"I feel better in myself
after talking to the counsellor"

The need for a culturally appropriate counselling service

It is recognised now internationally that it is crucial to take culture into account when providing a counselling service to members of a minority or other ethnic group, as the norms, values and traditions of that group will not be the same as the majority group and their experience will be very different. Not to acknowledge this difference could reinforce the discrimination, inequality and lack of respect which the members of that group have experienced in wider society.

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