A community-based treatment for Native American historical trauma: prospects for evidence-based practice.

@article{Gone2009ACT,
  title={A community-based treatment for Native American historical trauma: prospects for evidence-based practice.},
  author={Joseph P Gone},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={77 4},
  pages={
          751-62
        }
}
  • Joseph P Gone
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
Nineteen staff and clients in a Native American healing lodge were interviewed regarding the therapeutic approach used to address the legacy of Native American historical trauma. On the basis of thematic content analysis of interviews, 4 components of healing discourse emerged. First, clients were understood by their counselors to carry pain, leading to adult dysfunction, including substance abuse. Second, counselors believed that such pain must be confessed in order to purge its deleterious… Expand
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