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Explorations in Mental Health


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Pet Loss, Grief, and Therapeutic Interventions: Practitioners Navigating the Human-Animal Bond

Pet Loss, Grief, and Therapeutic Interventions: Practitioners Navigating the Human-Animal Bond

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Lori Kogan, Phyllis Erdman
August 20, 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...

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

Forthcoming

Christina Richards
August 19, 2019

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...

Respect-Focused Therapy: Honoring Clients through the Therapeutic Relationship and Process

Respect-Focused Therapy: Honoring Clients through the Therapeutic Relationship and Process

1st Edition

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...

Indigenous Cultures and Mental Health Counselling: Four Directions for Integration with Counselling Psychology

Indigenous Cultures and Mental Health Counselling: Four Directions for Integration with Counselling Psychology

1st Edition

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...

Narratives of Loneliness: Multidisciplinary Perspectives from the 21st Century

Narratives of Loneliness: Multidisciplinary Perspectives from the 21st Century

1st Edition

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,...

Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs: Research on Experiences, Coping and Support

Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs: Research on Experiences, Coping and Support

1st Edition

Christine Valentine
December 19, 2018

Individuals bereaved by the drug- or alcohol-related death of a family member represent a sizeable group worldwide. Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs is the long-awaited result of an important and ambitious research project into the experiences commonly encountered by members of this...

Perspectives on Intercultural Psychotherapy: An Igbo Group Analyst’s Search for Social and Cultural Identity

Perspectives on Intercultural Psychotherapy: An Igbo Group Analyst’s Search for Social and Cultural Identity

1st Edition

Okeke Azu-Okeke
November 29, 2018

In Perspectives on Intercultural Psychotherapy, Okeke Azu-Okeke explores cultural identity by drawing on his own experience as the first and only Black trainee in an Institute for Group Analysis in London and the impact this has had on his work as a lecturer and supervisor, as well as research from...

Africana People in China: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Migration Experiences, Identity, and Precarious Employment

Africana People in China: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Migration Experiences, Identity, and Precarious Employment

1st Edition

C. Jama Adams
October 05, 2018

This book examines the psychosocial experiences of foreign workers from Africa and its diaspora in China, within the context of international socio-economic forces. By exploring employment-based migration from a psychoanalytic perspective, this volume investigates the utility of adaptive...

Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues: An Islamic Perspective

Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues: An Islamic Perspective

1st Edition

G. Hussein Rassool
August 16, 2018

Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues raises awareness of the cultural considerations, religion and spirituality involved in the assessment of Muslim patients with mental health problems. The belief that Jinn spirits can cause mental illness in humans through affliction or possession...

The Comprehensive Resource Model: Effective therapeutic techniques for the healing of complex trauma

The Comprehensive Resource Model: Effective therapeutic techniques for the healing of complex trauma

1st Edition

Lisa Schwarz, Frank Corrigan, Alastair Hull, Rajiv Raju
March 12, 2018

Traditional methods employed in psychotherapy have limited effectiveness when it comes to healing the psychological effects of trauma, in particular, complex trauma. While a client may seem to make significant breakthroughs in understanding their feelings and experiences on a rational level by...

Depressive Realism: Interdisciplinary perspectives

Depressive Realism: Interdisciplinary perspectives

1st Edition

Colin Feltham
March 07, 2018

Depressive Realism argues that people with mild-to-moderate depression have a more accurate perception of reality than non-depressives. Depressive realism is a worldview of human existence that is essentially negative, and which challenges assumptions about the value of life and the institutions...

Therapeutic Assessment and Intervention in Childcare Legal Proceedings: Engaging families in successful rehabilitation

Therapeutic Assessment and Intervention in Childcare Legal Proceedings: Engaging families in successful rehabilitation

1st Edition

Mike Davies
February 05, 2018

This book draws upon the author’s first-hand clinical experience as an Expert Witness in child and family legal proceedings to explore the success of psychotherapy assessments and interventions. Focusing on families who are seeking to be re-united after the removal of their children into foster...

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