Irreducibility of Black Male Clients: Considerations for Culturally Competent Counseling

Michael D. Hannon, Linwood G. Vereen

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An exploration of Black men as clients is presented. The concept of irreducibility through the humanistic lens is shared as a means of providing counselors the wherewithal to reframe the internal paradigm of clinical work with Black men. Recommendations for counselor exploration and clinical practice are offered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-245
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Humanistic Counseling
Issue number3
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016



  • Black male clients
  • counseling
  • irreducibility

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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