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Hands: What We Do with Them - and Why

Hands: What We Do with Them - and Why

by Darian Leader

  • Paperback £9.99
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How much do you really know about your own hands? Throughout history , civilisations have been defined by the work of human hands: inventing tools, writing records, operating machinery, typing,... (more)

In Therapy: The Unfolding Story

In Therapy: The Unfolding Story

by Susie Orbach

  • Paperback £9.99

In this complete and updated edition of the groundbreaking In Therapy, world-renowned therapist Susie Orbach reveals what really goes on in therapy. Worldwide, increasingly large numbers of people... (more)

Tea with Winnicott

Tea with Winnicott

by Brett Kahr

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Donald Winnicott is currently the most popular author in contemporary psychoanalysis. His writings are cited in bibliographies even more frequently than those of Sigmund Freud. And yet how many... (more)

Coffee with Freud

Coffee with Freud

by Brett Kahr

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This is the second volume in Brett Kahr’s ‘Interviews with Icons’ series, following on from Tea with Winnicott. Professor Kahr, himself a highly regarded psychoanalyst, turns his attention to the... (more)

Love in a Time of Loneliness

Love in a Time of Loneliness

by Paul Verhaeghe

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Noted Belgian psychoanalyst Paul Verhaeghe shows us what it is about sex that both keeps us moving and inhibits us at the same time. The first essay, “The Impossible Couple”, is both a humorous and... (more)

Emotion: The Basics

Emotion: The Basics

by Michael Brady

  • Paperback £15.29 (RRP : £16.99 save £1.70)

While human beings might be rational animals, they are emotional animals as well. Emotions play a central role in all areas of our lives and if we are to have a proper understanding of human life and... (more)

The Emotional Foundations of Personality: A Neurobiological and Evolutionary Approach

The Emotional Foundations of Personality: A Neurobiological and Evolutionary Approach

by Kenneth L. Davis, Jaak Panksepp

  • Hardback £25.00

This book presents the wealth of scientific evidence that our personality emerges from evolved primary emotions shared by all mammals. Yes, your dog feels love-and many other things too. These... (more)

On Form

On Form

by Mike Brearley

  • Hardback £20.00

What is being on form? How does it relate to feeling 'in the zone'? Are these states in the lap of the gods, a matter of which side of the bed we got out of that morning? Or can we do something to... (more)

Breathing as a Tool for Self-Regulation and Self-Reflection

Breathing as a Tool for Self-Regulation and Self-Reflection

by Minna Martin, Maila Seppa

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The book describes how to use breathing as a medium for self-regulation and self-reflection and how balanced breathing thus helps to promote mental and physical health and alleviate symptoms... (more)

The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

by Iain McGilchrist

  • Paperback £14.99

Why is the brain divided? The difference between right and left hemispheres has been puzzled over for centuries. In a book of unprecedented scope, Iain McGilchrist draws on a vast body of recent... (more)

The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves

The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves

by Stephen Grosz

  • Paperback £9.99

This book is about learning to live. In simple stories of encounter between a psychoanalyst and his patients, The Examined Life reveals how the art of insight can illuminate the most complicated,... (more)

Becoming Yourself: Overcoming Mind Control and Ritual Abuse

Becoming Yourself: Overcoming Mind Control and Ritual Abuse

by Alison Miller

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In contrast to the author's previous book, Healing the Unimaginable: Treating Ritual Abuse and Mind Control, which was for therapists, this book is designed for survivors of these abuses. It takes... (more)

Why Do People Get Ill?: Exploring the Mind-body Connection

Why Do People Get Ill?: Exploring the Mind-body Connection

by Darian Leader, David Corfield

  • Paperback £12.99

Have you ever wondered why people get ill when they do? How does the mind affect the body? Why does modern medicine seem to have so little interest in the unconscious processes that can make us fall... (more)

How to Read Lacan

How to Read Lacan

by Slavoj Zizek

  • Paperback £7.99

"The only thing of which one can be guilty is of having given ground relative to one's desire." - Jacques Lacan. Is psychoanalysis dead or are we to read frequent attacks on its theoretical... (more)

Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

by Oliver Sacks

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Written by the author of The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat, this book begins with the history of deaf people in the 18th century, the often outrageous ways in which they have been treated in the... (more)

The Psychology of Gardening

The Psychology of Gardening

by Harriet Gross

  • Paperback £9.99

Why do so many people love gardening? What does your garden say about you? What is guerrilla gardening? The Psychology of Gardening delves into the huge benefits that gardening can have on our... (more)

The River of Consciousness

The River of Consciousness

by Oliver Sacks

  • Hardback £18.99

In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories of individuals with neurological disorders. Recently, however, he had been... (more)

The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Living with BPD

The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Living with BPD

by Alex Chapman

  • Paperback £16.50

If you or someone you love is struggling with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you need up-to-date, accurate, and accessible information on the problems you're facing and where you can turn for... (more)

The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality

The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality

by Graham Music

  • Paperback £20.99

Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic?

This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human.... (more)

Strictly Bipolar

Strictly Bipolar

by Darian Leader

  • Paperback £5.00

Strictly Bipolar is Darian Leader's treatise on the psychological disorder of our times. If the post-war period was called the 'Age of Anxiety' and the 1980s and '90s the 'Antidepressant Era', we now... (more)

What is Madness?

What is Madness?

by Darian Leader

  • Paperback £9.99

What separates the sane from the mad? How hard or easy is it to tell them apart? And what if the difference is really between being mad and going mad? In this landmark work Darian Leader undermines... (more)

Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain

Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain

by Antonio Damasio

  • Paperback £10.99

Explores two questions that have haunted philosophers, neurologists, cognitive scientists and psychologists for centuries: how do brains construct minds, and how do minds become conscious? Antonio... (more)

Not the Future We Ordered: Peak Oil, Psychology, and the Myth of Progress

Not the Future We Ordered: Peak Oil, Psychology, and the Myth of Progress

by John Michael Greer

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For well over half a century, since the first credible warnings of petroleum depletion were raised in the 1950s, contemporary industrial civilization has been caught in a remarkable paradox: a... (more)

Bodies

Bodies

by Susie Orbach

  • Paperback £8.99

In the past decades, the pressure to perfect and design our bodies has been unprecedented. Men are encouraged to surgically pump up their pecs, breast enhancement is a sweet sixteen birthday present... (more)

The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia and Depression

The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia and Depression

by Darian Leader

  • Paperback £9.99

What happens when we lose someone we love? A death, a separation or the break-up of a relationship are some of the hardest times we have to live through. We may fall into a nightmare of depression,... (more)

Understanding Your Borderline Personality Disorder: A Workbook

Understanding Your Borderline Personality Disorder: A Workbook

by Chris Healy

  • Paperback £35.99

Offers basic information about borderline personality disorder. The book is interactive so that clients can explore their own attitudes and concerns about their diagnosis and tackles some of the... (more)

Breaking Up Blues: A Guide to Survival and Growth

Breaking Up Blues: A Guide to Survival and Growth

by Denise Cullington

  • Paperback £14.99

An indispensable, practical self-help book for those going through break-up and divorce. Leaver or left, breaking up is much more painful than youd ever expect. There are so many pitfalls that can... (more)

Introducing Lacan: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Lacan: A Graphic Guide

by Darian Leader, Judy Groves

  • Paperback £7.99

Jacques Lacan is now regarded as a major psychoanalytical theorist alongside Freud and Jung, although recognition has been delayed by fierce arguments over his ideas. Written by a leading Lacanian... (more)

How to Be Human: The Manual

How to Be Human: The Manual

by Ruby Wax

  • Paperback £8.09 (RRP : £8.99 save £0.90)

How to be Human is the only manual you need to help you upgrade your mind as much as you've upgraded your iphone.

"It took us 4 billion years to evolve to where we are now - completely... (more)

The Psychology of Retirement

The Psychology of Retirement

by Doreen Rosenthal, Susan Moore

  • Paperback £9.99

How can you make the most of retirement? How should you plan for retirement? What are the challenges of retirement and how can they be dealt with? The Psychology of Retirement looks at this... (more)

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