discrimination towards people of color who subscribe to the LGBT community. They experience both heterosexism and LGBT challenges in the social setups. Counselors must, therefore, act in
MULTICULTURAL COUNSELLING 5 genuine empathy and offer support for individuals in the community. According to the ACA regulation on the conduct of counselors, they do not have to provide counseling to the LGBT is the practice compromises with their personal beliefs. Reflections Counselors receive clients from different cultural backgrounds who have a different perception on views about the contemporary culture. As a counselor, one should consider minority clients like the African Americans, Asian Americans, and Latinos. It is imperative for counselors to lessen their strong ties on tribal groups. They have to fully consider the issues of handling LGBT and an understanding of both male and female clients. References
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