New Creative Non-Fiction Book Series
New Poetry Collection on Sexual Abuse
"In this poetry collection, Dr. Edwards invites us to share in their pain, their anger, and their confusion at living through sexual abuse. They creatively describe feelings of betrayal and abandonment, as well as standing up for themselves and finding moments of resistance." - Dr. Jem Tosh, Series Editor
The Body and Consent in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Medicine: A Therapeutic Rape Culture
This groundbreaking text interrogates the constructed boundary between therapy and violence, by examining therapeutic practice and discourse through the lens of a psychologist and a survivor of sexual abuse.
It asks, what happens when those we approach for help cause further harm? Can we identify coercive practices and stop sexual abuse in psychology, psychiatry, and medicine? Tosh explores these questions and more to illustrate that many of the therapies considered fundamental to clinical practice are deeply problematic when issues of consent and sexual abuse are considered.
Drawing on a wide range of comprehensive examples, including experiences and perspectives from cisgender and transgender men and women, as well as nonbinary and intersex people, this is essential reading for students and researchers of critical and queer psychology, gender studies, as well as mental health practitioners and social workers.
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"Tosh offers a liberating way forward to those who refused to be pathologised..."
- Dan Oudshoorn
"Tosh's work exceptionally exemplifies the intersection of psychological and feminist knowledge to challenge the prevalence of violence and trauma amongst queer, trans, and nonbinary persons."
- Bidushy Sadika
Perverse Psychology - Second Edition
Updated, revised, and expanded - a bigger and better critique of psychology's pathologisation of gender nonconformity and normalisation of violence. Includes brand new analyses throughout.
"Highly original, closely argued, ingenious analysis."
- Professor Erica Burman
The (Critical) Psychology of Gender and Trauma
Dr. Jem Tosh is the Founding Director of Psygentra, an organisation that specialises in psychology, gender, and trauma. Through Psygentra, Jem offers consultations and education, conducts original research, and publishes academic and creative works.