Author: Adam J. Cox
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Keywords: communicate, connect, sons, raising, words, boys
Number of Pages: 337
Published: 2005-12-13
List price: $35.00
ISBN-10: 1593852185
ISBN-13: 9781593852184

When parents feel separated from their sons by a curtain of silence or a wall of resistance, they’re right to be concerned. Boys of few words--the ones who limit their expression to a timid shrug or an indifferent grunt--need our help. Whether the problem is rooted in "nature" or "nurture," boys who grow up unable to talk about their thoughts and feelings find it hard to connect with others at school, home, and eventually in business and personal relationships. Psychologist Adam Cox helps parents understand all the factors that may be limiting their son’s ability or willingness to

Author: Daniel J. Siegel
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Keywords: experience, interpersonal, neurobiology, mind, developing
Number of Pages: 394
Published: 1999-04-09
List price: $59.00
ISBN-10: 1572304537
ISBN-13: 9781572304536

This book goes beyond the nature and nurture divisions that traditionally have constrained much of our thinking about development, exploring the role of interpersonal relationships in forging key connections in the brain. Daniel J. Siegel presents a groundbreaking new way of thinking about the emergence of the human mind and the process by which each of us becomes a feeling, thinking, remembering individual. Illuminating how and why neurobiology matters, this book is essential reading for clinicians, educators, researchers, and students interested in human experience and development across the

Authors:William R. Miller, Stephen Rollnick,
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Keywords: people, change, preparing, second, interviewing, motivational
Number of Pages: 428
Published: 2002-04-12
List price: $49.00
ISBN-10: 1572305630
ISBN-13: 9781572305632

Since the initial publication of this breakthrough work, motivational interviewing (MI) has been used by countless clinicians. Theory and methods have evolved apace, reflecting new knowledge on the process of behavior change, a growing body of outcome research, and the development of new applications within and beyond the addictions field. Extensively rewritten, this revised and expanded second edition now brings MI practitioners and trainees fully up to date. William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick explain how to work through ambivalence to facilitate change, present detailed guidelines for us

Authors:Nalini Ambady, John J. Skowronski,
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Keywords: impressions, first
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2008-05-23
List price: $45.00
ISBN-10: 1593857160
ISBN-13: 9781593857165

Grounded in cutting-edge theory and research, this book brings together leading investigators to examine how first impressions are formed; the psychological, biological, and evolutionary processes that underlie them; and their consequences for individuals and society. Chapters present compelling findings on what people infer about others from such cues as facial features, expressions, skin tones, physical movements, and the environmental context. Factors that make first impressions more or less accurate are identified, including the type of inference being made as well as the impact of perceiv

Authors:Sallie Foley, Sally A. Kope, Dennis P. Sugrue,
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Keywords: taking, care, sexual, guide, complete, matters, women, sex
Number of Pages: 376
Published: 2002-01-15
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 1572306416
ISBN-13: 9781572306417

When it comes to matters of sex, women today are trapped in a reality gap portrayed by the media as confident and fulfilled; yet struggling in everyday life with sexual myths, self-doubt, and "embarrassing" questions. Now women can find the answers they need to take charge of their sexuality both in and outside of the bedroom. This book presents solid, science-based information on the topics that everyone is talking about and those that aren’t talked about enough ,from how to have more satisfying sex, to questions about hormones, anatomy, STDs, body image, relationships, sexual orientati

Authors:David H. Barlow, Paul M. Lehrer, Robert L. Woolfolk,
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Keywords: third, management, stress, practice, principles
Number of Pages: 734
Published: 2007-08-16
List price: $85.00
ISBN-10: 159385000X
ISBN-13: 9781593850005

Structured for optimal use as a clinical reference and text, this comprehensive work reviews effective stress management techniques and their applications for treating psychological problems and enhancing physical health and performance. Leading experts present in-depth descriptions of progressive relaxation, hypnosis, biofeedback, meditation, cognitive methods, and other therapies. Tightly edited chapters examine each method’s theoretical and empirical underpinnings and provide step-by-step guidelines for assessment and implementation, illustrated with detailed case examples. The volume

Author: Jennifer Berne
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Keywords: writing, students, workshop, engaging, classroom, rich, school
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 2008-11-17
List price: $45.00
ISBN-10: 1606230247
ISBN-13: 9781606230244

This unique resource gives teachers everything they need to set up and manage a successful writing workshop in a high school classroom. By creating a classroom centered on writing, the workshop approach helps students develop skills and strategies for mastering numerous writing tasks and genres. After introducing the workshop’s fundamental principles and methods, the book explains how to guide students through the entire writing process, from planning and drafting to revising, giving and receiving feedback, editing, and publishing their work. Guidelines for valid, reliable assessment and
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