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Textbooks

  1. New! Embedding Counselling and Communication Skills

    "There are very few contemporary books currently available written about the use of counselling skills by other professional groups: this book by Rebecca Midwinter is a Janie Dickson is a very welcome addition. They manage to bring their extensive experience, an understanding of the needs of different professional groups, the capacity to make ideas both accessible and relevant, as well as an ability to write with a light touch."- Dr Andrew Reeves, The University of Liverpool Counselling Service

  2. What Therapists Say and Why They Say It, Second Edition

    What Therapists Say and Why They Say It, 2nd ed, is one of the most practical and flexible textbooks available to counseling students. The new edition includes more than one hundred techniques and more than a thousand specific therapeutic responses that elucidate, in the most concrete possible way, not just why but how to practice good therapy. Transcripts show students how to integrate and develop content during sessions, and practice exercises help learners develop, discuss, combine, and customize various approaches to working with clients.

    To read more about this textbook, please click here.

    To request a complimentary copy for your course, please click here.

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New Titles

  1. New!  Transforming Emotional Pain in Psychotherapy

    Transforming Emotional Pain in Psychotherapy provides an account of how emotional pain can be conceptualised and how it can be addressed in therapy. It provides practical tips for therapists working with emotional pain... 

  2. Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Integration

    NEW    Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Integration traces the history of efforts to integrate psychoanalysis with other psychotherapeutic modalities, beginning with the early analysts, including Ferenczi and Rank, and continuing on to the present day. It explores the potential for integration made possible by contemporary developments in theory and technique that are fundamental to a relational psychoanalytic approach.
     

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Professional

  1. Contemporary Families

    NEW  “Finally, a book on contemporary families that goes beyond the myth that families still look like Duvall proposed in 1950s. Additionally,Contemporary Families:Translating Research Into Practice is a serious attempt to integrate research and practice, excellently written by clinical and research scholars. Equally valuable for both groups, the book is a must read for beginning and advanced family science and therapy students and scholars.” – Volker Thomas, PhD, Professor and Coordinator, Director of Couple and Family Therapy Program, The University of Iowa

  2. Sexualities

    NEW   Sexualities: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspectives presents a broad selection of contemporary psychoanalytic thinking on sexuality from a wide range of psychoanalytic traditions. Sexuality remains at the heart of much psychoanalytic theory and practice but it is a complex and controversial subject.  

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Research & Reference

  1. Special Issues as Books in Mental Health

    Browse the new Psychology and Mental Health Special Issues as Books catalog. A special issue as a book (SPIB) is a special themed issue of a journal which is republished as a book. SPIBs give you the opportunity to read just the special issue which interests you without having to subscribe to the journal.

  2. The Routledge Major Works Programme: We Ask the Editor

    Dominic Shryane is Senior Editor, Routledge Major Works. Dominic kindly answered some questions about the Routledge Major Works program and about his role.

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General Interest

  1. Internal Family Systems in Pixar’s Inside Out: Interview with Arthur Mones

    Pixar’s upcoming film, Inside Out, explores the emotional struggles of 11 year old Riley, as she adjusts to her new life in San Francisco when her family moves from the Midwest. With Riley’s emotions—Joy, Sadness, Disgust, Anger, and Fear—as the audience’s guide, you go on a journey through the mind of a child and the pitfalls of adolescence.

    Using the principles outlined in his book, Transforming Troubled Children, Teens, and Their Families, Arthur Mones explains how the film showcases Internal Family Systems theory.

  2. New in Paperback—Browse the Catalog

    Routledge Mental Health and Psychology Press is pleased to offer new, affordable paperback versions of key classic texts.
     

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News

  1. Internal Family Systems in Pixar’s Inside Out: Interview with Arthur Mones

    Pixar’s upcoming film, Inside Out, explores the emotional struggles of 11 year old Riley, as she adjusts to her new life in San Francisco when her family moves from the Midwest. With Riley’s emotions—Joy, Sadness, Disgust, Anger, and Fear—as the audience’s guide, you go on a journey through the mind of a child and the pitfalls of adolescence.

    Using the principles outlined in his book, Transforming Troubled Children, Teens, and Their Families, Arthur Mones explains how the film showcases Internal Family Systems theory.

  2. White Paper: Building Effective Home and Family Care-Giving

    Are you someone's carer? Download a FREE white paper on how to build effective home and family care-giving.

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New textbooks in established subject areas for students at all stages of their degree

Course Guides

The courses below offer a listing of the most current textbooks from Routledge Counseling. You can also continue browsing our complete catalog of textbook options. If you'd like to consult with one of our representatives, browse our contact listings.

Companion Websites

Many of our key textbooks and course books have companion websites that provide additional resources to educators and students such as; information, downloads, tools and supplemental materials for the books they accompany.
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Conferences, exhibits and events we will be attending in the near future

August 2015

Aug 6 ~ American Psychological Association Conference 2015

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