Books on Disorders and Mental Health problems

Here are references relating to different types of therapeutic interventions we can offer and different types of mental health issues, developmental disorders and other presenting problems.
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Books on Disorders and Mental Health problems

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Books on audit and service evaluation, recommended by clinpsy members
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Power, L & Champion, M. Adult Psychological Problems

Feltham, C. & Horton, I. Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Todd, J., Bohart, A., & Hills, D. Foundations of Clinical and Counselling Psychology

Walker, E., & Janet, M. Basic Skills and Professional Issues in Counselling Psychology


Sheffield, A. How You Can Survive When They’re Depressed.

Golant, M. What To Do When Someone You Love Is Depressed.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Linehan, M. Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder.


Schiller, L, Bennett, A. The Quiet Room: Journey Out of the Torment of Madness.

Tsuang, M. et al. Schizophrenia: The Facts.

Warner, R. Recovery from Schizophrenia.

Boyle, M. Schizophrenia: A Scientific Delusion?

Powell, T. Mental Health Handbook.

Ryle, A. Cognitive Analytic Therapy - Active Participation in Change: New Integration in Brief Psychotherapy.

Morrison, A., et al. Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis: A Formulation-Based Approach.

Romme, M., And Escher, S. Accepting Voices.

Obsessive compulsive disorder

Schwartz, J. Brain Lock.

March, J.S., & Mulle, K. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment Manual.

Pedrick, C., & Hyman, B. The OCD Workbook.

Rapoport, J. The Boy Who Couldn’t Stop Washing.

Nathan, P., & Gorman, J. A Guide to Treatments that Work.

Frost, R., & Sketekee, G. Cognitive Approaches to Obsessions and Compulsions: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment.

Jenike, M. et al. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: Practical Management.

Rachman, S., & Hodgson, R. Obsessions and Compulsions.

Rachman, S. The Best of Behaviour Research and Therapy.

Clark, D., & Fairburn, C. The Science and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

Steketee, G. Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Tallis, F. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Neurological Perspective.

Eating disorders

Cooper, P. Bulimia-Nervosa and Binge Eating: A Guide to Recovery.

Schmidt, U., & Treasure, J. Getting Better Bit(e) by Bit(e).

Fairburn, C. Overcoming Binge Eating.

Cooper, M., & Todd, G. Bulimia Nervosa, A Cognitive Therapy Programme for Clients.

Waller, G. et al. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders: A Comprehensive Treatment Guide.


Powell, T. (2004). Head Injury: A Practical Guide.

Sacks, O. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Parkin, A. (1999). Explorations in Cognitive Neuropsychology.

Lezak, M, et al. (2004). Neuropsychological Assessment.

Stirling, J. (2001). Introducing Neuropsychology.

Goldstein, L., & McNeil, J. (2003). Clinical Neuropsychology Assessment.

Nussbaum, P. (1997). Handbook of Neuropsychology and Aging (Critical Issues in Neuropsychology).

Hodges, J. (2007). Cognitive Assessment for Clinicians.

Green, J. (2000). Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Older Adult: A Clinician's Guidebook.

Walsh, K., & Darby, D. (1999). Neuropsychology.

Jaques, A. (1999). Understanding Dementia.

Snyder, P., & Nussbaum, P. (2006). Clinical Neuropsychology: A Pocket Handbook for Assessment

Strauss, E., et al. (2006). A Compendium of Neuropsychological Tests: Administration, Norms, and Commentary

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