Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development

A scholarly and professional journal publishing articles pertinent to multicultural and ethnic minority interests in all areas of counseling and human development. Coverage includes state-of-the-art multicultural research and reports on the application of

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 2, April

Associations among Asian Americans' Enculturation, Emotional Experiences, and Depressive Symptoms
Using a computer-based text analysis of 218 Asian Americans' writing samples, the authors found that enculturation as well as use of negative emotion and positive emotion words were associated with depressive symptoms. Enculturation was also found...
Depression, Sociocultural Factors, and African American Women
The authors discuss depression in African American women from a sociocultural perspective, including aspects of oppression and racism that affect symptom manifestation. The authors highlight John Henryism as a coping mechanism, the history and continuing...
Evidence-Based Practice and Its Implications for Culturally Sensitive Treatment
The author discusses the adherence of culturally sensitive treatment (CST) to evidence-based practice. CST is distinguished from empirically supported treatment. Therapists are advancing CST by designing and evaluating interventions and evolving their...
The Token Activity: Generating Awareness of Power in Counseling Relationships
The authors present an experiential activity, the token activity, that increases student awareness of power and privilege dynamics. Student feedback is incorporated to offer perceptions and knowledge gained from their experience. Los autores presentan...
Treatment-Seeking Disparity between African Americans and Whites: Attitudes toward Treatment, Coping Resources, and Racism
African Americans seek mental health treatment at lower rates than Whites. This disparity has been attributed to African Americans' attitudes toward services, alternate coping, and differences in care. Research on microaggressions adds an important...