Whose Baby is It Anyway by Kalpana Asok

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Whose Baby is It Anyway by Kalpana Asok

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Whose Baby is It Anyway by Kalpana Asok

Synopsis

 This book of essays takes an informal and, I hope, gentle look into South Asian homes, hearts, and homeland in an attempt to help mental health practitioners have a more complete understanding of their Indian clients. My aim is that these stories, anecdotes, and social and psychological sketches open the door to more pertinent clinical conversations. Just as there is no mother without a child, there is no Indian individual without the family.  The focus of western psychotherapy has been on the individual and individuation.  My book expands the picture to include the importance of Indian society, family, and culture as an equally, if not more important, path to helping Indian immigrant patients get more clarity from helping professionals.

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