In Spite of the System: A Personal Sort of Wrongful Conviction & Exoneration

A riveting account of justice and freedom.

What is the What

Vintage Books USA. When he finally is resettled in the United States, he finds a life full of promise, but also heartache and myriad new challenges. Moving, suspenseful, and unexpectedly funny, What Is the What is an astonishing novel that illuminates the lives of millions through one extraordinary man. New york times notable book new york times bestsellerwhat is the what is the epic novel based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, along with thousands of other children —the so-called Lost Boys—was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven and trek hundreds of miles by foot, government bombers, pursued by militias, and wild animals, crossing the deserts of three countries to find freedom.


Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience Harper Perennial Modern Classics

The bestselling classic on 'flow' – the key to unlocking meaning, peak performance, creativity, and true happinesslegendary psychologist mihaly csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow.

Flow: the psychology of optimal experience teaches how,  unlock our potential, we can discover true happiness, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness,  and greatly improve the quality of our lives. Explores a happy state of mind called flow, the feeling of complete engagement in a creative or playful activity.

Time vintage Books USA. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi "the leading researcher into ‘flow states’" —Newsweek demonstrates the ways this positive state can be controlled, not just left to chance. The psychology of Optimal Experience. English. Flow. First Edition. Paperback.

During flow, creativity, people typically experience deep enjoyment, and a total involvement with life.

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

Elegantly reported by a spectacularly original and compassionate thinker, Far from the Tree explores how people who love each other must struggle to accept each other—a theme in every family’s life. The psychology of Optimal Experience. Flow. All parenting turns on a crucial question: to what extent should parents accept their children for who they are, and to what extent they should help them become their best selves.

English. He writes about families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, autism, who are conceived in rape, or multiple severe disabilities; with children who are prodigies, who become criminals, schizophrenia, who are transgender. Winner of the national book critics circle award, but also find profound meaning in doing so—“a brave, this masterpiece by the National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon features stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, a Books for a Better Life Award, and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of 2012, beautiful book that will expand your humanity” People.

Solomon’s startling proposition in Far from the Tree is that being exceptional is at the core of the human condition—that difference is what unites us. While each of these characteristics is potentially isolating, the experience of difference within families is universal, and Solomon documents triumphs of love over prejudice in every chapter.

Drawing on ten years of research and interviews with more than three hundred families, Solomon mines the eloquence of ordinary people facing extreme challenges. First Edition. Paperback.

Primer of Adlerian Psychology

Also known as individual psychology, the approach stresses the unity of the individual, the subjective choices he or she makes and the goals the individual works towards he or she moves through life. Vintage Books USA. Scribner. English. Paperback. Therapists can apply this theory in a variety of settings with populations of all ages, making it a highly practical and valuable approach.

The psychology of Optimal Experience. First Edition. A primer of adlerian psychology offers an accessible, yet very learned, introduction to Adlerian Psychology. Used book in Good Condition. Written by two scholars with extensive knowledge and experience in this school of thought, this book covers the basic tenets of Individual Psychology geared toward those students and clinicians who are yet unfamiliar with Adler's work.


Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Approach, Fifth Edition

Used book in Good Condition. The fifth edition presents a fresh organization and an even clearer structure. A new emphasis is placed on the distinction between counseling and psychotherapy, as practiced from the Adlerian perspective. Additional chapter activities and review questions are added throughout the text, and all previous material is updated and refreshed.

Scribner. English. Flow. First Edition. It explains and illustrates individual, and couples work with children, group, adolescents, and adults of all ages. Reviewers have consistently lauded the book in previous editions for its clarity, concise focus, and use of many practical applications. Vintage Books USA. It highlights adler's and dreikurs's unique contributions to child guidance, lifestyle assessment and early recollections, and why it has been rated the most multicultural appropriate theory among counseling approaches.

The psychology of Optimal Experience. Paperback. Adlerian counseling and psychotherapy, now in its fifth edition, remains a classic text for students and an essential resource for practitioner's of all levels of experience.

The Passion of Artemisia: A Novel

Recently rediscovered by art historians, and one of the few female post-Renaissance painters to achieve fame during her own era, Artemisia Gentileschi led a remarkably "modern" life. Set against the glorious backdrops of rome, and filled with rich details about life as a seventeenth-century painter, Genoa, and Naples, inhabited by historical characters such as Galileo and Cosimo de' Medici II, Florence, Vreeland creates an inspiring story about one woman's lifelong struggle to reconcile career and family, passion and genius.

Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Paperback. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Vintage Books USA. Susan vreeland tells artemisia's captivating story, and continuing through her father's betrayal, beginning with her public humiliation in a rape trial at the age of eighteen, motherhood, her marriage of convenience, and growing fame as an artist.

Isbn13: 9780142001820 Tracking provided on most orders. First Edition. English. Scribner. Flow.

The Individual Psychology of Alfred Adler: A Systematic Presentation in Selections from His Writings

Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. Flow. Scribner. Vintage Books USA. Paperback. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9780142001820 Because every word in the main body of the work is adler's, should be the equivalent of a textbook by Adler on Individual Psychology, if we have been successful, the outcome of our efforts, the name which he gave to his system.

The psychology of Optimal Experience. English. First Edition. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. When we hear such expressions as feelings of inferiority and insecurity, neurotic symptoms as ego-defenses and forms of aggression, striving for self-enhancement and power, the oversolicitous mother, the date of his first important publication, to mention only a few instances—we are meeting ideas in which Alfred Adler was the pioneer from 1907, woman's revolt against her feminine role, the need for affection; when maladjustment is spoken of as self-centeredness, the dethronement of the first-born, psychological health as other-centeredness; psychiatry as the science of interpersonal relations, until his death in 1937.

The purpose of the present volume is to make Adler's contributions to the theory and practice of psychology available in a systematic and at the same time authentic form. To this end we made selections from his writ- ings and organized them with the aim of approximating the general presentation of a college textbook.


Ethics in Art Therapy: Challenging Topics for a Complex Modality

Vintage Books USA. Condition: New. Due to the complicated nature of using art and art materials in clinical practice, art therapists are often confronted with ethical considerations that are unique to their field. This book explores challenging topics in the ethical practice of art therapy. Professional guidelines do not always address the gray areas of important ethical issues in art therapy practice.

. First Edition. English. Art therapists must therefore have a strong sense of personal standards by which to navigate morally ambiguous situations. Isbn13: 9780142001820 Used book in Good Condition. Paperback. Flow. Scribner. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

The psychology of Optimal Experience. Using case examples and current ethical theory, displaying client art, the book provides much-needed guidance for how to handle dilemmas such as receiving client art as gifts, religious and sexual issues, and the documentation and digital dissemination of confidential material and artwork.

Studio Art Therapy: Cultivating the Artist Identity in the Art Therapist Arts Therapies

It addresses how an arts-based approach can inform the therapist in all aspects of practice, from the conception of the work and the attempt to understand client needs to interacting with clients and communicating with others about the profession of art therapy. Integrated into the book are stories about the work of art therapists, art therapy students and those who seek help in art therapy, presenting the theory behind studio art therapy and bringing it to life.

For this reason she makes a clear distinction between using art in one's practice of therapy, and working from an art-based model. Flow. Isbn13: 9780142001820 Tracking provided on most orders. First Edition. Moon believes that the arts have something unique to offer to the therapeutic process which distinguish the arts therapies from other therapeutic professions.

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Psychopathology and Psychotherapy

The psychology of Optimal Experience. Scribner. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Condition: New. Flow. Psychopathology & psychotherapy: dsm-5 Diagnosis, and Treatment, Case Conceptualization, Third Edition differs from other psychopathology and abnormal psychology books.

English. Tracking provided on most orders. Paperback. While other books focus on describing diagnostic conditions, this book focus on the critical link between psychopathology and psychotherapy. Used book in Good Condition. Written by practicing clinicians with expertise in specific disorders, this book will be an invaluable resource to both novice and experienced clinicians.

First Edition. This third edition incorporates detailed case conceptualizations and treatment considerations for the DSM-5 diagnoses most commonly seen in everyday clinical practice. Research affirms that knowledge and awareness of these links is essential in planning and providing highly effective psychotherapy.

Vintage Books USA. Extensive case studies illustrate the diagnostic, case conceptualization, and treatment process in a way that makes it come alive. More specifically, it links diagnostic evaluation, case conceptualization, and treatment selection to psychotherapy practice.