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Voices of Color : First-Person Accounts of Ethnic Minority Therapists - Mudita Rastogi

Voices of Color

First-Person Accounts of Ethnic Minority Therapists

By: Mudita Rastogi (Editor), Elizabeth Wieling (Editor)

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Voice 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. These insider perspectives are placed within a broader systemic context highlighting the interplay between personal, academic, and professional political relationships and their symbiotic impact on individuals, families, and communities. These combined voices of colour add a new and significant perspective to the awareness of students, clinicians, educators, supervisors, and administrators regarding their personal position vis-a-vis psychotherapy, different multicultural dimensions, and social justice.

Introduction
Identity and Professional Development of Therapists of Color
Emerging Identity: An Asian Indian Female Psychologist's Perspective
Our Stories: Convergence of the Language, Professional, and Personal Identities of Three Latino Therapists
When Turtle Met Rabbit: Native Family Systems
Ethnicity and Race in the Therapy Room and in the Classroom
African American Women in Client, Therapist, and Supervisory Relationships: The Parallel Processes of Race, Culture, and Family
Taking Off the Mask: Breaking the Silence--The Art of Naming Racism in the Therapy Room
When Racism Is Reversed: Therapists of Color Speak About Their Experiences With Racism From Clients, Supervisees, and Supervisors
Toward a Liberation Pedagogy: Creating a Safe Environment for Diversity Conversations in the Classroom
Post 9/11: Combating Racism in the Sanctity of Healing--A Clinical Vignette Utilizing a Cultural Process Dialogue
Stories From Urban and Rural Landscapes: The Development of a Cultural Identity
The Process of Integrating Language, Context, and Meaning: The Voices of Bilingual and Bicultural Therapists
International Academic Sojourners in the United States of America: Color in the Ivory Tower
Theory- and Research-Based Interventions and Approaches
South Asians in the United States: Developing a Systemic and Empirically Based Mental Health Assessment Model
Black Women Victims and Perpetrators of Family Domestic Violence: A Therapeutic Model Incorporating Racism and Black History
From Polarization to Pluralization: The Japanese Sense of Self and Bowen Theory
Kum Ba Yah: The Relevance of Family Systems Theory for Clinicians and Clients of African Descent
Family Therapy From a Hindu Indian Worldview
Developing Culturally Appropriate, Evidence Based Treatments for Interventions With Ethnic Minority Populations
Acculturation Versus Cultural Identity: The Need for New Cultural Lenses in the Mental Health Professions
Index
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ISBN: 9780761928904
ISBN-10: 0761928901
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.11
Weight (kg): 0.54