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  2. New Books in November 2014

    Read on to browse all of our new books publishing this month.

  3. Olivia Sagan

    Olivia Sagan on the research behind ‘Narratives of Art Practice and Mental Wellbeing’

    Olivia Sagan's latest book focuses on the unique connection between making art and the effect on mental wellbeing. In this article, Olivia explains more about the personal narratives and connections that inspired the publication of Narratives of Art Practice and Mental Wellbeing: Reparation and Connection. 

  4. Behind the Badge

    New   This volume is the logical follow-up to the military treatment handbook: Living and Surviving in Harm’s Way. Sharon Freeman Clevenger, Laurence Miller, Bret Moore, and Arthur Freeman return with this dynamic handbook ideal for law enforcement agencies interested in the psychological health of their officers. Contributors include law enforcement officers with diverse experiences, making this handbook accessible to readers from law enforcement backgrounds. This authoritative, comprehensive, and critical volume on the psychological aspects of police work is a must for anyone affiliated with law enforcement.
     

  5. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Perinatal Distress

    Just Published

    In Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Perinatal Distress, Wenzeland Kleiman discuss the benefits of CBT for pregnant and postpartum women who suffer from emotional distress. The myths of CBT as rigid and intrusive are shattered as the authors describe its flexible application for perinatal women.  

  6. New - Passions, Persons, Psychotherapy, Politics

    This self-selected collection, Passions, Persons, Psychotherapy, Politics, brings together some of Andrew Samuels' major writings at the interface of politics and therapy thinking. In this volume, he includes chapters on the market economy; prospects for eco-psychology and environmentalism; the role of the political Trickster, particularly the female Trickster; the father; relations between women and men; and his celebrated and radical critique of the Jungian idea of ‘the feminine principle’. Clinical material consists of his work with parents and on the therapy relationship.

  7. Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence

    Just Published Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence offers an in-depth examination of the nature of psychosis, its risk factors and its manifestations in children and adolescents who experience a continuum of emotional disorders. The chapters present a hopeful, research-based framework for treatment. They emphasize combined treatment that is based on psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy principles, pharmacological interventions and supportive family approaches that reflect the vulnerabilities and resources of the individual child.

  8. Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis

    NEW Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature describes the problematic ways people learn to cope with life’s fundamental challenges, such as maintaining self-esteem, bearing loss, and growing old. People tend to deal with the challenges of being human in characteristic, repetitive ways. Descriptions of these patterns in diagnostic terms can be at best dry, and at worst confusing, especially for those starting training in any of the clinical disciplines. To

  9. A New Major Work - Forensic Psychology

    Build your library collection with Forensic Psychology, edited by Jennifer M. Brown. As serious academic and practical thinking in and around forensic psychology continues to develop, this new four-volume collection from Routledge’s acclaimed Critical Concepts in Psychology series meets the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of a rapidly growing and ever more complex corpus of literature. Recommend Forensic Psychology to your librarian today.

  10. Author of the Month November 2014: Lisa Ferentz

    Lisa Ferentz, author of the recently published Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors and Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors, is the Routledge Mental Health Author of the Month for Novemberer 2014. Ferentz is the president and founder of The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education, which provides continuing education to mental health professionals.

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