A self-study : being a white psychologist in an Indian world by Todd Sojonky

By Todd Sojonky

Who am I as a psychologist? This publication examines the position of psychologists in pass- cultural settings and explores the price of self-knowledge within the perform of psychology. this present day many indigenous everyone is nonetheless experiencing a colonial form of treatment that's rooted in strength imbalances and a controlled wellbeing and fitness care process. via narrative, tale, poetry and psychotherapy this ebook indicates the significance of private progress and informs the perform of being a ‘good psychologist’. It asks the reader to contemplate how cross-cultural reviews impression specialist psychology discourse and practices in addition to to discover the relationships among dominant psychology platforms and cultural enactments.

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However, before sharing my stories, it is important that I address the context of my research and a challenging issue revolving around this – that of white privilege. In Chapter 2, I provide an overview and description of white privilege. Chapters 3 through 7 are the narratives which came through clinical experiences. In Chapter 8, I return to further explore and reflect on the concept of white privilege, relating my experiences and reactions and impressions. Following this in Chapter 9, I relate my journey towards self-awareness.

Each of them looked for an apartment, hunted for a job, shopped for shoes and cars, and went about their day to day business. The two of them had almost identical backgrounds including education, age, and career experience – except for race. The study found that in some situations they were treated equally, but the clear pattern was that the black man experienced much greater difficulty in completing the tasks and was not treated fairly. indd 27 4/14/10 6:41:08 PM The study’s most interesting finding was that the real core of white privilege was revealed to be in the reaction of many white people to the study itself.

Those people? on the streets of the cities. a 33% problem…. a problem within a problem. An enigma. we lose eight Indian women in Saskatchewan every year. Enigma. invisible dads or no dads at all or 13-year-old dads who can’t be dads.

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