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Child Psychology

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  • Not To Blame - Maggie Hartley ebook short

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

    by Maggie Hartley

    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

  • The Anxiety Solution

    A Quieter Mind, a Calmer You

    by Chloe Brotheridge

    Learn how to cope with anxiety and become a calmer, happier and more grounded person with this simple and accessible guide.'Remarkable, pioneering, could change your life' Daily Mail_______This is a book for anyone experiencing anxiety, guiding you through simple ways to ease panic, dread and fear in the uncertainty of modern life.The Anxiety Solution is a simple and inspiring guide to reduc... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Adolescent Counselling Psychology

    Theory, Research and Practice

    by Terry Hanley and 2 more

    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

    $58.95 AUD

  • Childhood Disrupted

    How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal

    by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

    A “courageous, compassionate, and rigorous every-person’s guide” (Christina Bethell, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) that shows the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and adult illnesses such as heart disease, autoimmune disease, and cancer—Childhood Disrupted also explains how to cope and heal from these emotional traumas.Your biography becomes your biology. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Counselling and Supporting Children and Young People

    A Person-centred Approach

    by Mr Mark Prever

    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

    $56.75 AUD

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

    THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    by Philippa Perry

    THE #1 SUNDAY TIMESBESTSELLER'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 DayFrom the UK's favourite therapist, as seen on Channel 4's Grayson's Art Club._______________... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Bonsai Child

    Why modern parenting limits children's potential and practical strategies to turn it around

    by Judith Locke

    Modern parenting is in crisis. Parents put more time and effort into raising their children than ever before, but children’s self-esteem, resilience and wellbeing don’t appear to be improving. In her work as a clinical psychologist and researcher, Dr Judith Locke sees a disturbing link between high-effort parenting and poor outcomes for children. She believes parents make their children’s lives ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Dibs: In Search of Self

    by Virginia M. Axline

    In 1947, Virginia Axline introduced professional psychotherapists to a new way of working with children called Nondirective Play Therapy. In 1964, she introduced the rest of the world to “Dibs”. Dibs is silent. Dibs is a mystery to his parents and teachers. Dibs cannot be reached no matter how hard they try. He hides under tables and lashes out at other children. Some think he’s incapable of ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • Please Explain Anxiety to Me!

    Simple Biology and Solutions for Children and Parents

    by Laurie Zelinger and 1 more

    series Growing With Love
    What's happening to me?This book translates anxiety from the jargon of psychology into concrete experiences that children can relate to. Children and their parents will understand the biological and emotional components of anxiety responsible for the upsetting symptoms they experience. Please Explain Anxiety to Me gives accurate physiological information in child friendly language. A colorful ... Read more

    $7.60 AUD

  • Easy To Love, Difficult To Discipline

    The 7 Basic Skills For Turning Conflict

    by Becky A Bailey

    The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation.Have you ever opened your mouth to discipline your child, and your parents' nastiest words tumble out? In an era when most parenting books focus on the child, this book supports parents in dealing more positively with themselves as well as their toddler–to–school–age children, offering specific tools to stop policing and pleading with kids ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Rest, Play, Grow

    Making Sense of Preschoolers (Or Anyone Who Acts Like One)

    by Deborah MacNamara and 1 more

    Foreword by Gordon Neufeld Based on the work of one of the world’s foremost child development experts, Rest, Play, Grow offers a developmental road map to adults and is what every toddler, preschooler, and kindergartner wished their adults understood about them. Baffling and beloved, with the capacity to go from joy to frustration in seconds, young children are some of the most misunderstood ... Read more

    $11.52 AUD

  • 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, second edition

    The Breakthrough Program for Overcoming Your Child's Difficult Behavior

    by Jeffrey Bernstein and 1 more

    The popular, powerful guide to help parents regain control over a defiant child or teenagerOccasional clashes between parents and children are not uncommon, but when defiant behavior-including tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity-becomes chronic, it causes big problems within the family. In 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, family and child psychologist Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein shares a ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Attachment-Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children

    by Daniel A. Hughes

    An expert clinician brings attachment theory into the realm of parenting skills.Attachment security and affect regulation have long been buzzwords in therapy circles, but many of these ideas—so integral to successful therapeutic work with kids and adolescents— have yet to be effectively translated to parenting practice itself. Moreover, as neuroscience reveals how the human brain is designed to ... Read more

    $31.67 AUD

  • Three Days and a Life

    by Pierre Lemaitre and 1 more

    LONGLISTED FOR THE CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER 2018Antoine is twelve years old. His parents are divorced and he lives with his mother in Beauval, a small, backwater town surrounded by forests, where everyone knows everyone's business, and nothing much ever happens. But in the last days of 1999, a series of events unfolds, culminating in the shocking vanishing without trace of a young child. The ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Anxious Kids

    How children can turn their anxiety into resilience

    by Michael Grose and 1 more

    Anxious Kids offers parents a new perspective on their children’s anxiety, encouraging them to view each episode as an opportunity to empower their kids with the skills to manage anxiety, and thrive.Bestselling parenting author Michael Grose and wellbeing expert Dr Jodi Richardson explain why more children than ever before experience anxiety. In plain language that can be shared with children, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Looking For Normal

    An Autistic Boy Who beat The Odds

    by Steve Slavin

    “AN AUTISTIC BOY WHO BEAT THE ODDS.” “A wonderful insight into an extraordinary life.” - Peter Holmes PhDLooking For Normal is the memoir of author, musician and filmmaker Steve Slavin. His obsession with music, at an early age, led to a life-long career in the creative arts, albeit one plagued by clinical depression and the symptoms of a condition he was unaware of until 2008. In recounting the ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • Trauma-Informed Practices With Children and Adolescents

    by William Steele and 1 more

    Trauma-Informed Practices With Children and Adolescents is a sourcebook of practical approaches to working with children and adolescents that synthesizes research from leading trauma specialists and translates it into easy-to-implement techniques. The approaches laid out address the sensory and somatic experiences of trauma within structured formats that meet the "best practices" criteria for ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Starving the Anger Gremlin

    A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management for Young People

    by Kate Collins-Donnelly

    series Gremlin and Thief CBT Workbooks
    Meet the anger gremlin: a troublesome pest whose favourite meal is your anger, and the more he eats the angrier you get! There's only one way to stop him: starve him of angry feelings and behaviours, and make him disappear. This imaginative workbook shows young people how to starve their anger gremlin and control their anger effectively. Made up of engaging and fun activities, it helps them to ... Read more

    $20.01 AUD

  • No Visible Bruises

    what we don’t know about domestic violence can kill us

    by Rachel Louise Snyder

    AN ESQUIRE AND NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARAn award-winning journalist’s exploration of the domestic violence epidemic, and how to combat it.An average of 137 women are killed by familial violence across the globe every day. In the UK alone, two women die each week at the hands of their partners, and in the US domestic violence homicides have risen by 32 percent since 2017. The WHO deems it a ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children

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

    by Kim Golding and 3 more

    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

    $26.06 AUD

  • The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

    by Irvin D. Yalom and 1 more

    Dive into this educational and entertaining work on group psychotherapy and see firsthand how it has been helping patients learn and grow for years.Hailed by Jerome Frank as "the best book that exists on the subject," Irvin D. Yalom's The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy has been the standard text in the field for decades.In this completely revised and updated fifth edition, Dr. Yalom ... Read more

    $65.99 AUD

  • Scattered Minds

    Hope and Help for Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    by Lenard Adler and 1 more

    A practical, authoritative book on an increasingly talked-about condition that affects more than 8 million American adults.Dr. Lenard Adler, director of the Adult ADHD Program at New York University School of Medicine, presents the latest findings on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In Scattered Minds, he reveals hidden warning signs, debunks common misconceptions, and offers information ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • Trauma-Proofing Your Kids

    A Parents' Guide for Instilling Confidence, Joy and Resilience

    by Maggie Kline and 2 more

    Now in 15 languages.Understand the different types of upsets and traumas your child may experience—and learn how to teach them how to be resilient, confident, and even joyful.The number of anxious, depressed, hyperactive and withdrawn children is staggering—and still growing! Millions have experienced bullying, violence (real or in the media), abuse or sexual molestation. Many other kids have been ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • The Practitioner's Guide to Child Art Therapy

    Fostering Creativity and Relational Growth

    by Annette Shore

    Even in the face of challenging conditions, art therapy treatment offers meaningful opportunities for growth. It’s not always easy, though, to navigate the complex interplay of art processes, relational states, and developmental theories. For any clinician looking for guidance on the ins and outs of using art therapy with children, there is no better resource than The Practitioner’s Guide to Child ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD