International Journal for Psychotherapy in Africa – 2019 (Volume 4)
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International Journal for Psychotherapy in Africa is published by the School of Psychotherapy and Health Sciences, Okija, Nigeria, with the editorial policy to address issues that border on people’s psychological health and psychotherapy in African. The Journal publishes contributions that advance the frontier of knowledge in psychotherapy in Africa, submitted by trained psychotherapists, psychologists, and other scholars from related disciplines, whose research works and practical experience unraveled mix bag of edge-cutting knowledge and psychotherapy practice. While the emphasis is on empirical papers, the journal also accepts theoretical papers, review articles, short communications and interactions containing fair commentary. Priority is given to articles that are relevant to Africa, and that address psychotherapeutic issues, mental health, and wellness.
The need for psychotherapeutic intervention is very vital in many countries of Africa. Today, the countries are being challenged by various forms of conflict and insecurity problems like terrorism, and insurgency, the aftermath of which many innocent individuals, families and communities are displaced of their natural residences; and are physically and mentally tormented. In face of this condition, the International Journal for Psychotherapy in African holds it as a responsibility to invite scholars to contribute their knowledge of Psychotherapeutic intervention models that will be of great help in assisting victims of this menace.
This Fourth Edition of the International Journal for Psychotherapy in African contains many scholarly vibrant research articles in areas of insurgencies, internal displacement of persons, trauma, substance abuse, among others. The scholars cross-pollinated knowledge on their psychotherapy models and expressed the importance of psychotherapy for mental wellness in African.