Voices

Voices Upcoming And Recent Issues
 

Upcoming Issues

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Opression, Freedom, Self (Winter 2018)

In the age of Trumpocracy, White nationalism, #metoo, pussy hats, anti-immigration, xenophobia, the wall, fake news, diversity training, sexual harassment training, LGBTQ awareness--many of us are spinning. A sometimes-nauseating whirl of every-flavored politics, social turmoil, and a never-still news cycle permeates our day.In this issue - whose theme we share with the 2017 I&C - we invite to explore your experience of the psychotherapeutic relationship, and to tell us what worked and what did not.

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Call For Papers (PDF) • Deadline August 15, 2018

Memory, Meaning & Story: Understanding Our Narratives and Changing Our Scripts (Spring 2019)

We all tell our stories: of who we are, from whence we came, of life events that shaped and turned our directions. We tell stories of relationships, attachments, and encounters—what happened, who said or did what and why—recounting gifts or grievances received with lasting impact. Sometimes those stories are drawn from clear memories, well grounded in what actually happened. Sometimes our “memories” are more family lore, shaped by the stories we were told of events we were too young to remember or inherited from our ancestors, written before our time. Other times, the stories are built from screen memories, compiled from a mix of experiences, interpretations, and ascribed meanings, scripted into narratives drawn tight around us as if it all happened just so – and will always be just so. ...

For this issue of Voices, consider the roles of memory, meaning and story in defining and changing life scripts.  .....

Call For Papers (PDF) • Deadline January 15, 2019

The Ghost in You: Psychotherapy and the Art of Grieving (Summer 2019)

Loss is integral to the human experience. There is no attachment without the risk and eventuality of loss. The response to loss, however, determines our engagement in the present moment. The ability to navigate grief helps determine the quality and duration of our relationships. Mourning can be a vehicle for, or an obstacle to, growth.   ....

Consider the theme of grief and ghosts as it relates to the person of the therapist, the therapy process, our community, and the world at large. How do productive responses to loss and grief facilitate growth and development? How do ghosts interfere with mourning and haunt the therapy process? ... 

Call For Papers (PDF) • Deadline April 15, 2019 

The Geometry of Place, the Tangled Roots of Home (Winter 2019)

Our histories of place and home are shared by family and community and are uniquely personal at the same time. This issue of Voices will explore how the physical, emotional, and psychological dimensions of place and home shape and hold us and make us uniquely who we are as human beings.In this issue - whose theme we share with the 2017 I&C - we invite to explore your experience of the psychotherapeutic relationship, and to tell us what worked and what did not. ....

Guest editors: David Pellegrini, PhD and Tom Burns, PhD

Call For Papers (PDF) • Deadline August 15, 2019