Relevant Films and Sources

Relevant Films

  • Yidl in the Middle: Growing Up Jewish in Iowa (56 min., New Day Films).
    In this autobiographical account, filmmaker Marlene Booth examines how she negotiated the multiple identity groups associated with being an Iowan, a Jew, and a woman.
  • Tales From Arab Detroit (45 min., New Day Films).
    This video richly documents images from an immigrant Arab American community to show the interweaving of tradition and current trends.


Relevant Sources

  • Ahmed, S. R., Kia-Keating, M., & Tsai, K. H. (2011). A structural model of racial discrimination, acculturative stress, and cultural resources among Arab American adolescents. American Journal of Community Psychology48(3–4), 181–192.
  • Baggerly, J., & Abugideiri, S. E. (2010). Grief counseling for Muslim preschool and elementary school children. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development38(2), 112–124.
  • Chaudhry, S., & Li, C. (2011). Is solution-focused brief therapy culturally appropriate for Muslim American counselees? Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy41(2), 109–113.
  • Elashi, F. B., Mills, C. M., & Grant, M. G. (2010). In-group and out-group attitudes of Muslim children. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology31(5), 379–385.
  • Ibrahim, F. A., & Dykeman, C. (2011). Counseling Muslim Americans: Cultural and spiritual assessments. Journal of Counseling & Development89(4), 387–396.
  • Rippy, A. E., & Newman, E. (2006). Perceived religious discrimination and its relationship to anxiety and paranoia among Muslim Americans. Journal of Muslim Mental Health1(1), 5–20.
  • Walsh, F. (1998). Beliefs, spirituality, and transcendence: Keys to family resilience. In M. McGoldrick (Ed.), Re-visioning family therapy: Race, culture, and gender in clinical practice (pp. 62–77). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • O’Hanlon, B. (2006). Pathways to spirituality: Connection, wholeness, and possibility for therapist and client. New York, NY: W. W. Norton.