The Explorations in Mental Health series draws together research, theory and practice from within the field of Mental Health, enhancing our understanding of key challenges and facilitate ongoing academic debate.
Please send inquiries or proposals for this series to one of the following:
Emilie Coin: [email protected] – Editor, UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Elsbeth Wright: [email protected] – Editor, North & South America
Vilija Stephens: [email protected] – Editor, Australia & New Zealand
Katie Peace: [email protected] – Publisher, Asia
Hip-Hop and Spoken Word Therapy in School Counseling Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches
Fostering Resilience Before, During, and After Experiences of Trauma Insights to Inform Practice Across the Lifetime
Trans and Sexuality An existentially-informed enquiry with implications for counselling psychology
Applications of a Psychospiritual Model in the Helping Professions Principles of InnerView Guidance
Deinstitutionalizing Art of the Nomadic Museum Practicing And Theorizing Critical Art Therapy With Adolescents
Pet Loss, Grief, and Therapeutic Interventions Practitioners Navigating the Human-Animal Bond
Indigenous Cultures and Mental Health Counselling Four Directions for Integration with Counselling Psychology
Respect-Focused Therapy Honoring Clients through the Therapeutic Relationship and Process
By Monika Renz
August 20, 2021
Fear and Primordial Trust explores fear as an existential phenomenon and how it can be overcome. Illustrated by clinical examples from the author’s practice as a psychotherapist and spiritual caregiver working with the severely ill and dying, the book outline theoretical insights into how ...
By Ian Levy
May 27, 2021
This volume recognizes the need for culturally responsive forms of school counseling and draws on the author’s first-hand experiences of working with students in urban schools in the United States to illustrate how hip-hop culture can be effectively integrated into school counseling to benefit and ...
Edited By Buuma Maisha, Stephanie Massicotte, Melanie Morin
May 10, 2021
This edited volume recognizes that resilience, and the most effective means of harnessing it, differ across individuals, contexts and time. Presenting chapters written by a range of scholars and clinicians, the book highlights effective evidence-based approaches to nurturing resilience, before, ...
By Sarah F. Kurker
January 25, 2021
Outlining the unique psychosocial and development issues faced by young adults affected by cancer, this text draws on qualitative data from two pilot studies conducted in the United States to illustrate how the needs of this often-overlooked population can be effectively met via group therapy in ...
By Christina Richards
March 31, 2021
Grounded in cutting-edge qualitative research, Trans and Sexuality explores the sexuality of people who do not identify with the gender that they were assigned at birth. Arguing that whilst splitting members of the trans community into distinct groups might seem like a reasonable theoretical ...
By Cedric Speyer, John Yaphe
November 20, 2020
This book brings together the historically separate domains of mental health and spiritual awareness in a holistic framework called InnerView Guidance. Building on strength-based and solution-oriented approaches to therapy, the InnerView model offers a unique psychospiritual approach which can be ...
By Eva Marxen
May 05, 2020
Deinstitutionalizing Art of the Nomadic Museum explores the possibility of the "nomadic museum" to facilitate social and political resistance through engagement with critical art practices and imagery. Grounded in a decade-long art therapy project in a contemporary art museum setting, this book ...
Edited By Lou Turner, Helen Neville
December 11, 2019
Recognizing Frantz Fanon’s remarkable legacy to applied mental health and therapeutic practices which decolonize, humanize, and empower marginalized populations, this text serves as a timely call for research, education, and clinical work to establish and further develop Fanonian approaches and ...
Edited By Lori Kogan, Phyllis Erdman
August 08, 2019
This book recognizes and legitimizes the significance of pet and animal loss by exploring the various expressions of trauma and grief experienced by those who work with, live with, or own an animal or pet. The chapters of Pet Loss, Grief, and Therapeutic Interventions weave together cutting-edge ...
Edited By Suzanne L. Stewart, Roy Moodley, Ashley Hyatt
June 07, 2019
North America’s Indigenous population is a vulnerable group, with specific psychological and healing needs that are not widely met in the mental health care system. Indigenous peoples face certain historical, cultural-linguistic and socioeconomic barriers to mental health care access that ...
By Susanne Slay-Westbrook
June 07, 2019
Therapists have a unique opportunity and responsibility to provide a respectful environment for their clients, yet respect has not received adequate attention in the psychotherapy community and related research. Respect-Focused Therapy: Honoring Clients Through the Therapeutic Relationship and ...
Edited By Olivia Sagan, Eric Miller
January 31, 2019
Rising life expectancies and declining social capital in the developed world mean that an increasing number of people are likely to experience some form of loneliness in their lifetimes than ever before. Narratives of Loneliness tackles some of the most pressing issues related to loneliness, ...