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Community, Culture and Change

Edited by Rex Haigh and Jan Lees Community, Culture and Change encompasses a wide range of ideas and theoretical models related to communities and cultures as a whole, embracing key Therapeutic Community concepts such as collective responsibility, citizenship and empowerment, as well as multidisciplinary ways of working and the social origins of distress. The ways in which our social and therapeutic worlds are changing are illustrated by the innovative and creative work described in these books.

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  1. 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
  2. Therapeutic Communities

    Therapeutic Communities

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Penelope Campling and Rex Haigh

    Examining the tradition of therapeutic communities, Therapeutic Communities: Past, Present and Future is a wide-ranging introduction to both theory and practice. The book explores the creative and original approaches of such communities to psychiatric care, and is a stimulating challenge to all those working in the mental health field. Learn More
    1999, 272pp
  3. Bion, Rickman, Foulkes and the Northfield Experiments

    Bion, Rickman, Foulkes and the Northfield Experiments

    Advancing on a Different Front

    Tom Harrison

    The Northfield Experiments, conducted during the Second World War, mark an important moment in the development of the therapeutic community movement. This is the first book to record the experiments in detail. The book provides a fascinating account of a significant advance in psychiatry. Learn More
    2000, 272pp
  4. Thinking About Institutions

    Thinking About Institutions

    Milieux and Madness

    R.D. Hinshelwood

    In this book R.D. Hinshelwood discusses the interplay between the internal world of individuals and the external world, and how they have arisen from a psychoanalytic understanding of the human unconscious. Documenting how a therapeutic community functions, this text contributes to understanding how people can be influenced by their social setting. Learn More
    2001, 224pp
  5. Therapeutic Communities for the Treatment of Drug Users

    Therapeutic Communities for the Treatment of Drug Users

    Edited by Barbara Rawlings and Rowdy Yates

    Written by academics and practitioners from around the world, this is a comprehensive overview of the development of therapeutic communities and their benefits for treating drug users. Contributors describe how the model operates in the community, and how it has been modified to fit different settings, types of client and referral requirements. Learn More
    2001, 272pp
  6. 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
  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. Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

    Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

    Edited by Adrian Ward, Kajetan Kasinski, Jane Pooley and Alan Worthington

    This collection of papers written by respected experts with extensive experience builds a powerful picture of the theory and practice of therapeutic community work with young people. A wide variety of therapeutic community approaches is considered alongside an analysis of the implications of this model for mainstream residential practice. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.10in / 233mm x 155mm, 336pp, $44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-096-6
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 336pp, $44.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-411-3
  9. The Time of the Therapeutic Communities

    The Time of the Therapeutic Communities

    People, Places and Events

    Liam Clarke

    From the 1950s onwards different movements have contributed to Therapeutic Communities (TCs). This book follows these post-war changes to the present day and discusses the influence they had on the practice of psychiatry. Providing a thorough analysis of the emergence and progression of TCs, this book is essential reading for anyone in the field. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 176pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-128-4
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-641-4
  10. 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

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