The Human Psyche and Its Ailments: Understanding the Relational Nature of Mental Distress
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This book presents a new relational approach to ‘mental disorder’ which argues that psychological and emotional distress is inherently constituted by self, other and world, and puts forward this case on philosophical, clinical and moral grounds.
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Psychoanalytic Approaches to Forgiveness and Mental Health
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Psychoanalytic Approaches to Forgiveness and Mental Health will be key reading for psychoanalysts and psychotherapists in practice and in training and for other professionals interested in the role of forgiveness in mental life. It will also be of interest to academics and students of psychoanalytic studies, philosophy and spirituality.
Participation in Children and Young People’s Mental Health: An Essential Guide
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Participation in Children and Young People’s Mental Health: An Essential Guide aims to break down the historical challenges surrounding children and young people’s mental health (CYPMH) participation.
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Community-Based Mental Healthcare for Psychosis: From Homelessness to Recovery and Continued In-home Support
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This eye-opening book explores the need for, and how to successfully organize, community mental health teams that provide in-home care and treatment for people experiencing mental health difficulties, particularly those suffering with psychosis.
Resilient Relationships: Techniques for Surviving Hyper-individualism, Social Isolation, and a Mental Health Crisis
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Designed to be used as a companion to couple therapy, this book is based on a trailblazing study of over 1400 individuals. It presents over 75 techniques to help relationships thrive in the long-term and provides insights into the challenges faced by contemporary couples.
Pseudoscience in Therapy: A Skeptical Field Guide
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When experiencing mental health challenges, we all deserve treatments that actually work. Whether you are a healthcare consumer, student, or mental health professional, this book will help you recognize implausible, ineffective, and even harmful therapy practices while also considering recent controversies.
Meaning-Fullness: Developmental Psychotherapy and the Pursuit of Mental Health
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Jan Resnick begins by taking a critical look at psychiatry and psychology, especially the misuse and corruption of research that undergirds these practices. He goes on to offer an alternative perspective, understanding, and approach to issues of mental disorders. Resnik focuses upon the existential vacuum, a term originating in Viktor Frankl’s classic text Man’s Search for Meaning, which refers to feelings of emptiness, purposelessness, and meaninglessness. Feelings that are increasingly prevalent in our contemporary world. The existential vacuum points to a domain of experience not well described by the DSM or treated with a bio-medical approach.
Sex, Social Justice, and Intimacy in Mental Health Practice: Incorporating Sexual Health in Approaches to Wellness
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This book aims to equip mental health professionals to integrate discussions of sexual identity, health, wellness, and intimacy into the scope of their client’s mental health, ensuring they are well-prepared to incorporate sexual functioning into core assessment, interventions, and treatment.
The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Culture and Mental Health
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This handbook presents a thorough examination of the intricate interplay of race, ethnicity, and culture in mental health – historical origins, subsequent transformations, and the discourses generated from past and present mental health and wellness practices.
Hidden Treasure: A Map to the Child’s Inner Self
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This classic edition of Violet Oaklander’s groundbreaking book presents her pioneering approach to engaging with children who enter therapy. A new introduction by Peter Mortola reflects on the ways that Hidden Treasure continues to inform therapeutic practice all over the world.
They Died Waiting: The Crisis in Mental Health – Stories of Loss and Stories of Hope
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This stunningly beautiful book is a collection of lived experience accounts, by bereaved relatives, service-users, carers, practitioners, and activists. Each chapter begins with a colour plate of a memorial heart made by the contributors. They Died Waiting speaks into a void and makes a valuable contribution to health and social care knowledge. It shines a light on some whispered lives, whispered deaths, and whispered organisational behaviours.
They Died Waiting will appeal to anyone interested in mental health or bereavement. Within the contributor’s chapters, They Died Waiting exposes insensitive and unsafe practice, the brutal processes that bereaved relatives experience, and the empty ‘lessons learnt’ rhetoric. Nevertheless, the narratives are bursting with integrity, values, compassion, love, and hope.
A Straight Talking Introduction to the Causes of Mental Health Problems (2nd edition)
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An essential addition to the Straight Talking Introduction series, the book supports the call for more understanding of the social determinants of mental wellbeing. It adds to the arguments for treatments that do not rely on the busted hypothesis of neurochemical imbalances.
The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness & Healing in a Toxic Culture
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Filled with stories of people in the grip of illness or in the triumphant wake of recovery, this life-affirming book, co-written with his son Daniel, proves true health is possible – if we are willing to reconnect with each other and our authentic selves.
Chemical Khichdi: How I Hacked My Mental Health
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Chemical Khichdi seeks to remove some of the stigma associated with a serious mental illness in an empathetic, accessible and candid way. Its ‘seven therapies’ present a hopeful and helpful pathway for all those with a mental health condition, their loved ones and their mental health practitioners, with the message that they can live with a vulnerability and thrive.
Motherhood and Mental Illness: A Relational Treatment Approach
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Motherhood and Mental Illness offers an in-depth, comprehensive relational psychotherapeutic framework to provide effective treatment for those experiencing maternal mental illness.
Empathy and Mental Health: An Integral Model for Developing Therapeutic Skills in Counseling and Psychotherapy
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Empathy and Mental Health shows mental health professionals how to employ a deeper understanding of subjective, objective, and interpersonal modalities of empathy in their practice.
The Stigma of Mental Illness: Models and Methods of Stigma Reduction
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The Stigma of Mental Illness is an important vehicle to communicate conceptual issues in the field of stigma reduction, to document the work done to date within the MHCC Opening Minds program, and to offer practical strategies to broaden the scope and utility of the work for different contexts, cultures, and countries. This volume will be a global interest, given the growing importance of stigma reduction related to mental disorders and related problems.
Coproduction: Towards equality in mental healthcare
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This collection of chapters casts a critical eye on the concept of coproduction in our national mental health and learning disability services.
Food and Mental Health: A Guide for Health Professionals
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Written by an experienced psychotherapist, this book provides professionals in the fields of health and wellbeing with a guide to human relationships with food, and their impact on mental health.
From Hurt to Hope: Stories of mental health, mental illness and being autistic
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The essays are structured along the topics of hurt (personal experiences and how they shaped the contributor), help (the tools and tips which have helped on their personal journeys), and hope (looking forward to the future). At times touching, humorous, and also enraging, this book offers a frank and honest depiction of the challenges autistic people face and the knock-on effect on their mental health. A challenge to change how our society treats and values one another.
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.
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.
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.
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.