Bringing together the latest research and theory about a child's inner world and the impact of the world around them, this is a guide to understanding and responding to the emotional needs of traumatised children.
Founded on the principle that trauma... show more
This collection reflects on the theory and application of expressive arts today in therapy, education, research and social and ecological change.
Bringing the understanding of expressive arts into its contemporary theoretical framework, the book reve... show more
[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 mental illness.
Borderline personalit... show more
Telling your child about their autism diagnosis can be daunting. Will they be better off for knowing? What's the right way to tell them? Should you inform anyone else too?
As a mother of two children on the spectrum, with over ten years' experience as... show more
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 by a combination of accessible neuro... show more
How do the sights, smells, and sounds of a city affect the senses of people with an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)?
Sandra Beale-Ellis explores the sensory benefits and challenges of cities for people with an ASC and invites readers to understand the... show more
Fully updated to include the most recent developments in law and practice, the second edition of this comprehensive and straightforward guide to the legal rights of children and young people with special educational needs clearly explains the key issue... show more
Playfulness has the power to reconnect us with our sense of self, and help us achieve growth and self-fulfilment.
The author of this wide-ranging book explores the universal significance of play in the pursuit of happiness and authenticity. Providing ... show more
What social change has been achieved over the past 30 years?
What have been the main barriers to progress?
What great achievements can we identify and celebrate today?
Marking Jessica Kingsley Publishers' 30th year of publishing books on social and b... show more
This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or LD (Learning Differences), to teach the necessary skills for entering the workforce and forging a meaningful career path.
Providing insight into a... show more
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 or coping with deeply rooted fears... show more
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 Geoff learned to manage his grief, this bo... show more
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 You', the inspirational and heartfelt let... show more
Patients who are facing illness and uncertainty often find themselves reflecting on the bigger questions in life, and the core beliefs or principles they live by. These convictions, religious or otherwise, are integral to a patient's identity, and cons... show more
Examining and exploring new approaches to therapeutic observation in health and social care, this multidisciplinary guide discusses and analyses its uses in a range of practical contexts with children, families and adults.
Developing good observation... show more