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Child & Adolescent

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  • The Whole-Brain Child: 12 revolutionary strategies to nurture your child's developing mind

    12 revolutionary strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind

    Your toddler throws a tantrum in the middle of a store. Your preschooler refuses to get dressed. Your eleven-year-old sulks on the bench instead of playing on the field. Do children conspire to make their parents’ lives endlessly challenging? No — it’s just their developing brain calling the shots.In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • When Kids Call the Shots

    How to Seize Control from Your Darling Bully -- and Enjoy Being a Parent Again

    by Sean Grover ...
    Are your kids pummeling you with demands and bossing you around with impunity? Have your once-precious preschoolers become rebellious, entitled, and disrespectful to authority? How did we get here? What went wrong?While there are plenty of so-called experts who might try to validate your convictions that you have done all you can to “fix” your “difficult” children, the hard truth is, they’re not ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children

    Creative Ideas for Therapy, Life Story Work, Direct Work and Parenting

    by Kim Golding ...
    Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children is full of creative ideas for how you can use stories therapeutically with children in counselling, life story work or direct work.Psychologist Kim S. Golding shows how you can use stories to build connections with children aged 4–16 and support their recovery from trauma and stress. She illustrates the techniques with 21 stories adapted ... Read more

    $35.41 AUD

  • A Life Lost: Jackson Is Haunted by a Secret from His Past

    by Cathy Glass ...
    Jackson is aggressive, confrontational and often volatile. His mother, Kayla, is crippled with grief after tragically losing her husband and eldest son. Struggling to cope, she puts Jackson into foster care.Cathy, his carer, encourages Jackson to talk about what has happened to his family, but he just won’t engage. His actions continue to test and worry everyone.Then, in a dramatic turn of events, ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Raising a Secure Child

    How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture Your Child's Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to Explore

    Today's parents are constantly pressured to be perfect. But in striving to do everything right, we risk missing what children really need for lifelong emotional security. Now the simple, powerful "Circle of Security" parenting strategies that Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, and Bert Powell have taught thousands of families are available in self-help form for the first time.You will learn:*How to ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • The Hummingbird

    ‘Magnificent’ (Guardian)

    Translated by Elena Pala ...
    A BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR THE GUARDIAN: 'DEEPLY PLEASURABLE'A BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR THE SPECTATOR: 'WHAT A JOY''Magnificent' Guardian'A towering achivement' Financial Times'Inventive, bold, unexpected' Sunday Times'Everything that makes the novel worthwhile and engaging is here: warmth, wit, intelligence, love, d... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Not To Blame - Maggie Hartley ebook short

    The shocking true story of a teenager with a tragic hidden past

    series A Maggie Hartley Foster Carer Story
    A new short story from the nation's favourite foster carer.Sixteen-year-old Rebecca has been in care all her life, bouncing from foster carers and children's homes without ever having a permanent home to call her own.Social Services are at a loss as to what to do with the troubled teenager. Prone to violent outbursts and sudden, uncontrollable tantrums, Rebecca has never spent more than a few ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Adolescent Counselling Psychology

    Theory, Research and Practice

    Adolescent Counselling Psychology: Theory Research and Practice provides a thorough introduction to therapeutic practice with young people. As an edited text, it brings together some of the leading authorities on such work into one digestible volume.The text is divided into three major sections.The first provides a context to therapeutic work with young people. This outlines the historical ... Read more

    $61.92 AUD

  • The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)

    THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    THE #1 SUNDAY TIMESBESTSELLERFrom the UK's favourite therapist, as seen on Channel 4's Grayson's Art Club.'A wonderful book' Richard Osman'So clear and true ... Helpful for all relationships in life' Nigella Lawson'A fascinating read on the emotional baggage we all carry' Elizabeth Day_________________________________________... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Happy Sleeper

    the science-backed guide to helping your baby get a good night’s sleep — newborn to school age

    A research-based guide to helping children do what comes naturally — sleep through the night.Many parents feel pressured to ‘train’ babies and young children to sleep. Sometimes hours are spent rocking, singing, and coaxing. But kids don’t need to be trained — they’re built to sleep.Over time, all that cajoling can have the opposite effect to what is desired. Problems can arise when parents (with ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Counselling and Supporting Children and Young People

    A Person-centred Approach

    This book is the ideal introduction to counselling and supporting children and young people. Taking a person-centred approach, Mark Prever offers readers a clear understanding of the theory and practice of working with children and young people in difficulty - whether in a therapeutic, school or social work setting.This practical text:- specifically addresses both the counsellor and the 'helper', ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Building Healthy Minds

    The Six Experiences That Create Intelligence And Emotional Growth In Babies And Young Children

    Every parent wants to raise a bright, happy, and moral child, but until Stanley Greenspan investigated the building blocks of cognitive, social, emotional, and moral development, no one could show parents how and when these qualities begin. In this book Dr. Greenspan, the internationally admired child psychiatrist, identifies the six key experiences that enable children to reach their full ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Mindset - Updated Edition

    Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential

    World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset.Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Far From The Tree

    Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

    **WINNER OF THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2014**A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSometimes your child - the most familiar person of all - is radically different from you. The saying goes that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. But what happens when it does?Drawing on interviews with over three hundred families, covering subjects including deafness, dwarfs, Down's Syndrome, Autism, Schizophrenia, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • 9 Ways to a Resilient Child

    Resident parenting expert on Channel 9's Parental Guidance Dr Justin Coulson, on raising kids who'll bounce back from adversity and challenging times.'How can I help my child be more resilient?' is a question Dr Justin Coulson often hears from worried mums and dads.9 Ways to a Resilient Child gives parents practical strategies to help their children cope with the challenges that life throws at ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • No-Drama Discipline

    the bestselling parenting guide to nurturing your child's developing mind

    The pioneering experts behind the bestselling The Whole-Brain Child now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline.A breakfast bowl gets thrown across the kitchen, splattering milk and cereal all over the wall. Or one of your kids threatens a younger sibling. Or you get a call from the headteacher’s office for the third time this month. What do you do?No-Drama Discipline provides an ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Brain Rules for Baby

    how to raise a smart and happy child from zero to five

    by John Medina ...
    An updated and expanded edition of this groundbreaking book from the bestselling author of Brain RulesWhat’s the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching television do to a child’s brain? What’s the best way to handle temper tantrums?In his international bestseller Brain Rules, Dr John Medina showed us how our brains really work — and why we ought to redesign our ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Toxic Parents

    Bestselling author and psychologist Dr Susan Forward offers effective alternatives for achieving inner peace and freeing yourself from frustrating patterns of relationships with your parents.Millions of lives are damaged by the legacy of parental abuse:· Parents who ignored their children's needs or overburdened them with guilt.· Parents who were alcoholic or addicted to drugs.· Parents who were ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • A Terrible Secret: Scared for her safety, Tilly places herself into care. A shocking true story.

    by Cathy Glass ...
    Tilly hates her stepfather, Dave. He abuses her mother, but she refuses to leave him.Frightened for her own safety, Tilly asks to go into foster care and is placed with Cathy. Tilly arrives with a graze on her cheek and Cathy becomes increasingly concerned by Dave’s behaviour, especially when she learns he has been showering Tilly with gifts. While she’s busy looking after Tilly and trying to keep ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Conscious Parent

    Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERConscious parenting is about becoming mindful of your behaviour and engaging with your child as an individual.Dr Tsabary inspires parents to get back in touch with their emotions and shed the layers of baggage they have inherited during their own life and are unconsciously heaping on their children. As they become 'conscious' in their parenting, so parents can ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Torn Apart

    The True Story of a Childhood Lost

    Cory Friedman was an ordinary fun-loving little boy. But one fateful March morning in 1989, the course of Cory's life changed dramatically. It started with an irresistible urge to shake his head; before long, overtaken by physical urges, tics and compulsions, his body became a volatile, explosive and unpredictable force.Cory had developed a rare combination of Tourette's syndrome, obsessive ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Simplicity Parenting

    Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids

    Today’s busier, faster society is waging an undeclared war on childhood. With too much stuff, too many choices, and too little time, children can become anxious, have trouble with friends and school, or even be diagnosed with behavioral problems. Now internationally renowned family consultant Kim John Payne helps parents reclaim for their children the space and freedom that allkids need for their ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Jo Frost's Confident Toddler Care

    The Ultimate Guide to The Toddler Years

    by Jo Frost ...
    The No. 1 bestseller and must-have guide to confident baby and toddler care from the UK's most trusted nanny.Jo Frost shares her wealth of knowledge and years of experience to help you raise your toddler with confidence and give him or her the best start in life.Packed with practical advice, reassurance and simple yet effective techniques to help you deal with all the challenges that raising a ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice

    by Matthew Syed ...
    From the author of You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at (Almost) AnythingEssential reading for an astounding summer of sport; If you’ve ever wondered what makes a champion, Bounce has the answer.This edition does not include illustrations.What are the real secrets of sporting success, and what lessons do they offer about life? Why doesn’t Tiger Woods “choke”? Why are ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD