Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Comas-Diaz, L. and Jacobsen, F. M. 2010. Ethnocultural Psychotherapy. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Ethnocultural psychology integrates ethnicity and culture into mental health assessment and treatment. It complements mainstream psychotherapy with cultural values, ethnic/indigenous practices, critical analysis, and empowering approaches. Ethnocultural psychotherapy acknowledges the concept of self as an internal cultural representation.