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  1. Mindfulness for Therapists: Practice for the Heart

    Mindfulness for Therapists: Practice for the Heart encourages therapists to embrace mindfulness practice to create presence and depth in their work with clients. Mindfulness helps therapists cultivate compassion, relieve stress, and weather the oftentimes emotionally difficult work of providing therapy. In addition, the therapist's own meditation practice is a necessary foundation for teaching mindfulness to clients. Through a variety of exercises and stories from his own clinical experience, McCollum helps therapists understand the usefulness of mindfulness, and develop their own practice.

  2. Crafting Scholarship in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

    "Graduate students and new professionals will benefit from the author’s considerable experience. … The writing style is clear, easy to follow and understand, and appropriate for the intended audience" – David H. Demo, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA 

    To read more about this textbook, please click here.

    To request a complimentary copy for your course, please click here.   

  3. Principles and Methods of Social Research, 3rd Edition

    "The depth of understanding in research methodology provided in this book is second to none. I used this book as a graduate student, and when I started teaching graduate students I found that no other text provided the amount of detail required at the graduate level." – Joseph A. Camilleri, Westfield State University, USA 

    To read more about this textbook, please click here.

    To request a complimentary copy for your course, please click here.   

  4. September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day

    Every year, over 800,000 people die from suicide; that's about one death every 40 seconds. Overall, during 2012 for each adult who died of suicide it's estimated that there were over 20 others who made suicide attempts.
     

  5. Author of the Month September 2014 - Sue Gerhardt

    Sue Gerhardt, author of Why Love Matters, is the Routledge Mental Health Author of the Month for September 2014!

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific research, covering recent findings in genetics and the mind/body connection, and including a new chapter highlighting our growing understanding of the part also played by pregnancy in shaping a baby’s future emotional and physical well-being.

  6. New:  Psychological Assessment with the MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF

    This third edition apprises users of the MMPI-2/MMPI-2-Restructured Form (RF) for the ever-changing landscape of this dynamic personality/psychopathology instrument and its expanding utility in a variety of contexts. Two new chapters addressing the RC scales and the MMPI-2-RF are included in this updated text. Additionally, over 450 new references have been incorporated into the book, with information gathered and organized for practical clinical and forensic applications.  

  7. World Suicide Prevention Day

    Every year, over 800,000 people die from suicide; that's about one death every 40 seconds. Overall, during 2012 for each adult who died of suicide it's estimated that there were over 20 others who made suicide attempts.
     

  8. September 4 is World Sexual Health Day 2014!

    In honor of September 4, World Sexual Health Day 2014, check out this collection of resources and free-access journal articles on sex, sexuality, and intimate relationships.

  9. Recently Published - The Price of Love: The selected works of Colin Murray Parkes

    In the course of a long career Colin Murray Parkes, one of the most important and influential psychiatrists working in the field of bereavement and loss, has produced a body of work which can be considered truly ground-breaking. The papers included in The Price of Love have been carefully selected and annotated to show how Parkes’ thinking has developed during a career as researcher, practitioner and educator. In each section of the book psychological and social causes are paired with consequences and interventions (both preventive and therapeutic) and explored from Western and cross-cultural perspectives, all with Parkes’ customary clarity and compassion.

    Read on for reviews, an author biography and additional titles by Colin Murray Parkes.

  10. Authors of the Month September 2014: William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, and Andrew Lac

    William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, and Andrew Lacco-authors of Principles and Methods of Social Research, 3rd Editionare the Psychology Press Authors of the Month for September 2014. William D. Crano is the Oskamp Distinguished Chair and Head of the Department of Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. Marilynn B. Brewer is Professor Emeritus from the Ohio State University and a Visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of New South Wales. Andrew Lac is Research Professor of Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. 

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