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Cultural Encapsulation

  • By: Laurie D. McCubbin & Sara Bennett
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Cultural encapsulation is the lack of understanding, or ignorance, of another's cultural background and the influence this background has on one's current view of the world. The purpose of this encapsulation, or “cocoon,” is to allow people to protect themselves from ...

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