The various chapters consider interesting and challenging questions like culture and stress, traditional healing and Hindu spirituality, and caste, class and culture and their relationship to counselling psychology. The book will be of great interest to those teaching and studying courses on cross-cultural counselling and psychotherapy and also multicultural social work.
Publisher: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
Number of pages: 348
Weight: 504 g
Dimensions: 215 x 139 x 20 mm
This edited volume present immensely important endeavours undertaken by Professor Pittu Laungani and his eminent colleagues to the field of counselling with a particular relevance to the present-day multicultural society...The editors of the volume deserves special commendation for their meticulous selection of Laungani's research papers published from time to time, [the book] provide the reader a comprehensive, well-informed, analytical and critical perspective on Laungani's path-breaking attempts in cross-cultural psychology, counselling and psychotherapy.... This book is extremely valuable for the students and professionals of psychology in understanding the cultural counseling and psychotherapy. This is more than a useful resource for academics and professional counsellors and psychotherapists in the field of cross-cultural psychology...a `must read' to every student of counselling and psychotherapy. -- Indian Journal Social Science Researches
The book forces therapists steeped in western counseling traditions to re-look at their approaches to counseling and their clients.-- Perspectives in Social Work
The book is a must read for all mental health professionals, who having been trained in the Western model, need to reconnect with their cultural backgrounds to direct mental health research and practice commensurate with their cultural requirements.-- Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry
A useful resource for academics and practitioners in the field of counselling and multiculturalism...The book will be of great interest to those teaching and studying courses on cross-cultural counselling and psychotherapy and also multicultural social work.-- Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology
This book is a useful resource for academics and practitioners in the field of counselling and multiculturalism. It is an important intellectual contribution that engages us in the debate about human dignity. -- Indian Journal of Youth Affairs
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