Gargi Roysircar-Sodowsky, EdD

Professor and Director of the Multicultural Center
Department of Clinical Psychology

Past Editor of the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development

Under Gargi Roysircar’s editorship from 2004-2011, the following articles were published in the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.

October 2011

  1. Let’s Talk: Getting Out of the Counseling Center to Serve Hard-to-Reach Students
  2. Using Analogies to Enhance Self-Awareness and Cultural Empathy: Implications for Supervision
  3. The Influence of Afrocentric Values and Neighborhood Satisfaction on the Academic Self-Efficacy of African American Elementary School Children
  4. Alcohol Use, Acculturative Stress, and Drinking Motivation among International Community College Students
  5. Transcultural Wellness: An Exploratory Study

July 2011

  1. Biculturalism and Academic Achievement of African American High School Students
  2. Black Males Navigating Microaggressions in a Traditionally White Middle School: A Qualitative Study
  3. Effects of Target Person Expression on Ethnic Prejudice Toward Middle Easterners and Hispanics
  4. A Multicultural-Ecological Assessment Tool: Conceptualization and Practice with an Immigrant Indian Woman
  5. Development of Translation Materials to Assess International Students’ Mental Health Concerns

April 2011

  1. Hugging, Drinking Tea, and Listening: Mental Health Needs of Turkish Immigrants
  2. Multicultural Environments of Academic versus Internship Training Programs: Lessons to be Learned
  3. Latinas and Postpartum Depression: Role of Partner Relationship, Additional Children, and Breastfeeding
  4. The Voices of Family Therapy Doctoral Students of Color: Aspirations and Factors Influencing Careers in Academia
  5. Family Therapy in Iran: An OCD Case Study

January 2011

  1. Resiliency and Recovery: Lessons from the Asian Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina
  2. An Exploration of Differences in Career and Life Planning between African American and Caucasian Undergraduate Women
  3. Multiculturalism and Social Justice: Two Sides of the Same
  4. Discrimination History, Backlash Fear, and Ethnic Identity among Arab Americans: Post 9/11 Snapshots
  5. Capoeira as a Clinical Intervention: Addressing Adolescent Aggression with Brazilian Martial Arts

October 2010

  1. Introduction to a Special Issue on AMCD Leadership History
  2. Interview with Courtland C. Lee, AMCD President ’89-’90
  3. Interview with Thomas Parham, AMCD President ’90-’91
  4. Interview with Clemmie Solomon, AMCD President ’91-’92
  5. Interview with Quincy L. Moore, AMCD President ’92-’93
  6. Interview with Victor E. Bibbins, Sr., AMCD President ’00-’01
  7. African American Male Leaders in Counseling: Interviews with Five AMCD Past Presidents

July 2010

  1. Guidelines for Multicultural Assessment: An Asian Indian-American Case Study
  2. Brother Where Art Thou? African American Male Instructors’ Perceptions of the Counselor Education Profession
  3. The Role of Judaism on Family Relationships
  4. Culturally-Focused Community-Centered Service Learning: An International Immersion Experience
  5. Educational Hegemony, Traumatic Stress, and African American and Latino American Students

April 2010

  1. Vietnamese Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Mental Health: An Examination of Age of Arrival, Length of Stay, Income, and English Language Proficiency
  2. Coping with Discrimination: The Subjective Well-Being of South Asian American Women
  3. The Influence of Acculturation and Enculturation on Mexican American High School Students’ Decision to Apply to College
  4. Stress, Self-Esteem, Hope, Optimism, and Well-Being in Urban, Ethnic Minority Adolescents
  5. Grief Counseling for Muslim Preschool and Elementary School Children

January 2010 issue

  1. In the Therapist’s Chair is Clemmont E. Vontress: A Wounded Healer in Cross-Cultural Counseling
  2. Counseling and Psychoanalysis: Advancing the Value of Diversity
  3. The Practice of Psychotherapy in Mexico: Past and Present
  4. Transculturals: Identifying the Invisible Minority
  5. Multicultural Counselor Training in a Single Course: Review of Research

October 2009 issue

  1. North America’s Native Peoples: A Social Justice and Trauma Counseling Approach
  2. Multicultural Connections: Using Stories to Transcend Cultural Boundaries in Supervision
  3. Psychological Impact of Negotiating Two Cultures: Latino Coping and Self-Esteem
  4. A Comparison between Mexican-American Youth Who are in Gangs and Those Who are not
  5. A Review of Experimental Studies of Explicit and Implicit Bias among Counselors

July 2009 issue

  1. Race and ethnicity in empirical research: An 18-year review
  2. Teaching anti-racism in counselor training: Reflections on a course
  3. Research with African Americans: Lessons learned about recruiting African American Women
  4. Cultural considerations in counseling couples who experience infertility
  5. Comparing Japanese international college students’ and U.S. college students’ mental-health related stigmatizing attitudes.

April 2009 issue

  1. Evidence Based Practice and Its Implications for Culturally Sensitive Treatment
  2. Depression, Socio-Cultural Factors, and African American Women
  3. The Treatment Seeking Disparity between African Americans and Whites: Attitudes toward Treatment, Coping Resources, and Racism
  4. Associations Among Asian Americans’ Enculturation, Emotional Experiences, and Depressive Symptoms
  5. The Token Activity: Generating Awareness of Power in Counseling Relationships

January 2009 issue

  1. Experiential Training: Connecting School Counselors-in-Training, English as a Second Language (ESL) Teachers, and ESL Students
  2. Students’ Internal Reactions to a One-Week Cultural Emersion Trip: A Qualitative Analysis of Student Journals
  3. Universal-Diverse Orientation, Cognitive Complexity, and Sociopolitical Advocacy in Counselor Trainees
  4. Cultural Intersection of Asian Indian Ethnicity and Presenting Problem: Adapting Multicultural Competence for Clinical Accessibility
  5. The Relationship Between Perfectionism and Multidimensional Life Satisfaction Among High School Adolescents in Turkey

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October 2008 issue

  1. Institutional and Individual Research Productivity in Five Nominated Multicultural Psychology Journals
  2. International Women Students’ Intimate Relationships
  3. Counseling Biracial Students: A Review of Issues and Interventions
  4. The Influence of Hope on the Relationship Between Racial Discrimination and Depressive Symptoms
  5. Early Intervention with Latino Families: Implications for Practice

July 2008 issue

  1. Using Interpreters in Mental Health Counseling: A Literature Review and Recommendations
  2. Institutional Values of Managed Mental Health Care: Efficiency or Oppression?
  3. Why Is There Still No Study of Cultural Equivalence in Standardized Cognitive Ability Tests?
  4. Developing Cross-Racial Self-Efficacy: A Longitudinal Examination of the Role of Cross-Racial Mastery Experiences
  5. Advocating for Social Justice in Academia Through Recruitment, Retention, Admissions, and Professional Survival

April 2008 issue

  1. Influences on Counselor Race Preferences: Distinguishing Black Racial Attitudes from Black Racial Identity
  2. Client and Counselor Discussions of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Counseling: An Exploratory Investigation
  3. Definitions of Multicultural Competence: Frontline Human Service Providers’ Perspective
  4. Racial Identity Status Profiles and Expressions of Anger in Black Americans: An Exploratory Study
  5. Exploring the Relationships among Multicultural Training Experiences and Attitudes Toward Diversity Among Counseling Students

January 2008 issue

  1. The Appropriateness of Using Three Measures of Self-Beliefs with European American, Latino/a, and Native American College Freshman
  2. Asian and European American Cultural Values, Bicultural Competence, and Attitudes Toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help Among Asian American Adolescents
  3. An Analysis of Content and Instructional Strategies in Multicultural Counseling Courses
  4. Lived Experience of Interracial Dialogue on Race: Proclivity to Participate
  5. A Cross-Cultural Study of Anxiety Among Chinese and Caucasian American University Students

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October 2007 issue

  1. White Middle-Class Privilege: Social Class Bias and Implications for Training and Practice.
  2. Understanding the Mental Health Needs of American Muslims: Recommendations and Considerations for Practice
  3. Experiences of Prejudice, Role Difficulties, and Counseling Self-Efficacy among Racial and Ethnic Minority Supervisees Working with White Supervisors
  4. Latina Mothers’ Perceptions of Mental Health and Mental Health Promotion.
  5. The Influence of Multicultural Training on Perceived Multicultural Counseling Competencies.

July 2007 issue

  1. Cultural Dysthymia: An Unrecognized Disorder Among African Americans?
  2. The Relationship Between African American Enculturation and Racial Identity
  3. Language Switching and Mexican Americans’ Emotional Expression
  4. Adaptation of Professional Ethics Among Counselors Living and Working in a Remote Native Canadian Community
  5. Cultural Awareness: Enhancing Counselor Understanding, Sensitivity, and Effectiveness with Clients Who Are Deaf

April 2007 issue

  1. Working with Immigrant Students in Schools: The Role of School Counselors in Building Cross-Cultural Bridges
  2. Counseling Supervisors’ Assessment of Race, Racial Identity, and Working Alliance in Supervisory Dyads
  3. A Case Study of a Muslim Client: Incorporating Religious Beliefs and Practices
  4. Bereavement and Coping of South Asian Families Post 9/11
  5. Racism, Antisemitism, and the Schism Between Blacks and Jews in the United States: A Pilot Intergroup Encounter Program

January 2007 issue

  1. Two Worlds: African American Men’s Negotiation of Predominantly White Educational and Occupational Worlds
  2. Culture Specific Assets to Consider When Counseling Latina/o Children and Adolescents
  3. Comparing Multicultural with General Counseling Knowledge and Skill Competency for Students Who Completed Counselor Training
  4. The Use of the Racial/Cultural Identity Development Model to understand a Vietnamese American: A Research Case Study
  5. Successful and Unsuccessful Multicultural Supervisory Behaviors: A Delphi Poll

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October 2006 issue

  1. Organizational Cultural Competence in Mental Health Service Delivery: A Multilevel Analysis
  2. South and East Asian International Students’ Perceived Prejudice, Acculturation, and Frequency of Help Resource Utilization
  3. Using Storybooks to Promote Multicultural Sensitivity among Elementary School Children
  4. White Racial Identity: Science, Faith, and Pseudoscience
  5. Service Learning in Neighborhoods of Poverty: Facilitating Multicultural Competence in Counseling Education Students

July 2006 issue

  1. Multicultural Counseling: An Appalachian Perspective
  2. Mentoring Asian and Euro-American American College Women
  3. Descriptive Study of Single Adults in Homeless Shelters: Increasing Counselors’ Knowledge and Social Action
  4. Critical Incidents in Multicultural Training: An Examination of Student Experiences
  5. Meetings with Elaine, an African and Native American Woman

April 2006 issue

  1. Honoring Their Way: Counseling American Indian Females
  2. The Effect of Normative and Behavioral Persuasion on Help-Seeking in Thai and American College Students
  3. Examining Racial Identity and Masculinity as Correlates of Self-Esteem and Psychological Distress in Black Men
  4. A Feminist Multicultural Perspective on Supervision
  5. Toward a Feminist and Multicultural Model of Consultation and Advocacy

January 2006 issue

  1. The Relation of Cultural Mistrust and Psychological Heath
  2. Predictors of Racial Prejudice in White American Counseling Students
  3. Developing Multicultural Counseling Competence Through the use of Portfolios
  4. The Model Minority: Bane or Blessing for Asian Americans?
  5. A Pilot Phase in the Development of the International Student Supervision Scale

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October 2005 issue

  1. Laughing It Up: Native American Humor and Spiritual Tradition
  2. Counselors’ Models of Helping: Addressing the Needs of Culturally Different Clients in School Settings
  3. Guidelines and Strategies for Cross-Cultural Counseling with Korean American Clients
  4. White Racial Identity and Attitudes Toward People With Disabilities
  5. Expanding the Definition of Privilege: The Concept of Social Privilege

July 2005 issue

  1. Toward Greater Sophistication and Cultural Relevance: Introduction to the Special Issue
  2. Integrating Collectivist Values into Career Counseling With Asian Americans: A Test of Cultural Responsiveness
  3. Mentors’ Influence on Mexican American Students’ Career and Educational Development
  4. Multicultural Gender Influences in Women’s Career Development: An Ecological Perspective
  5. Career Happiness Among Asian Americans: The Interplay Between Individualism and Interdependence

April 2005 issue

  1. Incorporating Idiographic Approaches into Multicultural Counseling Research and Practice
  2. Increasing the Cultural Proficiency of Clinical Managers
  3. Ethical Challenges in the Teaching of Multicultural Course Work
  4. Individualism and Collectivism: What do They Have to do With Counseling?
  5. Matters of the Heart and Matters of the Mind: Exploring the History, Theories, Research, and Practice of Multicultural Counseling. A Review of the Handbook of Multicultural Counseling

January 2005 issue

  1. The Immersion Experience in Multicultural Counselor Training: Confronting Covert Racism
  2. Development of Counselor Trainees’ Multicultural Awareness Through Mentoring English as a Second Language Students
  3. Multicultural Counseling Competencies: Lessons From Assessment
  4. Perceived Racist Discrimination, Coping, Stress, and Life Satisfaction

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October 2004 issue

  1. Social Validation of the Outcome Questionnaire-45: An Assessment of Asian and Pacific Islander College Students
  2. Racial/Ethnic Identities and Related Attributed Experiences of Multiracial Japanese European Americans
  3. Hmong History, Culture, and Acculturation: Implications for Counseling the Hmong
  4. Predictors of Distress in Chicana College Students
  5. Difficult Dialogues: Interviewer, White Inner Voice, and Latina Interviewee

Extra 2004

  1. Racial and Ethnic Minority Clients’ Utilization of a University Counseling Center: An Archival Study
  2. Definitional Ceremonies: Integrating Community into Multicultural Counseling Sessions
  3. Identity Development and Multicultural Competency
  4. Low-Income Latinos and Dropout: Strategies to Prevent Dropout
  5. Cross-Cultural Supervision: Guiding the Conversation Toward Race and Ethnicity
  6. American Indian Perspectives of Euro-American Counseling Behavior
  7. Making Research Accessible to Participants with Disabilities
  8. Centralizing Feminism and Multiculturalism in Counseling: Introduction to the Special Section
  9. Feminism and Multiculturalism: Parallels and Intersections
  10. Feminist and Multicultural Collaboration in Counseling Supervision: Voices From two African American Women
  11. Collaborative Consultation: International Applications of a Multicultural Feminist Approach
  12. Counseling Practices with Feminist-Multicultural Perspectives
  13. Power and Responsibility in Therapy: Integrating Feminism and Multiculturalism
  14. Feminist Teaching in Counselor Education: Promoting Multicultural Understanding
  15. Toward Integrating Feminist and Multicultural Pedagogies
  16. A Multicultural Feminist Model of Mentoring
  17. Acculturation and an ESL Program: A Service Learning Project

July 2004 issue

  1. Acculturation, Competence, and Mental Health Among South Asian Students in the United States
  2. Predictors of Acculturation for Chinese Adolescents in Canada: Age of Arrival, Length of Stay, Social Class, and English Reading Ability
  3. Acculturation Distress Among Hispanics: The Role of Acculturation, Coping, and Intercultural Competence
  4. Child Survivor of War: A Case Study
  5. Service Learning in Graduate Counselor Education: Developing Multicultural Counseling Competency

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