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Books & sites of use to therapists or clients

In the Room

A blog focussing upon cognitive behavioural & psychodynamic techniques & issues "in the room" rather than case or theoretical discussions.

Dibs In Search Of Self

A detailed, session-by-session account of a therapeutic intervention. Written by the therapist and detailing all the detours & blind alleys that never make it into textbook accounts of the therapeutic process.

BPS Research Digest 3rd anniversary

The authors of seven psychology blogs have each provided an article detailing a psychology journal article from the last three years, one which inspired them or changed the way they think.

BPS Research Digest

A newsletter-cum-blog from the British Psychological Society. Summarising a dozen psychology journal articles each month in accessible prose, the Digest is a good light read and a useful pointer to the full articles.

BBC Health

A source of good advice and good links to other reputable sites. BBC Health can be recommended by therapists who wish to encourage or support internet research by their clients.

APA Monitor on Psychology

The newsletter of the American Psychological Association. Discussion articles and summaries of research which will be of interest and use to any therapist, be they American, psychologist or neither.

Demon Haunted World

An accessible argument in favour of the scientific method. The book provides tools for discriminating science from pseudoscience and knowledge from speculation.

Psychiatric Drugs Explained

A guide to psychotropic medication for therapists and their clients. This book lays out the pros & cons of mind-altering prescription drugs from a critical but balanced perspective.

Relaxation Techniques: A Practical Handbook

A compendium of relaxation techniques. This book supports the clinical practice of physical and psychological therapists seeking to explore the field of relaxation training or to tailor their approach to individual clients.

Practicing Therapy

A collection of exercises for developing therapists. The insights to be derived from this book should improve the practice of any therapist.

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