Press Room

Welcome to the Drugs and Clients Press Room. We are pleased to provide a collection of tools to aid journalists reporting on this important book. The downloadable and printable files available on this site are listed below.

A Quick Guide to Navigating the Site

The links below correspond to the tabs at the top of each page and will take you to the different areas on the site, which are summarized below:

HOME: Our home page, with a brief description of the book and some reviews.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: A photograph of the author and a short biography.

ABOUT THE BOOK: An overview of the book, with a complete Table of Contents.

FOR EDUCATORS: A very detailed page for university educators on how the author uses Drugs and Clients as a textbook for her graduate level course, Psychopharmacology for Psychotherapists.

FOR THERAPISTS: A letter from the author to her colleagues on the increasing importance of psychoactive substances to the profession and an explanation about how Drugs and Clients differs from other books on psychopharmacology.

For the Media

Author Photo: A high-quality jpg of the author suitable for reproduction (JPG).

Book Cover: A high-quality jpg of the cover suitable for reproduction (JPG).

Media Information Sheet: A handy PDF which summarizes the contents of the book, the author's biography, several reader reviews, and publication information ( PDF, 1 page).

Media & Reader Reviews: Complete reviews posted as they become available.

Press Release: July 12, 2010 (PDF, 1 page).

Sample Chapter: A representative chapter from the book (PDF, 19 pages).

Printable Table: Psychiatric Medications Reference (PDF, 1 page).

Printable Table: Essential Oils Reference (PDF, 1 page).

Drugs and Clients - by Padma Catell, PhD

This book is for anyone who is studying or practicing the art of psychotherapy, particularly Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, nurses, graduate students, school counselors, and psychologists-all of whom have a need to know how prescription medications and other psychoactive drugs affect their clients.
Click Here to view a sample chapter!

Drugs & Clients
Second Edition
ISBN 978-0929150-8789
284 pages • 6"x9"
Trade Paperback $39.95

Psychoactive Substances and Aromatherapy
8.5"x11" reference card

Common Psychiatric Medications
& Nonprescription Drugs

This invaluable resource lists the most common psychoactive substances by type (BzRAs, MAOIs, opioids, etc.) and the average daily dose range.
Click here for a free downloadable version!

Essential Oils & Their Uses
for Psychiatric Medications

This table lists the most common essential oils (bergamot, lavender, mint, sage, thyme, ylang ylang etc.) being used as aromatherapy for psychological purposes.
Click here for a free downloadable version!

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