Culture and Counseling: New Approaches
Frederick D. Harper, John McFadden
Allyn & Bacon, 2003 - Education - 426 pages
Culture and Counseling has been designed to serve as a resource for professionals in the fields of Multicultural Counseling, Cross-Cultural Counseling, or Diversity and Culture in Counseling. In this authoritative new book, leading authors address culture and counseling as related to theoretical models, American ethnicities, spirituality, immigrants, intercultural families, gender, sexual orientation, diagnosis and interventions, supervision, and ethics. Counseling professionals, psychologists.
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In short, the assertion here is that therapists cannot give away what they do not
have. As with all ethnic groups, in order for therapists to successfully work with
Native Americans, they need to have an authentic understanding of themselves.
In utilizing the Cross stages of Nigrescence, their analysis suggest that therapists
of African or European American descent will experience varying degrees of
success in dissipating the social distance based on a particular stage a client is
We would argue that these elements are important to the development of the
relationship between the therapist and the client, the use of that relationship in
the context of appropriate intervention strategies, and the management of that ...
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PART ONE Cultural Viewpoints of Counseling
On Becoming an Existential CrossCultural
Increasing the Cultural Awareness Knowledge
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