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  • Experiencing CBT from the Inside Out: A Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Workbook for Therapists

    Experiencing CBT from the Inside Out: A Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Workbook for Therapists

    Engaging and authoritative, this is the first self-experiential cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) workbook specifically designed to help therapists enhance their skills. Twelve carefully sequenced modules guide readers to identify, formulate, and address a professional or personal problem using CBT, and to reflect on the experience. Self-Practice/self-reflection (SP/SR) is an evidence-based training strategy which enables therapists to build technical savvy in contemporary CBT interventions while deepening their self-awareness and therapeutic relationship skills. The book's large-size format makes it easy to use the innumerable reproducible worksheets and forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web...

  • No Body's Perfect: A helper's guide to promoting positive body image in children and young people

    No Body's Perfect: A helper's guide to promoting positive body image in children and young people

    by Vivienne Lewis

    Body image doesn't discriminate gender or age. Yet its importance to our health, both mental and physical, is vital. A negative body image in childhood can lead to a lifetime of struggle and self-doubt. In today's image-conscious world, it is important that we help children and youngsters feel better about their bodies. No Body's Perfect is designed to do just that. Written for teachers, counsellors, parents, and carers it promotes positive body image and good mental health using easy to implement evidence-based strategies. It is appropriate for use with children...

  • Reducing Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Burnout: A Trauma-Sensitive Workbook

    Reducing Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Burnout: A Trauma-Sensitive Workbook

    by William Steele

    This workbook addresses the vital questions helpers, responders, and organizations have about self-care and its relationship to resilience and sustained effectiveness in the midst of daily exposure to trauma victims and or situations. Packed with activities, worksheets, and interactive learning tools, the text provides neuro-based and trauma-sensitive recommendations for improving the ways clinicians care for themselves. Each ‘session’ helps clinicians identify their personal self-care needs and arrive at an effective self-care plan that promotes resilience in the face of daily exposure to trauma-inducing situations and reduces the effects of compassion fatigue and...

  • Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data

    Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data

    by Madelyn Blair

    *Limited Stock* *No refund on this item - Was $35.95* *Reduced by 20% - Now $28.75* * * "There's no time to read. " "There's no budget for training. " "There's too much information coming at me." "Managers just don't know how to develop their staff." Riding the Current: How to Deal with the Daily Deluge of Data contains your answer. Ask people if they stay current, and they answer no because 'current' implies a perfection that doesn't exist in today's world. Knowing it all is simply impossible. Consider these statistics: 2 million emails...

  • Self-Care: Cards for home and work

    Self-Care: Cards for home and work

    by Innovative Resources

    * * *50 designs to inspire, surprise and delight—qualities that, in themselves enhance self-care.* For social workers, counsellors, health professionals, teachers, managers, carers and parents—self-care is critical. Despite our resilience, working with others who are facing significant difficulties can take a toll. Unless human service organisations actively support self-care, then sick days and staff turnover can escalate. With 50 beautifully-illustrated cards and 100 thought-provoking questions, this resource is designed to put self-care on the agenda in supervision, teams, planning, policies and procedures at work, and in our personal lives at home. ...

  • Simple Self-Care for Therapists: Restorative practices to weave through your workday

    Simple Self-Care for Therapists: Restorative practices to weave through your workday

    by Ashely David Bush

    “Bite-sized” self-care strategies that any therapist can easily practice. For mental health professionals who must regularly guard against compassion fatigue and secondary traumatization, intentional self-care isn’t just essential; it’s a survival tool. If therapists don’t take proper care of themselves, they can’t do their work effectively. Taking up an exercise program, going on a vacation, turning to supportive social networks, while helpful remedies to the stresses of the job, are not always feasible and the results are often only short term. Synthesizing the latest thinking in mindfulness, neuroscience, energy medicine, and...

  • StressLess

    StressLess

    by Matthew Johnstone

    Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human, but in our increasingly complex and fast-paced world, our stress levels can interfere with our enjoyment of life, including through anxiety, lack of energy, sleeplessness, muscle tension and irritation. What many might not know is that in large doses, ongoing stress is considered to be a contributing factor to instances of cancer, heart disease and stroke. In StressLess, clinical psychologist Dr Michael Player and bestselling author-illustrator Matthew Johnstone use their own experience to help you recognise stress in your day-to-day life and...

  • The Compassion Fatigue Workbook: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

    The Compassion Fatigue Workbook: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

    by Françoise Mathieu

    *A Print-on-Demand title. *This title will be printed specifically to fill your order and as such is not returnable. Please allow an additional 14 days delivery time  The Compassion Fatigue Workbook is a lifeline for any helping professional facing the physical and emotional exhaustion that can shadow work in the helping professions. Since 2001 the activities in this Workbook have helped thousands of helpers in the fields of healthcare, community mental health, correctional services, education, and the military. In addition to a comprehensive description of compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization, The Compassion Fatigue...

  • The Resilient Practitioner Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Prevention and Self-Care Strategies for the Helping Professions, 3rd Edition

    The Resilient Practitioner Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Prevention and Self-Care Strategies for the Helping Professions, 3rd Edition

    by Thomas M. Skovholt

    The Resilient Practitioner, 3rd edition, gives students and practitioners the tools they need to create their own personal balance between caring for themselves and caring for others. This new edition includes a new chapter on resiliency, an updated self-care action plan, self-reflection exercises in each chapter, and a revised resiliency inventory for practitioners. Readers will find, however, that the new edition keeps its strong focus on research and accessible writing style. The new edition also retains its focus on establishing working alliances and charting a hopeful path for practitioners, a...

  • The Rubber Brain: A toolkit for optimising your study, work, and life!

    The Rubber Brain: A toolkit for optimising your study, work, and life!

    by Sue Morris

    Change your life for the better. Learn how to 'rubberise' your brain, making it more flexible and resilient. Deal with challenges in an optimal way, and 'bounce' back from adversity. Whether you've failed an exam, bungled an interview, screwed up a relationship, broken your diet, or stuffed up at work, your brain is the key to getting back on track. Your brain controls your conscious thoughts and behaviours, like deciding whether to study or party, or whether to get two scoops of gelato or six. And when you find...

  • Thrive: A Survival Guide for Today's Educator

    Thrive: A Survival Guide for Today's Educator

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $21.25* *Reduced by 20% - Now $17.00* Thrive! A Survival Guide for Today's Educator is a ground-breaking masterpiece!  It will help professionals to develop a fresh enlightened perspective and attitude toward their lives and toward their noble but sometimes discouraging profession. Every educator (grades PK-12) should pause and reflect upon the urgently needed questions considerations and words of great wisdom contained in this book. It will help the readers to cut-to-the-core of what is really important in their lives and in their perceptions about being...

  • Transformation through Journal Writing: The Art of Self-Reflection for the Helping Professions

    Transformation through Journal Writing: The Art of Self-Reflection for the Helping Professions

    by Jane Wood

    Transformation through Journal Writing is a grounded guide to self-reflection through journaling for those in the helping professions. Journals are shown to be an effective method of self-care and self-development. Full of inspiring and original ideas, this book provides everything you need to know about developing and advancing journaling skills. It covers a range of different styles, from the logical and structured use of templates, frameworks and models, to the creative and organic process of art journaling. Each technique and its transformative potential are clearly explained, and readers are encouraged...

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