Neda - Neda Neda is a 38 year old, married homemaker. She...

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Neda 1 of 2 Neda is a 38 year old, married homemaker. She was born in Iran and married her husband, Ali, in 1982. Shortly after their marriage, they immigrated to the United States. Neda and Ali have two children, Ellie, age 9 and Farbod, age 6. In the first session, Neda wanted to make sure that the session was confidential. She said that although she would prefer to see a Persian therapist, she did not believe that her problems would be kept confidential, “because my community is so small and everybody talks.” Neda started by saying that her life is perfect now that she is in the United States and has two lovely children. She only wishes that her Mother, who is left in Iran, would be able to come to live with them. Her husband works long hours downtown. He owns a wholesale jewelry store and the business provides a good living for the family. When asked about her marriage, Neda said that Ali is a good man; he works hard and he loves his family. “He suffered much trauma as a child and from this he is a little paranoid.” Neda went on to say that he is the youngest of six children and when he was 11 years old, his parents were murdered. After that he lived with his older sister and
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 610B taught by Professor Drshepherd-look during the Spring '09 term at CSU Northridge.

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