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Counseling African American Women

As a Caucasian male I'm expanding on the challenges of Counseling African American women. I'm mostly interested in the multiply identities and constrains. Any thoughts or comments welcome.

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Counseling African American women does contain some interesting psychological variables. This is due to the fact that a great deal of African American women do display aspects of multiple identities, largely due to the fact that a great deal of these individuals must play multiple roles in their daily lives. Many African American women must wrestle with balancing their identity as African-American women, with displaying the characteristics and traits that are necessary to survive and become successful in mainstream society. This concept is commonly seen in corporate America, where African American women must demonstrate somewhat masculine ...

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This solution describes key aspects involved in counseling African American women.