Immigrant women and counseling the invisible others.(Practice & Theory)

  • Yakushko O
  • Chronister K
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Abstract

The number of women immigrating to the United States is growing because of current global changes (A. J. Marsella & E. Ring, 2003). Understanding and serving the mental health needs of this population is a new challenge for American counselors and counseling scholars. In this article, an ecological model (U. Bronfenbrenner, 1979) is used to describe the mental health needs of immigrant women, outline various counseling strategies and interventions, and systematically explore the sociocultural variables influencing immigrant women's experiences in the U.S.

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  • Analysis
  • Psychiatric counseling_Analysis
  • Psychological aspects
  • Social aspects
  • Women immigrants_Psychological aspects
  • Women immigrants_Social aspects

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Authors

  • Oksana Yakushko

  • Krista M Chronister

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