chapter  5
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Counseling Greek-Cypriot Clients

WithFotini Kranou Kyriakides

This chapter will provide background information regarding the family, social and cultural values, and traditions of Greek-Cypriot clients, as well as basic characteristics of their personality. It will provide hands-on guidelines, specific step by step therapeutic interventions, techniques and strategies, recommendations and precise therapy suggestions based on theories derived from counseling and psychotherapy and on this writer’s personal professional experience. The cultural group this chapter refers to is individuals of Cypriot descent, though information may be used for work with Greek clients due to cultural similarities between the two groups.