Traumatised people hold a memory of that trauma in their brains and bodies. This is the first book to link this phenomenon of somatic memory and the impact of trauma on the body. Reducing the chasm between scentific theory and clinical practice, Rothschild presents techniques for addressing the memory i ...Show more
This anthology addresses the mental health and therapeutic needs of Polynesian and Melanesian people and the scarcity of resources for those working with them. It is divided into four parts – Identity, Therapeutic Practice, Death and Dying, Reflexive Practice – that approach the concerns of ...Show more
Drawing comparisons to the most eloquent science writing of our day, three eminent psychiatrists tackle the difficult task of reconciling what artists and thinkers have known for thousands of years about the human heart with what has only recently been learned about the primitive functions of the human ...Show more
This accessible guide locates ethical practice in the context of New Zealand's Treaty-based culture, law and legal systems, and the New Zealand Association of Counsellors' Code of Ethics. A wide range of practitioners discuss ethical dilemmas that challenge them in their daily work.
A revised and updated edition of the groundbreaking work that changed the way we think about and treat traumatic events and trauma victims. "A stunning achievement ... a classic for our generation." --Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., author ofThe Body Keeps the Score WhenTrauma and Recovery was first publis ...Show more
A new path to fulfillment that combines lessons from meditation and psychotherapy to offer a radical alternative to the rigid Western prescription for happiness.
Today there is a growing awareness that our planet has entered a time of crisis. Bill Plotkin profiles eight maturation stages in the human life cycle from child to elder and depicts the qualities and challenges of each. He offers a practical integration ofpersonal and spiritual understandings (from nat ...Show more
Chronicles the history of the moves towards the statutory regulation of psychotherapy and the state registration of psychotherapists in Aotearoa New Zealand. Offers a detailed critique of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, and the work of the "responsible authority" for psychother ...Show more
In this book the authors offer eloquent and compelling insight into the roots of our angst, then point the way forward out of apathy to 'the work that reconnects'. An aspiring and practical guide, this much sought-after update and expansion of Joanna Macy's earlier 'Repair and Personal Empowerment in th ...Show more
Category: Attachment Theory
The struggle to understand the infant-parent bond ranks as one of the great quests of modern psychology, one that touches us deeply because it holds so many clues to how we become who we are. How are our personalities formed? How do our early struggles with our parents reappear in the way we relate to o ...Show more
The Evolving Self focuses upon the most basic and universal of psychological problems--the individual's effort to make sense of experience, to make meaning of life. According to Robert Kegan, meaning-making is a lifelong activity that begins in earliest infancy and continues to evolve through a series o ...Show more
L'Amour Draisonn: Reclaiming Self (Transformational Teachings from Psychosynthesis and A Course in Miracles) is a celebration of life, life in spite of the obstacles of childhood abuse, neglect, confusion and poor self esteem. What Joseph Campbell might term "the heroine's journey," this true story desc ...Show more