The Tidal Model
A Guide for Mental Health Professionals
By (author) Prof. Philip J. Barker Poppy Buchanan-Barker
Foreword by Irene Whitehill
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Tidal Model by Prof. Philip J. Barker
Book DescriptionThe Tidal Model represents a significant alternative to mainstream mental health theories, emphasising how those suffering from mental health problems can benefit from taking a more active role in their own treatment. Based on extensive research, The Tidal Model charts the development of this approach, outlining the theoretical basis of the model to illustrate the benefits of a holistic model of care which promotes self-management and recovery. Clinical examples are also employed to show how, by exploring rather than ignoring a client's narrative, practitioners can encourage the individual's greater involvement in the decisions affecting their assessment and treatment. The appendices guide the reader in developing their own assessment and care plans. The Tidal Model's comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of this model will be of great use to a range of mental health professionals and those in training in the fields of mental health nursing, social work, psychotherapy, clinical psychology and occupational therapy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781583918005
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Prof. Philip J. Barker
Tidal Model, Paperback (December 2004)
Based on extensive research, 'The Tidal Model' charts the development of this model of care, outlining its theoretical basis and including clinical examples to show the benefits of encouraging the client's greater involvement in their treatment.
Assessment in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Paperback (July 2004)
The assessment of mental health problems is vital to the successful planning and treatment for people suffering from them. This unique book provides a step-by-step giude to conducting this assessment, giving student nurses a humanistic perspective on the subject. This best-seller, written by one of the most experienced authors in this field has been updated to reflect new concepts and ideas.
Spirituality and Mental Health, Paperback (December 2003)View all books by Prof. Philip J. Barker
Explores spirituality and its relationship to mental health. This text emphasizes the need to look inward and listen to the messages which are channelled through our beings, rather than dismiss these experiences as some form of "disorder".
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Author Biography - Prof. Philip J. Barker
Philip J. Barker is a psychotherapist in private practice and also Visiting Professor at Trinity College, Dublin. Poppy Buchanan-Barker is a Social Worker and Director of the Barkers' Independent Mental Health Consultancy.
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