The Latest Therapy Titles at Your Fingertips
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Meditation Illuminated: Simple Ways to Manage Your Busy Mind
by Joy Rains
The ideal book for beginning meditators, this comprehensive primer offers simple concepts, straightforward language, illustrative stories and clear instructions for 21 varied meditations. Reviewers comment: "Logically written, concise," "inspiring book," "simple yet comprehensive," "fabulously basic yet beautifully profound," "best guide on meditation." Bulk discounts available through publisher. Contact info@WholeEarthPress.com.
Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain
by Linda Graham, MFT
Resilience allows us to navigate the twists and turns of life with skill and flexibility. Bouncing Back offers proven tools and exercises – at the intersection of mindfulness practice, psychotherapy and modern neuroscience – to strengthen clients’ capacities to handle everyday disappointments and extraordinary disasters, saving relationships, jobs, even lives.
Focusing in Clinical Practice: The Essence of Change
by Ann Weiser Cornell
Focusing enables clients to contact their inner awareness or “felt sense” to spur real change and therapeutic progress. Designed to be immediately useful to working clinicians, this practical guide includes Focusing with trauma, addiction, and depression, combining Focusing with ten widely-used therapeutic modalities, and the clinician’s own Focusing process.
Chill & Spill
by Steffanie Lorig and Jeanean Jacobs, MA, ATR-BC, LPAT
Chill & Spill helps teens and 'tweens express both their suffering and strength – facilitating healing, promoting coping skills, and building self-confidence. Chill & Spill combines creative writing and expressive art with therapies designed to help youth facing crisis. Training and supportive curriculum are also available. Proceeds benefit youth in crisis. More info on website below.
Loving With the Brain in Mind
by Mona DeKoven Fishbane
Part of the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, Mona Fishbane’s acclaimed new book brings together the wisdom of interpersonal neurobiology and a systemic approach to couple therapy.
A “masterful book. . . . Soak in the wisdom of this elegant and illuminating synthesis.” —Daniel J. Siegel, MD, from the Foreword
“Finally, a terrific and very readable book that combines what we know scientifically about healthy relationships with what we are learning about the functioning of the brain. This book should be part of every clinician’s library.” —John M. Gottman
Your Brain on AA (And the Mind That Awaits You)
Are you working with clients whose lives are affected by addiction? YOUR BRAIN ON AA, the ebook that is being read throughout the United States and eight foreign countries, is now available in print. This book presents a new way of thinking about addiction and recovery combining neuroscience, attachment theory, and the 12-step program approach, showing how these three separate worlds converge. It explores how the 12 steps may affect the brain and how the brain (particularly sub-cortical processes) and attachment schema may determine how people do or don’t participate in their own recovery.
Multifamily Group Clinical Skills Workbook for Therapists
by David P. Sanchez, PsyD, LMFT
This clinical skills workbook for therapists is intended to support the practicing clinician in conceptualizing how to facilitate multifamily group within a Structural or Experiential theoretical lens. The author highlights multifamily group as another treatment modality for therapists to access when providing therapeutic services to a diverse population.
Transforming Traumatic Grief: Six Steps to Move from Grief to Peace
by Courtney Armstrong
Drawing from the new science of loss, Transforming Traumatic Grief provides six proven strategies that comfort and empower grievers, promotes resilience and hope for those who have been devastated by tragedy and loss, and shows ways to create new meaning in life beyond grief and trauma.
Mining Your Client’s Metaphors: A How-To Workbook on Clean Language
by Gina Campbell, MEd
Psychotherapist David Grove discovered that if you ask certain questions of clients’ internalized metaphors, you can access their subconscious wounds, beliefs, and survival strategies. Learn how to harness the power and wisdom of these metaphors to help your clients clarify core issues, clear blocks, and shift dysfunctional patterns.
Children and Traumatic Incident Reduction: Creative and Cognitive Approaches
by Marian K. Volkman, CTS, CMF
Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) is an evidence-based, person-centered, brief treatment for children and adults which alleviates many symptom clusters related to PTSD including anxiety, panic attacks, depression, hypervigilance. TIR can be effective for survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, neglect, accidents and illnesses, as well as rape, and incest.
Whole Person Associates
Whole Person Associates has been publishing therapist-friendly resources for over 30 years. Most of our books include reproducible worksheets and educational handouts for use with all of your clients to get them actively involved in the healing process. Our books cover a wide variety of mental health topics including Trauma, Anger & Aggression, Domestic Violence, Building Resiliency, Relationship Skills, Conflict Management, Grief, Teen Bullying, Teen Self-Esteem, Coping with Change, Coping with Anxiety, Essential Work Skills, Stress Management, Healthy Balance, and more. If you’re looking for fresh ideas and practical tools, check out our products on our web site.
Co-Creating Change: Effective Dynamic Therapy Techniques
by Jon Frederickson
Do you have patients who are “stuck” and resist change? Would you like to help the 50 percent of patients who drop out of therapy before they have received its full benefits?
To be successful, therapists must know how to intervene to help patients experience previously avoided feelings. Co-Creating Change provides clear, systemic steps for assessing patients’ needs and intervening. Every technique is illustrated with a clinical vignette taken from an actual session that shows therapists what to say so they can assess and respond to patients’ needs.
“This book is a brilliant master class.” – David Malanwww.sevenleavespress.com
Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature and the Body
by Leslie E. Korn, PhD, MPH
Provides clinicians with time-tested tools for alleviating the destabilizing effects of traumatic experiences on the mind and the body. Drawing on over 35 years of work in the jungle of Mexico and as a clinician at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Korn provides detailed exercises and protocols on restoring circadian rhythm, alternatives to medication, and the use of botanical and nutritional therapies, Bodywork, Yoga, Breath Retraining and Indigenous Healing. This deeply appealing book is an ideal guide for practitioners interested in integrating the insights of complementary/alternative medicine, psychotherapy and 21st-century science.
Author Website: healthalt.org
“This book is a must read for every therapist who deals with trauma." Don R. Catherall, PhD, professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University and author of the Handbook of Stress, Trauma, and the Family
SHE-Q: Why Women Should Mentor Men and Change the World
by Michele (Shelley) Takei, PhD
She-Q refers to the wisdom of women, which until now has remained unexplored. Traditional knowing is still male based, left–brained, and thus limited. Women, who are out-performing males at every level of education, are now the more whole–brained sex whose wisdom is necessary to change the world. Contact me for a personalized book plate.
No More Vodka in My Orange Juice
by Justin Daniels
A fresh new compassionate approach to addiction recovery is presented in No More Vodka in My Orange Juice. Recovery is a learning process and Justin Daniels understands how to motivate addicts to find their path to recovery. Justin speaks from the heart and from personal experience. He offers solutions, guidance and empowerment. He is proof, that anyone can achieve a fulfilling sober life.
"No More Vodka in My Orange Juice is more than just another drunkalogue autobiography. It is an inspirational story about one man's consequences, which ultimately led to a growing compassion, commitment, and "clarity" of what addiction treatment can look like when you add purpose and passion to a program." Sherry Gaba, LCSW, author of "The Law of Sobriety", CBS radio host, Celebrity Rehab Psychotherapist.
The Dance of Sex: A Dreambody Approach to Love, Sex, and Ecstasy
by Dr. Gary Reiss, LCSW, PhD
In The Dance of Sex, Dr. Gary Reiss offers exciting, powerful methods based on the Dreambody work of Process-Oriented Psychology This book is packed with tools for therapists and exercises for couples at home. Reiss’s approach has helped thousands of couples reach an ecstatic sex life.
More than a Mirror: Horses, Humans, and Therapeutic Practices
by Shannon Knapp
More Than a Mirror offers a thorough examination of theory and practice of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) as a therapeutic intervention. Leading practitioner Shannon Knapp, MA, of Horse Sense of the Carolinas, integrates emotional/social intelligence, neuroscience, and learning theory as well as a step-by-step examination of EAP as practiced today.
Coming Home to Passion: Restoring Loving Sexuality in Couples With Histories of Childhood Trauma and Neglect
by Ruth Cohn
This powerful book explores the enduring impacts—physiological, psychological, and behavioral—of childhood trauma and neglect. Author Ruth Cohn, drawing on 25 years of experience working with trauma survivors and their partners, lays out a practical and actionable course in clear, accessible language. This book provides direction and hope to those with trauma backgrounds while also serving as a unique resource for professional readers. Cohn details a practical, hands-on treatment approach for revitalizing love, health, and passion.
Limitless You: The Infinite Possibilities of a Balanced Brain
by Lee Gerdes
Thanks to recent advances in neuroplasticity, we now know the brain can rewire its own network. If you aren’t utilizing a functional brain pattern to advise where asymmetries lie, you may be offering a restricted approach to overcoming a compromised life. By incorporating Brain State Technologies® revolutionary Brainwave Optimization® into your practice, you can help liberate your clients from their limitations. Limitless You presents the science behind Brainwave Optimization® in simple terms, alongside case histories you can compare with those of your clients. You’ll be amazed by the life-changing benefits Brainwave Optimization® brings to your practice and to your clients.
You Can Make It Happen: How Breakthroughs in Neuroscience Can Transform Relationships
by Eva Berlander
In her new book, couples therapist Eva Berlander motivates us to see our conflicts from a new perspective. Eva helps us find a way to rewire our brains, establish deep contact and experience real love. Based on the new Interpersonal Neurobiology Research (IPNB) on how the brain works. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Daughter Also Rises: How Women Advance in Family Business
by Anne E. Francis, PhD
The Daughter Also Rises: How Women Advance in Family Business is an important, practical guide for business families and those who work with them. Anne Francis takes you inside the family and the business to examine the unique and often highly charged relationships, problems, and possibilities that business families face.
by Dr. Gary Reiss, LCSW, PhD
Dreaming Money brings back ancient mystical wisdom, and combines this with powerful psychological techniques to reveal the secrets of how your dreams and dreamlike experiences can guide you down an easier, more direct path to wealth. The emphasis here is on creating wealth in a meaningful way that is connected to positive world change.
Families that Dream Together
by Dr. Gary Reiss LCSW, PhD
In Families that Dream Together, Dr. Gary Reiss offers solutions for today’s most pressing family problems. Utilizing the tools of Process Oriented Psychology and indigenous methods of community based healing, he shows how families are finding the answers they need. Reiss’s approach combines inner work, relationship and dream work, communication approaches and community based healing.