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    Users and Abusers of Psychiatry: A Critical Look at Psychiatric Practice by Lucy Johnstone

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    Users and Abusers of Psychiatry is a challenging but ultimately inspiring read for all who are involved in mental health – whether as professionals, students, service users, relatives or interested lay people.


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    The Unanswered Self: The Masterson Approach to the Healing of Personality Disorder

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    This review of Masterson’s legacy cites his later integration of neurobiology as well as attachment theory, and considers inclusion of such post-Masterson concepts as self-state theory. Clinical examples are offered throughout to illustrate this dynamic approach to a therapeutic challenge now at the forefront of today’s caseloads.

     

     


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    Eight Key Brain Areas of Mental Health and Illness

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    In this handbook, clinical psychologist and best-selling author Jennifer Sweeton details the eight main areas of the brain affected by mental illness, how brain changes show up in the therapy room as symptoms and behaviours, and the types of therapies and psychotherapeutic techniques research has shown can heal the brain. After reading this book, clinicians will feel confident and excited about their ability to take a client-centred, strategic, brain-based approach to treatment planning.

    This title is due to be published on the 26th 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.


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    From Survive to Thrive: Living Your Best Life with Mental Illness

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    Are you struggling with personal problems, a mental health condition, or addiction? Are you looking to permanently improve your well-being and happiness? If you’d like to lead a fuller, more satisfying life–or help a mentally ill loved one–this book is for you.

    This title is due to be published on the 26th 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.

     


    Meeting Mental Breakdown Mindfully: How to Help the Comprehend, Cope and Connect Way

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    Meeting Mental Breakdown Mindfully introduces the Comprehend, Cope and Connect (CCC) approach, developed and evaluated within mental health services, to a wider audience who need to understand mental health issues, whether for themselves or to support others.


    The Well Gardened Mind: Rediscovering Nature in the Modern World

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    In a powerful combination of contemporary neuroscience, psychoanalysis and brilliant storytelling, The Well Gardened Mind investigates the magic that many gardeners have known for years – working with nature can radically transform our health, wellbeing and confidence.


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    Heavy Light: A Journey Through Madness, Mania and Healing

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    Partly a tribute to those who looked after Horatio, from family and friends to strangers and professionals, and partly an investigation into how we understand and treat acute crises of mental health, Heavy Light’s beauty, power and compassion illuminate a fundamental part of human experience. It asks urgent questions about mental health that affect each and every one of us.


    He Died Waiting: Learning the lessons – a bereaved mother’s view of mental health services

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    Caroline’s eldest son, Tim, had bipolar disorder. The mental health services he encountered were chaotic, inaccessible, and unsafe. Tim never seemed to be the right kind of ill to get the help he needed. Like many other people with mental illness, he joined an endless waiting list. He died waiting for an appointment.


    Youth Mental Health: Approaches to Emerging Mental Ill-Health in Young People

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    This book highlights the field of youth mental health and why it is a specialty distinct from both child and adolescent and adult mental health.

     


    Antisocial, Narcissistic, and Borderline Personality Disorders: A New Conceptualization of Development, Reinforcement, Expression, and Treatment

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    Preparing for Trauma Work in Clinical Mental Health: A Workbook to Enhance Self-Awareness and Promote Safe, Competent Practice

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    Designed for students and professional clinicians, this groundbreaking text fills an important education and training gap by providing a comprehensive and enlightening presentation of trauma work while also emphasizing the clinician’s growth in self-awareness and professional development.


    The Little Book of Attachment: Theory to Practice in Child Mental Health

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    This book both explains and illustrates how the practice of child mental health professionals can be enhanced, whatever their treatment approach, to encourage engagement, resilience and development in children with mental health problems.


    Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

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    Acclaimed for its wisdom and no-nonsense style, this authoritative guide has now been revised and expanded with 50% new content reflecting a decade of advances in the field. Distinguished psychiatrist Joel Paris distills current knowledge about borderline personality disorder (BPD) and reviews what works in diagnosis and treatment.


    Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood

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    Now in a fully updated second edition, this essential volume provides research-based strategies to help educators address challenging behaviors in early childhood and elementary years.


    Inside Out, Outside In: Transforming mainstream mental health practices

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    This book showcases current projects that offer user-centred, context-informed, non-medical ways of helping people experiencing distress and overwhelm.


    Drop the Disorder!: Challenging the Culture of Psychiatric Diagnosis

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    This book takes the themes, energy and passions of the ‘A Disorder for Everyone!’ events – bringing together many of the event speakers with others who have stories to tell and messages to share in the struggle to challenge psychiatric diagnosis.


    Teen Mental Health in an Online World: Supporting Young People around their Use of Social Media, Apps, Gaming, Texting and the Rest

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    This essential book shows practitioners how they can engage with teens’ online lives to support their mental health. Drawing on interviews with young people it discusses how adults can have open and inquiring conversations with teens about both the positive and negative aspects of their use of online spaces.


    Dramatherapy and Psychiatry

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    The book is intended to be practical throughout and keeps jargon to a minimum. It is not written for professional or student dramatherapists alone, but is aimed as much at occupational therapists, nurses, social workers, psychiatrists and psychologists who are all involved in rehabilitation of people with mental illness.


    Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and intervention

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    Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and Intervention is a concise and accessible overview of our current knowledge on effective treatment and prevention programs for young people with mental health problems.


    Conflict, Peace and Mental Health: Addressing the Consequences of Conflict and Trauma in Northern Ireland

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    This is a practical book and will be of particular interest to those planning for and responding to conflict-related disasters, policy makers, service commissioners and providers, politicians, civil servants and peace makers.


    Psychoanalysis, the NHS, and Mental Health Work Today

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    This book illustrates the distinctive psychoanalytic contribution to mental health services for children, young people, and adults, with detailed case vignettes illustrating therapeutic treatment and the ways in which staff are supported to do work that is frequently difficult and disturbing.Psychoanalytic thinking contributes to effective mental health work on many levels, from Balint’s “Flash” technique in the brief GP/patient encounter to the psychiatric medical and nursing care in secure units, where the most challenging patients need to be held.


    Group Therapy for Adults with Severe Mental Illness: Adapting the Tavistock Method

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    This book argues that medication alone does not take away the deep emotional pain of feeling isolated and lonely, and considers the modification of the client’s social relationships as a critical ingredient in any treatment.


    The Political Self: Understanding the Social Context for Mental Illness

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    This book explores how our social and economic contexts profoundly affect our mental health and wellbeing, and how modern neuroscientific and psychodynamic research can both contribute to and enrich our understanding of these wider discussions.