Idyll Arbor, Inc. is both a publishing house and a consulting firm. Our consultants, editors and authors are some of the best in their fields. We are known throughout North America as a company which carries practical products — books, audio tapes, video tapes, testing tools, posters, games and consultation — that the professional can use in his/her everyday practice. We can do this because we are practitioners who still work with patients as well as being product developers. We try out our products before we offer them to you. In addition to providing quality materials, Idyll Arbor also provides consultation services for activities, therapy departments and facility management.
Idyll Arbor, Inc. is unique because our practitioners talk with other practitioners across the country on a regular basis. We hear about trends in Joint Commission, CARF, NCQA and HCFA surveys as they are happening. Professionals know that they can contact our professional staff and ask about programs, products and techniques which have worked for other therapists across the United States and Canada. We hope this web site will help your practice. Please feel free to contact us with suggestions for making our site more useful for you.
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Mind on the Run: A Bipolar Chronicle
Mind on the Run chronicles a family tragedy — the life and death of Scott C. Baker. It's a story of a family's efforts to help Scott through five major, prolonged bipolar manic episodes. It's the story of a suicide that proper treatment would have prevented.
Expressive Writing: Words that Heal
“Write about what keeps you awake at night.” This book will help you overcome your worst traumas and emotional upheavals. You’ll resolve issues, improve your health, and build resilience. Based on nearly 30 years of scientific research, the book's clear explanations of the writing process show you how and when expressive writing can improve your health by dealing with your issues through writing.
Brain Injury Rewiring for Survivors: A Lifeline to New Connections
Traumatic brain injury causes damage to the connections in many parts of the brain besides the focal point of the injury. It’s not enough to heal medically. Brain Injury Rewiring for Survivors discusses medical care and goes beyond to help the survivor heal spiritually, emotionally, cognitively, physically, socially, and vocationally through traditional and complementary medicine and nutrition.
When Food is Family
There are many eating disorder books based solely on cognitive-behavioral theories and treatment methods. When Food is Family details how early childhood relationships play a significant role in the development of an eating disorder. Nature may stack the deck, but nurture plays the hand. This book is based on the framework of Attachment Theory.
Living Through Personal Crisis
This book is about the small and large losses that happen to people, experiences that plunge them into a state of adjustment. It guides those moving through the mourning process and those who are struggling with depression and other symptoms of distress as they start to realize that they are grieving their loss. It is also for the families and friends of those who have suffered a loss.
Science for Seniors
Science for Seniors shows activity leaders how to provide stimulating science activities that provide both entertainment and enlightenment, as part of a life-long learning process. Contains basic science information and hands-on programs that activity directors or therapists can use with seniors of all intellectual and physical abilities.
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