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  1. Mutual Support and Mental Health

    Mutual Support and Mental Health

    A Route to Recovery

    Maddy Loat

    Mental health services tend to view and treat mental health problems in an individual-centric way. This book argues for an alternative route to recovery that is cognizant of our social nature, needs and difficulties. It focuses on the therapeutic value of meeting others who face similar problems and sharing experiences. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 144pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-530-5
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-508-3
  2. Children and Adolescents in Trauma

    Children and Adolescents in Trauma

    Creative Therapeutic Approaches

    Edited by Chris Nicholson, Michael Irwin and Kedar Nath Dwivedi

    Children and Adolescents in Trauma presents a variety of creative approaches to working with young people in residential children's homes, secure or psychiatric units, and special schools, and provides useful insights and a fresh perspective for anyone working with traumatised children and adolescents. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 5.91in / 228mm x 150mm, 256pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-437-7
    2010, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-356-0
  3. Setting Up New Services in the NHS

    Setting Up New Services in the NHS

    ‘Just Add Water!'

    Kingsley Norton

    Kingsley Norton takes the reader, step-by-step, through the entire process of setting up new services within the National Health Service. His wealth of hands-on experience and practical advice makes this book essential reading for anyone interested in management and the NHS or public services and attempting to innovate. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.34in / 233mm x 161mm, 216pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-162-8
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 216pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-552-3
  4. Asylum to Action

    Asylum to Action

    Paddington Day Hospital, Therapeutic Communities and Beyond

    Helen Spandler

    Asylum to Action offers an alternative history of a libertarian therapeutic community at Paddington Day Hospital in West London in the 1970s. Helen Spandler recaptures the radical aspirations, as well as the conflicts, of the early therapeutic community movement, radical psychiatry and the patients' movement. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.26in / 232mm x 159mm, 176pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-348-6
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-487-8
  5. Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatised Children and Young People

    Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatised Children and Young People

    Theory and Practice

    Patrick Tomlinson

    Therapeutic Approaches in Work with Traumatized Children and Young People provides a clear and comprehensive link between theory and practice. The author shows how practice in residential child care, fostering and other areas of work with children can be developed in a way that is thoughtful and underpinned by a sound theoretical base. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.30in / 232mm x 160mm, 224pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-187-1
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-073-3
  6. A Culture of Enquiry

    A Culture of Enquiry

    Research Evidence and the Therapeutic Community

    Edited by Jan Lees, Nick Manning, Diana Menzies and Nicola Morant

    This volume collects a wide range of papers discussing all aspects of Therapeutic Community (TC) research. An invaluable resource for anyone involved in the field, it considers questions of which methods are most appropriate in the TC environment, how research studies affect this, as well as practical and ethical questions. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 6.10in / 230mm x 155mm, 336pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-857-1
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 336pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-424-3
  7. A Life Well Lived

    A Life Well Lived

    Maxwell Jones - A Memoir

    Dennie Briggs

    A Life Well Lived follows a friendship between two key figures in social psychiatry and the evolution of therapeutic communities. A close friend collaborator of Maxwell Jones, Dennie Briggs recounts the latter's revolutionary work in mental hospitals, prisons and schools, offering a rare insight into the mind of a pioneer in the therapeutic field. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 208pp, $37.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-740-8
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 208pp, $37.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-376-5
  8. Beyond Madness

    Beyond Madness

    Psychosocial Interventions in Psychosis

    Edited by Joseph H. Berke, Margaret Fagan, George Mak-Pearce and Stella Pierides-Müller

    A major question facing therapists today is how to treat psychosis effectively while maintaining patients' dignity, self-respect and their psychological and social functioning. This book provides important and engaging accounts of the special personal and interpersonal care offered by the Arbours Crisis Centre and kindred facilities. Learn More
    2001, 288pp
  9. An Introduction to Therapeutic Communities

    An Introduction to Therapeutic Communities

    David Kennard

    This comprehensive introduction to the nature and work of therapeutic communities sets them within their historical and social context, to create a backdrop against which current practice can be viewed. The author examines communities specifically aimed at certain sectors of society, and describes the day-to-day running of a therapeutic community. Learn More
    1998, 192pp

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