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What Children Need to Be Happy, Confident and Successful: Step by Step Positive Psychology to Help Children Flourish

by Jeni Hooper Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2012)

A step-by-step guide to helping children to achieve their personal potential, and to be happy, confident and successful. Drawing on ideas from positive psychology and child development theory, it explores the...

Starving the Anger Gremlin: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management for Young People

by Kate Collins-Donnelly Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2012)

The anger gremlin feeds off anger and gets bigger the angrier you get. The only way to stop him is to starve him of angry feelings, and this workbook teaches you how. Fun and simple activities help young people...

Building Happiness, Resilience and Motivation in Adolescents: A Positive Psychology Curriculum for Well-Being

by Ruth MacConville & Tina Rae Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 15, 2012)

This resource provides a complete positive psychology programme designed to promote happiness, resilience and motivation in young people aged 11-18. It contains a section on the theory of positive psychology,...

A Safe Place for Caleb: An Interactive Book for Kids, Teens and Adults with Issues of Attachment, Grief, Loss or Early Trauma

by Paul J. Chara, Kathleen A. Chara & Jane M. Berns Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 18, 2005)

The book is aimed to help people who are dealing with attachment problems and aid understanding into such conditions. It follows the experience of a young boy , Caleb, as he encounters difficulties forming and...

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management for Young People

by Kate Collins-Donnelly Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2013)

This engaging workbook helps young people aged 10+ understand and manage anxiety. Based on cognitive behavioural therapy principles, the activities will help young people understand why they get anxious and...

Play for Sick Children: Play Specialists in Hospitals and Beyond

by Cath Hubbuck Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2009)

Play for Sick Children offers a unique insight into the crucial work of the play specialist. It examines the repercussions of being ill and receiving treatment experienced by children and their families, and...

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Child Trauma and Abuse: A Step-by-Step Approach

by Kevin Ronan & Jacqueline S. Feather Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 15, 2010)

This book uses an evidence-based CBT treatment model to assist children and adolescents aged 9-15 years to resolve trauma symptoms and increase their coping skills. The approach is made up of 16 step-by-step...

Friendship and Other Weapons: Group Activities to Help Young Girls Aged 5-11 to Cope with Bullying

by Signe Whitson Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2011)

Bullying in girls aged 5-11 is a widespread yet under-recognized problem, and commonly relates to issues of friendship and peer pressure. This complete, ready-to-use curriculum of group sessions uses discussion,...

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment: What Works

by Anita Schrader & Jane Barlow Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2010)

Emotional maltreatment is widespread and has a profoundly harmful effect on a child's development. The effects of abuse are often carried into adulthood, and emotionally abused children are more likely to experience...

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds

by Biddy Youell & Jonathan Bradley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2008)

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds describes how children grow and change as they move further away from reliance on home and family, out into the world of school and community. Biddy Youell looks at the ways in which...

Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds

by Rebecca Bergese & Jonathan Bradley Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2008)

Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds introduces the challenges that face children as they start to make their transition from childhood into adolescence. Rebecca Bergese guides the reader through the broad range of...

Observing Children with Attachment Difficulties in Preschool Settings: A Tool for Identifying and Supporting Emotional and Social Difficulties

by Ann Frost, Jane Fain, Sian Templeton & Eleanor Durrant et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2012)

This child observation tool has been designed to help structure observations of children with emotional and behavioural difficulties in early years settings. Simple checklists and diagrams help to identify particular...

A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People Who Self-Harm

by Carol Fitzpatrick Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2012)

An easy-to-read guide for parents, carers and professionals working with young people showing signs of self-harm and suicidal behaviours, which gives advice on how to identify problems and how to support the...

Unseen Worlds: Looking Through the Lens of Childhood

by Kate Adams Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2011)

The book explores children's experiences of creative play, fairies, angels, imaginary friends, dreams, seeing deceased relatives alongside the more frightening realms of nightmares and the unexplained. It breaks...

Helping Children Develop a Positive Relationship with Food

by Jo Cormack Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 14, 2017)

This practical guide enables those working with young children to better understand, manage and support children's relationship with food. Revealing the different ways in which children can relate to food, it...

Attachment-Based Milieus for Healing Child and Adolescent Developmental Trauma

by John Stewart & Dan Hughes Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 19, 2017)

This book presents an innovative relational and community based therapeutic model to ensure children's essential attachment needs are catered for in intensive mental health care. The text combines an overview...

A Practical Guide to Gender Diversity and Sexuality in Early Years

by Deborah Price Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 19, 2017)

Aiding discussion of gender diversity and sexuality with very young children, this practical guide helps practitioners explore these themes in early years settings. Promoting and extending current good practice,...

We Need to Talk about RE

by Mike Castelli, Mark Chater, Sushma Sahajpal & Dr Richard Kueh et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 19, 2017)

Although Religious Education (RE) is a legal requirement in UK schools, it is an oft-neglected and misunderstood subject. It is important to seriously re-think this key subject at this time of low religious...

A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals, Third Edition

by Nisha Dogra, Andrew Parkin, Fiona Warner-Gale & Clay Frake Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2017)

This handbook provides a succinct introduction to child mental health, covering the nature, prevalence, treatment and management of mental health problems in children and young people. The authors explore a...

Nurturing Personal, Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

by Debbie Garvey & Dr Suzanne Zeedyk Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2017)

This direct guide supports practitioners in nurturing personal, social and emotional development (PSED) in young children by demystifying brain development research. Condensing a wealth of recent research and...

Playful Awakening

by Dianne Gammage & Stuart Brown Md Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2017)

Many in the field of therapy are arriving at the realisation that healing needs to bring together not only our social, emotional, physical and intellectual sides but also our spiritual beings. Play in its many...

Helping Babies and Children Aged 0-6 to Heal After Family Violence

by Dr. Wendy Bunston & Dr. Julie Stone Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 21, 2017)

After family violence, very young children and babies benefit from child-led therapy, but how do you achieve this? Dr. Wendy Bunston's guide is here to help you to meet the emotional needs of children who are...

Deep Play - Exploring the Use of Depth in Psychotherapy with Children

by Dennis McCarthy, Dr Sue Jennings, Timothy Rodier & Julie Rose et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 21, 2015)

Therapeutic deep play has the capacity for children to express deep emotions, overcome seemingly insurmountable issues and resolve serious problems. Working with children in this profound way, therapists are...

Attachment and Interaction: From Bowlby to Current Clinical Theory and Practice Second Edition

by Mario Marrone Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 21, 2014)

This accessible introduction to the history and evolution of attachment theory mixes personal anecdotes from the author's experience of being supervised by John Bowlby, the creator of attachment theory, with...

Improving Sensory Processing in Traumatized Children: Practical Ideas to Help Your Child's Movement, Coordination and Body Awareness

by Sarah Lloyd Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 21, 2016)

Does your child struggle to know how their body is feeling? Do they find it hard to balance or feel uneasy when their feet leave the ground? Early trauma and neglect can have a profound effect upon a child's...

Starving the Stress Gremlin: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Stress Management for Young People

by Kate Collins-Donnelly Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2013)

Drawing on cognitive behavioural therapy principles, this book is a valuable resource for helping children and young people understand and control their stress. It uses example scenarios, activities and young...

Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem: A Photocopiable Resource Book

by Deborah Plummer Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2014)

Brimming with innovative ideas for supporting the development of healthy self-esteem, this fully updated and expanded new edition of Deborah M. Plummer's popular resource is an indispensable aid to those working...

Attachment, Trauma, and Healing: Understanding and Treating Attachment Disorder in Children, Families and Adults

by Terry M. Levy, Michael Orlans & Sumiko Hennessy Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 28, 2014)

Clear and authoritative, this is a comprehensive overview of attachment theory, covering how attachment issues manifest and the authors' unique treatment models, 'corrective attachment therapy' and 'corrective...