By Anna R. Hiscox, Abby C. Calisch
Operating with humans from various cultural backgrounds provides useful and theoretical difficulties for artwork therapists, in addition to the possibilities represented through a medium which crosses linguistic and cultural boundaries. during this quantity, execs engaged in paintings remedy talk about features of perform that are tormented by an atmosphere of accelerating cultural range. a few contributions learn the issues confronted via participants of ethnic minorities who're stuck among statement in their cultural identities and assimilation right into a assorted social milieu, and the importance of the racial id and cultural assumptions of the artwork therapist operating with them. Others discover the impression that treating consumers from different cultures has had on them, and the way they've got handled the sentiments of loss, helplessness and guilt skilled whilst aiding refugees who've suffered worrying occasions of their local international locations. each one bankruptcy represents a synthesis of the scholarship and the medical event of its writer, and the e-book as a complete balances case experiences with educational study. whereas articulating the necessity for extra cultural variety between practitioners, the entire individuals think that touch with different traditions has enriched them in addition to their consumers.