With contributions from well-known, international arts therapists, this collection considers the development and expansion of the field of expressive arts. It covers new theoretical concepts and practice introduced in recent years and reflects on their... show more
A personal reflection on learning to live with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), offering hope to those with similar conditions. Using poetry to express her lowest moments, the author shares her experience of managing BPD, creating a highly engagi... show more
Creating Autism Champions is a ready-to-use resource for raising autism awareness and promoting inclusion in primary schools. Helping children and staff to become ‘autism champions’, it is easily adaptable and includes staff training, a whole-school as... show more
Although the environmental and physical effects of climate change have long been recognised, little attention has been given to the profound negative impact on mental health. Leslie Davenport presents comprehensive theory, strategies and resources for ... show more
How can Islam be understood in the context of internal struggles for unity and identity, a rise in anti-Muslim hate crime and continued media portrayals of violence, extremism, warfare and oppression? Looking at Islam as a faith, a whole system with po... show more
Hospital workers are increasingly expected to have the knowledge and skills to care for people with dementia. This best-practice guide presents key information and strategies for working with people with dementia in hospitals to manage common issues. W... show more
Drawing on his own experience on the autism spectrum and his knowledge of linguistics, Paul Jordan provides simple ‘scripts for thinking’ that will help teens with autism to make sense of social situations and engage in everyday conversations.
Parenting a teenager is not easy and parenting an adopted teen has its own unique set of challenges. Full of practical and reassuring advice, this book will help you to support your teen as they face the challenges of emerging adulthood, including issu... show more
In this book, healthcare professionals share their experiences of enquiring into the spiritual needs of their patients. Each using their own style of research, they discover that recognising patients’ spiritual requirements allows the whole team to imp... show more
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 this often embarrassing and difficult issue i... show more
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 both assigned female at birth. After nine... show more
In a world where religion refuses to expire, two responses predominate. The first, to retrench within the certainties of one's native or adopted faith, questioning nothing; the second, to sneer and snarl from the secular side-lines. Here, Stephen Cherr... show more
Now in its second edition, this comprehensive textbook presents a rich overview of approaches to educational psychology, through an in-depth exploration of both existing and emerging practice frameworks.
Covering established techniques such as the Mon... show more