Simon George Taukeni

University of Namibia

Simon George Taukeni is a professor, author, and editor working at the University of Namibia. He is a former post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Fort Hare, South Africa. Prof. Taukeni holds a PhD, MPH, MEd, a specialized postgraduate diploma in Behavioral and Emotional Disorder, and a BEd. He is the author of his autobiography Against All Odds and several edited books. Prof. Taukeni has also published numerous articles on diverse topics in health psychology, including psychosocial support, mental health, single-student mothers’ dual roles, bereavement support, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among children, and more. He has collaborated with many local and international researchers and scholars as an editor, internal and external examiner, and principal project investigator. Prof. Taukeni is one of the pioneering scientists of the biopsychosocial model of health and he is a global citizen of note due to his impactful scientific contribution in Namibia, South Africa, and across the world.

Simon George Taukeni

5books edited

2chapters authored

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The Theory and Practice of Group Therapy is the definitive resource for group therapists, educators, students, and practitioners with a passion for and a keen interest in practicing group therapy. This cutting-edge book is written by leading scientists from diverse niche areas of health sciences, mental health, health psychology, and allied psychology. It addresses themes such as theories of group therapy, Yoga, and music therapy.

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