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Author Kobeisy, Ahmed Nezar.

Title Counseling American Muslims : understanding the faith and helping the people / Ahmed Nezar Kobeisy.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  158.3088297 K794c 2004    ---  Available
Description xxix, 167 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in psychology, 0736-2714 ; no. 48
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-163) and index.
Contents Introduction -- American Muslims in counseling -- Racism or multiculturalism? -- The challenge and the opportunity -- The professional duty of counselors -- Theoretical framework -- Introducing clients -- Questions for discussion -- Islam : the religion and the cultures -- Islam in the world -- American Muslims and Islam in America -- Questions for discussion -- American Muslims and their perception of psychotherapy -- The role of religion in Muslims' perception of counseling -- The role of culture in Muslims' perception of counseling -- Counseling and counselors -- Origin, sources, and dominating factors in counseling -- Discussion and implications -- Questions for discussion -- Counseling through the eyes of Muslims -- Counseling by request only -- Good counseling according to Muslim clients -- Bad counseling according to Muslim clients -- Issues for counseling American Muslims -- Summary and conclusion.
Subject Muslims -- Counseling of.
Muslims -- Mental health.
Cross-cultural counseling.
Islam -- Psychology.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- Psychological aspects.
Racism -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 0313324727 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101222147

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