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Postmodern Therapies

Postmodern theoretical constructs have been connected to theoretical approaches in research and counseling. Since postmodernism has often been tied to qualitative research, its utilization as a theoretical approach in counseling has fostered tenets that are often connected to the theoretical approach in research. Because of their adaptation for culturally competent services, postmodern therapies have seen a rise in popularity within the counseling profession. Major proponents of this theoretical approach utilize its tenets to recognize the unique worldviews of clients. Postmodern therapies emerged out of critiques that traditional counseling theories were situated generally in Western contexts. As a result, the formation of therapeutic interventions could not apply to individuals from diverse cultural groups, considering their influx into new regions. Many counterparts, including feminist theory, constructivist ...

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