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Author Kobeisy, Ahmed Nezar.

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

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  158.3088297 KOBE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxix, 167 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in psychology, 0736-2714 ; no. 48.
Contributions in psychology. 0736-2714 ; no. 48.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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 -- United States.
Muslims -- Mental health -- United States.
Cross-cultural counseling -- United States.
Islam -- United States -- Psychology.
Racism -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 0313324727 (alk. paper)