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My Anxiety Handbook

by Sue Knowles, Bridie Gallagher, Phoebe McEwen & Emmeline Pidgen Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

Helping young people with anxiety learn to recognise and manage their symptoms, this anxiety survival guide teaches 12 to 18 year olds how they can overcome their biggest worries. Showing that anxiety is a normal...


Parenting Strategies to Help Adopted and Fostered Children with Their Behaviour

by Christine Gordon Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 19, 2017)

Difficult behaviour in children with developmental trauma comes from a place of hurt. It is often confusing, unpredictable and painful both to the child and the people around them, and can be a form of self-protection...


Teaching Empathy and Conflict Resolution to People with Dementia

by Cameron Camp & Linda Camp Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

The way in which dementia is understood and treated is changing, with a growing focus on the individual's experience and person-centred approaches to care. Introducing a new model of dementia care that reflects...


Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People in Care

by Felicity Chapman Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 14, 2017)

The global population is ageing rapidly yet there is a shortage of skilled professionals able to support the wellbeing of older people in care. Older people can be more vulnerable to mental health issues such...


Essentials of Dementia

by Robert Howard, Dr Shibley Rahman & Karen Harrison Dening Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

For high quality dementia care to be provided, professionals need to be both knowledgeable about dementia and skilled in the provision of care. This book is an introductory reference guide that will help students,...


Things Jon Didn’t Know About

by Sue Henderson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

"Jon, my husband, took his own life at the age of 35. He left for work at 7.30, as usual. He kissed me, and our two children, as usual. He told me he loved me, which was not usual, but that didn't occur to me...


Gone in the Morning

by Geoff Mead Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2017)

An exploration of death, bereavement and grief. This first hand account gives Geoff Mead's experience of responding to the loss of his wife from a brain tumour. Giving insight into the grieving process and how...


A Sad and Sorry State of Disorder

by Tracy Barker Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

[This] is me offering hope, if that is what is needed, whether you suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder or care for someone who does. It is me making an effort to raise awareness of this very misunderstood...


The Trouble with Illness

by Julia Segal Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

This impressively honest book explores the effects a challenging disability or illness can have on the mind and personal relationships, and how others can help. Illness or disability can isolate people by creating...


Love After Death

by Catherine Seigal Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

For bereaved parents the development of a continuing bond with the child who has died is a key element in their grieving and in how they manage the future. Using her experience of working in a children's hospital...


Follow The Child

by Sacha Langton-Gilks Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

Drawing on her family's own experiences and those of other parents facing the death of a child from illness or life-limiting condition, Sacha Langton-Gilks explains the challenges, planning, and conversations...


The Simple Guide to Sensitive Boys

by Betsy de Thierry, Emma Reeves & Jane Evans Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 19, 2017)

What do Pablo Picasso, Prince and Martin Luther King Jr have in common? All have been described as having been highly sensitive boys and all grew up to be outstanding, sensitive men. Too often, adults think...


The Gender Agenda

by Ros Ball, James Millar & Marianne Grabrucker Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2017)

From language and clothes, to toys and the media, society inflicts unwritten rules on each gender from birth. Aiming to make people aware of the way gender is constructed and constantly reinforced, this diary...


Grief Demystified

by Caroline Lloyd Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

Being able to offer support to the bereaved is an important part of many frontline professions, such as nurses, teachers, funeral directors and anything in between. Yet very little theoretical information about...


I’ll Write Your Name on Every Beach

by Susan Auerbach Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Written by a mother who lost her 21 year old son to suicide, this book deals with the themes of suicide loss through the lens of the author's personal grief. Addressing the process of post-traumatic growth,...


Out of the Madhouse

by Iain Maitland & Michael Maitland Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

Once upon a time, there lived a happy family called the Maitlands. Iain, the father, was a writer. Tracey, the mother, worked at a nearby school. They had three bright and charming children, Michael, Sophie...


Come Closer

by Ilse Sand Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

Everyone engages in self-protecting behaviours to some extent, but when these begin to take on the form of bad habits, they can be damaging. People often use self-protection strategies in love and relationships...


Tools for Helpful Souls

by Ilse Sand Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 21, 2017)

Highly sensitive people spend a lot of time trying to balance their surroundings, including the emotions and wellbeing of those around them, which lends to a supportive and caring nature. While highly sensitive...


Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges, Second Edition

by Ian Andrew James, Louisa Jackman, Matt Crooks & Alan Howarth et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

The innovative Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Model for dementia care has recently been updated, leading to new advances in the field. This revised second edition guide to assessment and treatment of behaviours...


Helping Your Transgender Teen, 2nd Edition

by Irwin Krieger Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

Going through puberty and adolescence presents unwelcome changes for transgender youth, and this book provides advice to parents of transgender teens to help them understand what their child is experiencing...


How to Start, Carry On and End Conversations

by Paul Jordan & Tony Attwood Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 21, 2017)

Do you find it hard to make friends? Do you struggle to know what to say to start a conversation? In this book, Paul Jordan, who is on the autism spectrum, explains how to make sense of everyday social situations...


Visiting the Memory Café and other Dementia Care Activities

by Jason Corrigan-Charlesworth, Caroline Baker, Leon Smith & Phil Harper et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

Activity and engagement are vital to our well-being throughout our lives and this continues to be just as true of people living with dementia. The activities presented in this book have been designed to provide...


Can I tell you about Loneliness?

by Julian Stern & Helen Lees Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

Meet Jan. Jan is sometimes lonely. In this illustrated guide, he describes what loneliness feels like and how it affects him at home and school. He explains what he can do to feel less lonely, and how his teachers,...


The Essential Guide to Safe Travel-Training for Children with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities

by Desirée Gallimore & Mike Steer Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 21, 2017)

For those growing up with an intellectual disability, comfortable, safe and independent travel will prove an invaluable life skill. The key to pursuing fulfilling work and leisure activities and developing as...


Responding to Domestic Violence

by John Devaney, Carolina Överlien, Stephanie Holt & Gloria Kirwan et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

This book offers a critical overview of established and emerging manifestations of domestic violence across Europe. It describes how countries within and outside the EU are responding to the problem in policy,...


Landscapes of the Heart: The Working World of a Sex and Relationship Therapist

by Juliet Grayson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 01, 2016)

In this book, teacher and psychotherapist Juliet Grayson gives us privileged access to her unique client sessions. Following several couples' journeys through psychosexual therapy to more loving relationships,...


He's Always Been My Son

by Janna Barkin Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

This inspiring and moving story, told from the heart of an extraordinary family, recounts the emotional and uplifting journey of raising a transgender son. Janna Barkin's family has come a long way since their...


I Can Beat Anorexia!

by Nicola Davies Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

Beating anorexia is much more than a physical process. To overcome the mental and social challenges in recovery, you will need motivation, strength and a positive new mindset. Having recovered from disordered...


Life Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted

by Joy Rees Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 18, 2018)

This new book from life work expert Joy Rees explains the value of effective and meaningful life story work with fostered and adopted children, and how best to carry it out. Simple to read and to implement,...


Parenting with Theraplay®

by Helen Rodwell, Vivien Norris, Miranda Smith & Dafna Lender et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Theraplay® is an attachment-focused model of parenting that helps parents to understand and relate to their child. Based on a sequence of play activities that are rooted in neuroscience, Theraplay offers a...


Coming Home to Story: Storytelling Beyond Happily Ever After

by Geoff Mead Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2016)

Coming Home to Story tells of the magic of stories and storytelling, and of their power to liberate the human spirit. Through traditional tales and his own experiences, Geoff Mead demonstrates how stories illuminate...


Bite Sized: A mother's journey alongside anorexia

by Fiona Hamilton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2016)

A stark and compelling account of a mother's experience of her daughter's anorexia. With striking illustrations, this is an honest and vulnerable insight into an illness which unravels individuals and families...


The Golden Thread

by Pat Pilkington, Felicity Biggart & Caroline Myss Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2016)

Pat Pilkington was co-founder of the Bristol Cancer Help Centre, the first charity to offer a truly holistic approach to cancer care. In this memoir, completed when she knew she was approaching death, Pat tells...


Welcome to Fostering

by Martin Barrow, Andy Elvin, Martin Clarke & Louise Facer Cox et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 08, 2017)

Foster carers often find themselves lacking support, or facing tough decisions. It can feel like there is no roadmap for this extremely rewarding but challenging experience. Welcome to Fostering is that guide....


Life Story Books for Adopted and Fostered Children, Second Edition

by Joy Rees & Alan Burnell Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

Through words, pictures, photographs, certificates and other 'little treasures', a Life Story Book provides a detailed account of the child's early history and a chronology of their life. Fully updated, this...


The Recovery Letters

by Olivia Sagan & James Withey Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2017)

In 2012, The Recovery Letters was launched to host a series of letters online written by people recovering from depression, addressed to those currently affected by a mental health condition. Addressed to 'Dear...


The Asperger Teen's Toolkit

by Francis Musgrave & Dr Christopher Morrell Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Dealing with the everyday realities facing teens with Asperger Syndrome, this book presents a toolkit of tried-and-trusted ideas to help them work through difficulties and find the solutions that work best for...


Poetry and Dementia

by John Killick Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

Poetry is an engaging and inclusive activity for older people that can help develop memory, imagination and identity. This book provides guidance on setting up and monitoring poetry projects for people living...


I Can Beat Obesity!

by Nicola Davies & Jane DeVille-Almond Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

I Can Beat Obesity! is not just about losing weight. It is about changing your psychological mindset and finding the drive and strength to improve your health. Having recovered from disordered eating herself,...


Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

by Danuta Lipinska & Caroline Baker Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

Despite being integral parts of all our identities, sexuality, sex and intimacy are what many would call the Last Taboo in dementia care, usually seen as 'problem behaviours' to be stopped and dealt with. Informed...


Innovative Therapeutic Life Story Work

by Richard Rose, Goedele A.M. De Clerck, Rebecca Wild & Kathy Crouch et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Life story work is an approach designed to enable traumatized children to explore, question and understand the past events of their lives. It aims to secure their future by strengthening attachment with their...


A Guide to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

by Janet Hoskin, David Schonfeld, Veronica Hinton & Lianne Abbot et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 14, 2017)

The prognosis for individuals with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is improving, with some men with DMD living into their 30s and 40s. More vital than ever, this book helps teachers and parents to support...


Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

by Maggie Ellis, Arlene Astell & Suzanne Scott Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

This guide to Adaptive Interaction explains how to assess the communication repertoires of people with dementia who can no longer speak, and offers practical interventions for those who wish to interact with...


Moving into Residential Care

by Colleen Doyle & Gail Roberts Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 14, 2017)

Moving into care is a significant life event for older people and their families and often occurs at a time when other life stresses such as deaths of loved ones and health complications are paramount. This...


Eating Disorder Recovery Handbook

by Nicola Davies & Emma Bacon Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 21, 2016)

This empathetic handbook has been created for people affected by any form of disordered eating. Thoughtfully compiled by experienced authors, it will be a comprehensive guide through every stage of your recovery,...


What to do about Smearing

by Kate E. Reynolds & Lucy Pulleyblank Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

Addressing the often hidden, yet not uncommon, behaviour of faecal smearing among children and adults with autism and developmental and intellectual disabilities, this practical handbook shows how to tackle...


Everyday Parenting with Security and Love

by Kim Golding, Alex Barrett & Dan Hughes Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

Children that have experienced trauma, loss or separation early in life need special care and attention; they need to be parented with love and security in a way that allows them to heal and rebuild emotional...


Hope for Children and Families in Crisis

by Molly Kretchmar-Hendricks, Janet Mann & Glen Cooper Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

"Every child's way of being can open doors to wisdom, compassion, and human connection. We need only to listen." This is among the conclusions that the authors, one of whom is an experienced foster parent and...


The Voice Book for Trans and Non-Binary People

by Matthew Mills, Gillie Stoneham, Philip Robinson & Matthew Hotchkiss Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2017)

Written by two specialist speech and language therapists, this book explains how voice and communication therapy can help transgender and non-binary people to find their authentic voice. It gives a thorough...


Transitioning Together

by Wenn B. Lawson & Beatrice M. Lawson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

This is the story of a long-lasting relationship, surviving against the odds. It is the story of Wenn and Beatrice Lawson, born almost twelve years apart in different countries with different cultures, who were...