Articles Tagged "language"

Since the mid-1900s, the United States has been the destination of choice for international students, and each year almost half a million international students enroll in American universities (Haynie, 2014). These students typically arrive with clear academic and professional goals, but they may not have considered what it will be like to be functioning in […]

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The importance of considering individual differences and diversity in our clinical work has rightly received increased attention in recent years. The relevance of individual differences and diversity to all aspects of the professional services psychologists provide is clearly articulated in the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (Ethics Code, APA, 2010) in Principle […]

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The authors discuss the role of language for bilingual clients in treatment. They state that in therapy language is the primary means of transmitting information about beliefs and cultural traditions, articulating emotions, and can also be a source of identity. However, despite an increase in culturally competent treatments in recent years, the role of language […]

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Clinical Notes with Dr. J …Initially rap was America’s informal CNN because when Rap records came out somebody from far away could listen to a Rap record because it uses so many descriptive words and get a visual picture from what was being said…Rap is now a worldwide phenomenon. Rap is the CNN for young […]

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…the one point that the emigrant feels so particularly painfully is—one can only say—the loss of the language in which one had lived and thought and which one will never be able to replace with another for all one’s efforts at empathy. (Freud, as cited in Urdang, 2016, p. 156) Psychotherapists live and work in […]

By ‘augmenting human intellect’ we mean increasing the capability…to approach a complex problem situation…a way of life in an integrated domain where hunches, cut-and-dry, intangibles, and the human ‘feel for a situation’ usefully co-exist with powerful concepts, streamlined terminology and notation, sophisticated methods, and high-powered electronic aids. (Engelbart, 1962/2001, p.1) Psychotherapy is certainly a complex […]

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Child therapy presents the unique opportunity for creativity amongst therapists and psychiatrists due to the limited knowledge children possess about the therapeutic process, emotions, medications, and a variety of other aspects of psychotherapy. It is a tremendous responsibility for a child’s therapist to utilize age-appropriate communication to educate a child regarding his or her diagnosis, […]

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