Books and Publications

Walking Together: A Mental Health Therapist’s Guide to Working with Refugees

This resource, developed by Lutheran Community Services Northwest, offers valuable contextual and clinical information for mental health professionals and others who working with refugees and other forced migrants. Key topics include pre-migration experiences and other factors that may affect mental health, barriers to care, treatment planning, medication adherence, and vicarious trauma. 
C copy of the guide can be downloaded from this link:

Fadiman, A.

Fadiman, A. (1997). The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures. New York: Noonday Press.

Agger, I.

Agger, I. (1994). The Blue Room: Trauma and Testimony Among Refugee Women—A Psycho-Social Exploration. London and Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Zed Books.