Towards a Paradigm Shift

  • Peter Cornish


Stepped Care 2.0 can facilitate a long-overdue paradigm shift in mental healthcare organization and treatment. The core components of Stepped Care 2.0 are identified and related to Indigenous wisdom that has stood the test of time. The concept of synergy is introduced and contrasted with the scarcity-based risk paradigm that dominates our Eurocentric socio-economic structures. This sets the stage for a more in-depth analysis of the challenges and unanswered questions associated with Stepped Care 2.0. The chapter ends with a glimpse at contributions from a wide variety of experts that will be published in the edited volumes comprising books two and three in this series.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Cornish
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  1. 1.Counseling and Psychological ServicesUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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