This book examines a collaboration between traditional Māori healing and clinical psychiatry. Comprised of transcribed interviews and detailed meditations on practice, it demonstrates how bicultural partnership frameworks can augment mental health treatment by balancing local imperatives with sound and ...Show more
This anthology addresses the mental health and therapeutic needs of Polynesian and Melanesian people and the scarcity of resources for those working with them. It is divided into four parts – Identity, Therapeutic Practice, Death and Dying, Reflexive Practice – that approach the concerns of ...Show more
This accessible guide locates ethical practice in the context of New Zealand's Treaty-based culture, law and legal systems, and the New Zealand Association of Counsellors' Code of Ethics. A wide range of practitioners discuss ethical dilemmas that challenge them in their daily work.
This diverse collection of essays examines important issues related to mental health among Pacific Islanders through the topics of identity, spirituality, the unconscious, mental trauma, and healing.
A guide - complete with glossary - to customs, protocol and etiquette for visitors to New Zealand marae.Hiwi and Pat Tauroa outline the sequence of events that begins when visitors arrive at the gates of a marae and ends with their departure. Appropriate behaviour is described at each stage; the spiritu ...Show more
Meet Kit - a 12 year old undergoing medical transition - as he talks about gender and the different ways it can be explored. He explains what it is like to transition and how his friends, family and teachers can help through talking, listening and being proactive. With illustrations throughout, this is ...Show more
Category: Children & Adolescents
Includes highly effective creative and expressive interventions. This state-of-the-art collection of 30 real-life cases on counseling children and adolescents emphasizes the developmental, relational, and cultural contexts of working with this population, and incorporates innovative techniques across a ...Show more
Category: Society & Culture
At a time when many public commentators are turning against multiculturalism in response to fears about militant Islam, immigration or social cohesion, Tariq Modood, one of the world's leading authorities on multiculturalism, provides a distinctive contribution to these debates. He contends that the ris ...Show more
Whether looking at divided cities or working with populations on the margins of society, a growing number of engaged academics have reached out to communities around the world to address the practical problems of living with difference. This book explores the challenges and necessities of accommodating ...Show more
Category: NZ Maori
This book provides explanations in English and Maori of seventy terms which are important in Maori culture. Each term is clearly defined, and its significance explained with reference to tradition, custom, myth and ritual, as well as present day understanding. The author, Cleve Barlow, draws on the trad ...Show more
Does our cultural background influence the way we think and feel about ourselves and others? Does our culture affect how we choose our partners, how we define intelligence and abnormality and how we bring up our children? Psychologists have long pondered the relationship between culture and a range of p ...Show more
Students, beginning and seasoned mental health professionals will be better prepared for diversity practice by this accessible, timely, provocative, and critical work, The Convergence of Race, Ethnicity and Gender: Multiple Identities in Counseling, Fifth Edition. Author Tracy Robinson-Wood demonstrate ...Show more