Counseling in Developing Countries: Turkey and India as Examples.

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Raney S., Canel Çınarbaş D.

Journal of Mental Health Counseling, vol.27, no.2, pp.146-160, 2005 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : Journal of Mental Health Counseling
  • Page Numbers: pp.146-160


Turkey and India are developing countries with unique cultural characteristics. The current state of mental health counseling in Turkey and India necessitates new laws, indigenous approaches, adaptations of culture-sensitive approaches, and research projects to validate such approaches. It is the job of mental health counselors to accomplish such complicated and trying tasks in the absence of social and financial resources.