According to the literature, humor is a critical tool to enhance the counseling process because it can reduce stress, build rapport, and aid in the increase of the client's self-efficacy. In recent years, the critical nature of using humor appropriately from a cultural perspective has been explored. In this article, the authors further explore the cultural foundations, purpose, effectiveness, and implications of using humor when counseling African American college students.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Counseling and Development|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Applied Psychology