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Integrating Traditional Healing Practices Into Counseling and Psychotherapy critically examines ethnic minority cultural and traditional healing in relation to counseling and psychotherapy. Authors Roy Moodley and William West highlight the challenges and changes in the field of multicultural counseling and psychotherapy by integrating current issues of traditional healing with contemporary practice. The book uniquely presents a range of accounts of the dilemmas and issues facing students, professional counselors, psychotherapists, social workers, researchers, and others who use multicultural counseling or transcultural psychotherapy as part of their professional practice.

Aboriginal Worldview of Healing: Inclusion, Blending, and Bridging1
Aboriginal worldview of healing: Inclusion, blending, and bridging
AnnePoonwassie and AnnCharter

The need for recognition and acceptance of Aboriginal healing methods has been expressed by many Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal authors (e.g., E. Duran & B. Duran, 1995; Krosgrud Miley, O'Melia, & DuBois, 1995; Minor, 1992; V. Morrisette, McKenzie, & L. Morrisette, 1993; Regnier, 1995). Aboriginal peoples in North America have ancient cultures, specific philosophical foundations and practices that continue to provide them with guidance in everyday life. In their healing process, these imperatives provide guidance to those who experience intellectual, physical, psychological, emotional, or spiritual distress— individually, in a family, or in a community. The purpose of this chapter is to provide some understanding of these foundations and practices ...

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