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:
AnnaMary Goodall: [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
Desettlering as Re-subjectification of the Settler Subject Towards Alternative Traditions and Identity
Critical Resilience and Thriving in Response to Systemic Oppression Insights to Inform Social Justice in Critical Times
Challenging the Therapeutic Narrative Historical and Clinical Perspectives on the Genetics of Behavior
Fostering Resilience Before, During, and After Experiences of Trauma Insights to Inform Practice Across the Lifetime
Hip-Hop and Spoken Word Therapy in School Counseling Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches
Towards a Transtheoretical Definition of Countertransference Re-visioning the Clinician's Intersubjective Experience
E-attachment and Online Communication The Changing Context of the Clinical Diagnosis and Psychological Treatment
Effective Group Therapies for Young Adults Affected by Cancer Using Support Groups in Clinical Settings in the US
Applications of a Psychospiritual Model in the Helping Professions Principles of InnerView Guidance
By Kathleen S.G. Skott-Myhre, Hans A. Skott-Myhre, Jeffrey Galvin Smith, Scott Kouri
October 20, 2023
This book offers an intervention into the process of decolonization through the re-subjectification of the settler subject. The authors draw on what Deleuze and Guattari call minor threads of philosophy, pedagogy, spirituality, and healing practices rooted in neglected lineages of European thought ...
By Melissa L. Morgan
March 31, 2023
This book offers new insight into how individuals utilize resilience in the face of structural and social injustice. By drawing on qualitative research methods to foreground the voices of Holocaust survivors and Latinx immigrants to the United States, Critical Resilience and Thriving in Response to...
By Robert G. Goldstein
January 18, 2023
This volume explores and challenges the assumption that behavioral proclivities and pathologies are directly traceable to experience—an assumption that still widely dominates folk psychology as well as the perspective of many mental health practitioners. This tendency continues despite ...
By Monika Renz, Mark Kyburz (translator)
January 09, 2023
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 Buuma Maisha, Stephanie Massicotte, Melanie Morin
January 09, 2023
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 Ian Levy
January 09, 2023
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 ...
By Rudy Roman
November 21, 2022
This book explores the analyst’s countertransference experience in clinical settings from a number of theoretical perspectives in order to develop a transtheoretical definition of countertransference. Stemming from an examination of the definition of countertransference itself, the author utilizes...
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...
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 ...
By Sarah Kurker
August 01, 2022
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 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 ...
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 ...