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The Impact of Diversity in Counseling

Can someone give me an example of what impact diversity may have on couples/families and the therapist in today's society? Also, what are some of the issues that a therapist might take into account during the counseling session?

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Diversity in a counseling session with couples and families presents many challenges and these are that they must learn to be respectful of differences and curious about other ways of doing things and to attempt to become an expert on ethnicity. One example of diversity is how one family member believes in one way of doing things and another ...

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This article is how diversity is effective in counseling and how it is used in this and related fields.