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1. Greetings from Neil
2. Hot Off The Press!
3. Hours of operation and shipping


 
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Hello all. Welcome to 2021. May each day of this year be facilitating and enlightening for you. This year and beyond.
We are strongly encouraging prepayment under the current lock down if you are doing curbside pickup. We accept e-transfers if that is information you appreciate.
There are shipping delays and, before that, there are Caversham delays. We just have a lot of orders and phone calls for which we are extremely grateful. This does mean that five gremlins can only do what five gremlins can do. As far as pretending we are six gremlins that is sadly impossible. 
So we may take one to three days to get some orders out the door. That is not because we are staring at your packaged order, smoking cigarettes and drinking martinis, laughing at you. It is because we are endeavouring to minimize mistakes and get everything out and sometimes things bottleneck you see. The first thing I will do when all this is over is buy my nephew an ice cream cone. You folks keep up the good work. Word is spreading of your magnificence.

-Newsletter Neil
We are back to having a small number of gremlins in the store and closed to browsing. We are doing curbside pickup and delivery so please call, email, or submit what you need through the website. We are at your service.
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Our 2020 spring catalogue of featured titles is still current!
We sent a bunch out already. Perhaps you decided to work from home recently and your catalogue was sent to your workplace? Maybe you have been too shy to ask for one before now?
Your situation is safe with us either way as you can request a copy here or here.
You can also peruse it immediately to the left on our home screen. Not all the way left. . .
It’s A Beautiful Day In The Playborhood: World Edition!
Wednesday, Feb, 03, 2021  10.00 AM to 01.15 PM EST
 
Moderated by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S.  Click here for the full roster of presenters, more details, and to register.

Attend this FREE webinar and learn innovative child and family therapy techniques to use immediately in your clinical practice. Learn from therapists from around the world who will each share with you one of their original therapeutic interventions. Whether you are providing in-person therapy or virtual sessions, you will discover new tools and resources to help your clients engage in therapy, express feelings, develop coping skills, and much more. 

Be sure to visit Caversham's Child and Family Therapy Showcase.
Hot Off The Press!
Lots of new arrivals this month! Here is just a sample but please click here to view a (long) list of highlights.

Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder, Second Edition
Arnoud Arntz and Hannie van Genderen

People with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) struggle with a range of problems that negatively impact virtually every aspect of their lives, such as constantly changing moods, blurred personal identities, impulsive behaviors, interpersonal problems, and episodes of rage. BPD patients are at high risk of self-harm and substance abuse, with approximately 10% of BPD patients dying from suicide. BPD severely affects the education, employment, personal relationships, and physical and emotional wellbeing of those suffering from the disorder. Schema Therapy (ST), based on cognitive behavioral therapy and techniques derived from experiential therapies, has been shown to achieve substantial personality improvements in BPD patients.  [More. . .]

Asian Art Therapists: Navigating Art, Diversity, and Culture
Megu Kitazawa (ed.)

Drawing from the expertise and practices of Asian art therapists from around the world, this unique text navigates how minority status can affect training and clinical practice in relation to clients, co-workers, and peers. It describes how Asian pioneers have broken therapeutic and racial rules to accommodate patient needs and improve clinical skills and illustrates how the reader can examine and disseminate their own biases. Authors share how they make their own path—by becoming aware of the connection between their lives and circumstances—and how they liberate themselves and those who seek their services. [More. . .]

Applications of a Psychospiritual Model in the Helping Professions: Principles of Innerview Guidance
Cedric Speyer and John Yaphe

This book brings together the historically separate domains of mental health and spiritual awareness in a holistic framework called InnerView Guidance. Building on strength-based and solution-oriented approaches to therapy, the InnerView model offers a unique psychospiritual approach which can be applied in any of the helping professions.
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Clinician's Guide to Psychopharmacology
Joseph Sadek

This book employs a direct and clear approach to understanding the medications used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. A range of areas, such as prescription errors, dosage modification in renal and hepatic dysfunction, augmentation strategies in treatment resistant patients, and recent findings from various clinical trials are addressed. Given its clear, straightforward approach, the book will be a valuable guide for all clinicians working with patients with psychiatric illness.[More. . .]

Close Your Eyes... Sleep: Reprogram Your Subconscious Mind in 6 Weeks to Fall Asleep Naturally and Wake Up Energized with the Groundbreaking Power of Hypnosis
Grace Smith

You toss and turn at night, trying to quiet your thoughts enough to fall asleep. Or you wake up hours before your alarm and stare at the ceiling, hoping that this time you’ll manage just a little bit more rest before sunrise. Either way, it’s actually your fear of not getting enough sleep that’s keeping you awake. The only way to finally get a good night’s sleep is to retrain your subconscious mind and eliminate that dread. [More. . .]

The Truth About Trauma and Dissociation: Everything You Didn't Want to Know and Were Afraid to Ask 
Valerie Sinason

This book takes us through the key concepts of trauma and dissociation, showing how to work successfully with people who have experienced all degrees of trauma, from working with complex, childhood attachment ruptures to traumatic incidents in later life.
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The Adverse Childhood Experiences Recovery Workbook: Heal the Hidden Wounds from Childhood Affecting Your Adult Mental and Physical Health
Glenn Schiraldi

We’re all a product of our childhood, and if you’re like most people, you have experienced some form of childhood trauma. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are at the root of nearly all mental health disorders, including depression, anxiety, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). [More. . .]

Pockets Full of Rocks: Daddy Talks About Depression
Yair Engelberg | Illustrated by MacKenzie Haley

As a young girl gently questions her depressed father, he offers direct answers that help her understand what he is going through. This gentle, hopeful book will help kids cope with a parent’s mental illness. It is developmentally appropriate, addressing common questions that kids have. This will be a very useful guide for parents as well as psychologists and mental health professionals working with young children. 
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Trauma and Racial Minority Immigrants: Turmoil, Uncertainty, and Resistance
Pratyusha Tummala-Narra (Edt)

Today’s immigrants face a dangerous mix of rising nationalism and xenophobia, alarming rates of displacement within and across nations, war, trafficking, terrorism, and deportation. Multiple traumas stem from these experiences and can be exacerbated by interpersonal violence and other forms of marginalization within communities. This book examines the lasting impact of trauma for racial minority immigrants and subsequent generations.
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Therapy with a Map: A Cognitive Analytic Approach to Helping Relationships
Steve Potter

A therapeutic relationship is a web of interactions, tasks and processes in space and time. It is not easy to stay aware of the relationship in the thick of talking and trying to help someone; but doing so boosts flexibility and enables deeper formulation. A therapist who can attend not only to a specific therapeutic model, but also to relational factors underlying all therapy, has a far greater chance of enabling change.
Therapy with a Map sets out a therapeutic process of talking accompanied by visual conversation maps set down in real time on paper. Like all maps, these help us to find our way, notice when we are lost, track our route and survey the wider landscape. [More. . .]

Thoughts and Feelings: Taking Control of Your Moods and Your Life, Fifth Edition
Matthew McKay, Martha Davis, and Patrick Fanning

The comprehensive workbook for radically transforming your life—now in a fully revised and updated 40th anniversary edition!

If you are depressed, anxious, angry, worried, confused, frustrated, upset, or ashamed, please remember that you are not alone in your struggle with painful feelings and experiences. Everybody experiences emotional distress sometimes. It’s normal. But when the pain becomes too strong and too enduring, it’s time to take that important first step toward feeling better.

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CBT Made Simple: A Clinician's Guide to Practicing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Second Edition
Nina Josefowitz and David Myran

In this second edition of CBT Made Simple, two renowned psychologists and experts in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) offerthemost comprehensive manual available to help professionals learn CBT and deliver it to clients for better treatment outcomes.
CBT is an evidence-based treatment for several mental health disorders, including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and anger problems. [More. . .]

On Love and Tyranny: The Life and Politics of Hannah Arendt
Ann Heberlein

In an utterly unique approach to biography, On Love and Tyranny traces the life and work of the iconic German Jewish intellectual Hannah Arendt, whose political philosophy and understandings of evil, totalitarianism, love, and exile prove essential amid the rise of the refugee crisis and authoritarian regimes around the world.

What can we learn from the iconic political thinker Hannah Arendt? Well, the short answer may be: to love the world so much that we think change is possible.
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Sensory-Based Relational Art Therapy Approach (S-BRATA): Supporting Psycho-Emotional Needs in Children with Autism
Huma Durrani 

This book bridges art therapy practice and research by presenting sensory-based relational art therapy approach (S-BRATA), a clinically tested framework for working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that explicitly addresses sensory dysfunction and its impact on impaired attachment.

The author shows how art therapy can facilitate attachment while addressing sensory problems that might underlie impaired attachment shifting the focus from the behavioral to the emotional development of the child with autism.  [More. . .]

C. G. Jung and the Alchemical Imagination: Passages Into the Mysteries of Psyche and Souln
Stanton Marlan

Stanton Marlan brings together writings which span the course of his career, examining Jungian psychology and the alchemical imagination as an opening to the mysteries of psyche and soul.

Several chapters describe a telos that aims at the mysterious goal of the Philosophers’ Stone, a move replete with classical and postmodern ideas catalysed by prompts from the unconscious: dreams, images, fantasies, and paradoxical conundrums.
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Emancipatory Perspectives on Madness: Psychological, Social, and Spiritual Dimensions
Marie Brown and Robin S. Brown (Eds)

This collection offers a diverse range of perspectives that seek to find meaning in madness. Mainstream biomedical approaches tend to interpret experiences commonly labelled "psychotic" as being indicative of a biological illness that can best be ameliorated with prescription drugs. In seeking to counter this perspective, psychosocial outlooks commonly focus on the role of trauma and environmental stress. Although an appreciation for the role of trauma has been critical in expanding the ways in which we view madness, an emphasis of this kind may nevertheless continue to perpetuate a subtle form of reductivism—madness continues to be understood as the product of a deficit. [More. . .]

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This is Caversham Booksellers' 52nd monthly e-newsletter. Thank you for reading.
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