Providing Therapy Across Different Cultures

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Stacey Lambert, director of the Latino Mental Health Program, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
Karen Hanscom, executive director, Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma

When immigrants face depression, therapy may not be the first option they explore for relief. When they do seek counseling, they often encounter a cross-cultural struggle to understand and be understood by American practitioners.

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