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Explorations in Mental Health


About the Series

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

Alice Salt: [email protected] – Editor, North & South America

Vilija Stephens: [email protected] – Editor, Australia & New Zealand

Katie Peace: [email protected] – Publisher, Asia

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Self and Identity An Exploration of the Development, Constitution and Breakdown of Human Selfhood

Self and Identity: An Exploration of the Development, Constitution and Breakdown of Human Selfhood

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Matthew Tieu
October 21, 2022

What is a self? What does it mean to have selfhood? What is the relationship between selfhood and identity? These are puzzling questions that philosophers, psychologists, social scientists, and many other researchers often grapple with. Self and Identity is a book that explores and brings together...

E-attachment and Online Communication The Changing Context of the Clinical Diagnosis and Psychological Treatment

E-attachment and Online Communication: The Changing Context of the Clinical Diagnosis and Psychological Treatment

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Katarzyna Sitnik-Warchulska, Bernadetta Izydorczyk, Zbigniew Wajda
August 30, 2022

This book examines the use of modern technologies in clinical psychological practice. It considers how we define attachment in an age where changes in technology and the COVID-19 pandemic have increased the prevalence of online contact in the process of diagnosis and psychological treatment. Based...

Applications of a Psychospiritual Model in the Helping Professions Principles of InnerView Guidance

Applications of a Psychospiritual Model in the Helping Professions: Principles of InnerView Guidance

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Cedric Speyer, John Yaphe
May 30, 2022

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 ...

Compassionate Love in Intimate Relationships The Integration Process of Sexual Mass Trauma, Racism, and Resilience

Compassionate Love in Intimate Relationships: The Integration Process of Sexual Mass Trauma, Racism, and Resilience

1st Edition

By Josiane M. Apollon
December 30, 2021

Drawing on interviews conducted with Black couples in the United States, this book explores relational resilience and identifies unique adaptation strategies that enable couples to overcome the multigenerational effects of violence and sexual mass trauma from slavery and activates compassionate ...

Trauma and Its Impacts on Temporal Experience New Perspectives from Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis

Trauma and Its Impacts on Temporal Experience: New Perspectives from Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

By Selene Mezzalira
December 30, 2021

This unique text develops an original theoretical framework for understanding the relationship between trauma and time by combining phenomenological and psychoanalytical traditions. Moving beyond Western psychoanalytical and phenomenological traditions, this volume presents new perspectives on ...

Trans and Sexuality An existentially-informed enquiry with implications for counselling psychology

Trans and Sexuality: An existentially-informed enquiry with implications for counselling psychology

1st Edition

By Christina Richards
August 02, 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 ...

Fear and Primordial Trust From Becoming an Ego to Becoming Whole

Fear and Primordial Trust: From Becoming an Ego to Becoming Whole

1st Edition

By Monika Renz, Mark Kyburz (translator)
July 08, 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 ...

Hip-Hop and Spoken Word Therapy in School Counseling Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches

Hip-Hop and Spoken Word Therapy in School Counseling: Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches

1st Edition

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 ...

Fostering Resilience Before, During, and After Experiences of Trauma Insights to Inform Practice Across the Lifetime

Fostering Resilience Before, During, and After Experiences of Trauma: Insights to Inform Practice Across the Lifetime

1st Edition

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, ...

Effective Group Therapies for Young Adults Affected by Cancer Using Support Groups in Clinical Settings in the US

Effective Group Therapies for Young Adults Affected by Cancer: Using Support Groups in Clinical Settings in the US

1st Edition

By Sarah F. Kurker
January 26, 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 ...

Deinstitutionalizing Art of the Nomadic Museum Practicing And Theorizing Critical Art Therapy With Adolescents

Deinstitutionalizing Art of the Nomadic Museum: Practicing And Theorizing Critical Art Therapy With Adolescents

1st Edition

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 ...

Frantz Fanon’s Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Clinical Work Practicing Internationally with Marginalized Communities

Frantz Fanon’s Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Clinical Work: Practicing Internationally with Marginalized Communities

1st Edition

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 ...

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