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.

The Healing Path: What Can Counselors Learn from Aboriginal People about How to Heal?

The Healing Path: What Can Counselors Learn from Aboriginal People about How to Heal?

The healing path: What can counselors learn from aboriginal people about how to heal?

It is with great pleasure that I am able to share this information with the reader. As an Aboriginal psychologist who is a product of both Aboriginal and Euro-Western cultures I have had the opportunity to see the differences and similarities between these two traditions of healing. For most of the last few centuries, Aboriginal people have been seen by the majority culture as disempowered, defeated, and disabled. Early on in my career, I made the decision to focus on the tremendous strengths of Aboriginal peoples and their many rich cultures in an effort to balance the body ...

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