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Connecting with nature is proven to promote healing, growth and good mental health. Ecotherapy harnesses these benefits, and this book explains what it is, why it works, and how to introduce it into clinical practice with an emphasis on mindfulness. Be inspired by 100 nature-based activities and guidelines for facilitating outdoor sessions.
Brand new update to the bestselling All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome, with all-new images of cats and updated language and terminology throughout. It provides a gentle, engaging introduction to the world of autism, demonstrating the individuality and potential of autistic people. Ideal for adults and children alike.
A guide for navigating life as an autistic trans and/or non-binary adult, presenting evidence-based, lived experience strategies for living well as your most authentic self. The authors provide background on the crossover between autism and gender identity and provide advice on topics including transitioning, mental health and self-advocacy.
All Dogs Have ADHD takes an inspiring and affectionate look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), using images and ideas from the canine world. Charming colour photographs of dogs bring to life familiar ADHD characteristics such as being restless and excitable, getting easily distracted, and acting on impulse.
Rudy Simone guides you through every aspect of both personal and professional life, from early recollections of blame, guilt, and savant skills, to friendships, romance and marriage. Employment, career, rituals and routines are also covered. Simone rejects negative views of Aspergirls and empowers them to lead happy and fulfilled lives.
Brave, witty and empowering, this graphic memoir follows Rebecca as they navigate their asexual identity and mental health in a world obsessed with sex. From school to work to relationships, this book offers an unparalleled insight into asexuality.
Practical manual of the principles and practice of Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture. Written by an acupuncturist for acupuncturists, physical therapists and chiropractors, the book reconciles Yamamoto's theoretical needling points with actual needling points.
Understand depression and how to cope with this self-help guide designed specifically for individuals on the autism spectrum. It includes a 10-stage CBT self-help programme with self-assessment tools and activities.
This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome, with a new introduction explaining the DSM-5. It brings together information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to adults. Drawing on case studies from Attwood's extensive clinical experience, the book is authoritative and extremely accessible.
Emetophobia can have a huge impact on daily life, from avoiding certain foods and alcohol to worrying about travel, pregnancy, hygiene and caring for loved ones when they are ill. This self-help guide will help you to better understand emetophobia and give you the tools to overcome it.Using proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) including exposure and response prevention (ERP) techniques, this book will support you to:* Understand what emetophobia is and what keeps it going* Identify your problems and goals* Set out a step-by-step plan to challenge and defeat your emetophobia* Overcome common challenges and setbacks.The book also includes guidance on medical treatment and advice for friends, partners and family of adults and young people with emetophobia.
An empowering anthology of original essays and writing celebrating fat and queer bodies and lives, showcasing writing from up-and-coming and established writers. This book challenges negative and damaging representations of queer and fat bodies, empowering and providing support to those at this intersection.
Advice and activities to build understanding and communication in relationships where one or both partners is on the Autism Spectrum. This edition is fully updated to reflect contemporary research and changes to the DSM-V and provides exercises for couples to collaboratively work through the challenges that may arise in a neurodiverse relationship.
This book offers honest and clear professional insights into what it really means to have ADHD and provides information about where to go and what to expect. It explains routes to assessment and diagnosis, how ADHD can affect education and how to access support, mental health co-morbidities, as well as coaching and treatments.
A comprehensive description and step-by-step explanation of the Nei Gong internal alchemical process also explaining its philosophical basis. Essential reading for practitioners of Nei Gong, Qi Gong, martial arts and Chinese medicine.
This helpful guide presents ways we can all better understand gender, and how people can change and express their gender identity. Considering biological and cultural understandings of gender, gender expression, and relationships and sexuality, this is an excellent starting point for anybody thinking about what gender means to them.
A detailed step-by-step look at the different stages of transitioning for partners of trans people. With personal reflections from over 15 trans partners in healthy and successful relationships, this insightful guide provides practical advice for those supporting a partner as they transition.
Frankly discussing desire, sex and how trans people relate to their bodies and relationships, this collection of intimate interviews with leading figures from the trans and non-binary community is a call to arms for how society views gender and sexuality.
The theory and practice of Marma therapy is explained in this book with step-by-step full colour instructions. This Ayurvedic form of gentle massage can help with everything from headaches and back pain, to exam nerves and skin problems.
This book is intended as a manual for both students and osteopathic professionals interested in exploring the principles, objectives, origins and application of the five osteopathic models.
What does it mean to be a highly sensitive person? How is it different from introversion, or shyness? And what unique advantages does high sensitivity have to offer? Ilse Sand answers all these questions and encourages other highly sensitive people to ride out the lows and embrace the creativity and highs of being highly sensitive.
A creative workbook for the trans and non-binary community, including colouring pages, journaling prompts and reflective exercises. Drawing on CBT and mindfulness techniques, topics include euphoria and dysphoria, coming out and building relationships, promoting the message that although no experience is identical to another, nobody is alone.
Frank, funny and feisty, this must-read book is packed full of inspiring ways to live and thrive in your best non-binary life. Readers will come away empowered and armed with practical advice on how to navigate everything from relationships to fashion to work.
An illustrated LGBTQ+ inclusive kid's guide to sex, gender and relationships education that includes children and families of all genders and sexual orientations, covering puberty, hormones, consent, sex, pregnancy and safety.
Radical and emotionally raw, this book pushes the boundaries of trans representation by redefining 'trans' as an identity with its own power and strength, that goes beyond the gender binary. Features intimate conversations with leading figures in the trans community, such as Kate Bornstein, Travis Alabanza, Josephine Jones and Glamrou.
This book guides parents in helping their autistic children to talk by using games that aid with language development. By responding to issues such as echolalia, scripting and repetitious language in an accessible and simple manner, Wilde provides answers that will help in their success.
This book distils expert advice on implementing collaborative approaches to learning for supporting pupils with Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) at school. Explaining why this approach is so beneficial, it presents key information, advice and resources to help education professionals best support pupils with PDA, and also school staff.
From breathing exercises and pressure holds to noise-reducing headphones and gum, this illustrated book is packed with simple strategies and tools to help children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties aged approximately 7 to 14 years to stay cool, calm and in control.
Does your other half have Asperger Syndrome (AS) or do you suspect that he or she is on the autism spectrum? This quick and helpful guide provides all the information you need for relationship success with your AS partner. Maxine Aston offers relationship advice that draws on over a decade of counselling experience.
Fun and inspiring, this reflective workbook and journal allows you to document your transition, engage with your feelings and improve your mental health. The companion to the popular Trans Teen Survival Guide, this book creates an interactive experience, including places to draw, journal, practice mindfulness and more.