The Latest Therapy Titles at Your Fingertips
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Grandmoo Goes to Rehab
by Jerome D. Levin
Jerome Levin is a New York-based psychotherapist with 30 years of experience treating addiction. Grandmoo Goes to Rehab is primarily aimed at children 7 and up whose parents have serious problems with alcohol or drugs. It serves equally well as an adult parable of addiction and recovery. Teaching as it entertains, it is an excellent tool for therapists.
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.
Achieving Success With ADHD: Secrets from an Afflicted Professor of Medicine
by David B. Sachar, MD
This book on how to do behavioral modification for ADHD describes tricks and tactics, strategies and systems, all based on behavioral modification. The author, an honors graduate of Harvard Medical School who went on to an honored medical career, describes his own battle to overcome ADHD. He explains that behavior modification rarely if ever works on its own in treating ADHD, but to be successful “needs to invoke the help of the M-word. No, I don’t mean ‘modification’ or‘ motivation’. I mean medication.”
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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.
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.
Transforming Tragedy: Finding Growth Following Life’s Traumas
by Edward Hickling, PsyD
This unique, readable book shares extensive experiences revealing how people can make dramatic changes in their lives following trauma. By combining our best science, with inspirational stories, practical applications, philosophy, & his personal survival from near death trauma, Dr. Hickling reveals how positive changes can occur in us all.
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.
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.
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.
Will I Ever Be Good Enough?
Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers
by Karyl McBride, PhD
Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers, is a self-help book written for adult daughters of narcissistic mothers. In this pioneering work, Dr. McBride pulls back the curtains on the taboo topic of maternal narcissism and shares her years of clinical and personal research to help daughters heal.
Your Turn For Care:
Surviving the Aging and Death of the Adults Who Harmed You
by Laura S. Brown, PhD
Your turn for care is the first book to address the challenges inherent in being a adult survivor of childhood maltreatment whose abusive family members are now coming to the end of life. Written out of the clinical wisdom and experience of more than three decades of psychotherapy practice with trauma survivors, it illuminates the unexpected yet common dynamics that emerge as abusive elders age and die, and provides survivors with a new framework in which they can understand their relationships to the adults who harmed them. Available Fall, 2012 directly from the author’s website in paper, e-book, and audio formats.
by William E. Krill, Jr. LPC
Gentling redefines PTSD in child abuse survivors by identifying child-specific behavioral signs commonly seen, and offers a means to individualize treatment and measure therapeutic outcomes through understanding each suffering child's unique symptom profile. The Gentling approaches and techniques can be easily learned by clinicians, foster parents, teachers and others.
Self Cure: You Can Do More For Your Health Than Your Doctor Can
by Mark J Sicherman, MD, with Chuck Stormon
Dr. Sicherman, MindBody physician and certified Bioenergetic therapist, details his approach for preventing and reversing 43 common conditions using nutrition, breath and bodywork and individualized medical meditations. The book is recommended by best-selling author Bernie Siegel, MD and other noted physicians and therapists.
Loving Someone Who Has Dementia:
How to Find Hope While Coping With Stress and Grief
by Pauline Boss, PhD
Boss writes conversationally about how to manage relationships complicated by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias when loved ones are both here and gone. Written for family members, friends, and therapists, and based on research and clinical experience, this popular book discusses the Myth of Closure and the Good-Enough Relationship.
Changing Self Destructive Habits:
Pathways to Solutions with Couples and Families
by Matthew D. Selekman and Mark Beyebach
For the first time in one volume self-harm, substance abuse, eating-disordered behavior, gambling, and Internet and cyber sex abuse are given a common conceptual framework to help with therapeutic intervention. Authors Matthew Selekman and Mark Beyebach know first-hand that therapists see clients who have problems with several of these habits. They maintain a positive, solution-focused approach while addressing problems and risks. The difficulties of change, the risk of slips and relapses, and the ups-and-downs of therapeutic processes are addressed.
Available March 2013 $62.95
REPAIR for Teens:
A Program for Recovery from Incest & Childhood Sexual Abuse
by Marjorie McKinnon
Addresses issues confronting adolescent abuse survivors including peer pressure, difficulties with school, acting out, the urge to self-soothe with cutting or unhealthy eating behaviors, running away and the possibility of living with an abuser in the family. Includes exercises, worksheets, and teen-friendly illustrations
Recovering Personhood After Abuse
by Heyward Bruce Ewart, PhD, DD
If you were abused or neglected as a child, chances are that you have been abused throughout your whole life. Until you understand exactly what the abuse did to you, you cannot get free. Soul Rape provides an effective faith-based program for recovery for clients, therapists, and group work.
Roadmap to Resilience:
A Guide for Military, Trauma Victims and Their Families
by Donald Meichenbaum, PhD
Following traumatic and victimizing experiences, some 70% of individuals will evidence resilience; while 20% to 30% evidence ongoing clinical distress and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Meichenbaum provides specific ways to bolster resilience in six domains: physical, interpersonal, emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and spiritual. A user-friendly Guide provides “how to” action plans, numerous narrative accounts of successful coping strategies from resilient individuals, self-improvement activities in the form of hinge questions that open the door to possibilities. The book translates evidencebased interventions into specific guidelines for traumatized clients.
The Self Under Siege:
A Therapeutic Model for Differentiation
by Robert W. Firestone, Lisa Firestone, and Joyce Catlett
How much of our identity or 'self' is truly representative of our own wants, needs, and goals in life and how much does it reflect the desires and priorities of someone else? Are we following our own destiny or are we unconsciously repeating the lives of our parents, living according to their values, ideals, and beliefs? In this book, noted clinical psychologist Robert Firestone and his co-authors explore the struggle that all of us face in striving to retain a sense of ourselves as unique individuals.
Available now! $40.95
Cyber Bullying No More:
Parenting A High Tech Generation
by Holli Kenley, MA
Cyber bullying is rampant. Every day children are being humiliated, violated, and degraded through the use of electronic devices. Parents are frustrated and unsure how to protect their children. This book will give parents/guardians a manageable number of effective parenting strategies to incorporate into their childrens' lives.
A Year of Living Mindfully:
52 Quotes & Weekly Mindfulness Practices
by Editor, Co-author Richard Fields, PhD
Thirty (30) renowned mindfulness teachers (Jack Kornfield, Tara Brach, Dan Siegel, and others) are contributing authors. A highly engaging way to have a more "mindful attitude". "It's fun and inspiring to read the pithy and wise teachings from this group of accomplished leaders in the fields of psychology and spirituality." Jack Kornfield, Ph.D., author of A Path with Heart. $19.95 on Amazon or facesconferences.com.
Adopting a Child with a Trauma and Attachment
Disruption History: A Practical Guide
by Theresa Fraser, CYW, MA, CPT
This booklet is a fact-filled resource for adoptive parents who have a child with trauma and attachment disruption experiences. Fraser provides tips and strategies that can be considered before placement as well as days, weeks, and months after your child joins your family. Focuses on Safety, Structure, Supervision, and Support.
Overcoming Our Relationship Fears
by Lawrence E. Hedges
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This latest book from Lawrence Hedges, noted Los Angeles psychoanalyst covers the couple relationship from a practical and down to earth perspective on what causes us to be afraid of our need to relate.
Overcoming Our Relationship Fears is a user-friendly roadmap for healing our relationships by dealing with our childhood fear reflexes. Explore this title and all of our other FREE E-Books at:
Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors:
A Clinician's Guide
by Lisa Ferentz
This is a book for clinicians specializing in helping trauma survivors, who find themselves confronted with client disclosures of self destructive behaviors. Arguing that standard safety contracts are not effective. the book introduces viable treatment alternatives, assessment tools, and new ways of understanding self-destructive behavior using a strengths-based approach that distinguishes between the "experimental" Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) that some teenagers occasionally engage in, and the self-destructive behaviors that are repetitive and chronic. Available now! $34.95
Unlocking the Emotional Brain
by Bruce Ecker, Robin Ticic, and Laurel Hulley
Psychotherapy that regularly yields liberating, lasting change was, in the last century, a futuristic vision, but it has now become reality, thanks to a convergence of remarkable advances in clinical knowledge and brain science. The authors equip readers with focused, empathic therapy using the process found by researchers to induce memory reconsolidation, the recently discovered and only known process for actually unlocking emotional memory at the synaptic level. Readers will learn methods that eliminate unwanted, ingrained emotional responses—whether moods, behaviors or thought patterns—causing no loss of ordinary narrative memory, while restoring clients' well-being.
Available now! $36.95
In an Unspoken Voice:
How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness
by Peter A. Levine, PhD
Peter Levine explores the interconnections between evolutionary neurophysiology, animal behavior, and Trauma, basing this on his over four decades of clinical work, as well as a vast collection of citations from research journals, as well as classic and contemporary literature. Dr. Levine explains, in great depth, dazzling insight and charming humor, about the importance of the basic neurological structures of the "so-called" primitive brain areas in regards to trauma, and how, by using a sensation based approach, this trauma can be healed.
The Child Survivor:
Healing Developmental Trauma and Dissociation
by Joyanna Silberg
The Child Survivor is a comprehensive overview of the treatment of children and adolescents who have developed dissociative symptoms in response to ongoing developmental trauma. Joyanna Silberg uses case examples to illustrate hard-to-manage clinical dilemmas such as children presenting with rage reactions, amnesia, and dissociative shut-down. Clinicians on the front lines of treatment will come away from the book with an arsenal of therapeutic techniques they can put into practice right away, limiting the need for restrictive hospitalizations or out-of-home placements for their young clients.
Available now! $39.9
Trancework: An Introduction to the Practice of Clinical Hypnosis, 4th Edition
by Michael D. Yapko
This edition accommodates new studies and topics, and contains five new chapters on positive psychology, the management of pain, pediatric and adolescent hypnosis, behavioral medicine, and hypnosis across modalities. Readers can expect to receive a comprehensive overview of what is currently going on in the domain of hypnosis, an in-depth consideration of issues associated with the use of hypnosis, a greater appreciation for the diverse ways in which hypnosis can be applied, and a more detailed description of hypnotic methods and characteristics. Available now! $47.95
Mindfulness Centered Therapies
by J. David Cole and Carol Ladas-Gaskin
This therapist-friendly, accessible book conveys a deep understanding of relational mindfulness and its use in therapy. Including clips from authentic sessions, the book and 2-hour instructional DVD are organized so that mindfulness skills can be easily integrated into other modes of work. Employing concepts and practices from Hakomi body-centered therapy, Internal Family Systems and Focusing, it provides exceptional tools for enlivening and enriching your practice. "This well-written book offers practical guidelines and examples of how three different but complimentary psychotherapies use mindfulness. It is an excellent contribution to this growing movement." Richard C. Schwart.
Affect Regulation Tool Box
by Carolyn Daitch
Winner: Shapiro Award for best hypnosis book
“[A]n extraordinary book, one that will surely become a classic in the fields of hypnosis and psychotherapy.”— Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter
“Her work is one of the decade's most significant... If you have not purchased and studied this book...do so immediately.” — International Hypnosis Research Institute
Anxiety Disorders: The Go-To Guide for Clients and Therapists
by Carolyn Daitch
“Daitch has written an exceptionally clear and multi-faceted consideration of anxiety disorders and their treatment. Her kind tone is matched by her clinical skill, as she engages her intended audience of both therapists and people suffering with anxiety issues. This really is the guide to go to!” — Michael Yapko, PhD
Disarming the Narcissist, Surviving & Thriving with the Self Absorbed
by Wendy T. Behary, LCSW (Preface by Dan Siegel)
Disarming the Narcissist offers a host of effective strategies for dealing with someone who is at the center of his or her own universe. Behary’s widely-acclaimed book will show you how to move past the narcissist's defenses using strategies from Schema Therapy such as, empathic confrontation. You'll learn how narcissists view the world, how to navigate their coping styles, and how to set limits with your narcissist. “This is a timely and important book…Wendy Behary offers a uniquely well-articulated exploration of the complexities of living with a narcissist.” –Daniel Goleman, PhD