Voices of Color: First Person Accounts of Ethnic Minority Therapists is the first book to address the training, academic, and professional experiences of ethnic minority therapists. Using real cases, narratives, and biographical material, each chapter motivates the reader to ponder and challenge how issues related to mental health intersect with race/ethnicity within a broader diversity framework. The contributors represent various mental health disciplines, and they all write from a systemic perspective on therapy cases, theory, new models, and research. The authors present powerful narratives of how their personal and professional experiences inform each other.

When Turtle Met Rabbit: Native Family Systems

When Turtle Met Rabbit: Native Family Systems

When turtle met rabbit: Native family systems
Janet M.Derrick

I am a Metis1 woman of Mohawk ancestry. I live and work in western Canada. My family has married into the Secwepemc Nation in British Columbia. In the Native2 world I am a mother, a grandmother, a teacher, and a learner. I walk beside those who ask for assistance and guidance, and I share with them what I have learned. In Aboriginal settings in Canada I am a clinician: I have a private practice serving individuals, couples, and families in a small urban setting surrounded by many rural First Nations. I work in residential Native trauma treatment programs, and I provide community-based training and workshops throughout Canada and the United States. ...

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