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Title: The growing pains of family therapy in Singapore
Authors: Sim, Boon Wee Timothy
Subjects: Singapore
Family therapy
Issue Date: May-2012
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Source: Journal of family therapy, May 2012, v. 34, no.2, p. 204-224.
Abstract: Family therapy in Singapore is both short on history and overdue for development. Through in-depth interviews with six experienced local family therapists and trainers, this article explores the challenges of family therapy development in Singapore, giving particular attention to practice, supervision, training, and research. Over time, family therapy practitioners in Singapore have gained insights in applying systemic ideas in this pluralistic society where there is a rich mix of race and ethnicity. This article highlights the contribution Singapore's experience of family therapy can make to a more global picture, in view of its rich multicultural context despite significant challenges.
Rights: © 2010 The Author
Journal of Family Therapy © 2010 The Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice.
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Type: Journal/Magazine Article
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2010.00519.x
ISSN: 1467-6427 (online)
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