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Culturally Contextual Family Therapy with Involuntary Clients

WithBethany Simmons, Jamie Banker

This chapter addresses the issue of working with “involuntary clients,” recognizing the diversity within this broad category and the unique challenges and contexts this presents for counselors and therapists. This chapter defines involuntary treatment and outlines unique challenges associated with involuntary clients. The authors present effective strategies and systemic tools for engaging involuntary clients and their families in the counseling process.