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. 39, No. 2, April

Family Therapy in Iran: A Case Study of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Iranian clinical psychologists have devised family therapy methods that use cognitive behavior models that fit with their collectivist Islamic culture. The authors review Islamic-based strategies and describe family therapy with a culturally specific...
Hugging, Drinking Tea, and Listening: Mental Health Needs of Turkish Immigrants
Twelve Turkish immigrants were interviewed in a hypothesis-generating, qualitative investigation of their immigration experiences and mental health needs. Findings suggest high levels of psychological distress associated with homesickness, lack of...
Latinas and Postpartum Depression: Role of Partner Relationship, Additional Children, and Breastfeeding
Silva Hassert and Sharon E. Robinson Kurpius Breastfeeding, additional children, and partner relationship predicted postpartum depression among 59 Latinas who had an infant who was 6 months old or younger. The most powerful predictor was conflict with...
Multicultural Environments of Academic versus Internship Training Programs: Lessons to Be Learned
Psychology training programs have a responsibility to train multiculturally competent psychologists. Predoctoral interns were surveyed to compare the multicultural environment of academic and internship programs. Internship programs were perceived...
Voices of Family Therapy Doctoral Students of Color: Aspirations and Factors Influencing Careers in Academia
The authors examined factors influencing career aspirations of doctoral students of color in family therapy doctoral programs across the country, with a special focus on careers in the professoriate. Qualitative interviews were conducted with students...