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The Valley

by Joan MacLeod

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

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...


Dancing with Fear: Controlling Stress and Creating a Life Beyond Panic and Anxiety

by Paul Foxman, Ph.D.

Panic attacks, phobias, avoidant behavior, worrying, compulsive behavior, unwanted obsessions, and body symptoms such as racing heart, breathing difficulties, sweating, shaking, nausea, numbness and weakness...


The Writer's Key: Introducing Creative Solutions for Life

by Gillie Bolton

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

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....


Fighting for Their Lives: Inside the Experience of Capital Defense Attorneys

by Susannah Sheffer

How do attorneys who represent clients facing the death penalty cope with the stress and trauma of their work? Through conversations with twenty of the most experienced and dedicated post-conviction capital...


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

by Linda M. Rio, Pejman Cohan, Robert S. Hoffman & Sharmyn McGraw et al.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


The Origins of Family Psychotherapy: The NIMH Family Study Project

by Murray Bowen, John F. Butler, Joanne Bowen & Michael Kerr

This book presents original papers from Bowen's NIMH Family Study Project with commentaries concerning the origins and developments of family psychotherapy and the beginnings of a new type of therapeutic relationship....


Saving Normal

by Allen Frances

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

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.

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...


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.

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

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....