Working with South Asian Women In Therapy Presented by Moitreyee Chowdhury, LMFT, LCSW (1.5 hours)

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Full event details here: You can purchase 1.5 CEUs by adding it to your cart. The goal is of this presentation is for participants to gain understanding of the cultural worldview of South Asian women immigrants, with a focus on mental health, including implications for clinicians and therapists working in the field of therapy and counseling. The presentation will aim to inform mental health professionals how to provide culturally informed services to South Asian (SA) immigrant women in the USA, in particular, first generation immigrant SA women. There is a rich diversity among this population incorporating culture, language, religion and familial and generational dynamics that can add challenges in providing appropriate support. This experiential presentation, will present an overview of the strengths, cultural worldview, and challenges of South Asian immigrant women and provide culturally appropriate interventions for individual and group counseling with this population. The presentation intends to facilitate a dialogue about working with, supervising, and teaching clients, counselors, and students from the South Asian population. About the Presenter Moitreyee is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Practioner of Clinical Counseling. Currently, Moitreyee is working at Gardner Health Services in San Jose, where she conceptualizes, develops, and strategizes Wellness centers and programs on behalf of Santa Clara County to provide preventative programs and supports for African descent and Latino communities. She is also an adjunct professor at Palo Alto University and a therapist with Mountain View Therapy, where she provides individual therapy for teens, young adults, and adults from different cultures in multiple languages. Moitreyee brings in her work a passion for understanding cultural diversity and its many nuances that impact the lives of clients and therapists.

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