ERIC Number: EJ867090
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
Cultural Considerations in Counseling Couples Who Experience Infertility
Burnett, Judith A.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v37 n3 p166-177 Jul 2009
Infertility creates challenges affecting various aspects of couples' intimate lives. Practices regarding reproduction are often shaped by cultural messages. Culturally sensitive treatment methods help counselors provide effective therapy to couples with fertility problems. This article describes cultural influences, challenges, and counseling interventions for couples struggling with infertility.
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cultural Influences, Intervention, Cultural Context, Counselors, Counselor Training, Evaluation, Pregnancy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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