Methods accommodating diversity
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The answer is that multicultural competencies are more than just additive to the helping professional.
The better able a therapist or helping professional is able to address diversity and multicultural factors in counseling, the better the therapist is also able to reconcile tensions and conflicts in the relationship that may arise from diverse worldviews, and the more likely the client will not only stay in therapy but benefit from counseling (Smith & Trimble, 2016).