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


 
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Hello there! I have been reading this book. It is an excellent book. Welcome to monthly newsletter number 50! Very exciting.
There is good news for you Sunday browsers. . .wait for it. . .we are now open for browsing on Sundays. Noon to five. Yes indeed.
Because of a customer named Nora I am now aware of a fantastic podcast. It is called Shelf Aware and you can find out more here. Thank you very much Nora. 
We continue plugging away with you in mind. If ever there is a book you want and you believe it is not something we would normally carry please do give us a call or an email. We may be able to get it for you very easily. It is also fun when we get to order in books from other disciplines. So much fun. Narcissism remains a growth industry sadly. Stay awesome and take care you.

-Newsletter Neil
We have a wicked awesome autism spectrum section. Click here for books like Katharina Manassis's Launching Your Autistic Youth to Successful Adulthood and click here for books similar to this gem.
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Our spring catalogue of featured titles is here!
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. . .
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.

Mind, Consciousness, and Well-Being
Daniel Siegel and Marion F. Solomon (Eds)

Here, Daniel J. Siegel and Marion F. Solomon have gathered leading writers to discuss such topics as: attention, resilience, and mindfulness; neuroplasticity—how the brain changes its function and structure in response to experience; “loving awareness” as the foundation for mindful living; how mindfulness training can help build empathy and compassion in clinicians; self-compassion; addictions; using breath practice to cultivate well-being; tools for clients who feel disconnected; “therapeutic presence”—how we show up for our clients, how we embody being aware and receptive. [More. . .]

On the Back of the Wildebeest: The Healing Power of Creativity
Audrey C. Jolly

This exhilarating and original book gives creativity its rightful place on the journey from trauma to mastery. With more than 30 years' experience as an artist, educator and psychotherapist Audrey Jolly shows why creativity heals, how readers can tap its power, and how to navigate the discomfort of trying something new. Practical exercises drawn from movement, drama, art and writing encourage readers to map their own unique path to self-discovery while finding joy in the adventure." [More. . .]

Beautiful new titles from Confer Books! 
Jeremy Holmes, Bret Khar, and more!


Dangerous Lunatics: Trauma, Criminality and Forensic Psychotherapy
The Brain has a Mind of its Own: Attachment, Neurobiology, and the New Science of Psychotherapy
Pathologies of the Self: Exploring Narcissistic and Borderline States of Mind
Towards an Ecopsychotherapy
Body Psychotherapy for the 21st Century

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A Fight to Be: A Psychologist's Experience from Both Sides of the Locked Door
Ronald Bassman

Once a twenty-two year old man, stripped naked, shackled in restraints and subjected to mind-numbing drugs and forty life-threatening insulin comas all in the name of treatment, Dr. Ronald Bassman painfully and slowly reconstructed his shattered life.

Today a teacher, therapist, activist, and internationally sought after speaker, Dr. Bassman takes us inside his extraordinary journey of recovery, challenges the medical community’s reliance on pharmaceutical solutions as the only path to healing, and explodes the myths of diagnostic certainties and limitations. Drawing on his and others’ first-hand stories, he explores new compassionate paradigms of transformation and recovery. [More. . .]

Pocket Therapy from new Harbinger! 
Claire Michaels Wheeler, Edmund Bourne, & Matthew McKay!

Pocket Therapy for Anxiety: Quick CBT Skills to Find Calm
If you suffer from anxiety, you may try to avoid the situations that cause you to feel uneasy. But avoidance isn’t the answer—and letting your fears and worries constantly hold you back will ultimately keep you from living the life you truly want. So, how can you learn to cope with your anxiety in the moment? This little book can help you face your fears and take charge of your anxiety—wherever or whenever it shows up. [More. . .]
Pocket Therapy for Emotional Balance: Quick DBT Skills to Manage Intense Emotions
Sometimes emotions can feel like a big, powerful tidal wave that will sweep you away. And the more you try to suppress or put a lid on these emotions, the more overwhelming they get. So, how can you feel better when difficult emotions threaten to wash over you? [More. . .]
Pocket Therapy for Stress: Quick Mind-Body Skills to Find Peace
Stress—it can happen anytime and anywhere, from your morning commute to the moment you settle in for bed at night. We all struggle with it. And many of us don’t even realize we’re stressed out until we experience more serious symptoms like insomnia, high blood pressure, or even chronic pain. Wouldn’t it be nice to have quick, actionable skills you could turn to when you’re feeling stressed, so you could get back to living a full, happy, and healthy life? [More. . .]
 

Social Factors in the Personality Disorders: Finding a Niche, Second Edition 
Joel Paris

Studies reveal that nearly 10% of the adult population meet criteria for an official diagnosis of personality disorder. Personality disorders have been shown to be strongly influenced by biological and psychological factors, however, less attention has been paid to the social context of these disorders. Synthesizing over 25 years of research since the first edition, this book explores how certain social forces can amplify heritable traits into disorders. It considers these interactions in the framework of a broad biopsychosocial model. [More. . .]

Ouch!
Chaker Khazaal

Growing up in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, Chaker Khazaal's mission was to escape displacement and find his rightful place in the world. This detailed glimpse into his life takes you on an exciting adventure from the Middle East to North America and beyond. All will be revealed in Chaker's pursuit of success - a journey of internal psychological conflicts. Ouch!

Denied entry to his homeland in February 2020, Chaker returns to Beirut and liaises remotely with a team of lawyers to contest Israel's decision. Coincidentally, Covid-19 starts to force lockdowns around the world. Chaker quickly adapts to the restrictions and continues his involvement in a variety of global projects. [More. . .]

So Young, So Sad, So Listen: A Parents' Guide to Depression in Children and Young People, Third Edition
Philip Graham and Nick Midgley


Has your daughter lost her sparkle? Has everyday life become a trial for your son? This book, written by two experts in child and adolescent mental health, describes how to recognise depression and what causes it; and provides guidance on how parents can support their child, including up-to-date advice on seeking professional help. It gives advice on how to tell the difference between normal responses to stress and symptoms that are more concerning.
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The Grit Workbook for Kids: CBT Skills to Help Kids Cultivate a Growth Mindset and Build Resilience
Elisa Nebolsine

As a parent, you want to give your child a solid foundation for living a happy, successful life. But if you have a child who is easily sidelined by obstacles, has trouble bouncing back from setbacks, who melts down easily, or gives up quickly when things get tough—you may worry about their ability to succeed in our competitive, high-pressure world. So, how can you help your child develop grit—a trait that embodies tenacity and self-control? [More. . .]

Stop Avoiding Stuff: 25 Microskills to Face Your Fears and Do It Anyway 
Matthew Boone, Jennifer Gregg, and Lisa Coyne


Afraid? Do it anyway! The 25 microskills in this little book will help you stand up to your fears, so you can live the life youreally want.

To fear is to be human. But fear can also keep us stuck living lives that are stale, stagnant, or downright miserable. Fear leads us down paths that feel more safe, but that deep down we know are wrong for us. [More. . .]

Take Back The Fight: Organizing Feminism for the Digital Age
Susan McConnell

In Take Back The Fight, Nora Loreto examines the state of modern feminism in Canada and argues that feminists must organize to take back feminism from politicians, business leaders and journalists who distort and obscure its power. Furthermore, Loreto urges today’s activists to overcome the challenges that sank the movement decades ago, to stop centering whiteness as the quintessential woman’s experience, and to find ways to rebuild the communities that have been obliterated by neoliberal economic policies. [More. . .]

Surviving Lockdown: Human Nature in Social Isolation
David Cohen

2020 has been the year of the virus, and it will not be a mere footnote in history. This book reflects on the unprecedented changes to our lives and the impact on our behaviour as we lived through social isolation during the global COVID-19 pandemic. From sociable creatures of habit, we were forced into a period of uncertainty, restriction and risk, physically separated from families and friends.
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The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?
Michael Sandel

These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favor of the already fortunate. Stalled social mobility and entrenched inequality give the lie to the American credo that "you can make it if you try". The consequence is a brew of anger and frustration that has fueled populist protest and extreme polarization, and led to deep distrust of both government and our fellow citizens--leaving us morally unprepared to face the profound challenges of our time.
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Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy: A Therapist's Guide to Creating Acceptance and Change
Andrew Christensen, Brian Doss, and Neil S. Jacobson    

The definitive therapist manual for Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy (IBCT)—one of the most empirically supported approaches to couple therapy.

The authors offer guidance on formulation, assessment, and feedback of couples’ distress from an IBCT perspective. [More. . .]

Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil
Susan Neiman

As an increasingly polarized America fights over the legacy of racism, Susan Neiman, author of the contemporary philosophical classic Evil in Modern Thought, asks what we can learn from the Germans about confronting the evils of the past
In the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate over reparations, and the controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and the contested memories they evoke, Susan Neiman’s Learning from the Germans delivers an urgently needed perspective on how a country can come to terms with its historical wrongdoings.
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Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit
Mary-Frances Winters

Black people, young and old, are fatigued, says award-winning diversity and inclusion leader Mary-Frances Winters. It is physically, mentally, and emotionally draining to continue to experience inequities and even atrocities, day after day, when justice is a God-given and legislated right. And it is exhausting to have to constantly explain this to white people, even--and especially--well-meaning white people, who fall prey to white fragility and too often are unwittingly complicit in upholding the very systems they say they want dismantled. [More. . .]

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This is Caversham Booksellers' 50th monthly e-newsletter. Thank you for reading.
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