When Working With Cultural Identity Conflict Among Second Generation South Asian Women
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The following paper includes an extensive literature review on identity, conflict, expectations and experiences of second generation South Asian women. The areas explored include: development of identity, the role of culture in identity development, identity conflict, lived experiences, and diverse counseling positions. This research is important because it has the potential to help therapists gain awareness around the struggles with identity conflict that Second Generation South Asian women face. It also allows therapists to develop culturally sensitive ways of working with this population.