CAS003- Counseling with Native American/Alaskan Natives w/ Dr. John J. Peregoy
Airdate 1/19/2006

Contributing Editor:

Edina Renfro-Michel, M.Ed., NCC, LPC is an assistant professor of Counseling at Morehead State University and a doctoral candidate in community counseling at Mississippi State University. Her areas of research are Attachment Theory and Supervision.


Dr. John J. Peregoy, LPCC, is current president of the Society of Indian Psychologists, an affiliate of the American Psychological Association, and an assistant professor of counseling at Morehead State University. Dr. Peregoy has published numerous articles and book chapters on multicultural issues and Native American issues. He earned his Ph.D. in counselor education at Syracuse University. 

References about counseling Native American/Alaskan Natives:

Battistone, M. L., Hill, R. D., Peregoy, J. J., & Woltz, D. J. (1998). Preferences of old and young Navaho Indians for Western and indigenous health care providers: An exploratory study. Cultural Diversity & Mental Health, 4, 103-113.

Garrett, M. T. & Wilbur, M. P. (1999). Does the Worm Live in the Ground? Reflections on Native American Spirituality. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, 27, 193.

Garrett, M. T. (1999). Understanding the 'medicine' of native American traditional values: An integrative review. Counseling & Values, 43, 84.

Garrett, M. T. & Carroll, J. J. (2000). Mending the Broken Circle: Treatment of Substance Dependence Among Native Americans. Journal of Counseling & Development, 78, 379.

Garrett, M. T. & Barret, B. (2003). Two Spirit: Counseling Native American gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual People. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, 31, 131-142.

Garrett, M. T., Garrett, J. T., Torres-Rivera, E., Wilbur, M., & Roberts-Wilbur, J. (2005). Laughing It Up: Native American Humor as Spiritual Tradition. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, 33, 194-204.

Gloria, A. M. & Peregoy, J. J. (1996). Counseling Latino alcohol and other substance users/abusers: Cultural considerations for counselors. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 13, 119-126.

Lowe, S. C. (2005). This is who I am: Experiences of Native American students. New Directions for Student Services, 33-40.

Olson, M. J. (2003). Counselor Understanding of Native American Spiritual Loss. Counseling & Values, 47, 109.

Peregoy, J. J. (1991). Stress and the sheepskin: An exploration of the Indian/native perspective in college. Univ Microfilms International, US.

Peregoy, J. J. (1999). Revisting transcultural counseling with American Indians and Alaskan Natives: Issues for consideration. American Counseling Association, Alexandria, VA, US.

Portman, T. A. A. & Herring, R. D. (2001). Debunking the Pocahontas Paradox: The Need for a Humanistic Perspective. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education & Development, 40, 185-199.

Rybak, C. J., Eastin, C. L., & Robbins, I. (2004). Native American Healing Practices and Counseling. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education & Development, 43, 25-32.

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