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The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms
The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms
by Mary Beth Williams
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Useful (but best used in conjunction with a therapist, 5 April 2013
Although American and not exactly brilliant at information, giving this book really can have recovery from such a difficult mental illness. PTSD is really difficult to deal with and it's good to have such practical strategies to help with the different symptoms. The exercises combined with help from a qualified therapist is a useful way forward in some cases.
I would however strongly recommend working with a therapist at the same time as I can imagine using this book alone could be somewhat daunting.


Cub Scout Green Tote Bag - Great Cubs Gift!
Cub Scout Green Tote Bag - Great Cubs Gift!
Offered by Salto UK
Price: £5.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Value for money (but high shipping charges), 14 Jan. 2013
The bag arrived on time and was exactly as described. The little boy it was for is over the moon and very pleased to have a proper cubs bag for to take each week.
I've given it a five star rating because the item is excellent but I would add a small caveat that the shipping charges are too high.
Thank you


IPHONE 4 / 4S - Fairy Ballet Dancer Slim Fit Hard Back / Cover / Case / Shield and Screen Protector Accessories for mobile phones by Oliviasphones
IPHONE 4 / 4S - Fairy Ballet Dancer Slim Fit Hard Back / Cover / Case / Shield and Screen Protector Accessories for mobile phones by Oliviasphones
Offered by OLIVIA'S PHONES
Price: £4.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 6 Dec. 2012
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A great case that fits my iPhone 4S perfectly and prevents damage from the small bumps and scratches that occur when using the phone in a daily basis. The screen saver adds to the safety and I highly recommend this item! Thank you


Kipling Women's New Money Wallet K13891511 True Blue
Kipling Women's New Money Wallet K13891511 True Blue
Price: £29.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent!, 2 Dec. 2012
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A superb purse for all occasions! Excellent ZIP compartment with three different slots for coins. Then the wallet bit folds out into three sections with lots of room for all those pesky credit cards, store cards, collecting cards etc. Despite it's quite small size he carries a great deal and is the only person I found that can take the large number of cards I seem to need to carry around!
Highly recommended and excellent value. Kipling purses are always expensive but this one really is worth the extra!


Sacred Hearts
Sacred Hearts
Price: £5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing!, 18 Aug. 2012
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This review is from: Sacred Hearts (Kindle Edition)
This stunning look into the lives of nuns in Italy in the 1500's is a wonderful read. I highly recommend reading this novel as the plot is clever, the characters both funny and well-rounded, and the wiritng gives you a real feel for the atmosphere of an enclosed convent before the Council of Trent changed monastic lives forever. A lovely book that I have enjoyed many times and will never tire of!


After Silence: Rape and my Journey Back
After Silence: Rape and my Journey Back
by Nancy Venable Raine
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Impressed!, 24 Aug. 2009
This book has both a great deal of information about recovering from sexual assault and details of what the author went through herself. I found the book to be hugely useful as there is not a great deal of this sort of information available - although this is an American book and some of the insurance and legal advice is not suitable in every country. I have also found that there is a website and forum dedicated to furthering the work of the author in helping other women who have suffered as she did.
I would recommend this to anyone still struggling with issues of sexual assault - no matter how long ago it occurred.


Alive and Cutting: A Teenager's Journey in Therapy to Understanding Her Self-Harm
Alive and Cutting: A Teenager's Journey in Therapy to Understanding Her Self-Harm
by Richard Bryant-Jefferies
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.67

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars An account of teenage therapy for self harm, 9 Mar. 2009
This is an unusual book because it gets inside the mind of someone who self harms as a teenager and inside the mind of her youth counsellor. It gives a well-described account of how through therapy, recoved memories can be found and dealt with. The therapist's perpective adds a great deal to the narrative as it is rare to see how self harm affects those who have to help treat someone in this situation.
It is fiction and the story does not really get to unfold by the end of the book. Only the first 5 sessions or so are described and it is frustrating not to see whether the therapy is successful. I would have liked to hear how the person got on in the long term but the amount of detail used would be hard to continue for an entire therapeutic journey.
It is so full of description and thought that at times it is very hard going but an interesting read for anyone who self harms or their friends/family/therapists


Surviving Miscarriage: --You Are Not Alone
Surviving Miscarriage: --You Are Not Alone
by Stacy PhD McLaughlin
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A self-help guide for anyone who has recently experienced a miscarriage, 9 Mar. 2009
This book is mainly to help women who have had a pregnancy resulting in the loss their baby at an early stage. It contains a 30 day post-miscarrige help guide that takes you through the physical and psychological difficulties associated with having had a recent miscarriage.
It is, however, very American and whilst the information is helpful, it does not go into enough detail for those still struggling with miscarriage after the first month or those who have lost a baby after the first trimester of pregnancy.


This is Me Speaking (Red Fox young adult books)
This is Me Speaking (Red Fox young adult books)
by Josephine Poole
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent but slightly dated teenage fiction novel, 9 Mar. 2009
'This is me speaking' is a book that follows the story of Elizabeth. She is 15 and after getting drunk at a party her 'athletic-swot' persona changes forever. She is raped by an unknown stranger and finds herself pregnant and alone in a family who only sees her as 'sucess-assured' when inside she is confused, scared and screaming to be something else.
It is a short novel and one that is dated only by the money and fashion that is described. Elizabeth's dilemma is timeless and her story will stike a chord with anyone who reads it.
I would highly recommend the book to anyone over the age of 12.


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