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  • Moment of Truth

    The Nature of Catastrophes and How to Prepare for Them

    “Miami Beach Devastated by Monster Category 5 Hurricane”“Times Square Incinerated by Homemade Nuclear Bomb”“Magnitude 9.0 Earthquake Reduces Downtown Seattle to Rubble”These aren’t actual headlines—but they could be. Even though they sound like next summer’s blockbuster movies, each of these worst-case scenarios is a real threat—a threat for which America is hugely underprepared. But it doesn’t ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    Ethics and the Law

    by Peter Jenkins ...
    Developing and maintaining a secure framework for professional practice is a core part of any counselling and psychotherapy training, as all therapists need to understand the key values, ethics and laws that underpin the profession today. But what does being a member of a ′profession’ actually mean, and what does being a ‘professional’ actually involve?Structured around the BACP Core Curriculum, ... Read more

    $50.99 AUD

  • What is Counselling and Psychotherapy?

    series Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice Series
    Written specifically for students on counselling and psychotherapy courses, this book gives an overview of the profession from its early beginnings in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis through the development of the different schools and approaches of talking therapies including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioural and person-centred approaches. Working within various sectors, such as the ... Read more

    $50.99 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

    $54.99 AUD

  • Person-Centred Counselling for People with Dementia

    Making Sense of Self

    Although currently many people with dementia are not given the opportunity to receive professional counselling, this book explores the value of counselling for men and women living with this condition and how it enables them to make sense of their lives and their notions of themselves. The author explores the pervasive myth that all experiences of living with dementia are entirely negative and ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Working at Relational Depth in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    Eagerly awaited by many counsellors and psychotherapists, this new edition includes an updated preface, new content on recent research and new developments and debates around relational depth, and new case studies.This groundbreaking text goes to the very heart of the therapeutic meeting between therapist and client. Focusing on the concept of ′relational depth′, the authors describe a form of ... Read more

    $47.99 AUD

  • Counselling the Person Beyond the Alcohol Problem

    At the heart of Richard Bryant-Jefferies' work with problem drinkers is his belief in the power and effectiveness of the person-centred approach to counselling. He suggests that many alcohol problems develop out of, or are connected with, relationship difficulties. He highlights the importance of building a therapeutic relationship with the person, and of engaging with their individuality to ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma

    Healing From Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse

    series Essential Skills for Counselling
    Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma is a practical, introductory guide to counselling survivors of child abuse, neglect, rape, sexual violence, sexual trafficking, religious sexual abuse, and domestic abuse.Written in an accessible style, it provides a comprehensive introduction to complex trauma accompanied by advice on how to create a safe environment in which survivors can learn the ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Effective Supervision for Counsellors

    An Introduction

    series Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice Series
    Supervision is an essential part of counselling training and ensuring you get the very best supervision is important to all students, at all levels. This book introduces both ′new′ and ′in-training′ supervisors and counsellors to the concept of supervision and its purpose within counselling. The focus is on key elements of supervision, including methods, processes, skills and policy and the ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Effective Counselling with Young People

    series Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice Series
    This book examines key theoretical counselling perspectives and applies these specifically to work with young people. It establishes how to build counselling relationships in order to support young people and enable them to achieve positive outcomes and to manage their lives effectively. It also identifies the key counselling skills needed to engage in purposeful, helping conversations. There are ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

  • Psychodynamic Counselling in a Nutshell

    by Susan Howard ...
    series Counselling in a Nutshell
    Susan Howard explains in a clear, jargon-free style, the concepts at the heart of the psychodynamic approach, and, drawing on case material, describes the therapeutic practice which rests on those ideas. Assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, the book introduces:the history of the approachmain key conceptspractical techniques used by practitionersIn the first chapter, you are introduced to ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD

  • Lifting the Veil of Secrets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia is an ancient culture as old as time itself, yet filled with all the modern conveniences that money provides. Restless and looking for something new and exciting, two nurses traveled to this ancient kingdom to ply their skills and practice close personal contact—along with modern medical care—with people for whom slavery, buying wives, and female subjugation is just a way of life. ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Ten Days in a Mad-House

    by Nellie Bly ...
    A courageous female journalist’s classic exposé of the horrific treatment of the mentally ill in nineteenth-century AmericaIn 1887, Nellie Bly accepted an assignment from publisher Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World and went undercover at the lunatic asylum on Blackwell Island, America’s first municipal mental hospital. Calling herself “Nellie Brown,” she was able to convince policemen, a judge ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sleepwalk to War: Quarterly Essay 86

    On Alliance Failure and China Delusions

    by Hugh White ...
    Book 86 - Quarterly Essay
    In this essential essay, Hugh White explores Australia’s fateful choice to back the United States to the hilt, and oppose China. How did we come to this position – what led both sides of politics to align with America so absolutely?White considers the wisdom of the choice in relation to AUKUS, Taiwan, the Quad, Biden and Trump. Can America’s containment strategy hope to succeed? Can America bear ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Garbage Bag Suitcase

    A Memoir

    Garbage Bag Suitcase is the true story of Shenandoah Chefalo’s wholly dysfunctional journey through a childhood with neglectful, drug-and alcohol addicted parents. She endured numerous moves in the middle of the night with just minutes to pack, multiple changes in schools, hunger, cruelty, and loneliness. Finally at the age of 13, Shen had had enough.After being abandoned by her mother for months ... Read more

    $7.84 AUD

  • An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy

    From Theory to Practice

    by Andrew Reeves ...
    This book introduces readers to everything they need to know about counselling and psychotherapy theory, skills and practice. Drawing on years of experience as a counselling practitioner and educator, Andrew Reeves links theory to the development of appropriate skills and locates it within the context of therapeutic practice. Features including chapter summaries, discussion questions, prompts for ... Read more

    $54.99 AUD

  • Aspergers in Love

    by Maxine Aston ...
    Asperger syndrome (AS) has often been considered to be incompatible with love and relationships, but as the number of people who are diagnosed with the disorder increases, it is becoming apparent that people with AS can and do have full and intimate relationships. Comparing and contrasting both AS and non-AS partners' viewpoints, this book frankly examines the fundamental aspects of relationships ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Counselling Adolescents

    The Proactive Approach for Young People

    Now in its fifth edition, this definitive guide to counselling adolescents has introduced thousands of trainees and practitioners to the theory, principles, skills and techniques of proactively counselling this client group.With over 4 hours of online resources, this multi-disciplinary book uses case studies and examples to demonstrate how a diversity of needs requires a diversity of approaches ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

  • Alone Together

    Making an Asperger Marriage Work

    Communication is one of the biggest challenges faced by people with Asperger's Syndrome (AS), yet an Asperger marriage requires communication more than any other relationship. Thousands of people live in Asperger marriages without knowing the answers to important questions such as `What behaviours indicate that my spouse has AS?' `Is it worthwhile to get a diagnosis?' `Is there hope for ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Practical Counselling and Helping Skills

    Text and Activities for the Lifeskills Counselling Model

    This sixth edition provides a step-by-step guide to using counselling and helping skills with confidence and proficiency. The author′s three-stage model of counselling - relating, understanding and changing - is designed to facilitate developing lifeskills in clients and to help them to change how they feel, think, communicate and act.It includes new chapters on ′Technology mediated counselling ... Read more

    $70.99 AUD

  • Counselling Children

    A Practical Introduction

    The definitive guide to the skills and techniques used when working with children experiencing emotional problems, this book covers all you need to know about:The goals for counselling children and the child-counsellor relationshipPractice frameworks for working effectively with childrenPlay therapy and the use of different media and activitiesBuilding self-esteem and social skills through the use ... Read more

    $52.99 AUD

  • Understand Counselling

    Learn Counselling Skills For Any Situations

    by Aileen Milne ...
    Understand Counselling will give you a clear understanding of the main counselling theories and help you develop vital counselling skills. It will introduce you to the three main branches of counselling - psychodynamic therapy, person-centred therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy - and familiarize you with the key features of each one. Whether you are interested in training as a counsellor, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Grief Works

    Stories of Life, Death and Surviving

    by Julia Samuel ...
    JULIA SAMUEL'S LATEST BOOK, EVERY FAMILY HAS A STORY, IS AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOWA Sunday Times Top 10 BestsellerDeath affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Midwinter Match

    A funny, feel-good read from the author of The Country Escape

    by Jane Lovering ...
    Ruby Oldbridge needs to learn to take her own advice.A talented counsellor at work in York, she is however floundering in her own life. Her romantic track record is woeful, her finances are in a pickle, and she’s back in a house-share after splitting up with her useless ex.But one thing Ruby is brilliant at, is helping other people find a way through their problems, and she excels at the job she ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus