Jessica Kingsley Publishers was founded in 1987 and is committed to publishing books that make a difference for professionals and general readers in a range of subjects. They are well known for their long-established lists on special educational needs, autism, social work, mental health and arts therapies. More recently they have published extensively in the fields of counselling and gender diversity. They have a range of graphic novels across these subject areas, as well as books for children on issues including depression, anxiety and bereavement. In 2017 Jessica Kingsley became part of the John Murray Press division of Hachette Group.