Here are the details of the current books. Use the links to see full details of each book and ways to buy them.
Looking at the life stories of drug misusers as told by themselves, this book examines how early childhood experiences can be understood as a precursor to drug misuse and the forces that enable people to transform their habits and lives.
Is it really possible for researchers to keep their own lives out of their work? In contrast to traditional impersonal approaches to research, reflexive researchers acknowledge the impact of their own experiences, beliefs and culture on the processes and outcomes of inquiry.
Trauma suffered during childhood can affect not only a person's emotional and mental health, but also their physical health, even into adulthood. This unique book fills a gap in research in this area, providing personal and theoretical perspectives on trauma and recovery.
Individuals experiencing rehabilitation are subject to profound life adjustments, and the contributors to this study explore how the relationship between counsellor and client can be a source of support during that time.
Focusing on the experiences of counsellors themselves, this book aims to provide a comprehensive resource for counsellors working in health contexts and for the health professionals who work with them and may take on counselling roles.
Presents first-hand accounts from two male survivors of childhood sexual abuse and from the counsellor who worked with them. The two brothers suffered severe sexual abuse from their father and were each unaware of the other's ordeal.