The Adoption Experience: Families Who Give Children a Second Chance

    By Ann Morris

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    This is a book of real life stories of adopters which takes the reader through every stage of the adoption process starting with the moment when they decide that adoption is the right option for them to the stories of adoptees brought up by adoptive parents. In between, the book...

    Writing Well: Creative Writing and Mental Health

    By Deborah Philips

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    Writing Well is a practical handbook of creative writing exercises which forms the basis of an indirect, nonconfrontational approach specifically intended for therapeutic use within the mental health field. The exercises are taken from the authors' successful practice with groups of people from a range of backgrounds in a variety...

    Understanding Dementia

    By Mike Bender

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    The authors aim to advance a psychological framework from which to understand the experience of dementia from the perspective of the dementia sufferer, so making intelligible the symptoms of dementia and setting out new avenues of care such as the need to adopt psychotherapeutic/counselling approaches as an integral part of...

    Somebody Somewhere: Breaking Free from the World of Autism

    By Donna Williams

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    This book takes us deeper into Williams' journey. She recounts the funny, sometimes harrowing awakenings arising from sessions with a cognitive psychologist. We travel with her in her breakthroughs in working with autistic children and adults like her, as she finally finds a way of 'simply being' among others, without...

    Observation and its Application to Social Work: Rather Like Breathing

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    Karen Tanner and Pat Le Riche have brought together a range of contributions from practitioners and social work academics in order to discuss the application of ideas about observation to social work education and practice. The authors focus on how observation can be used to counteract oppressive and dehumanising practices.

    Autism and Sensing: The Unlost Instinct

    By Donna Williams

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    Williams explains how the senses of autistic people work, suggesting they are 'stuck' at an early development stage common to everyone. She calls this the system of sensing, claiming that most people move to the system of interpretation which enables them to make sense of the world, but they lose...

    The Self on the Page: Theory and Practice of Creative Writing in Personal Development

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    This book examines the potential of creative writing as a therapeutic tool. Illustrating a wide range of approaches, the contributors provide an introduction to thinking about creative writing in a personal development context with suggestions for further reading, and look at the potential evolution of therapeutic creative writing in the...

    Sexual Abuse: the Child\'s Voice: Poppies on the Rubbish Heap

    By Madge Bray

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    Communication Skills in Practice: A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

    By Diana Williams

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    Recent changes in the health service have highlighted the need for the health professional to have effective communication skills in order to maintain a high quality of service to the client. This book will meet the demands brought about by the changes in role from the student to practitioner through...

    Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia: Opportunities and Obstacles

    By Malcolm Goldsmith

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    Written for all those concerned with providing services for people with dementia and their families, this book explores the idea that communication is not only possible but also vital to the understanding and the development of services. The book is based on a series of interviews with sufferers and professionals...

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