Latino Families in Therapy: A Guide to Multicultural Practice

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Gulford Press, 1998 - Psychology - 303 pages
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Presenting an accessible and original framework for thinking about mul ticulturalism in therapy, this comprehensive volume provides valuable insights and strategies for therapists working with Latino families. P ractitioners and students gain awareness of specific clinical issues, family dynamics, and sociopolitical realities that are frequently shar ed by Latino clients, while at the same time learning to avoid stereot ypical assessments that rob families of their individual histories and choices. Filled with evocative case illustrations and clinical pointe rs, the book represents an important contribution to culturally sensit ive psychotherapy practice.

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Celia Jaes Falicov, PhD, is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. She also teaches in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at the University of San Diego, has a private clinical practice, and conducts supervision groups. Dr. Falicov is the author of numerous publications on cultural perspectives in family therapy and on the process of change during family transitions, and is the editor of Family Transitions: Continuity and Change over the Life Cycle. She is the current President of the American Family Therapy Academy.

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