Western models of counseling and psychotherapy within Turkey: Crossing cultural boundaries


Mocan-Aydin G.

COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGIST, cilt.28, ss.281-298, 2000 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/0011000000282007
  • Dergi Adı: COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGIST
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.281-298

Özet

This article examines the current usage of Western counseling and psychotherapeutic models with a special emphasis on the local realities of Turkish culture, it explores the applicability of the Western counseling models and reviews the current status of the application of the Western models along with the related practices in Turkish clinical and nonclinical settings. The role of the Turkish counselor within the cultural context is stressed. Implications for the multicultural counselors are discussed and some recommendations for a culturally relevant model are proposed.