ERIC Number: EJ603053
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Balm in Gilead: Spiritual Dimensions in Counseling African American Women.
Frame, Marsha Wiggins; Williams, Carmen Braun; Green, Evelyn L.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v27 n4 v2 p182-92 Oct 1999
Describes African American cultural and spiritual traditions that are the bedrock for therapeutic work with this population. States women who present for counseling with emotional themes of isolation, devaluation, internalized oppression, and low self-esteem and quest for positive racial identity are especially receptive to interventions that support the development of their spiritual selves. Uses a clinical case to link emotional issues with healing interventions. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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