Introducing Research and Data in Psychology: A Guide to Methods and Analysis
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Introducing Research and Data in Psychology: A Guide to Methods and Analysis

Introducing Research and Data in Psychology shows how research design and data analysis are attainable and useful skills. It introduces both experimental and non-experimental methods of research and the analysis of data using both descriptive and inferential statistics. The uses, interpretation and calculation of common two sample statistical tests are explained. This comprehensive textbook includes the following designed features to...

Family Therapy in Changing Times: Second Edition (Basic Texts in Counselling and Psychotherapy)
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Family Therapy in Changing Times: Second Edition

The new edition of this well-known text addresses the plurality of family life today, and considers the way in which the changeable 'theory of family' has influenced the approaches of those working with families. The emphasis in this second edition is on working in a context of cultural diversity and in which life transitions such as marriage, divorce and bereavement, affect the lives of all families, be they multi- or lone-parent, g...

Social Communication Cues for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Conditions
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Social Communication Cues for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Conditions

It is divided into seven easy to dip into sections - initiating social interaction, maintaining social interaction, body positioning, perspective taking, visual modality, emotional regulation and developing humour. For each skill she gives between five and ten rules, for instance "a child needs to learn to initiate asking for help", "children need to develop the ability to think about the likes and dislikes of others". The reason for...

A Short Introduction to Counselling Psychology
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A Short Introduction to Counselling Psychology

A Short Introduction to Counselling Psychology brings together a wide range of relevant information on the theory and practice of counseling psychology, written through the lens of direct practitioner experience and incorporating a global perspective. This accessible text provides concrete information on historical developments in the field as a whole, on training requirements and paths, on careers and domains of practice, and on the...

Paulette Rozencwajg, "Pour une approche intégrative de l'intelligence: Un siècle après Binet"
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Pour une approche intégrative de l'intelligence: Un siècle après Binet

Binet est l'auteur avec Simon du premier test d'intelligence paru en 1905. Depuis Binet, l'évaluation de l'intelligence a pris plusieurs formes : globale avec les échelles de Wechsler, quantitative avec l'approche factorielle, ou processuelle avec l'approche cognitive de l'intelligence, approches décrites dans cet ouvrage. Après cet historique, la proposition théorique et empirique qui est présentée, qualifiée d'approche intégrative,...

Applied and Systemic-Structural Activity Theory : Advances in Studies of Human Performance
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Applied and Systemic-Structural Activity Theory (Human Activity)

This book presents new data in Applied Activity Theory (AAT) and Systemic-Structural Activity Theory (SSAT), that can be used in the study of human performance. The SSAT is the high-level generality theory that offers standardized principles of the analyses of human activity. These principles can be utilized in theoretical and applied studies. This multi-contributed book offers a selection of works that will provide a holistic pictur...

The Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders : Complexity, Risk and Desistance
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The Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders

‘Sexual offences are horrible crimes, but if we want to be safer - and keep our children safe - it’s just not enough to keep repeating that. Anyone seriously wanting to do so should read this excellent book. Mainly for professionals in health and criminal justice, and endorsing the importance of expertise for accurate identification of sex offenders, their future risks and specific treatments, Craissati shows how the wider public too...

Reframing: Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Transformation of Meaning
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Reframing: Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Transformation of Meaning

Not sure about Mr. Bandler as I've seen him on video somewhere and thought he was rather a showman: like he may have been a con artist when he apparently hypnotized this woman. Why? Because it was so hard for me to believe or imagine she could go under that quickly! However, I thought this book a real winner. I will re-read it again (read it quite a few years ago) along with the other book I bought at the time, Trans-formations by Gr...

A Psychotherapy of Love: Psychosynthesis in Practice
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A Psychotherapy of Love: Psychosynthesis in Practice

This book shows what psychosynthesis looks like in the empirical practice of psychotherapy. Originally conceived by Italian psychiatrist Roberto Assagioli, psychosynthesis is one of the first Western psychologies to include theoretically both the psychological and spiritual dimensions of the person and to address healing and growth at both of these levels. In effect, it offers an approach to psychotherapy founded in altruistic love, ...

Clinician's Handbook for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Inference-Based Therapy
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Clinician's Handbook for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Inference-Based Therapy

This book is the first to compile and present the latest clinical strategies and offer a hands-on clinical guide to inference based therapy (IBT) for individuals with all types of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Recent findings have shown that OCD is primarily a reasoning problem whereby people erroneously infer that there is a reason to doubt themselves despite their senses and common sense saying otherwise. In the IBT model, t...