Working with Asian Americans: A Guide for Clinicians
Guilford Publications, Mar 1, 2000 - Psychology - 504 pages
This clinically oriented guide illuminates the relationship between cu ltural and interpersonal issues in therapeutic work with Asian America n clients. Drawing on both research and clinical practice, contributor s describe the normative family dynamics and practices of a range of A sian American groups, address important developmental and life cycle i ssues, offer guidelines for understanding and treating specific disord ers, and discuss the use of different therapeutic modalities within th is diverse population. Special topics covered include language barrier s in treatment, Asian Americans and PTSD, lesbian/gay and women's conc erns, domestic violence, religion and spirituality, and intermarriage.
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