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Multicultural Couple Therapy

Multicultural Couple Therapy

January 2009 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book integrates a multicultural perspective into counselling couples practice. It covers theory and practice, and contains excercises.
Introduction to Multicultural Couple Therapy (Mudita Rastogi, Volker Thomas)

Power, Privilege, and Oppression: White Therapists Working with Minority Couples (Sheila Addison, Volker Thomas)

The Emotional Experience of Immigration (Sol D'Urso, Sandra Reynaga, Jo Ellen Patterson)

Section A: Interracial Couples
Integrating Socially Segregated Identities: Queer Couples and the Question of Race (Sheila Addison, Deborah Coolhart)

The Unspoken Power of Racial Context: What’s Race Gotta Do With It? (Larry J. Lee)

Section B: Religious Minority Couples
Couple Therapy with Muslims: Challenges and Opportunities (Manijeh Daneshpour)

Two Jews, Three Opinions: Understanding and Working with Jewish Couples (Israela Meyerstein)

Section C: Evidence-Based Models of Couple Therapy with Minorities
Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Intercultural Couples (Paul S. Greenman, Marta Young, Susan M. Johnson)

Brief Strategic Family Therapy: Treating the Hispanic Couple Subsystem in the Context of Family, Ecology, and Acculturative Stress (Olga E. Hervis, Silvia Kaminsky, Kathleen A. Shea)

Cultural Considerations in Evidence Based Traditional and Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy (Mia Sevier, Jean Yi)

Section D: African American and Black Couples
Premarital Counseling with Middle Class African Americans: The Forgotten Group (Anthony Chambers)

Joining, Understanding, and Supporting Black Couples in Treatment (Shalonda Kelly, Nancy Boyd-Franklin)

Section E: Asian American Couples
Drawing Gender to the Foreground: Couple Therapy with South Asians in the U.S. (Mudita Rastogi)

Couples in the Desi Community: The Intersect of Culture, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Class, and Domestic Violence (Rhea V. Almeida)

A Multi-level Contextual Model for Couples From Mainland China (Lin Shi, Linna Wang)

Section F: Latino and Hispanic Couples
Using Art to Co-create Problem-solving Narratives with Latino Couples (Maria Bermudez, Margaret L. Keeling, Thomas Stone Carlson

Culturally Informed Emotionaly Focused Therapy with Latino/a Immigrant Couples (Jose Ruben Parra-Cardona, David Cordova Jr., Kendal Holtrop)

Section G: Native and First Nations Couples
The Use of Narratice Practices and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy with First Nations Couples (Sam Berg)

Native Couple Therapy: Connecting, Rebuilding and Growing Beyond (Jann Derrick)

Brief Strategic Family Therapy: Treating the Hispanic Couple Subsystem in the Context of Family, Ecology and Acculturative Stress DROPPED


Doug Sprenkle

"A long awaited resource that moves the field forward!"

Mary Julia C. Moore
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The presentation of cases using various models of systemic therapy makes this text unique and invaluable.

Ms Wanda Sevey
Family Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University
June 21, 2013

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