Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, 5th Edition

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2007
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Completely updated, the most widely used and critically acclaimed text on multicultural counseling, Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Fifth Edition offers students and professionals essential and thought-provoking material on the theory, research, and practice of multicultural counseling.Authors Derald Wing Sue and David Sue-pioneers in this field-define and analyze the meaning of diversity and multiculturalism and include coverage of racial/ethnic minority groups as well as multiracial individuals, women, gays and lesbians, the elderly, and those with disabilities. The Fifth Edition of this classic resource introduces new research and concepts, discusses future directions in the field, and includes updated references. New and important highlights include: Opening personal narratives in Chapter 1 that present poignant journeys in cultural competence Cutting-edge material related to the most recent research, theoretical formulations, and practice implications Discussion of unconscious and subtle manifestations of racial, gender, and sexual orientation bias and discriminationknown as microaggressions Coverage of social justice counseling Content on minority group therapists Attention to counseling and special circumstances involving racial/ethnic populations With its unique conceptual framework for multicultural therapy, Counseling the Culturally Diverse: Theory and Practice, Fifth Edition remains the best source of real-world counseling preparation for students as well as the most enlightened, influential guide for professionals.

Author Biography

Derald Wing Sue, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, New York, and he also holds a joint appointment with the Columbia University School of Social Work. He is one of the most cited multicultural scholars in the United States.

David Sue, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and an associate at the Center for Cross-Cultural Research at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. He has served as the director of the Psychology Counseling Clinic and was the chairperson of the Mental Health Counseling Program for twelve years.

Table of Contents

The multiple dimensions of multicultural counseling and therapy
The affective and conceptual dimensions of multicultural counseling/therapyp. 3
The multicultural journey to cultural competence : personal narrativesp. 5
The superordinate nature of multicultural counseling and therapyp. 29
The political dimensions of mental health practicep. 53
The politics of counseling and psychotherapyp. 55
Sociopolitical implications of oppression : trust and mistrust in counseling/therapyp. 79
Racial, gender, and sexual orientation microaggressions : implications for counseling and psychotherapyp. 105
The practice dimensions of multicultural counseling/therapyp. 131
Barriers to multicultural counseling and therapyp. 133
Culturally appropriate intervention strategiesp. 157
Multicultural family counseling and therapyp. 183
Non-western indigenous methods of healing : implications for counseling and therapyp. 209
Racial/cultural identity development in multicultural counseling and therapyp. 231
Racial/cultural identity development in people of color : therapeutic implicationsp. 233
White racial identity development : therapeutic implicationsp. 259
Social justice dimensions in counseling/therapyp. 285
Social justice counseling/therapyp. 287
Multicultural counseling and specific populations
Counseling and therapy involving minority group counselors/therapistsp. 315
Minority group therapists : working with majority and other minority clientsp. 317
Counseling and therapy with racial/ethnic minority group populationsp. 329
Counseling African Americansp. 331
Counseling American Indians and Alaskan nativesp. 345
Counseling Asian Americans and Pacific Islandersp. 359
Counseling Hispanic/Latino Americansp. 375
Counseling individuals of multiracial descentp. 389
Counseling and special circumstances involving racial/ethnic populationsp. 405
Counseling Arab Americansp. 407
Counseling Jewish Americansp. 415
Counseling immigrantsp. 423
Counseling refugeesp. 431
Counseling and therapy with other multicultural populationsp. 441
Counseling sexual minoritiesp. 443
Counseling older adult clientsp. 455
Counseling womenp. 469
Counseling individuals with disabilitiesp. 481
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