Intellectual Disability, Trauma and Psychotherapy
Edited by Tamsin Cottis
Normal Price: $63.99
Your Price: $57.59 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.88 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Intellectual Disability, Trauma and Psychotherapy by Tamsin Cottis
Book DescriptionPeople with intellectual disabilities have emotional and mental health needs just like anyone else. Until recently however there has been little research of effective psychological treatment or direct, accessible psychotherapy provision for this client group. Intellectual Disability, Trauma and Psychotherapy focuses on the delivery of psychotherapy services for those with intellectual disabilities. Leading professionals in this specialist field are brought together to describe the history, theory and practice of their work in twelve focused chapters that draw on the work of psychotherapists including Bion, Winnicott, Sinason and Alvarez. Topics covered include: * therapeutic responses to cultural and religious diversity * support for parents with intellectual disabilities * developing healthy and secure attachments within the family * dealing with intense feelings of shame * helping clients to cope with traumatic sexual experiences. Drawing on over a decade of pioneering practitioner experience at Respond - a government-funded psychotherapy service for people with learning disabilities based in central London - this book explores the practical issues in providing therapy to this client group, whether individually, in families, in groups, or by the use of telephone counselling. It closes with a chapter exploring the way forward for those who wish to develop services of this kind.
Buy Intellectual Disability, Trauma and Psychotherapy book by Tamsin Cottis from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415421676
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Intellectual Disability, Trauma and Psychotherapy book by Tamsin Cottis and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Tamsin Cottis
Tamsin Cottis has been a practitioner in the field of learning disability for over 20 years, as a teacher, trainer and therapist. She is also co-founder of Respond, one of the UK's leading providers of psychotherapy to people with intellectual disabilities.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.