Inclusive cultural empathy: making relationships central in counseling and psychotherapy

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American Psychological Association, Jun 15, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 300 pages
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Traditional and nontraditional perspectives on empathy, help-seeking, and healthy outcomes -- Toward more inclusive empathy: a survey of relational worldviews and alternative modes of helping -- Defining inclusive cultural empathy -- Affective acceptance: relating to and understanding ourselves and others -- Affective acceptance: embracing inclusion and developing empathy -- Intellectual understanding: race, gender, religion, and spirituality -- Intellectual understanding: examining other key cultural identity constructs -- Integral skills: hearing our culture teachers through empathy -- Integral skills: microskills for inclusive cultural empathy -- Empowerment applications of inclusive cultural empathy -- Conclusion: developing multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skill.

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Pedersen is a visiting professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu. He has taught at the University of Minnesota, Syracuse University, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and for six years he taught at universities in Taiwan, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

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