Ms Emma Tseris

BSW(Hons)(Sydney), BA(Sydney)
Lecturer

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone 61 2 9036 9313

Research interests

The social construction of mental illness; mental health and social justice; mental health in relation to gender inequality, therapeutic governance and responsibilisation. Lived experience narratives of mental distress.

Thesis work

Supervisor: Lesley LAING

Margot RAWSTHORNE

Current projects

The social and political consequences of "trauma-informed" mental health practices.

"Recovery work" in mental health services: what is it, and does it critique or extend biomedical hegemony in relation to mental distress?

Associations

Board member, The Sydney University Settlement http://thesettlement.org.au/

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Macfarlane, B., Cohen, Z., Tseris, E. (2014). Psychiatric social work. In A. Scull (Eds.), Cultural sociology of mental illness: An A-to-Z guide, (pp. 687-691). USA: Sage Publications.
  • Tseris, E. (2013). Beyond symptoms: Towards a narrative conceptualisation of women who have experienced trauma. In F. Davies & L. Gonzalez (Eds.), Madness, Women and the Power of Art, (pp. 25-43). United Kingdom: Inter-Disciplinary Press.

Journals

  • Tseris, E. (2015). Trauma and women’s rights..According to whom? Decolonizing the psychological trauma narrative. Feminism and Psychology: an international journal, 25(1), 34-38. [More Information]
  • Tseris, E. (2013). Trauma Theory Without Feminism? Evaluating Contemporary Understandings of Traumatized Women. Affilia-Journal of Women and Social Work, 28(2), 153-164. [More Information]

2015

  • Tseris, E. (2015). Trauma and women’s rights..According to whom? Decolonizing the psychological trauma narrative. Feminism and Psychology: an international journal, 25(1), 34-38. [More Information]

2014

  • Macfarlane, B., Cohen, Z., Tseris, E. (2014). Psychiatric social work. In A. Scull (Eds.), Cultural sociology of mental illness: An A-to-Z guide, (pp. 687-691). USA: Sage Publications.

2013

  • Tseris, E. (2013). Beyond symptoms: Towards a narrative conceptualisation of women who have experienced trauma. In F. Davies & L. Gonzalez (Eds.), Madness, Women and the Power of Art, (pp. 25-43). United Kingdom: Inter-Disciplinary Press.
  • Tseris, E. (2013). Trauma Theory Without Feminism? Evaluating Contemporary Understandings of Traumatized Women. Affilia-Journal of Women and Social Work, 28(2), 153-164. [More Information]

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