Document Type

Tip Sheet

Publication Date





Vietnamese and Spanish translations of this publication are available for download under "Additional Files" below.

Developing trusting and respectful relationships is critical to best addressing the mental health needs of Southeast Asians. This tip-sheet offers some culturally-informed strategies mental health providers can use to build strong therapeutic alliances with their Southeast Asian clients.

Subject Area

Health Disparities, Multicultural


Mental Health Care for Immigrants and Refugees, Tips for Multicultural Providers, Multicultural Care, Southeast Asia, immigrants, refugees, Vietnamese, Spanish

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.



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Deirdre G. Logan


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