This chapter briefly highlights the research that has been conducted among people of color and reviews the unique sociocultural factors that may influence the presence of ED symptoms and obesity in clients of color. In addition, specific counseling strategies are provided to assist counselors in working with people of color who struggle with weight, eating, and body image concerns. A case study illustrating these strategies is also included at the end of the chapter.
Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Counselor's Guide to Prevention and Treatment by Laura H. Choate. To purchase the book visit www.counseling.org/publications.