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A key supplement for courses on multicultural counseling, this book is a practical volume that will help faculty and students see demonstrations of multicultural counseling in practice. The text covers evidence-based practices for working with five major ethnic groups, while weaving in other factors such as gender, disability, sexuality, and more. Each chapter has two case studies by an invited expert who also provides commentary and lessons drawing upon each case.

Case Illustration: The Treatment of PTSD with a Laguna Pueblo Woman: Implementation of the AIAN-SISM
Case illustration: The treatment of PTSD with a laguna pueblo woman: Implementation of the AIAN-SISM

Maria was a 35-year-old Laguna Pueblo woman who was referred by an Arizona Victims' Assistance program. Maria had witnessed a robbery and shooting. The robbers followed her to her apartment and shot her in the face. The bullet went through her left cheek and lodged itself in her right cheek bone. Maria was referred for posttraumatic stress related to this incident. However, there were many more issues Maria was dealing with that needed to be part of our therapeutic journey.

Maria had been diagnosed previously with bipolar disorder and was taking prescribed medication for this. Her primary ...

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