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Depression – The CommonSense Approach

by Tony Bates Gill Books (October 15, 1999)

In Depression – The CommonSense Approach, clinical psychologist Dr Tony Bates approaches the whole area of depression with sympathy, understanding and knowledge.

Depression is far more common than we want to...


The Valley

by Joan MacLeod Talonbooks (July 01, 2014)

Eighteen-year-old Connor, an aspiring author whose fantastical stories foretell his growing struggle with depression, can’t wait to be free of his adverb-wielding, solve-it-all mother, Sharon. But six weeks...


Ben Behind His Voices: One Family's Journey from the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope

by Randye Kaye Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2011)

Ben Behind His Voices is the gripping story of one family's challenging experience when their firstborn is gradually struck down by schizophrenia—and how they learned to love and support him throughout his...


Life on the Screen

by Sherry Turkle Simon & Schuster (April 26, 2011)

Life on the Screen is a book not about computers, but about people and how computers are causing us to reevaluate our identities in the age of the Internet. We are using life on the screen to engage in new ways...


Unlimiting Mind

by Andrew Olendzki Wisdom Publications (April 10, 2010)

Both broad and deep, this eye-opening book is one of the best available overviews of the radical psychological teachings underlying the Buddhist approach to freedom and peace. Sophisticated without being daunting,...


Mindful Therapy

by Thomas Bien Wisdom Publications (March 17, 2011)

Welcome and much-needed addition to the literature for psychotherapists, therapists-in-training, and occupational therapists and other types of teachers. Mindful Therapy offers to them ways to bring the teachings...


Enlightenment to Go

by David Michie Wisdom Publications (December 13, 2011)

Essential reading for those seeking life-changing psychological tools and transcendent wisdom, Enlightenment to Go provides a lively and accessible introduction to the 'best of' Shantideva. With warmth, humor,...


Nothing Is Hidden

by Barry Magid Wisdom Publications (September 16, 2013)

In this inspiring and incisive offering, Barry Magid uses the language of modern psychology and psychotherapy to illuminate one of Buddhism's most powerful and often mysterious technologies: the Zen koan. What's...


The Meditator's Atlas

by Matthew Flickstein & Henepola Gunaratana Wisdom Publications (April 10, 2007)

Meditation can seem a mystery. Where do you begin? Where will you end up? What might you find along the way?

You'll find the answers in The Meditator's Atlas, a comprehensive and trustworthy "roadmap of the inner...


Reconcilable Differences, Second Edition: Rebuild Your Relationship by Rediscovering the Partner You Love--without Losing Yourself

by Andrew Christensen, Brian D. Doss & Neil S. Jacobson The Guilford Press (December 30, 2013)

Every couple has disagreements, but what happens when recurring conflicts start to pull your relationship apart? Do you lie awake hoping that your spouse will eventually see things your way, or rehashing the...


Ordinary Mind

by Barry Magid & Charlotte Joko Beck Wisdom Publications (August 20, 2012)

Is meditation an escape from--or a solution to--our psychological problems? Is the use of antidepressants counter to spiritual practice? Does a psychological approach to meditation reduce spirituality to "self-help"?...


Why Is It Always About You?

by Sandy Hotchkiss & James F. Masterson Free Press (July 22, 2003)

In this groundbreaking book -- the first popular book on narcissism in more than a decade -- clinical social worker and psychotherapist Sandy Hotchkiss shows you how to cope with controlling, egotistical people...


The Writer's Key: Introducing Creative Solutions for Life

by Gillie Bolton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2013)

The Writer's Key introduces creative writing as a tool for self-reflection and personal and professional development. It provides strategies and inspiration for getting started, continuing despite hesitations...


Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

by Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil & Kenneth Dudek Columbia University Press (November 05, 2013)

Since 1948, people suffering from mental health issues, mental health professionals, and committed volunteers have gathered at Fountain House in New York City to find relief from stigmatization and social alienation....


Lucid Dreaming for Beginners: Learn How to Unleash the Full Power of Your Dreams and Control Them Better

by Lori J. John eBookIt.com (October 28, 2013)

Have you ever wondered what secrets your dreams hold? Do you wake up with just the briefest memory of your dream and you want to learn how to remember better? Do you want to know what your dreams mean? If the...


The Hormone Factor in Mental Health: Bridging the Mind-Body Gap

by Linda M. Rio, Pejman Cohan, Robert S. Hoffman & Sharmyn McGraw et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2013)

Endocrine imbalances can cause a whole host of physical and mental health problems. With contributions from some of the world's most respected physicians, psychiatrists and psychotherapists, this book provides...


Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful: Alcoholism, Addiction and Early Recovery

by Chris McCully Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 15, 2004)

Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful gives a detailed account of the early stages of recovery from alcoholism. From his admittance into hospital to his life as a writer in the Netherlands, McCully offers a detailed and often...


The V-Spot: Healing the 'V'ulnerable Spot from Emotional Abuse

by Joan Lachkar Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 24, 2007)

The 'V-Spot' is a term created to describe the most sensitive area of emotional vulnerability that becomes aroused when one partner hits an emotional raw spot in the other. The V Spot is designed to parallel...


The Phoenix Phenomenon: Rising from the Ashes of Grief

by Joanne Jozefowski Jason Aronson, Inc. (August 01, 1999)

A well-written and valuable resource for both grievers and the mental health professionals who help them, this book provides hope for transformational grief and the tools to forge that outcome.


Language and Connection in Psychotherapy: Words Matter

by Mary E. Davis Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 21, 2012)

This book explores the role of language in interpersonal and intrapsychic life, looking at how it can support as well as interfere with our ability to function in a social environment. The way language can be...


Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt

by Kevin Hines & Dr. Daniel J. Reidenberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 27, 2013)

This work is about the art of living mentally well. Told through the first-hand experience of mental health advocate, activist and speaker Kevin Hines (who has bipolar disorder), the story is an honest account...


Depression as a Psychoanalytic Problem

by Paolo Azzone UPA (December 07, 2012)

Over the past few decades, psychoanalysis and dynamic psychiatry have been steadily stepping back from a key role in the understanding and treatment of depressive disorders. This book investigates the historical...


Multicultural/Multiracial Psychology: Mestizo Perspectives in Personality and Mental Health

by Manuel Ramirez Iii Jason Aronson, Inc. (January 01, 1998)

This book presents a cognitive styles framework that explores the relationship between traditionalism/modernism and cognitive styles and offers a method for multiculturalism assessment and psychotherapy that...


Take Back Your Marriage, Second Edition: Sticking Together in a World That Pulls Us Apart

by William J. Doherty The Guilford Press (May 22, 2013)

All couples walk to the altar dreaming of happily-ever-after, but many forces in our society work against healthy lifelong commitment. Renowned family therapist William J. Doherty reveals how cracks can develop...


Grandparents as Parents, Second Edition: A Survival Guide for Raising a Second Family

by Sylvie de Toledo & Deborah Edler Brown The Guilford Press (May 06, 2013)

If you're among the millions of grandparents raising grandchildren today, you need information, support, and practical guidance you can count on to keep your family strong. This is the book for you. Learn effective...


Saving Normal

by Allen Frances William Morrow (May 14, 2013)

From "the most powerful psychiatrist in America" (New York Times) and "the man who wrote the book on mental illness" (Wired), a deeply fascinating and urgently important critique of the widespread medicalization...


Riding the Windhorse: Manic-Depressive Disorder and the Quest for Wholeness

by Robert S. Corrington Hamilton Books (July 07, 2003)

In this moving account of his struggles with manic-depressive disorder, distinguished philosopher Robert S. Corrington, creator of the school of ecstatic naturalism, presents a compelling argument for rethinking...


Ritual Theatre: The Power of Dramatic Ritual in Personal Development Groups and Clinical Practice

by Claire Schrader, Gary Raucher, Steve Mitchell & Sylvia Israel et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2011)

This book considers the relevance of ritual theatre in contemporary life and describes how it is being used as a highly cathartic therapeutic process. With contributions from leading experts in the field of...


Friedman's Fables (with Booklet)

by Edwin H. Friedman The Guilford Press (February 19, 2013)

Edwin H. Friedman has woven 24 illustrative tales that offer fresh perspectives on familiar human foibles and reflect the author's humor, pathos, and understanding. Friedman takes on resistance and other "demons"...


The Equality Act 2010 in Mental Health: A Guide to Implementation and Issues for Practice

by Hari Sewell, Sarah Carr, Tony Jameson-Allen & Melba Wilson et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2012)

The Equality Act 2010 in Mental Health provides a critical guide to the Act: what it means for mental health services and how it should be implemented. It addresses each of the nine characteristics protected...


Mutual Support and Mental Health: A Route to Recovery

by Maddy Loat Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

Mental health services tend to view and treat mental health problems in an individual-centric way. This book argues for an alternative route to recovery that is cognizant of our social nature, needs and difficulties....


Person-Centered Diagnosis and Treatment in Mental Health: A Model for Empowering Clients

by Peter Ladd & AnnMarie Churchill Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 15, 2012)

A reference manual for diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions using a person-centered, holistic approach. Designed to complement DSM assessments, it covers a range of conditions and patterns including...


Integrating Psychodrama and Systemic Constellation Work: New Directions for Action Methods, Mind-Body Therapies and Energy Healing

by Ronald Anderson & Karen Carnabucci Jessica Kingsley Publishers (October 15, 2011)

Systemic Constellation Work is a rapidly growing experiential healing process that is being embraced by a variety of helping professionals worldwide. This book explores the history, principles and methodology...


The Disappearing Male

by Joan Lachkar Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 15, 2012)

The Disappearing Male by Joan Lachkar, PhD, provides psychoanalytic/psychodynamic descriptions of eight different kinds of men who “disappear” from relationships seemingly without warning or explanation....


The Face of Emotion

by Eric Finzi, MD St. Martin's Press (January 29, 2013)

William Shakespeare famously wrote that "a face is like a book," and common wisdom has it that our faces reveal our deep-seated emotions. But what if the reverse were also true? What if our facial expressions...


The Psychology of Beauty: Creation of a Beautiful Self

by Ellen Sinkman Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 14, 2012)

This book addresses the vital importance of beauty, its sources, and manifestations in everyone’s lives—including psychotherapy patients. During psychotherapy, patients manifest or defend against the desire...


The Call of Spiritual Emergency: From Personal Crisis to Personal Transformation

by Emma Inc. Bragdon eBookIt.com (November 19, 2012)

A feast of revealing narratives expose the amazing story of how people deal with critical points in personal transformation, also known as spiritual emergency. With the increase of interest in yoga, meditation,...


Kardec's Spiritism: A Home for Healing and Spiritual Evolution

by Emma Inc. Bragdon eBookIt.com (November 15, 2012)

Especially of interest to those involved with healing and healthcare: The first book to describe contemporary spiritual healing centers in Brazil including a psychiatric hospital where spiritual healers collaborate...


New  ADHD Medication Rules: Brain Science & Common Sense

by Charles Parker Koehler Studios, Inc. (October 01, 2012)

New ADHD Medication Rules deals with the over-medication, missed diagnoses and imbalanced medical treatments used today in the treatment of ADHD. Dr. Parker shows where and how these imbalances occur, provides...


Freedom From Failure

by Jaqueline Lapa Sussman Tom Doherty Associates (February 01, 2003)

Many of us see closed doors between our goals and our present lives. Here, for the first time, are the keys to unlock those doors-in business, romantic and family relationships, and even athletics.

Those keys-the...


Winter Blues, Fourth Edition: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder

by Norman E. Rosenthal The Guilford Press (September 17, 2012)

"A 'landmark book.'"--The New York Times

*When the dark days of winter approach, do you feel sluggish and slow? Is it a struggle to get out of bed each morning?

*Do you have difficulty focusing at work or in relationships,...


The Electrified Mind: Development, Psychopathology, and Treatment in the Era of Cell Phones and the Internet

by Salman Akhtar, John Frank, Joanne Cantor & Frederick Fisher et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (July 10, 2012)

The Electrified Mind explores the positive and negative aspects of the internet and other communication technologies on the people who use them in order to help mental health care professionals understand, empathize...


Treating Chronic Depression: Psychotherapy and Medication

by Daniel W. Badal Jason Aronson, Inc. (March 01, 2003)

Treating Chronic Depression explains how to identify the cause of chronic depression and details specific treatment approaches. Various types of psychotherapy-including cognitive, behavioral, interpersonal,...


Self-Compassion for Parents

by Susan M. Pollak & Christopher Germer The Guilford Press (June 19, 2019)

"I yelled at the kids again--and feel so ashamed." "I barely have time to shower, let alone exercise; no wonder I’m so out of shape." "I'm just not the dad I hoped I would be." Parenting is hard. That's why...


I Never Called It Rape - Updated Edition

by Robin Warshaw, Salamishah Tillet & Gloria Steinem Harper Perennial (March 05, 2019)

A new edition of the 1988 classic text that exposed the extreme prevalence of rape in America, coining the term acquaintance rape and establishing the disturbing statistics on sexual assault that still hold...


Autism in Heels

by Jennifer Cook O'Toole Skyhorse (December 04, 2018)

The face of autism is changing. And more often than we realize, that face is wearing lipstick.

Autism in Heels, an intimate memoir, reveals the woman inside one of autism’s most prominent figures, Jennifer...


Who Killed Tom Thomson?

by John Little Skyhorse (August 21, 2018)

Tom Thomson was Canada's Vincent van Gogh. He painted for a period of five years before meeting his untimely death in a remote wilderness lake in July 1917. He was buried in an unofficial grave close to the...


Jack the Ripper's Secret Confession

by David Monaghan & Nigel Cawthorne Skyhorse (January 01, 2010)

With several million copies sold in the last fifty years, My Secret Life, first published by Grove Press in the 1960s, is one of the most famous pornographic works in literary history. What readers of this long-banned...


Creepy Crawling

by Jeffrey Melnick Arcade (July 17, 2018)

"Creepy crawling" was the Manson Family's practice of secretly entering someone's home and, without harming anyone, leaving only a trace of evidence that they had been there, some reminder that the sanctity...


A Dark Night in Aurora

by Dr. William H. Reid Skyhorse (July 24, 2018)

James Holmes killed or wounded seventy people in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. Only one man was allowed to record extensive interviews with the shooter. This is what he found.

On July 20, 2012 in Aurora,...