Social Class and the Helping Professions



Debbie Sturm, Ph.D., Social Class and the Helping Professions: A Clinician’s
Guide to Navigating Class in America
– Why talking about social class is important in counseling
– How a psychotherapist’s own social class background is an important element in the counseling relationship
– How the interaction of race and social class may impact a client’s life experience
– Issues that clients from higher social class may experience and want to discuss in counseling