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  1. Embedding Counselling and Communication Skills

    A Relational Skills Model

    By Rebecca Midwinter, Janie Dickson

    Embedding Counselling and Communication Skills provides step-by-step learning for those looking to gain theoretical and practical understanding of using counselling and communication skills within the helper role and explores how to apply these skills in the context of professional practice. Becky...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Vicarious Trauma and Disaster Mental Health

    Understanding Risks and Promoting Resilience

    Edited by Gertie Quitangon, Mark R. Evces

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Vicarious Trauma and Disaster Mental Health focuses on the clinician and the impact of working with disaster survivors. Floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, mass shootings, terrorism and other large-scale catastrophic events have increased in the last decade and disaster resilience has become a national...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Rachel Tribe, Jean Morrissey

    Closer regulation of psychological counselling means that an awareness of the professional, legal and ethical considerations is vital. The second edition of Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice offers a clear, stimulating, and structured introduction to a number of contemporary issues of...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Age of Melancholy

    "Major Depression" and its Social Origin

    By Dan G. Blazer

    Depression has become the most frequently diagnosed chronic mental illness, and is a disability encountered almost daily by mental health professionals of all trades. "Major Depression" is a medical disease, which some would argue has reached epidemic proportions in contemporary society, and it...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Effortless Mindfulness

    Genuine Mental Health Through Awakened Presence

    By Lisa Dale Miller

    Effortless Mindfulness promotes genuine mental health through the direct experience of awakened presence—an effortlessly embodied, fearless understanding of and interaction with the way things truly are. The book offers a uniquely modern Buddhist psychological understanding of mental health...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. On Becoming a Psychotherapist

    Edited by Windy Dryden, Laurence Spurling

    Series: Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions

    Why do people want to become a psychotherapist? How do they translate this desire into reality? On Becoming a Psychotherapist explores these and related questions. Ten leading therapists write about their profession and their careers, examining how and why they became psychotherapists. The...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. What You Really Need to Know about Counselling and Psychotherapy Training

    An essential guide

    By Cathy McQuaid

    Becoming a counsellor or psychotherapist is a transformative and life-changing experience. Some trainees manage this process well, while others struggle to come to terms with the personal impact of their training. In What You Really Need to Know about Counselling and Psychotherapy Training, Cathy...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Competence and Self-Care in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    By Gerrie Hughes

    What is it that makes a counsellor or psychotherapist competent? In Competence and Self-Care in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Gerrie Hughes offers a framework for understanding what being competent means for individual practitioners, both generally and in moment-by-moment work with clients....

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Neurotherapy and Neurofeedback

    Brain-Based Treatment for Psychological and Behavioral Problems

    By Theodore J. Chapin, Lori A. Russell-Chapin

    The fields of neurobiology and neuropsychology are growing rapidly, and neuroscientists now understand that the human brain has the capability to adapt and develop new living neurons by engaging new tasks and challenges throughout our lives, essentially allowing the brain to rewire itself. In...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Practice that Works

    Strategies to Complement Your Stand Alone Therapy Practice

    Edited by Steven M. Harris, Ph.D, David C. Ivey, Ph.D, Roy A. Bean, Ph.D.

    In the advent of managed care and the continuing decline in reimbursement felt across the various disciplines of mental health have had profound impacts upon the quality and quantity of care in the field. As it has become increasingly difficult for a practitioner in private practice to...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge