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Talking therapies for Pasifika peoples

Pasifika world views and identities are based on a collective approach, with health and well-being relying on safe and balanced relationships. Given the holistic nature of these relationships, any disturbance or imbalance may be associated with mental health difficulties. Th is guide predominately presents ways of working with Pasifika individuals and their families. Consideration should also be given to the complex set of inter-relationships that exist between Pasifika communities and to the important role of spirituality in Pasifika people’s lives.

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