o bad. When Things Begin to Go Bad presents thirteen personal narratives focused on hope-rather than despair and darkness-and deals with issues including health problems, racism, homophobia, disability, dysfunction, and death. These inspiring stories provide fresh insight into how people can make sense of difficulties though the writing of personal narratives.
George Howard holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Southern Illinois University. He is Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame. Edward Anthony Delgado-Romero holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Notre Dame. He is Assistant Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology at Indiana University, Bloomington.
Chapter 1 Introduction: When Things Begin to Go Bad Chapter 2 Diminishing Capacities Chapter 3 Life at the Crossroads for One Professional Woman Chapter 4 El Otro Lado Chapter 5 What if Things are Getting Worse? Chapter 6 Different Directions Chapter 7 On Being Tricked into Attending College Chapter 8 Lambs, Coyotes, and Counseling Psychologists: Dialogues on Multiculturalism in the Badlands of Privilege and Oppression Chapter 9 Asian Indian Diaspora Chapter 10 Visible and Invisible Minority: Double-whammy or Double Blessing? Chapter 11 My Barn Having Burned to the Ground, I Can Now See the Moon Chapter 12 Out of Control Chapter 13 Changing the Default Mode in the Hard Drive of Life Chapter 14 The Libra Soul Chapter 15 Hope: A Qualitative Analysis Chapter 16 Author Biographies Chapter 17 Index