Psicoterapia desde la transculturalidad y la migración


  • Wen-Shing Tseng Departamento de Psiquiatría. Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Hawai


Palabras clave:

psicoterapia, transcultural, intercultural, competencia cultural, inmigrante, minoría, etnicidad


La naturaleza de la psicoterapia para pacientes de diferente origen étnico y cultural, incluyendo inmigrantes y refugiados, se elabora a partir de: la orientación de la psicoterapia, la comunicación en la terapia, la utilización de un intérprete, la relación terapeuta-paciente, la comprensión de los problemas y el objetivo perseguido por la psicoterapia. El énfasis se pone en la necesidad de la terapia cultural competente para cada paciente pero se requiere particular atención y esfuerzo cuando existe una amplia distancia cultural con los terapeutas, tal como sucede con los inmigrantes o las minorías étnicas.


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Cómo citar

Tseng, W.-S. (2007). Psicoterapia desde la transculturalidad y la migración. Revista de Psicoterapia, 18(70/71), 5–25.