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‘That boy needs therapy’: Constructions of psychotherapy in popular song lyrics (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hadjiosif, M. (2017, October). ‘That boy needs therapy’: Constructions of psychotherapy in popular song lyrics. Paper presented at Annual Conference of the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture & Society, Rutgers University Continuing Education Conference Center, New Jersey

This paper discusses constructions of psychotherapy in the lyrics of popular songs and identifies relevant discourses that are invoked or crafted. Despite a plethora of academic and clinical descriptions of psychotherapy, less research attention has... Read More about ‘That boy needs therapy’: Constructions of psychotherapy in popular song lyrics.

How critical are we? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Walker, C., Hadjiosif, M., & Desai, M. (2017, September). How critical are we?. Paper presented at 3rd Community Psychology Festival, Bristol, UK

The narrative construction of the ‘wounded healer’ (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Hadjiosif, M. (2016, May). The narrative construction of the ‘wounded healer’. Paper presented at 6th International Qualitative Research in Mental Health Conference, Chania, Crete, Greece

The relational turn in psychotherapy has broken down the therapist – patient divide that has dominated mental health practices, calling for a renewed examination of therapeutic practitioners’ subjectivity and motivations for entering the profession.... Read More about The narrative construction of the ‘wounded healer’.