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
Self and Identity An Exploration of the Development, Constitution and Breakdown of Human Selfhood
E-attachment and Online Communication The Changing Context of the Clinical Diagnosis and Psychological Treatment
Applications of a Psychospiritual Model in the Helping Professions Principles of InnerView Guidance
Trauma and Its Impacts on Temporal Experience New Perspectives from Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis
Trans and Sexuality An existentially-informed enquiry with implications for counselling psychology
Fostering Resilience Before, During, and After Experiences of Trauma Insights to Inform Practice Across the Lifetime
Effective Group Therapies for Young Adults Affected by Cancer Using Support Groups in Clinical Settings in the US
Deinstitutionalizing Art of the Nomadic Museum Practicing And Theorizing Critical Art Therapy With Adolescents
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...