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.

Traditional Healing Practices in Southern Africa: Ancestral Spirits, Ritual Ceremonies, and Holistic Healing

Traditional Healing Practices in Southern Africa: Ancestral Spirits, Ritual Ceremonies, and Holistic Healing

Traditional healing practices in southern africa: Ancestral spirits, ritual ceremonies, and holistic healing
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Despite very strong foreign Western cultural influences, a majority of indigenous African people of Southern Africa hold on to their traditional cultural values. Western medicine is accepted only superficially, and many patients routinely consult traditional healers after hospitalization (Rudnick, 2000). Traditional healing cultural legacies remain the realities people have come to understand and assimilate.

The root of traditional healing among the people of Southern Africa today can be traced back to the time when the foundations of their cultures were being laid. The development of systems to respond to diseases and restore health to individuals who are ill can certainly not ...

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