Sabas Hernan Flores Whittaker Releases 'Faith in the Field'
The book provides a historic, sociological, theological and research-based perspective on the treatment and study on mental health. It points out the challenges within the field and confronts the political, socioeconomic, theological, scientific, and cultural adversities facing advances in mental health treatment.
The book also attempts to help eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness and those who suffer from it. Combining approaches from psychiatry, psychology, sociology, theology and nursing, this study aims for a middle ground upon which to build a levee that might ameliorate existing barriers to treatment.
Faith in the Field: A Historical Theological Perspective on Mental Health aims to break down the long held misbelief and misconceptions that have allowed communities to hate, mistreat, discriminate and abuse the mentally ill. It educates the lay individuals, whom still lack the depth and human side toward the understanding of the issues that truly surrounds mental health and the mentally ill.
Faith in the Field: A Historical Theological Perspective on Mental Health
By Sabas Hernan Flores Whittaker
Softcover | 8.25 x 11in | 340 pages | ISBN 9781480862760
E-Book | 340 pages | ISBN 9781480862777
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Sabas Hernan Flores Whittaker was born in Puerto Cortes, Honduras, Central America. He has previously written and published the books titled Vestiges of A journey, Africans In The Americas, Our Journey Throughout The World, Away From The Field, Tears of Joy Peace and Harmony While The Fire Burns Within and Songs To Valentines, Songs to Love, Romance in poetry. He has lectured at the University of Syracuse, Trinity College, University of Connecticut, Eastern Connecticut State University and Central Connecticut State University. In years pass, he has also lectured and presented his poetry at various elementary, high schools, churches and community, social gatherings throughout the country. He has also written and produced two original stage plays titled Dont Look Down On Your Brother if Youre Not Going To Pick Him Up and Our Journey. Additionally, to being an author, he is a graphic artist, music composer and an active member with the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers, since 1991. Whittaker is a father of three grown children and grandfather to two grandchildren. He now lives between Connecticut and New York City, with his wife, the Rev. Dr. Damaris Whittaker.
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