Guess Who ’ s Coming to Therapy ? Getting Comfortable With Conversations About Race and Ethnicity in Psychotherapy

  title={Guess Who ’ s Coming to Therapy ? Getting Comfortable With Conversations About Race and Ethnicity in Psychotherapy},
  author={Esteban V Cardemil and Cynthia L. Battle and Brown},
Despite the fact that clinical psychology training programs now typically offer course work in multicultural issues, many professional psychologists may continue to feel unsure about how and when to incorporate multicultural awareness into their everyday clinical work. Having open discussions with clients regarding issues of race and ethnicity is one way to actively include a multicultural element into psychotherapy, as well as to strengthen the therapeutic alliance and promote better treatment… CONTINUE READING

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