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This is Caversham Booksellers 53rd monthly e-newsletter. Each month, we will let you know what we can about various this and thats, as well as some new titles we hope you'll be interested in. Thanks for subscribing!

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


 
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Hello again! You ever find something you want on a website and it brings your total to just below the free shipping minimum? Then you go hunting for something that will bring you just above that minimum? This happens to me all the time. That's how I ended up with a living room full of acetylene torches.
So we have this list here that might have something for you if you find yourself needing to bump up your pre-tax total a smidge.
Since I am already showing you stuff there is this lovely book that might be of use to any music instructors out there. This book fills an important void I tell you.
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-Newsletter Neil
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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.

Viruses, Pandemics, and Immunity
Arup K. Chakraborty and Andrey S. Shaw | Illustrated by Philip J.S. Stork

How viruses emerge to cause pandemics, how our immune system combats them, and how diagnostic tests, vaccines, and antiviral therapies work.

Throughout history, humans have contended with pandemics. History is replete with references to plagues, pestilence, and contagion, but the devastation wrought by pandemics had been largely forgotten by the twenty-first century.  [More. . .]

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Art Therapy
Amy Backos

This book focusses on art therapy as a treatment of PTSD in both theory and practice. It includes an in-depth look at what PTSD is, how it develops, and how art therapists should approach and treat it, with a focus on furthering social justice.

The chapters cover a wide variety of contexts, including adults at a rape crisis centre, veterans, children in group homes and patients at substance use facilities. The second section of the book includes invaluable practical strategies and interventions based on the author's decades of experience in the field. [More. . .]

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Psychosis: Manage Your Emotions, Reduce Symptoms, and Get Back to Your Life
Maggie Mullen | Foreword by Douglas Turkington

Based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), this first-of-its-kind workbook offers real skills to help you balance your emotions and stay grounded in reality. You’ll find self-assessments, worksheets, and guided activities to help you understand your symptoms and manage them in day-to-day life. You’ll also gain self-awareness, learn to navigate difficult or stressful situations, and discover healthier ways of interacting with others. [More. . .]

Transforming the Living Legacy of Trauma: A Workbook for Survivors and Therapists
Janina Fisher

Traumatic experiences leave a “living legacy” of effects that often persist for years and decades after the events are over. Historically, it has always been assumed that re-telling the story of what happened would resolve these effects.

However, survivors report a different experience: Telling and re-telling the story of what happened to them often reactivates their trauma responses, overwhelming them rather than resolving the trauma. 
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A Clinical Guide to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Deborah Abrahams and Poul Rohleder

This book is a resource for psychodynamic psychotherapy that gives helpful and practical guidelines around a range of patient presentations and clinical dilemmas. It focuses on contemporary issues facing psychodynamic psychotherapy practice, including issues around research, neuroscience, mentalising, working with diversity and difference, brief psychotherapy adaptations and the use of social media and technology. The book is underpinned by the psychodynamic competence framework that is implicit in best psychodynamic practice. The book includes a foreword by Prof. Peter Fonagy that outlines the unique features of psychodynamic psychotherapy that make it still so relevant to clinical practice today. [More. . .]

The Lacanian Review, Issue #10: Paranoia
Marie-Hélène Brousse (Editor in Chief)

The 10th volume of The Lacanian Review examines paranoia from the early formations of Jacques Lacan’s work to the contemporary pandemic politics of conspiracy. Paranoia is not only a clinical structure of psychosis cast in the folie a deux that ends in an orgy of blood, as Lacan recounts the infamous crime of the Papin Sisters, but also as the origin of the speaking being, following a new translation of a foundational lesson by Jacques-Alain Miller.
The previous volume of The Lacanian Review (TLR) examined a moment when a chasm opened in the big Other. If the consistency of the semblants, like Truth, were already threadbare, the pandemic ripped them apart. [More. . .]

Embodied Healing: Survivor and Facilitator Voices from the Practice of Trauma-Sensitive Yoga
Jenn Turner (Edt)

This collection of essays explores the applications of TCTSY--Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga--as a powerful evidence-based modality to help clients heal in the aftermath of trauma. Written by a range of contributors including yoga facilitators, survivors, and therapists, the first-hand accounts in Healing with Trauma-Sensitive Yoga examine real-life situations and provide guidance on how to act, react, and respond to trauma on the mat. Each essay centers the voices, wisdom, and experiences of survivors and practitioners who work directly with trauma-sensitive embodiment therapies. [More. . .]

Cup of Tea with Sadness
Ron Chelsvig

This is absolutely an IFS book for kids!
Children are often told both how and when they should feel. It's no wonder, then, that we struggle with our emotions--when we're sometimes shamed and blamed for having them in the first place, it can be difficult to learn how to express them in a healthy way. [More. . .]

Ketamine | The MIT Essential Knowledge Series
Bita Moghaddam

Ketamine, approved in 2019 by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of depression, has been touted by scientists and media reports as something approaching a miracle cure. This volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series chronicles the ascent of a drug that has been around for fifty years–in previous incarnations, a Vietnam-era combat anesthetic and a popular club drug–that has now been reinvented as a treatment for depression. Bita Moghaddam, a leading researcher in neuropharmacology, explains the scientific history and the biology of ketamine, its clinical use, and its recently discovered antidepressant effects, for the nonspecialist reader.[More. . .]

The Art of Stopping: How to Be Still When You Have to Keep Going
David Kundtz

Stopping is a gift to yourself. Knowing when to breathe and regain a clearer vision of yourself and your surroundings helps give you a fresh perspective and an inner balance meant to help you feel in control of the bigger things.
Who are you? What are your true priorities? Your responsibilities may have taken over and are preventing you from living to your fullest potential. Dr. Kundtz gives you insight into key questions you should be asking.
Who are you? What are your true priorities? Your responsibilities may have taken over and are preventing you from living to your fullest potential. Dr. Kundtz gives you insight into key questions you should be asking.
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Emotional Communication and Therapeutic Change: Understanding Psychotherapy Through Multiple Code Theory
Wilma Bucci | Edited by William F. Cornell

In this book, Wilma Bucci applies her skills as a cognitive psychologist and researcher to the fields of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, opening up new avenues for understanding the underlying processes that facilitate therapeutic communication and change. [More. . .]

A Search for Clarity: Science and Philosophy in Lacan's Oeuvre
Jean-Claude Milner

In A Search for Clarity: Science and Philosophy in Lacan’s Oeuvre, Jean-Claude Milner argues that although Jacques Lacan’s writing is notoriously obscure his oeuvre is entirely clear. In a discussion that considers the difference between the esoteric and exoteric works of Plato and Aristotle, Milner argues that Lacan’s oeuvre is to be found in his published writings alone, not his transcribed seminars, and that these published writings contain his official doctrine. This means that Lacan’s oeuvre is already complete, even though many of his seminars remain unpublished.
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Conversations with Carl Jung and Reactions from Ernest Jones
Richard Evans | Edited by Jodi Kearns

The main focus of the Center for the History of Psychology Series Is publishing historically significant primary sources in book form. This volume Is a reprint of Richard I. Evans' 1964 book documenting portions of filmed conversations with Carl Jung at his home in the 1950s and subsequent conversations with Ernest Jones, and Includes new material presented In Evans' subsequent editions. We wish to present historians, students, and enthusiasts a robust research tool for exploring the work of not only early psychologist Dr. Carl Jung, but also of Dr. Richard I. Evans, who dedicated much of his professional career to documenting conversations with eminent psychologists on film in recorded Interviews. The historical record of psychology is enriched by these recordings. [More. . .]

Intersections of Privilege and Otherness in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Mockingbird
Dwight Turner

To address the absence of the exploration of the unconscious experience of privilege within counselling and psychotherapy, the book not only presents an exploration of intersectional difference, but also discusses the deeper unconscious understanding of difference, and how privilege plays a role in the construction of otherness. It does so by utilising material from both within the world of psychotherapy, and from the fields of post-colonial theory, feminist discourse, and other theoretical areas of relevance. [More. . .]

Counseling Children and Adolescents: Cultivating Empathic Connection
Rebekah Byrd and Chad Luke

Counseling Children and Adolescents focuses on relationship building and creating a deep level of understanding of developmental, attachment, and brain-based information.

Chapters place a clear emphasis on building strengths and developing empathy, awareness, and skills. By going beyond theory, and offering a strengths-based, attachment, neuro- and trauma-informed perspective, this text offers real-world situations and tried and true techniques for working with children and adolescents. Grounded in research and multicultural competency, the book focuses on encouragement, recognizing resiliency, and empowerment. [More. . .]

Coping with Cancer: DBT Skills to Manage Your Emotions--and Balance Uncertainty with Hope
Elizabeth Cohn Stuntz and Marsha M. Linehan

This compassionate book presents dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), a proven psychological intervention that Marsha M. Linehan developed specifically for the impossible situations of life--and which she and Elizabeth Cohn Stuntz now apply to the unique challenges of cancer for the first time.
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A Clinician's Guide to CBT for Children to Young Adults: A Companion to Think Good-Feel Good and Thinking Good, Feeling Better, Second Edition
Paul Stallard

A powerful and insightful clinical resource for CBT practitioners who work with children and young adults.

The newly updated and thoroughly revised Second Edition of this companion to Think Good, Feel Good and Thinking Good, Feeling Better delivers guidance for clinicians using the author’s seminal workbooks. [More. . .]

The Family Therapy Workbook: 96 Guided Interventions to Help Families Connect, Cope, and Heal
Kathleen Mates-Youngman 

The Family Therapy Workbook provides psychoeducation across a range of diverse topics to help all families foster healthy communication, a deeper understanding of one another, and a stronger and more loving connection. With therapists and clients in mind, Mates-Youngman has developed guided conversations, strategies, and homework assignments to help families achieve healthy, long-term goals. [More. . .]

What is Normal?
Jane Ryan and Roz Carroll (Eds) 

Many people strive to be normal, and deviation from accepted norms can feel like failure. But why do we want to be normal? And what does that mean? Ordinary? Sane? Similar? When probed, the notion of normality starts to look fragile. It is not clear who decides what being normal means or who is entitled to say. Nonetheless, concerns about conforming and being accepted are deeply pervasive. With an extraordinary diversity of perspectives, the authors featured in this collection – all psychotherapists – use biographical accounts, political analyses and clinical vignettes to challenge the concept of normality. 
[More. . .]

As long as you read bits and pieces of the books you own then you should feel no obligation to finish any of them before acquiring more.
This is Caversham Booksellers' 53rd monthly e-newsletter. Thank you for reading.
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