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Autism Movement Therapy (R) Method: Waking up the Brain!

I have been teaching youth of all ages and abilities to dance flamenco and practice yoga for 20 years and I so appreciate Joanne Lara and Keri Bowers’ Autism Movement Therapy Method. They have laid out a very practical approach to teaching dance technique and choreography to people on the autism spectrum that is fun, empowering and fully sensory integrated. AMTM helps to develop essential social and emotional skills along with memory...

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Death and Desire (RLE: Lacan)

The immensely influential work of Jacques Lacan challenges readers both for the difficulty of its style and for the wide range of intellectual references that frame its innovations. Lacan’s work is challenging too, for the way it recentres psychoanalysis on one of the most controversial points of Freud’s theory – the concept of a self-destructive drive or ‘death instinct’.   Originally published in 1991, Death and Desire present...

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Childhood: Voyages in Development, 5 edition

Bought this for my college child psychology class. I'm going into elementary education, so I had to take this class and am very excited for it. I love children and learning about them and how the grow, develop, and think. This book is easy to read and very interesting.

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Arts Therapists in Multidisciplinary Settings

From a practitioner's perspective the roles, responsibilities, and overall creative contributions of the professional arts therapist(s), within collaborative work, are asserted in this pivotal publication. Each chapter provides a purposeful and sensitive self-reflexive investigation that results in a strategic and perhaps renewed conceptualization of one's role that ultimately leads to an informed and enriched practice. This book is ...

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Women and Poverty: Psychology, Public Policy, and Social Justice

With her book Women and Poverty, Heather Bullock continues her groundbreaking illumination of poverty and classism from a psychological perspective. Bringing her focus to the gendered construction of poverty, Bullock’s compelling examination manages to be both expansive and particular – it encompasses the broad sociocultural trends and biases that perpetuate women’s poverty, but also renders comprehensible the fluctuations and implic...

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Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level:, 3rd Edition

Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level draws on a resilience model to explore the dynamics of human behavior across the life span. Biological, psychological, and spiritual dimensions are covered. Illustrations and vignettes from social work, psychology, literature, philosophy, and current events highlight the turning points in our lives. Critical thinking questions are provided. The result is an essential book that br...

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Aphasia Rehabilitation: Clinical Challenges

Aphasia Rehabilitation: Clinical Challenges focuses on specific aphasia symptoms and clinical issues that present challenges for rehabilitation professionals. Contributed by experts in the field, each chapter presents a clinically relevant topic in detail while blending theoretical concepts with practical clinical applications. Part One provides in-depth coverage of complex aphasia symptoms and offers guidance for clinical implementa...

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The Pregnant Virgin: A Process of Psychological Transformation

I've read this book several times over the years and taken a lot of notes in the margins. It is very deep into Jungian psychology, which can be new/different for people, but I think can still be helpful and interesting for those that don't know a lot about it. It is not a traditional self-help book, for sure. But it has many ideas that can be helpful for those working with healing past wounds and wanting to grow. She uses the metapho...

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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring

This authoritative Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Psychology title focuses on coaching and mentoring. The editors have drawn on their collective experience in collating thematically-structured material from leading writers based in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Coinciding with growing international interest in the applications of psychology to organizations, the work offers a unique depth of analysis from an explicitly...

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Helping Your Anxious Teen

“A wonderful addition to the self-help literature, Helping Your Anxious Teen details a specific, pragmatic action plan for parents of 13–19 year olds. The delicate balance of supporting teens emotionally without enabling their anxiety is nicely described, as is the way to teach skills without taking over. Worry, perfectionism, panic, and fear—this book covers anxiety in its many forms, bringing hope and, even more to the point, relie...