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- Langdon Street Press 2015; US$ 3.99
Behind theWall: The True Story of Mental Illness as Told by Parentsprovides a shared voice for millions of people who advocate for achild or loved one living with mental illness, fosters understandingfor society at-large, and delivers an ultimatelyhopeful read. The seventrue stories in this book, told by nine parents, were selected from interviewsconducted... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2015; US$ 24.95
In her memoir Full , Kimber Simpkins captures vividly?with piercing insight, raw emotion, and humor?the all-consuming hunger that she felt on a daily basis due to an eating disorder and body dissatisfaction. As she experiences a spiritual awakening through yoga and Buddhism, Simpkins takes readers on her painful yet poignant journey as she recovers... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
The mentally ill have always been with us, but once confined in institutions their treatment has not always been of much interest or concern. This work makes a case for why it should be. Using published reports, studies, and personal narratives of doctors and patients, this book reveals how therapeutics have always been embedded in their particular... more...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 14.95
This book addresses the ethical and philosophical basis for the teaching/learning involved in becoming a psychotherapist. How can training prepare prospective psychotherapists, counsellors, and counselling psychologists for a task whose practitioners cannot even agree as to whether it is an art or a science, an impersonal clinical interaction or a... more...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 14.95
The Psyche in the Modern World sets out to open consulting room doors and bring the concept of the Psyche, and its main advocate, the psychotherapy discipline, into public space and into the realm of interdisciplinary discourse. A culture of carefully guarded clinical confidentialities inadvertently turned the consulting room into a proverbial ivory... more...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 25.95
The main values and principles of Transactional Analysis, in its original psychodynamic matrix, become a concrete experience in this book thanks to the accurate description of the daily practice of a long-experienced therapist: Anna Emanuela Tangolo. Analyzing several cases, the author examines the clinical tools of Berne's group therapy and the analysis... more...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 15.95
The concept of a "directing object" is based on extensive clinical observations linked to a combination of ego psychology and object relations theory in the tradition of Otto Kernberg and Anne Marie and Joseph Sandler. People with a phobic disposition are those who were not, during childhood, permitted to learn by trial and error and thus gain confidence... more...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 17.95
On Minding and Being Minded explores links between depictions of lived experience written by Samuel Beckett and the experience of psychoanalytic psychotherapy pioneered in the writings of W.R. Bion. These robust literary and clinical intersections are made explicit within the demanding culture of twenty-first century psychotherapy as patient demand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Micro-trauma: A psychoanalytic understanding of cumulative psychic injury explores the "micro-traumatic" or small, subtle psychic hurts that build up to undermine a person?s sense of self-worth, skewing his or her character and compromising his or her relatedness to others. These injuries amount to what has been previously called "cumulative" or "relational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Despite the steady acceptance of psychological interventions for people with psychosis in routine practice many people continue to experience problems in their recovery. The need to develop new approaches, particularly for those who are more difficult to engage and have significant co-morbidities is therefore important. Innovations in Psychosocial... more...