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In our text, Dr. Comas-Diaz identifies the six multicultural guidelineslaid out by the APA. After viewing Dr. Beam's work with his client andDr. Robert Jay Green's work with his clients provide examples of howthese two therapists demonstrated cultural competence as it relates toguidelines one, two, and five.Multicultural therapy addresses the issues of these whose race, ethnicity, religion, genderidentification, income, disability, or different social aspects that fall outside of the majority.Issues that arise for minority groups, which include oppression, racism, and marginalization, areapplicable and recognized. The therapist is more culturally aware, and there may be greateremphasis on individualism than in some traditional therapy settings that take a more universalapproach. Multicultural therapy is a form of talk therapy, however it may be combined withtherapies that involve other activities, such as art or music, if those interventions can help clientscommunicate better. The six multicultural guidelines are commitment to cultural awareness andknowledge of self and others, education, research, practice, and organizational change and policy
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