published on the 17th November 2021. You can if you wish, order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.
Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America (6th Edition)
Our Price: £30.50 (with free UK delivery)
Racism Without Racists examines in detail how Whites talk, think, and account for the existence of racial inequality. The main argument of the book is that color-blind racism, a new racial ideology that emerged in the post-Civil Rights era, has emerged as the fountain of frames, stylistic components, and racial stories Whites rely on to articulate their views on racial affairs.
Due to be published on the 18th October 2021, you can if you wish, order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.
Recommended titles by experts in the field.
A Cosmopolitan Sensibility: Compelling stories from a communication perspective
Our Price: £16.99 (with free UK delivery)
A Cosmopolitan Sensibility draws our attention to an enhanced way of being in our social world that calls for a heightened appreciation and capacity to respond sensitively to the plethora of complex social and cultural influences around us. And it calls urgently for greater care and compassion in our being with others in the complex multiverse of the 21st century.
The Craft of Family Therapy: Challenging Certainties
Our Price: £25.49 (with free UK delivery)
This cutting-edge second edition of The Craft of Family Therapy revisits some of Salvador Minuchin’s most famous cases, guiding trainee therapists through basic techniques and ideas while illuminating the unique voice of Minuchin as the founder of Structural Family Therapy.
Systemic Research in Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy and Counseling
Our Price: £49.49 (with free UK delivery)
This book examines systemic family therapy research, addressing key topics across the interrelated disciplines of psychotherapy, social work, and counseling. Drawing from contributions at the 2017 International Systemic Research Conference in Heidelberg, it includes both quantitative and qualitative research perspectives and outlines a wide array of approaches, using systems theory and constructivist epistemology.
Communication Begins With Children: A Lifespan Communication Sourcebook
Our Price: £29.99 (with free UK delivery)
Communication Begins with Children: A Lifespan Communication Sourcebook seeks to transform the field of communication, arguing that the field must stop neglecting and segregating children and instead adopt an age-inclusive lifespan approach that fully includes and fully considers children in all communication theorizing, research, and education from infancy and throughout the human lifespan.
Redefining Theory and Practice to Guide Social Transformation: Emerging Research and Opportunities, 1 volume
Our Price: £116.90 (with free UK delivery)
“This book presents an approach developed by the authors that allows practitioners and theory developers to identify the theoretical principles of conflict and social transformation that can be utilized in the field in a variety of social settings by engaging with local actors and understanding the methods and technologies they use to transform their communities”
A Call to Cosmopolitan Communication: A Narrative of Richness and Mystery
Our Price: £18.37 (with free UK delivery)
In A Call to Cosmopolitan Communication, Arthur Jensen explores the dimensions, skillsets, and transforming potential of this new form, contrasting it with the all-too-familiar patterns of communication we experience as ethnocentric and modernistic tendencies.
A Wild Impatience. Critical Systemic Practice and Research: Selected Papers
Our Price: £21.00 (with free UK delivery)
This is a selection of papers focused on the politics of psychotherapy and psychological discourses. These papers and chapters use a critical systemic lens through which to interogate how discourses from other paradigms interfere with systemic social constructionist practice. These are practice based writings and explore examples of the complex political relationship between theory and practice in the fields of therapy, supervision, training and research.
Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World
Our Price: £11.25 (with free UK delivery)
Me and White Supremacy shows readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of colour, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.
Long Term Systemic Therapy: Individuals, Couples and Families
Our Price: £24.49 (with free UK delivery)
Written by some of the leading names in systemic thinking, this book provides an important new resource for both students and experienced professionals in family therapy seeking to enhance their practice and research.
Improv for Democracy: How to Bridge Differences and Develop the Communication and Leadership Skills Our World Needs
Our Price: £25.99 (with free UK delivery)
Improv trains people to engage with one another in ways that promote empathy and understanding. Don Waisanen demonstrates how improv-based teaching and training methods can forward the communication, leadership, and civic skills our world urgently needs.
Making Better Social Worlds: Inspirations from the Theory of the Coordinated Management of Meaning
Our Price: £17.50 (with free UK delivery)
The authors draw on the Theory of the Co-ordinated Management of Meaning for inspiration, making dense concepts and technical language more accessible so that you can use the theory.
Coordinated Management of Meaning: A Research Manual
Our Price: £12.25 (with free UK delivery)
Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM): A Research Manual consists of the work of Barnett Pearce, Vernon Cronen, and their colleagues over the past 40 years. The theory offers a rich set of ideas for understanding communication processes. Still dedicated to ways in which people coordinate interaction and construct meaning, the theory offers fresh ways of examining human social life. This manual provides a brief, clear, and useful set of tools for CMM research.
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Our Price: £7.49 (with free UK delivery)
Arguing that ‘education is freedom’, Paulo Freire’s radical international classic contends that traditional teaching styles keep the poor powerless by treating them as passive, silent recipients of knowledge.
Communicating Possibilities : A Brief Introduction to the Coordinated Management of Meaning
Our Price: £16.25 (with free UK delivery)
Communicating Possibilities exemplifies what it means to live one’s life in conversation—noticing details in moments of communication that matter and acting into them to enhance the chances of more desirable outcomes.
Systemic Therapy as Transformative Practice
Our Price: £18.00 (with free UK delivery)
Systemic Therapy as Transformative Practice is a collection of writings on innovative, contemporary practice from leading edge therapists around the world. The book showcases ground-breaking systemic practice from Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Ireland, England, Canada, Sweden and USA.
Liberation Practices: Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue
Our Price: £31.99 (with free UK delivery)
This book clearly outlines what liberation practices might look like, in the context of the historical development of liberation theory, and the current political and cultural context of working in the mental health and psychology field. Liberation Practices will have a broad readership, spanning clinical psychology, psychotherapy and social work.
Systemic Inquiry Innovations in Reflexive Practice Research
Our Price: £14.50 (with free UK delivery)
This collection has been written by eminent members of the systemic communities to inspire reflexive practitioners and offer leading edge systemic research methodology with innovative approaches to systemic practice research. These practices of inquiry arise out of a comfortable systemic weaving of social constructionist, collaborative dialogical and narrative practices in the fields of therapy, consultation, teaching, supervision, leadership, organisational development, community work and activism.
The Coordinated Management of Meaning: A Festschrift in Honor of W. Barnett Pearce
Our Price: £76.95 (with free UK delivery)
This book honors the life and work of the late W. Barnett Pearce, a leading theorist in the communication field.
Power, Resistance and Liberation in Therapy with Survivors of Trauma: To Have Our Hearts Broken
Our Price: £32.99 (with free UK delivery)
This book offers reflections on how liberation might be experienced by clients as a result of the therapeutic relationship. It explores how power and resistance might be most effectively and ethically understood and utilised in clinical practice with survivors of trauma.
Reflexivity in Therapeutic Practice
Our Price: £29.99 (with free UK delivery)
Drawing on her many years’ clinical experience, Fran Hedges explores self-reflexive practice in action, offering the reader a set of skills for assessing their own personal resources and stories and unpacking their professional belief systems.
Making Social Worlds: A Communication Perspective
Our Price: £32.95 (with free UK delivery)
Making Social Worlds: A Communication Perspective offers the most accessible introduction to the tools and concepts of CMM – Coordinated Management of Meaning – one of the groundbreaking theories of speech communication.