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Cultural factors and psychotherapy in China

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regarding emotional or psychosomatic difficulties or problems we talk about I was asked to say more about how to handle this in daily life and or in therapy. Here is some comment:

What is the culture of psychotherapy in China? What makes up the thinking and feeling processes in the typical Chinese client? Understanding these questions gives us a beginning of how to understand and make trusting alliances with the Chinese patient. Several factors play a large role in the Chinese culture and character that affect attitudes toward seeking help and dealing with emotional difficulties.

Other-centered culture: Many Chinese people see their own problems as coming last compared to the welfare of others. While this is adaptive and socially valuable for the culture at large, it also keeps ………………….

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