Now in its Fourth Edition, the best-selling Assessing and Treating Culturally Diverse Clients offers effective, practical guidelines in working with culturally diverse clients. Author and clinician Freddy A. Paniagua first summarizes general guidelines that clinicians can apply when assessing, diagnosing, or treating culturally diverse clients, but also addresses clinical work with specific culturally diverse groups such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian, and Asian clients. Two new chapters in this edition deal with the assessment, diagnoses, and treatment of emotional problems experienced by LGBT and older adult clientsfrom these culturally diverse groups.

Counseling Guidelines for Culturally Diverse Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients

Counseling guidelines for culturally diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients

In the past 10 years, the literature on multiculturalism has been expanded to include discussions of racial/ethnic or cultural issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons who also identify themselves within the culturally diverse groups discussed in this book (Bieschke, Perez, & DeBord, 2007; Firestein, 2007; Harper, Jernewall, & Zez, 2004; Meyer, 2010; McAuliffe, 2008; Moradi, DeBlaere, & Huang, 2010; Parks, Hughes, & Matthews, 2004; Ponterotto, Casas, Suzuki, & Alexander, 2010; Sue & Sue, 2003). This chapter summarizes the current literature in this context, with emphasis on terminology, understanding and applying general LGBT guidelines provided by the American Psychological Association (2012), and ...

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