?Hickson draws on the extensive South African experience to present a challenging and helpful manual, designed to increase the relevance and effectiveness of counseling interventions in racially divided nations. While Eurocentric approaches may be useful to the white minority, for most of the population they must be replaced....The book is especially helpful in providing awareness and knowledge, making a compelling argument for the mental health worker as advocate...?-Choice
About the Author
JOYCE HICKSON received her Ph.D. in counseling from Mississippi State University. Dr. Hickson spent six years in the southern Africa region where she was a Professor with the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and worked as a consultant to several African nations. She currently serves as Chair of the Department of Counseling and Clinical Programs at Columbus College in Columbus, Georgia.
SUSAN KRIEGLER is Associate Professsor of Education Psychology and Special Education at the University of Pretoria./e She is a recipient of the Psychological Association of South Africa's Presidents Award for her contribution to renewal in the profession.