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Whose Baby Is It, Anyway?: Inside the Indian Heart (Paperback)

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This book of essays takes an informal and, I hope, gentle look into South Asian homes, hearts, and homeland in an attempt to help mental health practitioners have a more complete understanding of their Indian clients. My aim is that these stories, anecdotes, and social and psychological sketches open the door to more pertinent clinical conversations. Just as there is no mother without a child, there is no Indian individual without the family. The focus of western psychotherapy has been on the individual and individuation. My book expands the picture to include the importance of Indian society, family, and culture as an equally, if not more important, path to helping Indian immigrant patients get more clarity from helping professionals.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780998532387
ISBN-10: 099853238X
Publisher: Ipbooks
Publication Date: February 14th, 2018
Pages: 210
Language: English
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