Book: Clinical Psychology: An Introduction

Book Title:

Clinical Psychology: An Introduction.

Author(s): Alan Carr.

Year: 2012.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Routledge.

Type(s): Hardcover, Paperback, and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Clinical Psychology is for students studying clinical psychology as part of an undergraduate programme in psychology, nursing, sociology or social and behavioural sciences. Undergraduate students who wish to know if postgraduate study in clinical psychology would be of interest to them will find this book particularly useful.

The book will inform students about:

  • The profession of clinical psychology.
  • How to get onto a clinical psychology postgraduate training programme.
  • The way clinical psychologists work with children, adolescents and adults with common psychological problems.
  • The main models of practice used by clinical psychologists, and.
  • The scientific evidence for the effectiveness of psychological interventions.

There is a focus on both clinical case studies and relevant research, and the book includes summaries, revision questions, advice on further reading and a glossary of key terms, all of which make it an excellent student-friendly introduction to an exceptionally interesting subject.

Book: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – A CBT Guide To Theories & Professional Practice

Book Title:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – A CBT Guide To Theories & Professional Practice.

Author(s): Bill Andrews.

Year: 2019.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Independently Published.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Here is finally a complete guide on CBT that is for the mental health practitioner as well as the clients. The guide is expansive on CBT with new ideas and suggestions for both clinical and non-professional settings.

The book’s main purpose will help you deliver:

  • Hacks for fast and effective treatments to most mental health issues.
  • A complete professional guide for mental health practitioners of all levels.
  • Detailed explanations and simple strategies anyone can help implement.
  • Effective uses including suggested therapies for most mental health disorders.

A well researched cognitive therapy guide explores powerful tools & suggested therapies, including everything you should know about CBT and it’s effective uses.

Both professional practitioner and even mental health novices can benefit from this power packed guide.

Finally you can deal with disorders in a fast and powerful way and we also include a complete range of important topics most other CBT guides omit like:

  • Changing Maladaptive Thinking.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Assessment Model Explanations.
  • Intervention & Treatment Analysis.
  • The Power of CBT: Removal of Erroneous Thinking.
  • Cognitive Distortion Made Whole.
  • Reducing Emotional Distress with CBT.
  • Modern CBT & the Latest Tools and More!

Book: Communication and Mental Health Disorders: Developing Theory, Growing Practice

Book Title:

Communication and Mental Health Disorders: Developing Theory, Growing Practice.

Author(s): Caroline Jagoe and Irene P. Walsh (Editor).

Year: 2019.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: J & R Press Ltd.

Type(s): Paperback.

Synopsis:

Communication and Mental Health Disorders: Developing Theory, Growing Practice brings together academics and expert clinicians to share their research, clinical expertise and insights in the presentation of current theory and evolving practice of language and communication work with children and adults with mental health disorders. The book presents recent developments in the field against a background of ‘recovery model’ principles and practices, moving beyond introductory texts published previously.

This book is a highly comprehensive text drawing on multidisciplinary perspectives in the care of people with communication difficulties and mental health disorders. It covers a broad range of areas, providing an extensive exploration of the unique and complex relationship between mental health and disorder, and language and communication, with specific emphasis on the application of theoretical developments to clinical practice. The focus is on recent and cutting-edge developments in the field, whilst acknowledging historical constructs and contexts. Service users’ perceptions are incorporated throughout alongside those of mental healthcare professionals (e.g., psychiatrists and speech and language therapists). A full section on advances in approaches to communication intervention presents the strides taken in the practical applications of innovative thinking in the area.

Book: Introducing Mental Health: A Practical Guide

Book Title:

Introducing Mental Health: A Practical Guide.

Author(s): Caroline Kinsella and Connor Kinsella.

Year: 2015.

Edition: Second (2nd).

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

This popular and accessible introduction to mental health is written for students, mental health practitioners and non-qualified professionals.

Fully revised, this second edition is up to date with the latest knowledge on mental health conditions, good practice and the law. The authors explain key concepts in easily understandable language, accessible even to those with no prior knowledge of the subject. They detail the major mental health disorders, the issues surrounding them, and provide detailed information on:

  • Treatment and support.
  • Risk assessment and management.
  • Mental illness and the Criminal Justice System.
  • The Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act.

Featuring case studies and exercises to assist learning, this is an invaluable resource for anyone working with people who are experiencing mental illness, including students and professionals in health and social care, housing and criminal justice.

Book: Building Motivational Interviewing Skills

Book Title:

Building Motivational Interviewing Skills: A Practitioner Workbook.

Author(s): David B. Rosengren.

Year: 2017.

Edition: Second (2nd).

Publisher: The Guildford Press.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Many tens of thousands of mental health and health care professionals have used this essential book – now significantly revised with 70% new content reflecting important advances in the field – to develop and sharpen their skills in motivational interviewing (MI).

Clear explanations of core MI concepts are accompanied by carefully crafted sample dialogues, exercises, and practice opportunities. Readers build proficiency for moving through the four processes of MI – engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning – using open-ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening, and summaries (OARS), plus information exchange.

In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the volume includes more than 80 reproducible worksheets. Purchasers get access to a companion website where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

New to This Edition

  • Fully revised and restructured around the new four-process model of MI.
  • Chapters on exploring values and goals and “finding the horizon.”
  • Additional exercises, now with downloadable worksheets.
  • Teaches how to tailor OARS skills for each MI process.
  • Integrates key ideas from positive psychology.

Book: Mindfulness for Everyday Living

Book Title:

Mindfulness for Everyday Living – A Guide for Mental Health Practitioners.

Author(s): Patrick R. Steffen (Editor).

Year: 2020.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Springer.

Type(s): Paperback and eBook.

Synopsis:

This book presents practical approaches for integrating mindfulness principles into daily life. It examines how to incorporate mindfulness principles into interventions across various fields and with different client populations. In addition, the volume describes how to teach clients to integrate mindfulness techniques into daily living – from general stress reduction and compassionate positive living to working with children with medical conditions or autism to mindful parenting and healthy marriages.

The book explains key concepts clearly and succinctly and details practical daily approaches and use. Each chapter presents cutting-edge research that is integrated into effective, proven interventions that represent the gold standard of care and are simple and powerful to use, and concludes with recommendations on how each individual can create his or her own personalised mindfulness approach that matches his or her needs and situation.

This book is a must have resource for clinicians, therapists, and health professionals as well as researchers, professors, and graduate students in clinical psychology, psychotherapy/counselling, psychiatry, social work, and developmental psychology.

Book: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Adolescents with Eating Disorders

Book Title:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Adolescents with Eating Disorders.

Author(s): Riccardo Dalle Grave and Simona Calugi.

Year: 2020.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Guildford Press.

Type(s): Hardcover and Kindle.

Synopsis:

This state-of-the-art guide provides a powerful transdiagnostic approach for treating adolescent eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, and others) in either outpatient or inpatient settings.

It describes how enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT-E) – the gold-standard treatment for adult eating disorders – has been systematically adapted and tested with younger patients.

With a strong motivational focus, CBT-E gives the adolescent a key role in decision making. The book presents session-by-session guidelines for assessing patients, determining whether CBT-E is appropriate, developing case conceptualisations, conducting individualised interventions, addressing medical issues, and involving parents.

User-friendly features include case vignettes and reproducible forms; purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2″ x 11″ size.

CBT-E is recognised as a best practice for the treatment of adolescent eating disorders by the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Book: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Eating Disorders

Book Title:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Eating Disorders.

Author(s): Glenn Waller, Helen Cordery, Emma Corstorphine, Hendrik Hinrichsen, Rachel Lawson, Victoria Mountford, and Katie Russell.

Year: 2007.

Edition: First (1st), Illustrated Edition.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

This book describes the application of cognitive behavioural principles to patients with a wide range of eating disorders – it covers those with straightforward problems and those with more complex conditions or co-morbid states.

The book takes a highly pragmatic view. It is based on the published evidence, but stresses the importance of individualised, principle-based clinical work.

It describes the techniques within the widest clinical context, for use across the age range and from referral to discharge.

Throughout the text, the links between theory and practice are highlighted in order to stress the importance of the flexible application of skills to each new situation. Case studies and sample dialogs are employed to demonstrate the principles in action and the book concludes with a set of useful handouts for patients and other tools.

This book will be essential reading for all those working with eating-disordered patients including psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, counsellors, dieticians, and occupational therapists.

Book: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Eating Disorders

Book Title:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Eating Disorders.

Author(s): Christopher G. Fairburn.

Year: 2008.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Guildford Press.

Type(s): Hardcover and Kindle.

Synopsis:

This book provides the first comprehensive guide to enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT-E), the leading empirically supported treatment for eating disorders in adults.

Written with the practitioner in mind, the book demonstrates how this transdiagnostic approach can be used with the full range of eating disorders seen in clinical practice.

Christopher Fairburn and colleagues describe in detail how to tailor CBT-E to the needs of individual patients, and how to adapt it for patients who require hospitalisation.

Also addressed are frequently encountered co-occurring disorders and how to manage them.

Reproducible appendices feature the Eating Disorder Examination interview and questionnaire.

Book: Critical Suicidology

Book Title:

Critical Suicidology: Transforming Suicide Research and Prevention for the 21st Century.

Author(s): Jennifer White, Ian Marsh, Michael J. Kral, and Jonathan Morris (Editors).

Year: 2015.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: UBC Press.

Type(s): Paperback and EPUB.

Synopsis:

This book is a must-read for practitioners, policy makers, and researchers working in mental health services, psychology, counselling, social work, psychiatry, medicine, philosophy, sociology, suicidology, feminism, anthropology, critical disability studies, and cultural studies.