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Highly practical and research-informed, this book describes a new model for implementing relationship-based principles in social work practice.
Spanning hermits' paths across multiple faiths and epochs, Catholic Benedictine hermit and divinity scholar Mario Aguilar explores the shared value of silence, contemplation and prayer in Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism. This is an eye-opening book about spiritual independence and interfaith harmony for any reader, curious or devout.
Creative Therapies for Complex Trauma: Helping Children and Families in Foster Care, Kinship Care or Adoption
Exploring how and why creative therapies are so effective in helping children to recover from trauma, this cutting-edge book lays out the uses of a range of techniques including art psychotherapy, music therapy, dance therapy and dramatherapy.
The importance of secular ritual is discussed within the newly emerging transdiscipinary field of ritology. Shifting away from traditional concepts of ritual tied to religion, the authors weigh the benefits of ritualized practice for general health and wellbeing.
With 100 creative, therapeutic worksheets, this resource will help professionals to explore relationship issues with clients. Based on psychodynamic theory and CBT, the ready-to-use illustrated worksheets will help individuals, couples and families to start conversations, explore their feelings and seek resolutions.
This book provides mental health students and practitioners with the key knowledge to carry out anti-discriminatory practice while working with older people from minority groups. With contributions from experts in the fields of mental health and care for older people, it looks at issues for practice, such as access to...
By Rex Haigh
Offering step-by-step templates and tried-and-tested methods, this is the first treatment manual to show how to successfully set up and run a democratic therapeutic community. Highlighting key principles, this is an essential resource for running therapeutic communities in an informed way that produces consistent benefits for patients.
Focusing on how to support the wellbeing of people with dementia in care homes and home care, this book highlights the foundations of high quality care. Based on the latest research and evidence, the book tackles head on the barriers to excellent dementia care, and engages with the latest initiatives...
This ground-breaking book contemplates how some religious individuals and communities conceptualise severe sadness and emotional distress, which might otherwise be described as pathological, as an essential ingredient for spiritual development. It explores the implications this may have for clergy and psychiatrists seeking to understand sadness.
A 16-session programme to help children aged 7-11 build a positive body image. The strengths-based approach develops self-esteem and resilience, and helps children understand differences. Sessions also cover the media's role and healthy eating. A training session for staff is included, as well as guidance on how to involve parents.