Cross Cultural

Issue Two: Clinical Psychology in Singapore

Issue Two: Clinical Psychology in Singapore

In this second issue we offer the first in a series of issues focusing on the perspectives and practices of professional psychologists providing services in a specific country or region–in this case the highly influential country of Singapore.

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The Multi-Cultural Psychological Perspectives and Practices of Singapore

The Multi-Cultural Psychological Perspectives and Practices of Singapore

Singapore is often considered the cross-roads or intellectual and cultural hub of Southeast Asia. Although small in size and population, …

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Creating and Altering Rituals

Creating and Altering Rituals

No one knows exactly how forgoing shared rituals will affect us individually or as a society. However, science does give us some clues. By understanding the purpose of shared rituals, we can try to preserve their intent and create a sense of shared emotion, connection, and transcendence.

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A Western Mind-Presenting as American Philosopher and Psychologist William James

A Western Mind-Presenting as American Philosopher and Psychologist William James

This essay is intended to expand on the oral presentation given on August 14, 2019, specifically focusing on the concepts of American philosopher and psychologist, William James, and the application of these concepts to modem American psychology. The essay is presented as first person William James who announced his ideas through time travel.

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An Eastern Mind: The Chinese Philosophy of Chuang-Tzu

An Eastern Mind: The Chinese Philosophy of Chuang-Tzu

This essay focuses on concepts of ancient Chinese philosopher Chuang-Tzu and its application to modem Clinical psychology. The essay is presented as first person Chuang-Tzu who announced his ideas through time travel.

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Dealing with Anxiety during COVID-19 in Singapore

Dealing with Anxiety during COVID-19 in Singapore

We could discover a new side to ourselves or our family members, explore new interests alone or with our family members or we could mope that we cannot manage. Whichever we think we are, we will be.

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Experiences with Counselling for Individuals Within the South Asian Community I: Rationale and Literature

Experiences with Counselling for Individuals Within the South Asian Community I: Rationale and Literature

The purpose of this research was to utilize the lived experiences of SA individuals to understand what change(s) allowed them to seek and participate in counselling, and in turn to alter the conversation about the use of mental health services by those of the SA community.

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Experiences with Counselling for Individuals Within the South Asian Community II: Methodology, Stories and Analysis

Experiences with Counselling for Individuals Within the South Asian Community II: Methodology, Stories and Analysis

by Alisha Mann, MPsy This series was originally completed as a Major Research Project in partial fulfillment of Adler Graduate …

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My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XIX. Mine and Yours

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XIX. Mine and Yours

The difference between “mine” and “yours” may be self-evident for the Westerner. For the Bedouin most things are “ours”; at least among friends.

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My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XVIII. Uncertainty Avoidance, Language and Communication

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XVIII. Uncertainty Avoidance, Language and Communication

The fundamental issue here is how a society deals with the fact that the future can never be known: should we try to control the future or just let it happen?

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