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ERIC Number: EJ127982
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1974
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The Indigenous Yoruba Babalawo Model: Implications for Counselling in West Africa
Makinde, Olu
West African Journal of Education, 18, 3, 319-27, oct 74
The training and methods of the Yoruba babalawos in the healing profession, their philosophy and practice have much in common with Rogerian and other Western approaches. The author traces historical origins and the interactive process of the "Babalawo" method, which he believes has a place in empirical psychotherapy and counseling in West Africa. (JT)
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Identifiers - Location: Africa