Counseling and Family Therapy in India: Evolving Professions in a Rapidly Developing Nation

  title={Counseling and Family Therapy in India: Evolving Professions in a Rapidly Developing Nation},
  author={David K. Carson and Sachin Jain and Sylvia Z. Ramirez},
  journal={International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling},
Outpatient counseling is a relatively new concept and form of clinical practice in India. This article provides an overview of the need for and current status of counseling and family therapy in India. Examples of training programs are presented, and future prospects for the counseling and family therapy professions are highlighted. The authors discuss therapeutic issues that clinicians may need to consider when working with Indian clients, as well as some of the potential barriers to… Expand

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