Nurturing Natures

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Routledge #ad - It looks at key developmental stages from life in the womb to the pre-school years and right up until adolescence, trauma, covering important topics such as genes and environment, neglect or resilience. Full of fascinating findings, it provides answers to many of the questions people really want to ask about the human journey from conception into adulthood.

Nurturing natures is written by an experienced child therapist who has used a wide array of research from different disciplines to create a highly readable and scientifically trustworthy text. Integrating a wealth of both up-to-date and classical research from areas such as attachment theory, it weaves these into an accessible enjoyable text which always keeps in mind children recognisable to academics, neuroscience developmental psychology and cross-cultural studies, practitioners and parents.

It also examines how children develop language, new to this edition, play and memory and, moral and prosocial capacities. This new edition of the bestselling text, Nurturing Natures, provides an indispensable synthesis of the latest scientific knowledge about children’s emotional development. It unpacks the most significant influences on the developing child, including the family and social context.

Nurturing Natures #ad - Issues of nature and nurture are addressed and the effects of different kinds of early experiences are unpicked, creating a coherent and balanced view of the developing child in context. This book should be essential reading for childcare students, health visitors, early years practitioners and those training or working in child counselling, for teachers, social workers, psychiatry and mental health.

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Awakening the Heart: East/West Approaches to Psychotherapy and the Healing Relationship

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Shambhala #ad - They show that joining psychotherapy with meditation can mutually awaken the hearts of both therapist and client, sparking them both to open more fully. Can a meditative practice assist and promote the healing relationship between psychotherapist and patient? The notable contributors to this practical book draw on a wide range of Eastern and Western disciplines—psychoanalysis, Gestalt, and various Christian, Hindu, Aikido, and Buddhist contemplative traditions—to show that it can.

Awakening the Heart: East/West Approaches to Psychotherapy and the Healing Relationship #ad - Jacob needleman, erich fromm, chögyam trungpa, Roger Walsh, Karl Sperber, Ram Dass, Robin Skynner, and Thomas Hora are among the contributors. What they propose is a meeting between the western psychotherapeutic approach—grounded in working with the personal problems and the need to carve out a strong awareness of self—and Eastern tradition, which emphasizes a larger kind of awareness and equanimity as a continuously available source of clarity and health for those who know how to find it.

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A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life

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Bantam #ad - Reading this book will touch your heart and remind you of the promises inherent in meditation and in a life of the spirit: the blossoming of inner peace, and understanding, wholeness, and the achievement of a happiness that is not dependent on external conditions. Sure to be a classic,  a path with Heart shows us how we can bring our spirituality to flower every day of our lives.

Jack kornfield is a wonderful storyteller and a great teacher. Thich nhat hanh“jack is helping to pave the path for American Buddhism, bringing essential basics into our crazy modern lives. This important guidebook shows in detail and with great humor and insight the way to practice the Buddha’s universal teachings here in the West.

Written by a teacher, and meditation master of international renown, this warm, inspiring, psychologist, and expert book touches on a wide range of essential issues including many rarely addressed in spiritual books. From compassion, to dealing with problems involving relationships and sexuality, to the creation of a Zen-like simplicity and balance in all facets of life, and psychological and emotional healing, addiction, it speaks to the concerns of many modern spiritual seekers, both those beginning on the path and those with years of experience.

A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life #ad - A path with heart is filled with practical techniques, guided meditations, koans, stories, and other gems of wisdom that can help ease your journey through the world. The author’s own profound—and sometimes humorous—experiences and gentle assistance will skillfully guide you through the obstacles and trials of spiritual and contemporary life to bring a clarity of perception and a sense of the sacred into your everyday experience.

And the language he uses is as simple and as lovely as our breath.

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Christianity and Developmental Psychopathology: Foundations and Approaches

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IVP Academic #ad - The essays in this volume break new ground by providing Christian mental health professionals with a theoretically and empirically sound basis for working with children, adolescents and families. Christianity and developmental Psychopathology makes an important contribution to a conversation that is still in its infancy.

Throughout the book, looking at children as divine gifts, the authors explore three integrative themes, as persons and as agents in their own development.2014 midwest publishing association award of excellence School Publishing Since its origin in the early 1980s, the field of developmental psychopathology has become a highly influential framework for approaching the clinical treatment of children.

Christianity and Developmental Psychopathology: Foundations and Approaches #ad - Christian insights help to prevent the scientific study of the developmental process from being reductive. Great product! Given the deep biblical and theological interest in children and the "least of these, " there is great potential in this integrative work for mutual enrichment. At the same time, research into the biological, sociocultural and psychological dimensions of human development can serve to inform and guide Christian practices of care and hospitality toward children and families.

. Until now there has been no effort to integrate this framework with a Christian understanding of psychopathology.

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The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients Covers may vary

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Harper Perennial #ad - Acclaimed author and renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom’s more than thirty-five years in clinical practice, The Gift of Therapy is a remarkable and essential guidebook that illustrates through real case studies how patients and therapists alike can get the most out of therapy. Yalom distills thirty-five years of psychotherapy wisdom into one brilliant volume.

The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients Covers may vary #ad - The culmination of master psychiatrist Dr. Irvin D. The bestselling author of love’s executioner shares his uniquely fresh approach and the valuable insights he has gained—presented as eighty-five personal and provocative “tips for beginner therapists, Yalom’s Gift of Therapy is an entertaining, informative, ” including:•Let the patient matter to you •Acknowledge your errors •Create a new therapy for each patient •Do home visits•Almost never make decisions for the patient•Freud was not always wrongA book aimed at enriching the therapeutic process for a new generation of patients and counselors, and insightful read for anyone with an interest in the subject.

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The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating Mindfulness Into Psychology and the Helping Professions

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American Psychological Association #ad - Intention is fundamental to any project, endeavor, or journey. This second edition is an accessible discussion of the fundamentals and also contains new sections describing the latest research on the neuroscience of mindfulness and mechanisms of change. Authors shapiro and carlson draw from eastern wisdom and practices as well as Western psychological theory and science to explore why mindful awareness is integral to the therapeutic healing process and to show clinicians how to connect with this deeper awareness.

Great product! Related to intention is the concept of mindfulness - the awareness that arises through intentionally attending to oneself and others in an open, caring, and nonjudgmental way. Integrating the art and science of mindfulness to inspire greater well-being in both clinicians and their patients, this volume bridges a gap between therapist and patient, happiness, reminding us that we are all human beings wanting health, and freedom from suffering.

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Life-Span Development

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - It will not come with online access code. Harper Perennial. Online access code sold separately at ISBN: 9781260166248 The content of this is the same on other formats. Great product! Isbn: 9781260092080 is an international student edition of life-Span Development 17th Edition By John Santrock This isbn: 9781260092080 is student textbook only.

Life-Span Development #ad - Through an integrated learning goals system, this comprehensive and chronological approach to lifespan development helps students gain the insight they need to study smarter, stay focused, and improve performance. As a master teacher, john santrock connects current research with real-world application, helping students see how developmental psychology plays a role in their own lives and future careers.

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Psychoanalytic Diagnosis, Second Edition: Understanding Personality Structure in the Clinical Process

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The Guilford Press #ad - Incorporates important advances in attachment theory, neuroscience, and the study of trauma. She explains major character types and demonstrates specific ways that understanding the patient's individual personality structure can influence the therapist's focus and style of intervention. Harper Perennial. Guilford Publications.

New to this edition *Reflects the ongoing development of the author's approach over nearly two decades. Guidelines are provided for developing a systematic yet flexible diagnostic formulation and using it to inform treatment. Coverage of the contemporary relational movement in psychoanalysis. Highly readable, the book features a wealth of illustrative clinical examples.

Psychoanalytic Diagnosis, Second Edition: Understanding Personality Structure in the Clinical Process #ad - This acclaimed clinical guide and widely adopted text has filled a key need in the field since its original publication. Nancy mcwilliams makes psychoanalytic personality theory and its implications for practice accessible to practitioners of all levels of experience. Winner--canadian psychological Association's Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Scholarship Great product!

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Rethinking Attachment for Early Childhood Practice: Promoting Security, Autonomy and Resilience in Young Children

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Allen & Unwin #ad - Guilford Publications. Used book in Good Condition. A thorough explanation of attachment theory is provided along with explanations of how security, autonomy, and resilience in young children can be promoted in child care settings through a sound understanding of attachment principles. Although attachment theory has, in recent debates, this study rethinks this perception, been seen as anti–child care, demonstrating instead that understanding attachment is essential to good child care practice.

Rethinking Attachment for Early Childhood Practice: Promoting Security, Autonomy and Resilience in Young Children #ad - With examples drawn from practice, the author examines the relationships between children and those who care for them, between parents and those who care for their children, and among child care providers themselves. Harper Perennial. Great product! .

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Skills for Effective Counseling: A Faith-Based Integration Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

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IVP Academic #ad - Suitable for both beginning students and seasoned practitioners, Skills for Effective Counseling provides a biblically integrated approach to foundational counseling skills that trains the reader to use specific microskills. But learning these skills is like learning a new language: it takes time and practice to communicate effectively, and lack of practice can lead to the loss of one's ability to use this new language.

Used book in Good Condition. Guilford Publications. Great product! Harper Perennial. Anyone in a helping profession―including professional counselors, pastoral counselors, spiritual directors, chaplains and others―needs to develop effective communication skills. Professors teaching within cacrep-accredited professional counseling programs will be able to connect specific material in the textbook to the latest CACREP Standards.

Skills for Effective Counseling: A Faith-Based Integration Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books #ad - Strategically interwoven throughout the chapters are special topics related to: multicultural counselingbiblical/theological applicationscurrent and seminal research related to microskillsdiagnostic and theoretical implicationsclinical tips for using skills in "real world" counseling settingsthe relevance of specific microskills to interpersonal relationships and broader ministry settings This textbook and the accompanying IVP Instructor Resources include all of the activities and assignments that an instructor might need to execute a graduate, undergraduate or lay course in foundational counseling skills.

Chapters include textbook features such as sample session dialogues, role plays and a variety of both in-class and out-of-class exercises and reflection activities that will engage various learning styles. These skills include perceiving, attending, validating emotion and empathic connection.

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Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy

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Cengage Learning #ad - Great product! He shows you how to apply theories in practice, and helps you learn to integrate the theories into an individualized counseling style. Used book in Good Condition. Guilford Publications. Incorporating the thinking, and behaving dimensions of human experience, feeling, the tenth edition of Corey's best-selling text helps you compare and contrast the therapeutic models expressed in counseling theories.

New learning objectives identify key aspects of each theory and focus your study. Harper Perennial. Corey introduces you to the major theories psychoanalytic, family systems, reality, person-centered, feminist, postmodern, Gestalt, Adlerian, cognitive-behavior, existential, behavior, and integrative approaches and demonstrates how each theory can be applied to two cases "Stan" and "Gwen".

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