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Books for Adults
Learning and Being in Person Centred Counselling
By Tony Merry
A comprehensive discussion on the origins and current developments in counselling theory and practice.
Reasons to Stay Alive
By Matt Haig
The true story of someone's triumph to make the most of their time on earth. Moving, funny and poignant.
Remember this when you're sad
By Maggy Van Eijk
A first hand perspective on mental illness, written with insight and humour. Reasons to remind yourself that everything will be ok.
The Courage to Heal Workbook
By Laura Davis
A valuable resource for men and women suffering from the effects of childhood sexual abuse.
Books for Children
The Paper Dolls
By Julia Donaldson
A useful book for helping children to cope with loss, with the inherent message that a joyful memory can never truly be destroyed.
Badger's Parting Gifts
By Susan Varley
Another book that deals with loss and the gifts that people's presence continues to bestow on us, even after they are gone.
By David McKee
A beautifully illustrated book about kindness that is easy to understand in it's joyously simplistic presentation.