Narrative Therapy with Spanish Speakers: Creative Bilingual Strategies for Individual, Family, and Group Sessions

Drs. Roberto Swazo & Noelany Pelc

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Narrative Therapy with Spanish Speakers provides counselors, social workers, and other mental health professionals with a variety of culturally responsive bilingual activities developed for use with clients of all ages. Each short chapter covers topics such as fear, acceptance, and trust, and employs short fictions, sayings, and quotes, all in both Spanish and English, that professionals can share directly with clients. Additional materials on the book’s website include audio resources for both counselor and client, and the book is replete with icons and guides to help counselors quickly find relevant material.

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Roberto Swazo, Ph.D.

University of Northern Iowa, Iowa

Roberto Swazo, Ph.D., PSL, has been a professor and director of counseling at Roosevelt University, Florida Agricultural Mechanical University, and the University of Northern Iowa. He is a former Fulbright Scholar in Italy and licensed school counselor.

Noelany Pelc, Ph.D.

Marian University

Noelany Pelc, Ph.D., has been a director of online counseling programs and field clinical coordinator at Seton Hall University and is currently an assistant professor at Marian University. She is a licensed psychologist and educator.

  • Indianapolis, IN, USA

To access the companion resources, please submit your request using the contact form provided. You will be asked to provide proof of purchase. To contact the authors for trainings, speaking engagements, or interviews, please use the contact form provided.

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