Community Mental Health as Practiced by the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

  • Samir Qouta
  • Eyad El Sarraj
Part of the The Springer Series in Social/Clinical Psychology book series (SSSC)


The GCMHP is one of the leading mental health organizations in Palestine. We believe in community mental health principles. Sound mental health is the product of the subjective feeling of harmony between man and the environment: man can therefore never have real mental health in an oppressive environment.

We believe that mental health workers have an important role to play, along with all sectors of the community, in the struggle for democracy and peace.


Mental Health Community Mental Health Traumatic Experience Gaza Strip Political Prisoner 
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  • Samir Qouta
  • Eyad El Sarraj

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