Description - The Yoruba Traditional Healers of Nigeria by Mary Adekson
This work examines the counselling approaches and techniques used by Yoruba traditional healers of Nigeria. It also describes the functions performed by Yoruba traditional healers when they work within the Yoruba cultural milieu. The information elicited from Yoruba traditional healers though videotape and interview was analyzed by Nigerian women from the Yoruba ethnic groups. The results of the volume support the premise that culture plays a significant role in the kind of healing methods and counselling techniques used by professionals and traditional healers, as well as in the type of professionals chosen by clients for consultation concerning their problems.
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Author Biography - Mary Adekson
Mary Adekson is Professor in the School of Education at St. Bonaventure University.