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    Books by Dr Phil Watts

     

    Dr Watts has published the following books:

     

    • A psychological treatment guide for Breast Cancer (2015) - Now available as an ebook via Amazon and related online book sellers
    • IP: DIY Internet Pornography: Do-it-yourself Treatment Guide for Men (2014) - IP:DIY now available as an ebook via Amazon
    • Surviving the Witness Box: Expert opinion in court (2009)
    • Shared Care or Divided Lives: What’s best for children when parents separate (2008).

    • a reliable witness: how to give credible mental health evidence in court (2004)

     

    Currently in preparation for publication

    • Kids on a leash – Raising responsible children (working title)

       

    You can order these books with this form: Dr Watts Book Order Form or use the new online order form by clicking here

    Trade discount applies to booksellers.  Please contact Dr Phil Watts for terms

     

    A psychological survival guide for breast cancer (2015)

    Now available as an ebook or in print via Amazon and related book sellers

     

    “Some of the experiences and practical advices Dr Phil shares will no doubt be helpful to many patients and their families going through this difficult time. This is also a useful read for the caregivers to better understand what the patients are going through in order to provide meaningful support and care.  The book is very easy to read and the messages come across in simple language without jargon”.  

     

    Daphne Tsoi (MBBS MSc FRACP) Medical Oncologist

     

    Breast cancer is the third most common type of cancer in Australia and in the top five cancers in most other western countries. It is a disease which affects as many as 1 in 8 women who live to 85 years old. These cold hard statistics do not help deal with the devastation which a diagnosis of cancer can cause. The purpose of A Psychological Survival Guide for Breast Cancer is to help explain common experiences and emotions associated with the diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer.

    The book has practical advice and insightful understanding to help navigate the psychological and emotional experiences associated with breast cancer. The book is designed to be a quick read rather than a text book as the typical cancer suffer has many issues to deal with in their lives. While written directly for the woman who has breast cancer, it is a useful aid for the friends and family to understand some of the issues involved. Professionals may also benefit from the insights and explanations.

     

    119 Pages, paperback.  Ogilvie Publishing

    ISBN 9780992412111

    Recommended Retail Price AUD $29.50 (including GST)

     


     

    IP: DIY Internet Pornography: Do-it-yourself Treatment Guide for Men (2014)

    IP:DIY now available as an ebook via Amazon

     

    Dr Phil Watts’ latest book is a self-treatment guide for men who have internet pornography problems. This book is designed for those men with pornography addiction whether it is adult or child pornography.  It is written to cover issues for both those who are religious and non-religious. Therapists will find this a handy tool for use in their therapy processes.

     

    "IP:DIY is an exceptional self-help guide. Dr Phil Watts has produced a practical, easy to use, and positive text for dealing with Internet pornography. His compassion in dealing with these issues shines through. This book encourages readers to take on the issues with purpose and courage. It is “a path with heart”."

     

    Dr Simon G Kennedy PhD, MAPS. Clinical & Forensic Psychologist

     

     

     

     

     

    Topics Include:

    - Work through 60 exercises to reprogram your brain and change your behaviour

    - Find out about the nature and extent of Internet-based problems

    - Examine the legal, moral and social consequences of your excessive use

    - Explore the spiritual impacts of your behaviour (for those of you of a religious nature)

    - Gain an understanding of the impact of your behaviour upon your partner

    - Many other interesting and useful topics included

     

    256 Pages - paperback.  Ogilvie Publishing Western Australia

    ISBN: 9780975604236 (paperback)

    Dewey Number: 616.85833

    Recommended Retail Price $39.50 (including GST) in Australia

     

    IP:DIY now available as an ebook via Amazon

     


    Surviving the Witness Box: Expert opinion in court

     

    Written for professionals who have to give opinion evidence in court. While there is a lean towards the profession of psychology, the book contains examples across a range of professions including accounting and engineering

     

    Join the thousands of psychologists and other professionals who have learned to play the legal “game” through the “Reliable Witness Seminars” and book.

    This revised and expanded edition of “A Reliable Witness” (2004) is packed with strategies to maximise the chances that you, and your evidence, will be perceived in a positive light

     

    Providing evidence to a court can be challenging for any witness regardless of profession or experience. “Surviving the Witness Box” is an excellent tool which will assist all professionals in presenting useful and meaningful evidence to the court. The way Dr Watts explains the court process in this book can improve your creditability and also calm the nerves!

    Robin Bourgeois (Family Court Lawyer, WA)

     

     

    Topics Include:

     - The “game” and rules of court

     - The pathways to court (and how to avoid them!)

     - How to write reports for court

     - What constitutes expert evidence

     - How to deal effectively with cross-examination

     - The practical do’s and don’ts of appearing in court

     - Courtroom protocol

     

    219 Pages - paperback.  Ogilvie Publishing Western Australia

    ISBN - 9780975604229

    Recommended Retail Price $45.00 (including GST)


    "Shared Care or Divided Lives? What‘s best for children when parents separate"

     

    An analysis of issues for patents, lawyers and other professionals

     

    "Dr Watts’ book serves as a timely reminder of just how important it is to keep your children's happiness and wellbeing as the focal point of the separation process. He answers questions you may not have thought to ask, providing a range of practical suggestions for a variety of different situations. It should be required reading for any parent or professional person working with families during separation".

    Robin Bourgeois (Family Court Lawyer, WA)

     

    Topics include:

     - Family break-up as a psychological process

     - Developmental issues for children

     - How parental behaviour impacts the outcomes for children

     - Different processes for reaching agreement

     - Making shared care and other arrangements effective.

     

    173 Pages - paperback.  Ogilvie Publishing Western Australia

    ISBN - 9780975604212

    Recommended Retail Price $39.50 (including GST)


     

    A Reliable Witness: How to give credible mental health evidence in court

    Out of print – Surviving the witness box is an extended updated version of this book

     

    A practical guide to giving evidence in court. Ideal for psychologists, social workers & psychiatrists

     

    "I am aware of no such book like it, written for the Australian audience and I heartily recommend it for any health professional, not only psychologists, but also medical practitioners and allied health professionals who need to appear in court."

    Oleh Kay (Psychiatrist, WA)

     

    Topics include:-

     - Appreciating the “game” of court

     - The essentials of writing reports for court

     - A model of what constitutes expert evidence

     - The do‘s and don‘ts of appearing in court

     - What you need to know about courtroom protocol

     - Understanding the pathways to court

     - Learn to structure your information as useful evidence.

     

    154 Pages – paperback.  Ogilvie Publishing Western Australia

    ISBN – 9780975604205

    Recommended Retail Price $59.50, currently $35


     

    You can order these books with this form: Dr Watts Book Order Form or use the new online order form by clicking here

    Trade discount applies to booksellers.  Please contact Dr Phil Watts for terms

     

    IP:DIY is available as an ebook and print book via Amazon and other book suppliers

     

    Also available from:

     

     

    Open Leaves Books

     

    111 Gladstone Road

    Highgate Hill

    Queensland 4101

     

    tel. 61 7 38440169

    fax. 61 7 38441090

     

    PsychOz Publications

     

    Level One, 288 High Street

    Kew

    VIC 3101

     

    tel. +61 (0)3 9855 2220

    fax: +61 (0)3 9855 2225

    Email: psychoz@psychotherapy.com.au

    Website: www.psychotherapy.com.au