Picking Up The Pieces

Author: Paul Britton
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448109795
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Picking Up The Pieces from the Author: Paul Britton. The extraordinary and fascinating new book by the author of the award-winning bestseller The Jigsaw Man Forensic psychologist Paul Britton can 'walk through the minds' of those who murder, rape, torture, extort and kidnap. He can see the world through their eyes and know what they're thinking. That is why the police have called on him to help with many high-profile criminal investigations and catch those responsible. How does he do it? Paul Britton's newest book, Picking Up the Pieces, reveals the psychological and forensic foundations upon which he has based his expertise. It is a remarkable journey into the darkest recesses of the human mind. From top security prisons and mental hospitals to ordinary outpatients' clinics, Britton introduces us to his clinical and forensic work. A man turns into a werewolf at four o'clock every afternoon. Another has built an electric chair in his basement to kill his father. A woman accepts the blame for abusing her child when she had nothing to do with it. How can they be helped? When Britton so accurately profiled the child killers of Jamie Bulger in Liverpool, or told police the true nature of Frederick and Rosemary West, he could do so because he had treated disturbed children and confronted sadistic sexual murderers in his consulting room. For twenty-five years Britton has interviewed, assessed and treated people with damaged or broken minds. Some were responsible for terrible crimes, others were stopped before it was too late. The answers aren't hidden at bloody crime scenes or in the post-mortem photographs. Instead, the truth is often locked away within someone's mind or deep in their past. Picking Up the Pieces is not a sequel to Britton's award-winning autobiography The Jigsaw Man, but a companion volume that shows the heart of his work and the knowledge that underpins his conclusions. It is a unique and revealing book that will fascinate and provoke discussion. Paul Britton was born in 1946. Following degrees obtained in psychology from Warwick and Sheffield universities, he has spent the last twenty years working as a consultant clinical and forensic psychologist. He has advised the Association of Chief Police Officers' Crime Committee on offender profiling for many years and currently teaches postgraduates in clinical and forensic psychology. He is married with two children. Paul Britton is the author of Picking Up the Pieces and The Jigsaw Man, which won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award for Non-Fiction.

Stories For Amanda

Author: Amanda Todd Legacy
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ISBN: 9781939927934
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Stories For Amanda from the Author: Amanda Todd Legacy. Amanda Todd was a young girl who was lured into a bad decision by a cyber-stalker and then mercilessly targeted online and in real life over and over again, until it became too much for her to handle and she ended her life in October of 2012. She wanted to help other kids by sharing her story and letting them know they should never be punished for who they are or for making a mistake. AmandaToddLegacy.org is an organization that reaches out to kids in need, educates about the harmful effects of bullying and provides resources that can make a real difference. 100% of the proceeds from sale of this anthology will be donated toward that vision. 16 of the most popular and bestselling authors in Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance and Young Adult have come together in support of the fight against bullying. Each has contributed a new short stories or missing scene from their most popular series for this very worthy cause. If you are being bullied, please stay strong and get help. Someone does care. Amandatoddlegacy.org

Picking Up The Pieces

Author: Mary Sheepshanks
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN: 1250098181
Size: 19.37 MB
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Picking Up The Pieces from the Author: Mary Sheepshanks. Kate is in her fifties, recently widowed, and coping with the difficulties--and occasional pleasures--of flying solo. But when her daughter Joanna's husband walks out, and Joanna instantly assumes that Kate will step into the supporting Granny role while she goes career and man-hunting, Kate realizes it is time to step outside her family's preconceived expectations--with devastating results. What follows is a delightful story of the relationships and unspoken power struggles between four generations of women, in Mary Sheepshanks's Picking Up the Pieces.

Picking Up The Pieces Moving Forward After Surviving Cancer

Author: Magee, Sherri
Publisher: Raincoast Books
ISBN: 9781551928999
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Picking Up The Pieces Moving Forward After Surviving Cancer from the Author: Magee, Sherri. Stepping back into everyday life after having faced a life- threatening illness is not as simple as it sounds. Now what? How do you pick up the pieces of your life and put them back together again? There are no guidelines to follow once treatment for cancer finishes--no bridge from hospital to home. How do you discuss the variety of changes you are experiencing when you may not even know how to describe them? All you know is that you are confused and that you feel out of sync with yourself and with others. Picking Up the Pieces will guide you through this difficult time. Reassuring, realistic, and insightful, this book presents a unique four-phase process with useful daily practices to support you along your recovery journey. Drawing on the inspiring voices of cancer survivors, the authors give practical advice on how to design your own unique Healing Plan, including suggestions on ways to handle physical side effects and stress, and how to connect with yourself, with others, and with a higher power. They provide informational and educational resources and professional support services, and they suggest ways that you may find healing through your own contributions and creativity. For the more than 11 million cancer survivors in North America who have spent months and, in many cases, years, battling disease, this book is essential for reclaiming mind, body, and spirit to move forward with recovery.

Picking Up The Pieces

Author: Alvin Busby
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1436360315
Size: 49.99 MB
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Picking Up The Pieces from the Author: Alvin Busby. Book 1 Reuben James -- James Wilson's paternal father, Reuben James, has passed away, and he returns to his home town to pay his last respects and say goodbye. While there he discovers a diary that reveals who his real mother and father are and other startling facts. Book 2 Big Iron -- Texas Red botched the robbery job in Portal, Arizona and killed his younger brother. Now Darrin Liggett is tracking him and his gang down to bring them to justice. All the way to the town of Agua Fria he rode with the big iron on his hip. Book 3 School Bus Lovers -- Randy Wilcox has started having marital problems and has just started a new job as a school bus driver. While there he is given other duties and advanced training making him an invaluable employee. During this period he has fallen in love with and has numerous affairs with his new protegee. Book 4 I never Picked Cotton -- When he was just a baby, too little for a cotton sack, Alan played in the dirt while the others worked til they couldn't straighten up their backs. He made himself a promise, when he was big enough to run, that he would never stay a single day in that oklahoma sun. From then on it was fast cars and whiskey, long haired girls and fun. Alan had everything that money could bring and he took it all with a gun. Book 5 Long Black Veil -- Ten years ago on a cold dark night, there was someone killed beneath the town hall light. There were few at the scene but they all agreed the slayer who ran looked a lot like me. Now ten years later the new sheriff wants the murder reopened and investigated.

Picking Up The Pieces

Author: Betty Bates
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ISBN: 9780823403905
Size: 17.38 MB
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Picking Up The Pieces from the Author: Betty Bates. Nell has loved Dexter since first grade, but once they reach junior high and he begins to change, she must decide how strong her feelings really are.

Picking Up The Pieces After Domestic Violence

Author: Kate Iwi
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857005335
Size: 11.15 MB
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Picking Up The Pieces After Domestic Violence from the Author: Kate Iwi. Domestic violence has a serious impact on children and families but some of the harm can be minimised by providing parents with effective guidance on developing safe, protective and positive ways of caring for their children in the aftermath of a violent relationship. This practical guide provides techniques and exercises to help practitioners work in a structured and focused way with parents after domestic violence has occurred. It sets out a framework for assessing risks and needs, and covers how to build strengths, set goals, and plan an intervention pathway. Advice, exercises and handouts that are easily photocopied will help parents understand the impact of domestic violence and develop their relationship with their child. The resource also covers how to use discipline, talking to children, understanding child development, and how to build resilience and empathy. Guidance on working with both the perpetrator and the victim of domestic violence is included. This invaluable resource will benefit child and family social workers, children's centre workers, therapists, counsellors and anyone supporting a family recovering from the trauma of domestic violence.

Picking Up The Pieces From Portugal To Palestine

Author: William Howard Wriggins
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761827979
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Picking Up The Pieces From Portugal To Palestine from the Author: William Howard Wriggins. As a conscientious objector prior to World War II, author Howard Wriggins joined the American Friends Service Committee, a non-governmental organization that, with its British counterpart, would receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 1947 for their many years of refugee relief work. A young idealist who left his graduate studies in political science to assist refugees fleeing Hitler's madness, Wriggins batted out daily letters on an ancient Underwood portable to describe the cruel events he witnessed. He shares his experiences as he came to know numberless refugees and prisoners in Portugal, internees in Algiers, Yugoslavs fleeing in transport ships, refugees and Vatican officials in Italy, anguished French colleagues after years of Occupation, and Palestinians jammed into Gaza camps. Wriggins reviewed these letters five decades later after he retired from Columbia University as the Bryce Professor of the History of International Relations. In them he discovered a world far from the market-driven prosperity and political peace Europe enjoys today. Professor Wriggins has used his letters to tell a riveting personal story about the horrors of governmental persecution and a war to end it, in the midst of which idealism nevertheless persisted.

Picking Up The Pieces

Author: Maliya Mzyece Sililo
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789982071611
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Picking Up The Pieces from the Author: Maliya Mzyece Sililo.

Picking Up The Pieces

Author: Louis Paul Priolo
Publisher: P & R Publishing
ISBN: 9781596383807
Size: 80.39 MB
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Picking Up The Pieces from the Author: Louis Paul Priolo. Ending a romantic relationship can wreck lives, especially for the one who didnt want it to end. A book that leads you from heartache to a healthier relationship with Christ.