Black Families in Therapy, Second Edition: Understanding the African American Experience

Black Families in Therapy, Second Edition: Understanding the African American Experience

by Nancy Boyd-Franklin

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Black Families in Therapy, Second Edition: Understanding the African American Experience by Nancy Boyd-Franklin

This classic text helps professionals and students understand and address cultural and racial issues in therapy with African American clients. Leading family therapist Nancy Boyd-Franklin explores the problems and challenges facing African American communities at different socioeconomic levels, expands major therapeutic concepts and models to be more relevant to the experiences of African American families and individuals, and outlines an empowerment-based, multisystemic approach to helping clients mobilize cultural and personal resources for change.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462514595
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 11/18/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Nancy Boyd Franklin, PhD, is a Professor in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. She is also an African American family therapist and the author or editor of several books. An internationally recognized lecturer and author, Dr. Boyd Franklin has published numerous articles on such issues as the treatment of African American families, extended family issues, spirituality and religion, home based family therapy, group therapy for Black women, HIV and AIDS, parent and family therapeutic support groups, the multisystems model, and community empowerment.

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