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About me ...

Joanne Elizabeth Hunt
Independent disabled researcher and therapist on hiatus, Stroud UK

MSc (distinction), MBACP, GMBPsS

Email:  (academic) (blogsite related)


@JoElizaHunt (academic)

@HealthHubris (activism,

Bio forthcoming ...


Hunt, J. (2022). Towards a critical psychology of chronic fatigue syndrome: Biopsychosocial narratives and UK welfare reform. Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, 22(1), 18-28.  (click here for full access final pdf)

Hunt, J. (2022). Holistic or harmful? Examining socio-structural factors in the biopsychosocial model of chronic illness, ‘medically unexplained symptoms’ and disability. Disability & Society, 18 July. 

Hunt, J. (2022). Making space for disability studies within a structurally competent medical curriculum: Reflections on long Covid. Medical Humanities, 19 July.

Hunt, J. (2022). Examining the psychology of practitioners, institutions and structures: ‘Medically unexplained symptoms’ and biopsychosocial discourse reflexively revisited. Outlines. Critical Practice Studies, 23(1): 6–49.

Hunt, J., Blease, C. and Geraghty, K. (2022). Long Covid at the crossroads: Comparisons and lessons from the treatment of patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Journal of Health Psychology, 27(14), 3106-3120.

Hunt, J. (2022, November 9). Biopsychosocial model or bio-political Ideology? Medically unexplained symptoms, welfare reform and the implications for Long-Covid. Citizen Network Research.  ISBN download: 978-1-912712-44-1

Hunt, J. (2023). On the need for structurally competent counselling and psychotherapy: Neoliberal ideology, disability and the psy disciplines. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 5 April.       

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Hunt, J. (2022, October 5). Mapping out a critical psychology of ‘medically unexplained symptoms’: Neoliberalism, academic-state-corporate agendas, and the need to justify the self and the system. Click here for preprint. 

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