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The Tidal Model: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

Philip J Barker and Poppy Buchanan-Barker

Julie Key, Literature Search Specialist

Reason you chose this book

This book inspired me to be curious about individuals' stories and empower them to recognise their strengths.


A model developed by nurses, where the individual is empowered by telling their story in their own words. It represents a person centred approach which is recovery focused whereby the individual recognises their won resourcefulness. The model represents a unique way of supporting people and acknowledges that ultimately they are the experts.

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