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Counseling Asian-American Indians from India - Implications for Training Multicultural Counselors
Kananur V. Chandras, Sunil V. Chandras, and David A. DeLambo
Studies continue to reveal that Asian-Americans from India are being ignored and treated differently in American society. There is a widespread belief that Asian-American Indians are a model minority who are not in need of any special consideration and that they underuse or terminate counseling prematurely. This paper deals with socio-cultural differences and the implications for training multicultural counselors to counsel Asian-Americans from India.