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Bridging East-West Psychology and Counselling free pdf This edited volume in honour of Dr Pittu Laungani, one of the leading cross-cultural psychologists of the West, brings together renowned names in the field of Psychology who critique Dr Laungani's contribution from various angles. It explores the nature of cross-cultural psychology, counselling and psychotherapy, specifically attempting to build bridges between Indian philosophy and the Western approaches and methods. The various chapters consider interesting and challenging questions like culture and stress, traditional healing and Hindu spirituality, and caste, class and culture and their relationship to counselling psychology. The book will be of great interest to those teaching and studying courses on cross-cultural counselling and psychotherapy and also multicultural social work.

About Aanchal Rai

Roy Moodley, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. His research and publication interests include traditional and cultural healing- multicultural and diversity counselling- race, culture and ethnicity in psychotherapy- and masculinities. Roy co-edited Transforming Managers: Gendering Change in the Public Sector (1999)- Carl Rogers Counsels a Black Client: Race and Culture in Person-Centred Counselling (2004)- Integrating Traditional Healing Practices into Counselling and Psychotherapy (2005)- and Race, Culture and Psychotherapy: Critical Perspectives in Multicultural Practice (2006). Aanchal Rai, MA is a psychotherapist working in Toronto with several years of experience of providing counselling and therapy to clients suffering from a range of psychological difficulties. Her research and publication interests include multicultural and diversity counselling and South Asian traditional forms healing. Her publications include Bridging the Gap: Western Counselling and South Asian Mental Health Needs (2009), Role of South Asian Traditional Healers in Counselling (M.A. Thesis, University of Toronto, 2008) and Pilot Study of a Personalized Feedback Intervention for Problem Gamblers (2009), co-edited Within and Beyond Borders: Critical Multicultural Counselling in Practice (2009). Waseem Alladin, Psy.D. is the Editor in Chief of Counselling Psychology Quarterly, an international journal of theory, research practice. He is the Clinical Director of the Centre for Work Stress Management/Centre for Cognitive Neuropsychology Therapy and Head of Psychology department, Autism Care, UK. He is a consultant chartered clinical and counselling psychologist and a forensic clinical neuropsychologist. He has published in the fields of transcultural and clinical psychology and chronic pain. He presented an ethnobiopsychosocial model for counselling and psychotherapy at the 2008 UNESCO Paris Conference.

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Author : Aanchal Rai
Publisher : SAGE India
Data Published : 01 August 2008
ISBN : 8132105532
EAN : 9788132105534
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 348 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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