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Overcoming Unintentional Racism in Counseling and Therapy, Second Edition examines the dynamics and effects of racism in counseling with an emphasis on the insidiousness of unintentional racism.Second Edition provides a new section on the policies and practices of agencies and other institutions in the mental health system unintentionally resulting in service disparities. Macro-system and micro-system interventions are proposed to overcome these disparities.
Chapter 6: Defensive Racial Dynamics
The counselor-client relationship is often regarded as the most important aspect of counseling. As the context of change, a good counseling relationship enables a client to self-disclose, explore intrapsychic conflicts, take risks, and work through personal problems. Gelso and Fretz (2001) suggest that an expert's ...