Multicultural Couple Therapy

Multicultural Couple Therapy

By: Mudita Rastogi (author), Volker Thomas (author)Hardback

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This book integrates a multicultural perspective into counselling couples practice. It covers theory and practice, and contains excercises.

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Mudita Rastogi, Ph.D., LMFT, is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the American School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University in Schaumburg, Illinois. She obtained her Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech University. Additionally she has earned undergraduate and master's degrees in Psychology from University of Delhi and University of Bombay, India. Dr. Rastogi has published in the areas of family and couple therapy, cross-cultural and gender issues and South Asian families, and is editor of the book Voices of Color: First-Person Accounts of Ethnic Minoriity Therapists (2005, Sage). She is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Dr. Rastogi has over fifteen years of clinical experience in both India and the United States with a highly diverse client population, and is in private practice in Arlington Heights, Illinois as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Her clinical interests include couples, families, adolescents, cultural and gender issues, domestic violence and trauma. She frequently presents workshops nationally and internationally and also conducts training and consultation in the area of leadership. Additionally, Dr. Rastogi maintains an interest in volunteering and partnering with grassroots, not-for-profit organizations. She is an AAMFT Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor, and a founding member of the Indian Association for Family Therapy. Volker Thomas, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy in the Department of Child Development and Family Studies at Purdue University. He received his Ph.D. in Family Social Science with a Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Minnesota and an MSW from the University of Kassel, Germany. Since 1993 Dr. Thomas is on the faculty of the COAMFTE accredited doctoral MFT program at Purdue University and served as its director from 1999-2003. Dr. Thomas has been on the editorial boards of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, The Family Journal, and Counseling and Values. He served as the Editor-in-Chief of the AFTA Newsletter from 1998-2002. His research interests include family assessment, family therapy with economically disadvantaged families, gender and multicultural perspectives in family therapy, family therapy with children, ethical and professional issues, supervision in family therapy training. Among his many publications are recent books: Cierpka, M., Thomas, V., & Sprenkle, D. H. (Eds.) (2005). Family assessment: Integrating Multiple Perspectives. Kirkland, WA: Hogrefe. Thomas, V., Karis, T., & Wetchler, J. (Eds.) (2003). Clinical Issues With Interracial Couples: Theory and Research. New York: Haworth Press. Additionally, Dr. Thomas has published over 60 refereed journal articles and book chapters, and has extensive experience as presenter at national and international conferences. Dr. Thomas is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Indiana and has a small private practice in West Lafayette. He is a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

Contents

PART I. OVERVIEW 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) PART II. INTERSECTIONS OF DIVERSITY 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) PART III. ETHNICITY AND COUPLE THERAPY 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 Foreword - Doug Sprenkle

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412959582
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9781412959582
  • weight: 703
  • ISBN10: 1412959586

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