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Multicultural Couple Therapy



December 2008 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book integrates a multicultural perspective into counselling couples practice. It covers theory and practice, and contains excercises.
 
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

"A long awaited resource that moves the field forward!"

Mary Julia C. Moore
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The presentation of cases using various models of systemic therapy makes this text unique and invaluable.

Ms Wanda Sevey
Family Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University
June 21, 2013

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Mudita Rastogi

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... More About Author

Volker K. Thomas

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... More About Author

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