Creek's Occupational Therapy and Mental Health, 6th Edition

Authors :
Wendy Bryant & Jon Fieldhouse & Nicola Plastow
Date of Publication: 06/2022

Promoting and maintaining mental health continues to be a key challenge in the world today. Creek's Occupational Therapy and Mental Health is essential reading for students and practitioners across a wide range of health professions, captur ...view more

Promoting and maintaining mental health continues to be a key challenge in the world today. Creek's Occupational Therapy and Mental Health is essential reading for students and practitioners across a wide range of health professions, capturing contemporary practice in mental health settings. Now fully updated in its sixth edition, it retains the clarity and scholarship associated with the renowned occupational therapist Jennifer Creek while delivering new knowledge in a fresh perspective.

Here readers can find everything they need on mental health for learning, practice, and continuing professional development. Complex topics are presented in an accessible and concise style without being oversimplified, aided by summaries, case studies, and questions that prompt critical reflection. The text has been carefully authored and edited by expert international educators and practitioners of occupational therapy, as well as a diverse range of other backgrounds. Service users have also co-authored chapters and commentaries. Evidence-based links between theory and practice are reinforced throughout.

This popular title will be an indispensable staple that OTs will keep and refer to time and again.

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Promoting and maintaining mental health continues to be a key challenge in the world today. Creek's Occupational Therapy and Mental Health is essential reading for students and practitioners across a wide range of health professions, capturing contemporary practice in mental health settings. Now fully updated in its sixth edition, it retains the clarity and scholarship associated with the renowned occupational therapist Jennifer Creek while delivering new knowledge in a fresh perspective.

Here readers can find everything they need on mental health for learning, practice, and continuing professional development. Complex topics are presented in an accessible and concise style without being oversimplified, aided by summaries, case studies, and questions that prompt critical reflection. The text has been carefully authored and edited by expert international educators and practitioners of occupational therapy, as well as a diverse range of other backgrounds. Service users have also co-authored chapters and commentaries. Evidence-based links between theory and practice are reinforced throughout.

This popular title will be an indispensable staple that OTs will keep and refer to time and again.


Key Features
  • Relevant to practice - outlines a variety of therapeutic interventions and discusses the implications of a wide range of contexts
  • New chapters on eating disorders, cognitive/learning-based approaches and being a therapist
  • Extended service user commentaries
  • Expanded scope to accommodate diverse psychosocial perspectives and culturally-sensitive practices
  • New questions for readers in every chapter
  • Key reading and reference lists to encourage and facilitate in-depth study

Author Information
Edited by Wendy Bryant, PhD, Senior Lecturer - Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Human Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, UK ; Jon Fieldhouse, Senior Lecturer In Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK and Nicola Plastow