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Towards Belonging: Negotiating New Relationships for Adopted Children and Those in Care

1. Towards Belonging: Negotiating New Relationships for Adopted Children and Those in Care

Edited by Andrew Briggs

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This book includes contributions from a wide range of interested observers and practitioners in the field of children in care and adoption, focusing on a core aspect of their emotional well-being and... (more)

Living with the Reality of Dissociative Identity Disorder: Campaigning Voices

2. Living with the Reality of Dissociative Identity Disorder: Campaigning Voices

Edited by Xenia Bowlby, Deborah Briggs

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This book is the product of a Campaign Day organised by the Paracelsus Trust to raise awareness of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). The Campaign Day brought people together, enabling individuals... (more)

Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

3. Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Edited by David Armstrong, Michael Rustin

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This book revisits the theory of social systems as a defence against anxiety first set out by Elliott Jaques and Isabel Menzies Lyth in papers which they published in 1955 and 1960, and which have... (more)

Digging for Victory: Horticultural Therapy with Veterans for Post-Traumatic Growth

4. Digging for Victory: Horticultural Therapy with Veterans for Post-Traumatic Growth

by Joanna Wise

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Horticultural Therapy is ideally suited to engage veterans alienated from traditional civilian healthcare routes who present with a range of complex and challenging healthcare needs. It presents, on... (more)

Driving Soma: A Transformational Process in the Analytic Encounter

5. Driving Soma: A Transformational Process in the Analytic Encounter

by Patrick Miller

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Plunged into the experience of an analytic session, analysand and analyst can come closer to what Freud terms the "primary processes". A clear-cut distinction between body and mind tends to become... (more)

Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5

6. Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5

by American Psychiatric Association

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Most of us know a friend, coworker, neighbor, or loved one suffering from a mental illness. This book provides valuable insight on what to expect from an illness and its treatment-and will help... (more)

Relational Patterns, Therapeutic Presence: Concepts and Practice of Integrative Psychotherapy

7. Relational Patterns, Therapeutic Presence: Concepts and Practice of Integrative Psychotherapy

by Richard G. Erskine

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The introduction and the twenty-one chapters in this book reflect the ongoing development and refinement of Relational and Integrative Psychotherapy. Each chapter amalgamates ideas from several... (more)

Stop Making Sense: Music from the Perspective of the Real

8. Stop Making Sense: Music from the Perspective of the Real

by Scott Wilson

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Stop Making Sense offers an original and compelling theory of music “from the perspective of the real” as this term is understood according to the Lacanian orientation in psychoanalysis. Specific... (more)

Treating The Other Third: Vicissitudes of Adolescent Development and Therapy

9. Treating The Other Third: Vicissitudes of Adolescent Development and Therapy

by H. Spencer Bloch

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As “evidence-based research” on psychodynamic psychotherapy for children and adolescents gains momentum, it seems to be following adult psychiatry in moving increasingly toward biomedical/genetic... (more)

Respect, Plurality, and Prejudice: A Psychoanalytical and Philosophical Enquiry into the Dynamics of Social Exclusion and Discrimination

10. Respect, Plurality, and Prejudice: A Psychoanalytical and Philosophical Enquiry into the Dynamics of Social Exclusion and Discrimination

by Lene Auestad

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This book helps us understand the current resurgence of social prejudice against ethnic minority groups, the logics of scapegoating and the resulting violence.

Our time is characterised by a... (more)

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