* OUR CLEARANCE SALE *
We continue to have some conference overstocks from 2020, mostly because we had hardly any physical conferences to go to during that strange year! Therefore we are offering (during January only) the books listed on these pages at the extra reductions shown. Titles will be removed from these pages as we sell out, so get them while you can!
#MeToo: Counsellors and Psychotherapists Speak About Sexual Violence and Abuse
Our Price: £17.50 (with free UK delivery)
This is a book for anyone wanting to understand the ubiquity of sexual violence and sexual abuse and how to respond, support, raise awareness, campaign and be part of creating a culture which says #TimesUp.
How Psychotherapy Helps Us Understand Sexual Relationships: Insights from the Consulting Room
Our Price: £15.99 (with free UK delivery)
In this fascinating book, Cherry Potter takes readers on her personal and professional quest for insights into sex, relationships and gender differences. Why do we feel what we feel, and do what we do? What is the impact of ‘performance anxiety’ on men, and on society generally? Why are women still faking it? Is ubiquitous online porn turning the clock backwards?
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Neurodevelopmental Parent-Infant Psychotherapy and Mindfulness
Our Price: £23.50 (with free UK delivery)
This innovative book explains and introduces the use of mindfulness in therapeutic work with parents and babies, covering issues such as feeding, crying, sleeping and relating, as well as other developmental challenges which affect family life, as practiced in both clinical sessions and in the home.
Binnie the Baboon Anxiety and Stress Activity Book: A Therapeutic Story with Creative and CBT Activities To Help Children Aged 5-10 Who Worry
Our Price: £16.79 (with free UK delivery)
This activity book is a colourful illustrated therapeutic story about Binnie the Baboon, with a focus on worry and anxiety.
Namaste Care for People Living with Advanced Dementia: A Practical Guide for Carers and Professionals
Our Price: £11.39 (with free UK delivery)
Namaste Care is a therapeutic approach to caring for those living with advanced dementia, focused on improving their quality of life through a simple, soothing and rewarding process. This step-by-step guide is for anyone looking to translate the principles of the Namaste Care approach successfully and professionally into a home or care setting, with an emphasis on the value of volunteers in the community in implementing this.
The Montessori Method for Connecting to People with Dementia: A Creative Guide to Communication and Engagement in Dementia Care
Our Price: £12.74 (with free UK delivery)
This book shows how the Montessori method – with its arts-based, person-centred and positive focus – can help caregivers connect to people with dementia.
Music Therapy in Children and Young People’s Palliative Care
Our Price: £17.24 (with free UK delivery)
This book brings together music therapists who have worked in the challenging and rewarding world of children’s palliative care. Examining techniques from working just with the breath, to technological advances in music therapy such as assistive recording and electronic downloading, it highlights the benefits music therapy can bring when working alongside children and young people.
Sexuality, Excess, and Representation: A Psychoanalytic Clinical and Theoretical Perspective
Our Price: £23.99 (with free UK delivery)
Sexuality, Excess, and Representation develops a psychoanalytic understanding of psychic bisexuality and how it can be understood theoretically and in clinical practice.
Rosine Jozef Perelberg articulates a Freudian metapsychology with modern preoccupations with questions of sexual difference and differences. She expands on the ideas presented in her previous book edited work, Psychic Bisexuality: a British-French Dialogue.
New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy: Findings from Qualitative Research – Tavistock Clinic Series
Our Price: £27.99 (with free UK delivery)
New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy presents eleven new contributions to child psychoanalytic research, most of them based on the experience of the clinical consulting room. Each chapter is the work of an experienced child psychotherapist or child analyst, vivid in their description of the children and families they encountered. Their understanding of the “inner worlds” of patients and the clinical consulting room is clearly evidenced in their analysis of clinical presentations.
The Ruthless Furnace
Our Price: £6.50 (with free UK delivery)
The Ruthless Furnace is the second of three works of fiction featuring psychotherapist Dr Max Maxwell and his work with patients. Badly wounded in Afghanistan, Corporal Frank Bright finds it impossible to return to everyday life; his marriage suffers and after discharge from the army he has been living rough in London.
Rebel Footprints – Second Edition: A Guide to Uncovering London’s Radical History
Our Price: £9.99 (with free UK delivery)
David has brought the streets and buildings of London alive to the real history of the city and the struggles of ordinary people.
Practical Ethics in Counselling and Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach
Our Price: £21.50 (with free UK delivery)
Linda Finlay takes you on an exploration of ethical therapeutic practice. She highlights how therapeutic decisions depend on the social and relational context and vary according to your theoretical lens. She provides you with guidance on how to engage in therapy relationally while remaining professional, ethical and evidence-based.
Wilful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious
Our Price: £7.50 (with free UK delivery)
Fully revised and updated since its first publication in 2011 to encompass further appalling instances of wilful blindness: Grenfell Tower, Carillion, Harvey Weinstein, Windrush and many more
The World I Fell Out Of
Our Price: £13.50 (with free UK delivery)
Unflinchingly honest and beautifully observed, this is a wise and inspiring memoir about risk and dilemma, heroism and love . Above all, The World I Fell Out Of is a reminder that at any moment the life we know can be turned upside down – and a plea to start appreciating what we have while we have it.
Improvisation in the Expressive and Performing Arts: The Relationship Between Shaping and Letting-Go
Our Price: £19.50 (with free UK delivery)
This book explores the process of improvisation and outlines the ideal conditions for an inspirational creative state. Examining her own process as an artist and drawing on interviews with peers, the author considers how the forces of shaping (intellect-driven decisions) and letting-go (more intuitive moves) interact in improvisation.
Living Well and Dying Well: Tales of counselling older people
Our Price: £11.50 (with free UK delivery)
Older people rarely feature in counselling literature, and the very old barely at all. Helen Kewell seeks to address this often overlooked topic with a vibrant collection of resonant case studies describing her encounters with some of the old and very old clients with whom she has worked as a counsellor.
With the End in Mind: How to Live and Die Well
Our Price: £6.50 (with free UK delivery)
A powerful and emotional book based on a lifetime’s clinical experience, With the End in Mind offers calm, wise advice on how to face death, live fully and find a model for hope in dark times.
Theorizing Transgender Identity for Clinical Practice: A New Model for Understanding Gender
Our Price: £19.99 (with free UK delivery)
Providing new approaches for exploring gender identity and expression, this book is ideal for clinical practice with transgender and gender nonconforming/diverse clients. Importantly, it moves beyond the medical model to advance an understanding of transgender subjectivity as a natural variation of gender in humans.
The Secret Art of Flying
Our Price: £5.99 (with free UK delivery)
Told with humour and self-depreciating honesty, this is an unusually metaphysical coming of age novel.
Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health
Our Price: £27.50 (with free UK delivery)
Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health provides an overview of the development of cognitive analytic therapy (CAT), and illuminates how the political context affects the way in which therapists consider their work and facilitates their practice.
How to Be an Even Better Listener: A Practical Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care Volunteers
Our Price: £11.24 (with free UK delivery)
Providing guidance and advice on the challenging art of listening, this book responds directly to the expressed learning needs of hospice and palliative care volunteers regarding their communication skills in end-of-life care.