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Description - Principles of Multicultural Counseling and Therapy by Uwe P. Gielen

In an era of globalization characterized by widespread migration and cultural contacts, psychologists, counselors, and other mental health professionals face a unique challenge: how does one practice successfully when working with clients from so many different backgrounds? Gielen, Draguns, and Fish argue that an understanding of the general principles of multicultural counseling is of great importance to all practitioners. The lack of this knowledge can have several negative consequences during therapy, including differences in expectations between counselor and client, misdiagnosis of the client's concerns, missed non-verbal cues, and the client feeling that she has been misunderstood. This volume focuses on the general nature of cultural influences in counseling rather than on counseling specific ethnic groups. Counseling practices from all over the world, not just those of Western society, are explored. Bringing together the work of a diverse group of international experts, the editors have compiled a volume that is not only concise and teachable, but also an essential guidebook for all mental-health professionals.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805862041
ISBN-10: 0805862048
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 488
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Uwe P. Gielen

St. Francis College, New York, USA Pennsylvania State University, USA St. John's University, New York, USA

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