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This volume introduces innovative ways of understanding and dealing with issues of multiculturalism in counselling. The author emphasizes that understanding the culture of clients is indispensable to the practice of good counselling. He includes exercises and applications in each chapter, and intersperses thought-provoking 'culture notes' throughout.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
Introduction PART ONE: THE CULTURE-CENTERED CONTEXT Defining Culture in Context Managing Culturally Learned Assumptions Managing the Cultural Context PART TWO: SPECIFIC CULTURE-CENTERED CONTEXTS Asian and Non-Western Contexts Religious and Spiritual Contexts International Student Contexts Family Therapy in a Systemic Context PART THREE: CULTURE-CENTERED SKILLS Culture-Centered Counseling Skills Finding Common Ground Using the Cultural Grid Culture-Centered Ethics Culture-Centered Controversies Conclusion