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The Art of Narrative Psychiatry [electronic resource] : Stories of Strength and Meaning by Hamkins, SuEllen(SAGE)1588728;
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One Foundations of Narrative Psychiatry; Chapter One What Is Narrative Psychiatry?; Chapter Two Connecting with Compassion: The Therapeutic Relationship; Chapter Three Starting with Stories of Success: The Initial Psychiatric Consultation; Chapter Four Externalizing and Unpacking the Problem: Understanding Symptoms and Suffering; Chapter Five Cultivating Stories of Strength and Meaning and Deconstructing Damaging Discourses: The Course of TreatmentChapter Six Collaborating in Choosing Treatment Options: Medicine and Other Psychiatric ResourcesPart Two Narrative Psychiatry in Practice; Chapter Seven Finding Lost Stories of Love: Remembering Love and Legacy amid Loss; Chapter Three Finding One's Voice: Recovering from Trauma; Chapter Nine Finding Happiness: Rising from Despair and Turning Away from Anxiety; Conclusion; References; IndexNarrative psychiatry empowers patients to shape their lives through story. Rather than focusing only on finding the source of the problem, in this collaborative clinical approach psychiatrists also help patients diagnose and develop their sources of strength. By encouraging the patient to explore their personal narrative through questioning and story-telling, the clinician helps the patient participate in and discover the ways in which they construct meaning, how they view themselves, what their values are, and who it is exactly that they want to be. These revelations in turn inform clinical d
Subjects: Electronic books.; Acceptance and commitment therapy; Behavior therapy; Narrative therapy -- Methods.;
© 2013., Oxford University Press, USA,
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I am Special [electronic resource] : A Workbook to Help Children, Teens and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Understand Their Diagnosis, Gain Confidence and Thrive by Vermeulen, Peter.;
I am Special: A Workbook to Help Children, Teens and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Understand Their Diagnosis, Gain Confidence and Thrive; Acknowledgements; Part 1: Theory; Chapter 1 Background; Chapter 2 Self-image; Chapter 3 Psychoeducation; Chapter 4 The Socratic Method; Chapter 5 Introducing Autism; Chapter 6 Working with I am Special; Part 2: Practical Manual; Chapter 7 I am Special; Chapter 8 The Big Book about Me; Chapter 9 That's Me?!; Chapter 10 I am Special for Siblings; Chapter 11 I am Special for Peers; Chapter 12 Various worksheets; Chapter 13 I am Special - Board GameChapter 14 Evaluation FormsChapter 15 I am Special for Adults; Chapter 16 The World in Fragments; CD ROM documents: Contents; Literature; Endnotes; IndexI am Special is a programme for helping children, teens and adults on the autism spectrum to understand themselves and their diagnosis, gain confidence and thrive. Specially-designed worksheets, included on a CD in a handy printable format, are completed to build up a unique and personal book about the individual and promote self-understanding.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism spectrum disorders -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.; Autistic Disorder -- therapy.; Behavior Therapy -- methods.; Education, Special -- methods.; Life skills;
© 2013., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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Autism Spectrum Disorder and De-escalation Strategies [electronic resource] : A practical guide to positive behavioural interventions for children and young people by Brown, Steve(SAGE)1745326;
Autism Spectrum Disorder and De-escalation Strategies: A practical guide to positive behavioural interventions for children and young people; Introduction; Chapter 1. Autism Spectrum Disorder and Behaviour; Chapter 2. De-escalation; Chapter 3. Environment; Chapter 4. Language Strategies; Chapter 5. Visual Strategies; Chapter 6. Behaviour Management; Chapter 7. Risk Assessment, Guidance and Legalities; Chapter 8. Restrictive Physical Intervention and Positive Handling; Appendix: Risk Assessment; References; Blank Page; IndexDiscussing a variety of de-escalation and behaviour management strategies, this book offers practical guidance on using non-physical and physical interventions to support children (aged 3-18) on the autism spectrum or with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties, and to keep them and others safe.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism; Autistic children -- Behavior modification.; Autistic children -- Education.; Behavior therapy -- Methods.; Children with autism spectrum disorders -- Education.;
© 2014., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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Treatment Strategies for Substance Abuse and Process Addictions [electronic resource]. by Smith, Robert L.;
Treatment Strategies for Substance and Process Addictions; Table of Contents; Preface; About The Author/Editor; About The Contributors; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Addictions: An Overview; Student Learning Outcomes; Case and Case Discussion; Addiction Defined; Criteria for Addiction; Substance and Process Addictions; The Prevalence of Addictions; Drug Addictions: Alcohol and Nicotine; Process Addictions; The Etiology of Addictions; Genetic Factors; Addiction as a Brain Disease: Brain Structure and Function; Environmental Factors; Individual Development; Treatment Strategies; MedicationBehavioral Strategies12-Step Programs; CBT; Contingency Management; Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET); Community Reinforcement Approach; The Matrix Model; Family Behavior Therapy; Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT); Aversive Behavior Therapy Programs: Counterconditioning; Conclusions; Resources; References; Chapter 2: Alcohol Addiction; Student Learning Outcomes; Case and Case Discussion; Overview of Alcohol Addiction; Effects; Definitions; Demographics and Cost; Assessment and Diagnosis; Treatment Settings; Inpatient; Outpatient; Evidence-Based Research: Treatment of AlcoholismMedicationsBehavioral Interventions; Armed Services Substance Abuse Treatment Programs; Hospital Treatment Programs; The Matrix Model; Conclusions; Resources; References; Chapter 3: Nicotine Addiction; Student Learning Outcomes; Case and Case Discussion; Overview of Nicotine Addiction; Definitions; Risk Factors for Nicotine Addiction; Diagnosis of Nicotine Addiction; Treatment of Nicotine Addiction; NRT; Non-Nicotine Medications; Treatment Guidelines for Evidence-Based Practices; Conclusions; Resources; References; Chapter 4: Marijuana Addiction; Student Learning OutcomesCase and Case DiscussionOverview of Marijuana Addiction; Definitions; Demographics; Assessment and Diagnosis; Treatment; Inpatient; Outpatient; Residential; Models and Approaches; MET; CBT; Evidence-Based Research; MET as a Sole Intervention; MET Combined With CBT; Conclusions; Resources; References; Chapter 5: Methamphetamine Addiction; Student Learning Outcomes; Case and Case Discussion; Overview of Methamphetamine Addiction; Brief History; What Is Methamphetamine Made Of?; Demographics; Costs; Effects of Methamphetamines; The Brain; The Body; The Psychosocial Life; Damages Due to UsageAddiction to MethamphetamineTreatment; 12-Step and Disease Model Approaches; CBT; MI; Harm Reduction; The Matrix Model; Quitting Strategies; Community-Based Treatment; Conclusions; Resources; References; Chapter 6: Prescription Drug Addiction; Student Learning Outcomes; Case and Case Discussion; Overview of Prescription Drug Addiction; Effects; Definitions; Demographics and Cost; Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Settings; Assessment; Diagnosis; Inpatient Versus Outpatient Treatment Settings; Treatment of Prescription Drug Addiction; Medications; Behavioral Interventions; ConclusionsResources This distinctive and timely text examines the most prevalent substance and process addictions and focuses on current research and evidence-based treatment strategies. Major substance addictions discussed include alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, methamphetamines, and prescription drugs. Complete chapters are also devoted to the most frequently cited process addictions, making this text unique. Behavioral addictions covered in this text include pathological gambling, sex disorders, disordered eating, work, exercise, shopping, and Internet/gaming. Each chapter contains a listing of student learnin
Subjects: Electronic books.; Behavior, Addictive -- Therapy.; Evidence-based practice -- Methods.; Substance-related disorders -- Therapy.;
© 2015., Wiley,
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Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs [electronic resource] : Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills. by Etherington, Natasha.(SAGE)1609547;
Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs: Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills; Chapter 1 Introduction; What is horticultural therapy?; Why is horticultural therapy important?; Chapter 2 Mindfulness Approach; Introducing the mindfulness approach to young people with special needs; How plants can help us relate to children's concerns; How mindfulness and flow work; Chapter 3 Why Dig?; Some examples of making connections; Social interaction and communication; Some interesting facts about soilSafety tipsChapter 4 Autism Spectrum Disorder; Approach; Note to parents; Note to teachers; Before starting; Sensory sensitivities; Activities; Conclusion; Chapter 5 Anxiety, Anger and Depression; Approach; A note on medication; Plants as continual adolescents; Sexual reproduction; A note on communication; Anxiety; Anger; Depression; Tips for engaging students; Discussion points in the garden; Activities; Chapter 6 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Approach; Benefits of gardening for a child with ADHD; Building parental rapport; Activities; Chapter 7 Developmental Disability; ApproachBenefits of gardening for children with a developmental disabilityActivities; Chapter 8 Wheelchair Users; Approach; Common barriers to gardening; Benefits of gardening for wheelchair users; Hand function and joint protection; Designing a nature play and exploration garden; Warm up exercises; Activities; Chapter 9 Poisonous Plants; Toxicity; Phototoxic plants; Chapter 10 Gardens for Children who Suffer from Asthmaand Allergies; Plants to use; Plants to avoid; Chapter 11 Conclusion; Appendix 1: Learning Assessment Principles andLearning Goals; Appendix 2: Risk AssessmentAppendix 3: Benefits of Horticultural Therapy andTherapeutic GardensAppendix 4: Top Ten Sensory Plants, Must HaveHerbs and Top Three Oddballs; Appendix 5: Themed Containers and Gardens; Appendix 6: Relaxation and Visualization Exercisefor Deep Breathing; References; Further Reading; Recommended Resources; Index; Blank PageA garden or nature setting presents the perfect opportunity for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and special needs to learn, play and strengthen body and mind. This book empowers teachers and parents with little gardening know-how to get outside and use nature to motivate young learners. Using a mindfulness approach, Natasha Etherington presents a simple gardening program that offers learning experiences beyond those a special needs student can gain within the classroom. The book outlines the many positive physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional and social benefits of getting out into t
Subjects: Electronic books.; Autism in children -- Treatment.; Behavior therapy -- Methods.; Children with autism spectrum disorders; Gardening -- Therapeutic use.; Gardening for children;
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Family Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents [electronic resource]. by Jurich, Anthony P.(SAGE)1629640;
Front Cover; Family Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Introduction: The Journey Begins; Chapter 2. Formulations of Suicide: Examining the Nature of the Beast; Chapter 3. Adolescent Suicide: Why Is Adolescence Such a Fertile Breeding Ground?; Chapter 4. Factors in Adolescent Suicide: The Seeds That Bear Bitter FruitChapter 5. The Therapeutic Framework for Intervention: A Strategy for Family TherapyChapter 6. Crisis Intervention: Balancing on the Edge of the Cliff; Chapter 7. Joining: Convincing the Adolescent That This Does Not Have to Be a Solitary Battle; Chapter 8. Analysis: Understanding How the Adolescent Has Been Seduced; Chapter 9. Cognitive Interventions: Freeing the Mind from Destructive Ways of Thinking; Chapter 10. Behavioral Interventions: When Actions Speak Louder Than Words; Chapter 11. Strategic Interventions: The Art of Overcoming the Fear of ChangeEpilogueReferences; IndexThis book describes a blend of insight-oriented, behavioral, and strategic family therapy, which the author has developed over thirty-four years of dealing with suicidal adolescents. It aims not to replace other forms of therapy but to augment the therapist's own therapeutic style. The book offers an informative and personally told story bringing together scholarship and meaningful glimpses into the thought processes of suicidal youth. Written in an understandable, friendly, and practical style, it will appeal to those in clinical practice, as well as graduate-level students pursuing
Subjects: Electronic books.; Adolescent.; Adolescent psychotherapy; Family psychotherapy; Family Therapy - methods.; Suicide; Teenagers - Suicidal behavior - Treatment.; Teenagers;
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Creative Drama for Emotional Support [electronic resource] : Activities and Exercises for Use in the Classroom. by McFarlane, Penny.(SAGE)2003277;
Endorsements; Creative Drama for Emotional Support Activities and Exercises for Use in the Classroom; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Disclaimer and Notes of Caution; Preface: Why Drama?; Value and meaning of play; How to use this book; What this book covers; What this book does not cover; Introduction; What are the issues?; How can we recognize the issues?; What can we do about the issues?; Activities; What to do at the beginning of a session; Issues, Behaviours and Supporting Activities; Abuse; Anger; Anxiety; Attachment; Bereavement; Bullying; Change or transition; Compulsive lying; DepressionLack of self-esteem/confidenceLearnt behaviour; Neglect; Nightmares; Parental separation; Sibling rivalry; Socially inappropriate behaviour; Speech problems; Trauma and shock; Conclusion; What to do at the end of a session; Appendix 1: Group Bonding Games; Appendix 2: Index of Issues and Supporting Activities; Appendix 3: References, Useful Resources and Further Reading; IndexUsing drama in the classroom is an effective way of supporting a child's social and emotional development. This book offers a wide variety of drama activities designed to provide children with a creative outlet to overcome emotional and behavioural problems. Exploring the various challenges children can face at home such as parental separation, divorce and bereavement, this book explains how they can manifest in a child's behaviour at school. It describes how drama can provide appropriate avenues for confronting and dealing with these issues and suggests a wealth of captivating and practical d
Subjects: Electronic books.; Child behavior disorders -- Therapy.; Drama -- Therapeutic use.; Psychodrama -- Methods.; School children;
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The 10-step depression relief workbook : a cognitive behavioral therapy approach / by Rego, Simon A ,author.; Fader, Sarah ,author.;
CBT therapy is an effective, evidence-based method to take control of your depression. In the Depression Relief Workbook, Dr. Simon Rego, a professor and expert in CBT therapy with over 20 years of experience treating depression, teams up with mental health advocate and CEO of Stigma Fighters, Sarah Fader, to break CBT therapy down into an easy-to-follow personalized program to help you heal from depression. Offering guidance and support, the Depression Relief Workbook gives you a practical and straightforward 10-step strategy to fight depression and keep it from coming back.
Subjects: Depression.; Psychology.; Counseling.; Self-help.;
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You Untangled : Practical Tools to Manage Your Emotions and Improve Your Life. by Tibbitts, Amy.;
Using the principles of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, this workbook offers proven methods to help free you from the tangled circumstances often brought on by chaotic thinking and behavior.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
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Behaviour Therapy in the 1970s : A Collection of Original Papers. by Burns, Laurence E.; Worsley, James L.;
Front Cover -- Behaviour Therapy in the 1970s: A Collection of Original Papers -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Contributors -- CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER 2. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF AVERSION AND DESENSITIZATION IN THE TREATMENT OF HOMOSEXUALITY -- RESULTS -- CHAPTER 3. THE USE OF OPERANT CONDITIONING TO REINSTATE THE SPEECH OF MUTE SCHIZOPHRENICS: A PROGRESS REPORT -- AIMS OF THE PRESENT STUDY -- RESULTS -- DISCUSSION -- CHAPTER 4. PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT AND BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE -- CHAPTER 5. THE CAUSATION AND TREATMENT OF OBSESSIONALITY -- CONCLUSIONS -- CHAPTER 6. SYSTEMS THEORY METHODOLOGY IN BEHAVIOUR THERAPY -- CHAPTER 7. NEW HORIZONS IN BEHAVIOUR THERAPY -- CHAPTER 8. CHAIRMAN'S REMARKS -- REFERENCES -- INDEX.Behaviour Therapy in the 1970s: A Collection of Original Papers reviews and evaluates some of the principles and techniques in behavior therapy based on the method derived from learning theory. This book provides an understanding of the mechanisms of mental illness. Organized into eight chapters, this book begins with an overview of the phenomenal growth of psychological treatment. This text then compares the two methods of treating homosexuality, with emphasis on the mechanisms involved in such treatment that might be relevant to psychological treatment in general. Other chapters consider the application of operant conditioning methods to reinstate speech in mute schizophrenics. The final chapter deals with the significant aspect of behavior therapy in providing an opportunity for complementary activities of psychologists and psychiatrists. This book is a valuable resource for professionals who are interested in the application of learning theory to disorders of human behavior. Clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and postgraduate students will also find this book useful.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Behavior therapy -- Congresses.;
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