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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Changes during puberty, such as the onset of periods, are challenging for girls on the autism spectrum. Written from experience by an autistic woman, this straightforward guide to periods helps the reader to prepare in great detail, from hygiene to pain medication and sensory experiences to mood swings.
The first book to bring together the best techniques from osteopathy and chiropractic, this easy-to-use guide is necessary reading for any manual therapist wishing to hone their skills and discover related techniques that will enhance their practice.
This is an edited collection that tackles a range of issues that affect autistic women, including chapters on growing up, identity, diversity, parenting, independence and self-care. Well-known writers provide advice, support and empowerment to fellow autistic women, and expert Michelle Garnett provides professional commentary for each chapter.
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.
Learn to locate and remember the extended meridians and the placement and functions of the points upon them with this practical guidebook and colouring book. An imaginative way of learning and revising, it includes anatomical meridian drawings to colour and draw on, as well as tips on treatment positions and locating the points.
Through a series of case histories of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) who participated in LEGO (R) therapy, this book shows how and why this therapy is so effective. The book provides practical guidance and inspiration for professionals working with children to improve their social interaction skills.
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.
Written for professionals, women on the spectrum and their families, this is a cradle to grave overview of girls and women with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at each stage of their lives. The book explores how women with ASD experience diagnosis, childhood, education, adolescence, employment, sexuality, pregnancy and motherhood, and aging.
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) teaches how to model excellence to achieve excellence in everything you do. This introductory guide explains the principles of NLP, showing how to be in tune with your patterns of behaviour and language and those of the people around you, and how to use this knowledge to reach your goals.
Looking at expectations, motivations, working conditions and more, Hendrickx explores the reasons why work doesn't work for many people with Asperger Syndrome and how to resolve these issues. Featuring personal stories from those with AS, the book highlights successful scenarios and provides suggestions for employers and those in search of work.
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.
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.
Helping yoga teachers improve their vocal skills, this expert guide introduces theatre, improvisational and performance techniques to build confidence in teachers' approaches to students. Offering advice on boundaries, self-care, and common teaching mishaps, the practical advice is also supported by personal stories from other teachers.
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.
Life-affirming and inspiring interviews with young trans people who are making gender work for them in order to live happy and fulfilled lives, expertly crafted by the internationally recognised trans writer and campaigner Juno Roche.
This is a professional workbook for practitioner to use with clients experiencing grief. The book offers an easy to use guide to bereavement models and therapeutic approaches, with photocopiable exercises and worksheets.
The first collection of advanced chiropractic and osteopathy skills and peripheral manipulation techniques, this is an essential handbook for all manual therapists wanting to develop their clinical knowledge. Includes clear instructions for practice, with advice on safety and an in-depth review of current literature.
Charlotte Dennis has experienced Obsessive Compulsive Disorder her entire life. From her own experiences with CBT she has created the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Diary, a self-help guide full of activities to support those who experience OCD and are waiting for therapy, or to continue managing their obsessions and compulsions after therapy.
By providing an eloquently written insight into the world of PDA, Thompson's memoir gives invaluable information to those looking to expand their knowledge of the autism spectrum. It covers his experiences of finishing school, holding down a job and forging meaningful relationships. Turbulent at times, it ends on a note of hope and positivity.