The editor and contributors Foreword by John McLeod Acknowledgements Part 1: Ensuring Professional Practice in Transcultural Counselling and Psychotherapy Introduction to Part 1: towards Enhancing Professional Competence-From Training to Research to Practice Training for multicultural therapy: The challenge and the experience Training for Multi-cultural Therapy - The Course Curriculum Training for `Multicultural' Therapy: The community role of the training department/ institution Identity Development and its impact on the therapy relationship On ethnic matching: A review of the research and considerations for practice, training and policy Working with interpreters and bicultural workers Issues for white therapists Issues for psychological therapists from black and minority ethnic groups Overcoming racism, discrimination and oppression in psychotherapy Research in transcultural counselling and psychotherapy Culturally sensitive supervision Psychotherapeutic work at Nafsiyat A relational understanding of working interculturally with survivors of torture Part 2: Heritage and Identity Formation: Transition and Identity Transformation Introduction to Part 2: Addressing the issues of description, ascription, projection, and British heritage International students - who are they? On being an asylum seeker The effects of an African heritage The effects of an Australian heritage: Counselling in a land down under The effects of an African Caribbean heritage: Living as a problem The effects of a European heritage: Between two chairs The effects of an Eastern European heritage The effects of an Irish heritage The effects of a Middle Eastern (Iranian) heritage The effects of a North American heritage The effects of South American heritage The effects of a Pakistani heritage The effects of a Bangladeshi heritage: The smell of spice The effects of an Indian heritage: Cultural reminiscences The effects of a Chinese heritage The effects of a Japanese heritage Index
Colin Lago was Director of the Counselling Service at the University of Sheffield, UK, from 1987 - 2003. He now works as an independent counsellor, trainer, supervisor and consultant. He is a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.