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Training Tours 2013
19/12/2012

So far, firm bookings for specialised training workshops have been received from Finland and Singapore. Negotiations are at an early stage for Cyprus, Russia, Australia and the USA. In the main the workshops will be on suicide prevention and severe trauma and stress. In addition to workshops John hopes to be presenting at various national and international conferences.

This year's European Brief Therapy Association (EBTA) conference will be held in Bern, Switzerland during September.


Book - Beating Combat Stress: 101 Techniques for Recovery. Wiley-Blackwell
08/12/2012

John's highly acclaimed book "Beating Combat Stress: 101 techniques for recovery" is about to go for its 3rd printing in less than 20 months. In the interview below John talks about the book and why it was written.

The book was written for military welfare staff, veterans organisations’ caseworkers and for veterans themselves as a self-help or buddy-aid manual. It has appeal also for spouses, partners and families.

With 13.5 point type, generous line spacing, block text and illustrations, it is widely accessible. It has been described as “..the most comprehensive and user-friendly book published worldwide, on this subject, to date.”

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Book - Preventing Suicide: the Solution Focused Approach. Wiley-Blackwell
01/12/2012

Worldwide sales of the book remain steady.  Wiley-Blackwell’s Commissioning Editor said recently: “With sales as buoyant as this, we will be looking to a second edition by the end of 2013. At the time of writing, Amazon Books have it listed as low as £17.01, generously discounted from the RRP of £27.99.

Reviewers comments, testimonials and endorsements from across the world, have been a great encouragement over these past four years.

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Book goes to second printing
28/02/2012

John's new book "Beating Combat Stress: 101 techniques for recovery" has just gone for a second printing.


Keynote Speaker at Doncaster Conference
17/02/2012

John has been invited to be a keynote speaker at this year's conference on Military Veteran Offenders and Mental Health. It will be held on 11th July 2012 at Doncaster.


Training Tours 2012
01/02/2012

This year, so far, bookings for specialised training workshops have been received from the following countries: France, Finland, Cyprus and Germany. In the main the workshops will be on suicide prevention and severe trauma and stress. In addition to workshops John hopes to be presenting at various national and international conferences.

This year's European Brief Therapy Association (EBTA) conference will be held in Poland during September. John hopes to attend again this time.


Book - Beating Combat Stress: 101 Techniques for Recovery
01/01/2012

Interest in this forthcoming handbook, ahead of its publication date later this year, has been tremendous.

The book has been written for both military welfare staff and service personnel as a self-help or buddy-aid manual. It will appeal also to spouses, partners and families.

With 14 pt. size type, greater line spacing, block text and illustrations, it is one of the most user-friendly self-help books around. It could be the biggest breakthrough for many years, in providing practical psychological help for service personnel and their families.

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Book - Preventing Suicide: the Solution Focused Approach
01/11/2011

Sales of the book continue well since its publication 2 years ago: it is now well on the way to its 4th printing! At the time of writing, Amazon Books are offering it at £18.19, generously discounted from the RRP of £27.99.

Reviewers comments and feedback from across the world, have been a great encouragement over these past 2 years.

Buy it on amazon...