Therapy and the Counter-tradition: the Edge of Philosophy. By Manu Bazzano & Julie Webb (Eds) Abingdon, OX: Routledge, 2016, paperback, 214 pp, £26.41, ISBN: 978-1138905887. Self & Society – International Journal for Humanistic Psychology (44), 4, December 2016 Reviewed by … Continue reading →

The Latest Issue of Self & Society

The August 2016  issue of Self & Society has the following articles:

September 2015 Self & Society

  • Depressive realism: what it is and why it matters to Humanistic Psychology – Colin Feltham
  • On the road to nowhere? Social-materialist psychology and depressive realism compared –
    The Midlands Psychology Group
  • Feminism, optimism and depressive realism –
    Jeannie K. Wright
  • When the desert starts to bloom: moving beyond depressive reality – Russell Stagg
  • Is life a bitch? The need to contextualize depression and realism – Barbara Dowds
  • Depressive Realism: an existential response
    John Pollard

What doesn’t kill us…

  Stephen Joseph discusses the psychology of post-traumatic growth The field of psychological trauma is changing as researchers recognise that adversity does not always lead to a damaged and dysfunctional life. Post-traumatic growth refers to how adversity can be a … Continue reading →

The Spring 2015 Issue of Self & Society

The Spring 2015 issue of Self & Society has the following featured articles:

Cover of the latest issue of Self and SocietySpecial Theme Symposium: Mindfulness and Beyond

Before and after mindfulness — Manu Bazzano
Confessions of a mind-wandering MBSR student: remembering social amnesia — Ronald E. Purser
Painting eyeballs on chaos: on Zen and birth trauma — Dorinda Talbot
A popular misconception — David Brazier
Mindfulness now — R.J.Chisholm
Beyond mindfulness, towards antiquity — Rebecca Greenslade


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