• The book is edited by pioneers in the field who helped found the multicultural movement in the 1980s. • A useful five-part, 24-chapter format provides balanced coverage. • Broad coverage explores a wide range of topics, from spirituality in counseling across cultures to culturally appropriate counseling interventions with diverse client populations. • Critical Incidents (expanded cases) offer students the opportunity to analyze and think critically about a variety of cultural situations.

Professional Counseling in a Selection of Culture-Mediated Human Conditions and Circumstances
Professional Counseling in a Selection of Culture-Mediated Human Conditions and Circumstances

In this final section of the volume, both the formats and the themes of cross-cultural counseling are extended beyond the prototypical encounter between one counselor and one counselee, both of whom endeavor to reduce the counselee’s distress and/or to improve his or her functioning. New objectives and concerns are incorporated into counseling, and procedures for counseling families and groups are explored in a multicultural context.

In Chapter 19, Daisy R. Singla and Frances E. Aboud broaden the domain of culturally relevant counseling to include health issues and biomedical disorders. Steering clear of simplifications and avoiding stereotypes, they trace four pathways: physical stress, problems in ...

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