Restorative Theory in Practice

Insights Into What Works and Why

Author: Belinda Hopkins

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857008471

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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Restorative practice is an innovative approach to thinking about, and addressing, conflict and bullying, as well as disruptive, challenging and criminal behaviour. The approach is increasingly used to transform the culture of organisations, institutions and services and the way people communicate with one another. In this book, ten practitioners describe a restorative encounter as seen through the lens of their own theoretical model. The book's unique structure is modelled on a restorative practice known as Circle Time- comprising of a Check-in, a Main Activity, and a Check-out. In the Check-in the practitioner explains how their own theoretical model informs their practice; in the Main Activity they comment on the same case studies to highlight how each theory can deepen our understanding of what might be happening and why; and in the Check-out they reflect on what they have learned from reading each other's contributions. This is a unique exemplar of how restorative theory and practice can influence how practitioners think, learn and write about restorative practice. This will be an invaluable resource for restorative practitioners working across sectors including education, social services, youth offending or policy.
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The Coaching Relationship in Practice

Author: Geoff Pelham

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473942764

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

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This book explores that which is at the very heart of coaching: the coach-coachee relationship. Considering the relationship at each stage of the coaching process, it will equip your trainees with the necessary skills and knowledge for building and maintaining successful coaching relationships every step of the way. In clear and friendly terms the book simplifies complex issues including the practicalities of getting started, the intricacies of coaching across cultures and of coaching from within an organisation, and how to make the most of supervision. A crucial chapter on evidence-based practice considers the importance of research in the area and how to use the evidence-base to support professional coaching practice. Reflective questions, examples, implications for practice and recommended reading are included in every chapter, encouraging your trainees to consider how they might bring themselves to the coaching relationship.
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Working with Embodiment in Supervision

A systemic approach

Author: Jo Bownas,Glenda Fredman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131764834X

Category: Psychology

Page: 182

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Working with Embodiment in Supervision: A Systemic Approach offers a number of approaches to working with the body in therapy and counselling supervision. The authors are all experienced supervisors of clinical practice. The book is divided into two parts. Part One addresses how power and difference are embodied, exploring implications for the supervisory process. Part Two offers supervisees and supervisors practices for using our bodies with intention in supervision, working with physical sensation, emotion and bodily movement and expression. The book introduces a repertoire of innovative practices for supervisors to reflect on, talk about and work with embodiment in supervisory practice and includes exercises and detailed guides to assist readers in using the practices in their own work. Working with Embodiment in Supervision will be of use for practitioners (both supervisors and supervisees) involved in supervision of clinical practice, as well as trainers and trainees engaged in supervision training. It should also be of interest to those who want to address embodiment in mental health, psychology, psychotherapy and counselling practice.
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Draw on Your Emotions

Author: Margot Sunderland

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351629379

Category: Education

Page: 110

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Draw on Your Emotions is a bestselling resource to help people of all ages express, communicate and deal more effectively with their emotions through drawing. Built around five key themes, each section contains a simple picture exercise with clear objectives, instructions and suggestions for development. The picture activities have been carefully designed to help ease the process of both talking about feelings and exploring life choices, by trying out alternatives safely on paper. This will help to create clarity and new perspectives as a step towards positive action. Offering a broad range of exercises which can be adapted for any ability or age from middle childhood onwards, this unique book explores a range of emotions surrounding a person1s important life experiences, key memories, relationships, best times, worst times and who they are as a person. This is an essential resource for therapists, educators, counsellors and anyone who engages other people in conversations that matter about their relationship to self, others and life in general. This revised and updated second edition also contains a new section on how to use the superbly emotive The Emotion Cards (9781138070981) to facilitate deeper therapeutic conversations.
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Fire of the Goddess

Nine Paths to Ignite the Sacred Feminine

Author: Katalin Koda

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738728438

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

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You are a creator, lover, priestess, and healer—a multifaceted goddess with confidence, spiritual wisdom, and the power to reinvent yourself. Based on a lifetime of deep spiritual study and her firsthand experiences around the world, Katalin Koda offers an innovative way for you to bring the sacred feminine into your everyday life. Fire of the Goddess presents nine goddess archetypes that correspond with every woman's inherent gifts and the most important facets of her life: firebearer, initiate, warrioress, healer, consort, bodhisattva, priestess, weaver, and crone. For each archetype, you'll connect with its associated goddess—Pele, Artemis, Quan Yin, Isis, and others—through inspiring exercises, the power of myth, and a sacred ceremony. —Form a women's circle —Call on your ancestors —Find your animal guide —Celebrate your sensuality —Open up to your inner masculine —Practice deep listening Through the exploration of each goddess aspect, you will begin to discover the strength, spirituality, beauty, and authenticity of your sacred and ever-evolving self. "This is a truly wonderful literary experience that connects women to a profound aspect of themselves that is often overlooked by the modern world." -PREDICTION
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Tui Na - E-Book

A manual of Chinese massage therapy

Author: Sarah Pritchard

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047902

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Tui na: A manual of Chinese massage therapy is a comprehensive handbook for the 21st century student and practitioner of Tui na working in the West. The book describes the roots and development of Tui na, how it works therapeutically within the context of Chinese medicine and how to become an effective Tui na practitioner. It contains detailed descriptions of Tui na techniques, how to practice them, their clinical applications and therapeutic effects. Foundation area routines are provided to aid the development and fluidity of manual skills and to give an initial structure for building treatments. The book has a unique approach to creating and planning Tui na treatments. Avoiding the prescriptive approach usually employed, Sarah Pritchard discusses the principles of practice and enables the student practitioner to make choices and formulate treatments by bringing together their knowledge and skills. Frameworks are provided, and techniques, methods and approaches suggested for presenting patterns of disharmony within the treatment of common ailments. Accompanying videos showing how to apply all the major techniques Over 120 photographs clearly illustrating the techniques The application of the ancillary therapies of cupping, gua sha and moxibustion The application of external herbal media ‘Tips for Practice’ easy reference to aid the learning of techniques Case histories illustrating the treatment of common clinical ailments Treatment foundation area routines Yin and yang styles of practice Combining Tui na and acupuncture in practice.
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Tarot for the Healing Heart

Using Inner Wisdom to Heal Body and Mind

Author: Christine Jette

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780738700434

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 217

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Tarot for the Healing Heart has a simple premise: now is the time to begin healing and resolution. To heal is to make whole. Dis-ease (being out of ease) can manifest as physical or emotional pain, broken relationships, or spiritual unrest. The message of dis-ease is one of hope. The possibilities of the future exist now--not as fantasies, but through the exercise of free choice in the present. Through choice, the future grows as the fruits of our present healing actions. In Part One of Tarot for the Healing Heart, you will learn how to create a healing atmosphere, including creating sacred space, centering, and dream work. In Part Two, explore the meaning of illness and learn to understand your own personal patterns of dis-ease and healing, including letting go of fear. Health attracts health, and Part Three examines healing as a lifestyle. This section includes healing meditations and visualizations designed to awaken your inner healer as well as methods of pain reduction. Part Four explores how to use the entire tarot deck for the express purpose of healing. In-depth descriptions of each card include the card's life lesson and life wisdom. You do not need to be a tarot expert or a healing practitioner to benefit from this book. All you need is a desire to heal, an open mind, and a courageous heart.
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Heile deinen Körper

Seelisch,geistige Gründe für körperliche Krankheit und ein ganzheitlicher Weg, sie zu überwinden

Author: Louise Hay

Publisher: Lüchow Verlag

ISBN: 3958832156

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 92

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Falsche Denkmuster verursachen Krankheiten. Aber mit affirmativen Sprüchen lassen sich die Denkmuster ins Positive wandeln, und diese neuen Muster führen zu Gesundheit und Heilung. Louise Hays Klassiker weckt im Leser diese Fähigkeit, aktiv zum eigenen Heilungsprozess beizutragen.
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Psychopath

A Novel

Author: Keith Russell Ablow, MD

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 142990111X

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Forensic psychiatrist Frank Clevenger returns in this arresting new thriller from bestselling author Keith Ablow. Having achieved celebrity status with his last case, Clevenger is tapped by the FBI to catch an elusive murderer known as the Highway Killer, who has left twelve bodies strewn across twelve states. But the Highway Killer isn't just a serial killer--he's a psychiatrist whose brilliance as a doctor is matched only by his precision as a murderer. When he writes to a national newspaper challenging Clevenger to cure him through an exchange of open letters, a gripping public therapy unfolds. With the Highway Killer's brutality reaching new heights as he confronts his mind's darkest demons, will Clevenger exorcise those demons before they spin completely out of control?
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Music and Mantras

The Yoga of Mindful Singing for Health, Happiness, Peace & Prosperity

Author: Girish

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501112201

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

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“Singing is as human as breathing, and this book tells us why.” —Mark Guarino, contributing music writer, The Guardian Popular yogi-musician Girish opens new possibilities for transforming your life through song, combining the ancient art of singing mantra with twenty-first century neuroscience research. For as long as he can remember, Girish has created rhythm to accompany life. His first experience of music as sacred art came in college, playing with jazz bands. “During improvisational sessions,” he recalls, “there were these unexplainable moments of synchronicity and intuition that felt like magic.” This led Girish to an unexpected journey—a seeming detour to live as a monk in an ashram for five years that inadvertently nourished his musical artistry. Here, he studied Sanskrit as a means to understand the deeper meanings of ancient chants, which sparked a life-changing event that led him back to music—and to combining music with Sanskrit chants. Now he shares what he’s learned to help people of all ages, backgrounds, and traditions to transform body, brain, and life through mantra and music. With Music and Mantras, Girish has created a toolkit for personal transformation through singing, sharing his own experience as a musician, yogi, and former Hindu monk. Weaving simple, elegant mantras from ancient traditions with neuroscience, Girish shows us how to achieve greater peace of mind, clarity, calm, focus, and even improved health and wealth through "kirtan," the yogic art of chanting—an inspiration that anyone can sing their way to happiness, health, and prosperity.
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The Power of Neutral

Soul Alchemy in Meditation

Author: Guru Rattana, Ph.D.

Publisher: Yoga Technology, LLC

ISBN: 1888029110

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 279

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The Power of Neutral, the latest book from Guru Rattana, is a distillation of the wisdom and experience she has gained from a lifetime of practice, and should occupy a prime position on the bookshelf of everyone who wishes to deepen their knowledge and understanding of meditation and its role in spiritual transformation. Easily accessible for beginnersIlluminating for those who want moreProfound and penetrating for seasoned practitioners Guru Rattana explains how the mind works, offers practical ways to direct your meditation practice, and give you the keys to open the door to your inner journey. The book is split into six parts: Our Spiritual JourneyTraining BasicsOur Relationship with the InfiniteOur Relationship with the SelfHow Do I Love?Kundalini Yoga Kriyas and Meditations Neutral Is Our Power Base In our usual asleep state, awareness is very limited and often monopolized by random thoughts or spaced out. There is a vast reality within that we are unaware of — our soul, the Infinite, inner peace, universal wisdom, and Divine Love. As multidimensional beings living in a multidimensional world and universe, we need more than our dualistic mind to experience and compute what is going on. We need our neutral mind, which has access to subtle information from our Soul and the Infinite. Neutral is not nothing. Neutral is the container for everything. Neutral is the ability to see and perceive reality the way it is, not the way we want it to be. Our neutral mind is our base. It is our observer station. But rather than being a passive instrument, it is an active witness to our thoughts, emotions, and reactions. Its job is to keep our faculties of consciousness and awareness active and our inner space receptive and expansive. Neutral Shifts Our Inner Reality As we learn to access and pay attention to the neutral channel, our mental, emotional, and physical states begin to shift and harmonize. In our neutral channel, we experience a dependable, stable place inside ourselves, where we can relax, let go, and trust.When we have access to the neutral channel, the dual mind can finally be relieved of the stress caused by thinking it has to figure everything out. In the neutral channel we can listen to the wise counsel of our intuition and hear our soul's voice direct our decisions.The neutral mind is our access route to higher love, peace, harmony, and oneness, all of which are not available in the dualistic mind. From the lighthouse of our neutral mind, we look at life differently.We discover that our identity and our reality extend beyond our current personalities into a non-physical presence and being.As we let go of mental ideas of who we are and how life should be, we begin to experience peace, satisfaction, and fulfillment. Basic Guidelines The following are the most basic guidelines to awaken and become aware of your neutral mind and inner space. Pay Attention with Sensory Faculties Our first task in meditation is to pay attention to ourselves (to our bodies and inside our skin) with our subtle sensory faculties of (1) awareness, (2) listening, and (3) feeling. We train ourselves to use our sensory faculties to focus inside instead of outside ourselves. Use these faculties to direct your mind to be present to what you are feeling in your body. Get in touch with your physical, mental, and emotional condition. Don't analyze or think about anything. Deeply listen, feel, and be non-verbally present to your body and breath.Look Inside Your Head Close your eyes. Look inside your head. Keep looking until you see a dark space. This space can be dark or light, but it is usually simply a dark cave-like space. Whatever you see (dark, space, nothing, empty, etc.) pay attention to that. Use your faculties of awareness and listening to tune in to the neutral space in your mind. The more you look, the more you will realize that this space is vast, pure, open, and totally available for you. Your primary and ongoing training then is to focus on the space inside your head. Do not get distracted by images, lights, or any other visuals that might appear. Look deeply beyond any thoughts or visuals.Listen Inside Your Head In addition to looking, engage your faculty of listening to listen inside your head. Listen between your ears, as though you have an inner ear inside your head. Listen deeply underneath any thoughts, until you hear the sound of silence. You will become aware of a "sound" that is always there. This is a constant infinite "sound of silence" that is very soothing and always in the background.Keep Coming Back to Neutral It is normal that your attention will be diverted by thoughts in the dual mind, which continues to emit thoughts. Allow the thoughts, but don't pay attention to them. Engage your faculty of listening to pay attention to the sound of silence. Don't get involved in thinking, evaluating, analyzing, or judging what you are doing. You will notice that when you engage your attention on rational mind activities, you pop out of your neutral channel.Dwell in "My Sacred Space" We quickly notice that our inner space is always there. We can always return to this place of peace, which is permanently in our psyche. The sound of silence is always present without discussion. This experience of permanency is comforting and reassuring. We begin to trust that we have an inner sanctuary to which we can always return. Think of it as my personal space. No one except me has access to my sacred space of peace. Our task then is to (1) access, (2) stay in, (3) deepen, and (4) train ourselves to operate from the vantage point of our sacred space in our body. As we do so, we can hold this inner space of stillness and place of peace and equanimity inside ourselves while we carry out our daily activities. The Power of Neutral will show you how you can train yourself to simply (without judgment or frustration) return your attention to your sacred neutral space.
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Perfekt! Der überlegene Weg zum Erfolg

Author: Robert Greene

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446438203

Category: Political Science

Page: 416

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Wie haben wir Erfolg, ohne verbissen zu sein? Wie schaffen wir es, unser Privatleben und unseren Beruf so miteinander zu verbinden, dass sie sich ergänzen und bereichern? Wie schöpfen wir aus der Fülle, statt uns vom Alltag auffressen zu lassen? Um all diese Fragen geht es in „Perfekt!“, dem neuen Buch von Robert Greene („Power – Die 48 Gesetze der Macht“). Und der Bestseller-Autor aus den USA bietet Lösungen: Mit Beispielen aus der Welt der Literatur und der Geschichte zeigt er, wie wir Schritt für Schritt herausfinden, wo unsere wirklichen Talente liegen und wie wir jene elegante Souveränität erlangen, nach der viele streben, die aber nur wenige erreichen.
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The Secret Teachings of Plants

The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature

Author: Stephen Harrod Buhner

Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

ISBN: 1591430356

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 315

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Advocates the use of an intuitive cognition in order to discover plants' medicinal and nutritional purposes, including discussions of the scientific model's limits and how, once cultivated, it can be applied to disciplines such as medicine.
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The Energetic Keys to Indigo Kids

Your Guide to Raising and Resonating with the New Children

Author: Maureen Dawn Healy

Publisher: New Page Books

ISBN: 9781601632845

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 286

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"In The Energetic Keys to Indigo Kids, Maureen Healy tackles the subject of indigo children from a whole new vantage point: energy. Aimed at healers, stay-at-home moms, and parents who are struggling to understand the unique qualities of their indigo children, the book covers such topics as: How indigo energy works How indigos heal The keys to indigo success You will learn to see indigos from an energetic perspective--how they think, how they make decisions, what they need, how they heal, and what triggers them the most--as well as how to get them back on track, prevent meltdowns, and, ultimately, see them succeed"--
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Entdecken Sie Ihre Stärken jetzt!

Das Gallup-Prinzip für individuelle Entwicklung und erfolgreiche Führung

Author: Marcus Buckingham,Donald O. Clifton

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593502526

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Stärken der Mitarbeiter stärken, anstatt ihre Schwächen bekämpfen - das ist es, was Unternehmen erfolgreich macht. Denn wer täglich das tun darf, was er am besten kann, arbeitet am effektivsten. Damit individuelle Stärken einfach identifiziert und gefördert werden können, haben die Autoren den Strengths- Finder entwickelt. Dieser Selbsttest ermittelt die fünf größten persönlichen Stärken. In diesem Bestseller erhalten Führungskräfte und Mitarbeiter fundierte Informationen, wie diese "Top Five" im Arbeitsalltag am besten eingesetzt werden können - für mehr Zufriedenheit, Motivation und Erfolg im Job.
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