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New and Published Books

  1. Lifestyle Changes

    A Clinician's Guide to Common Events, Challenges, and Options

    By Vera Sonja Maass

    Change is inevitable, and each person handles each event differently, some with more difficulty than others. In Lifestyle Changes, psychologist Vera Maass draws on 25 years of practice experience - and a lifetime filled with changes, growth, and challenges - to present a clinician's guide...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Counselor Supervision

    4th Edition

    This new edition of Counseling Supervision is intended for counselor educators, counselor supervisor practitioners, and supervisors-in-training in a variety of educational and mental health settings. The editors have brought together experts in the field of counselor education to review and examine...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Art Therapy Research

    By Lynn Kapitan

    An Introduction to Art Therapy Research is a pragmatic text that introduces readers to the basics of research design in quantitative and qualitative methodology written in the language of art therapy, with particular attention to the field’s unique aspects, current thinking, and exemplars from...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge