Feminism & Psychotherapy

Reflections on Contemporary Theories and Practices (Perspectives on Psychotherapy series)

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Feminism,
  • Psychotherapy,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Psychotherapy - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • General,
  • Feminist therapy

Edition Notes

ContributionsIrene Bruna Seu (Editor), Colleen Heenan (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8030145M
ISBN 100761951911
ISBN 109780761951919

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Thus, the major goals of feminist counseling are change, equality, balancing independence and interdependence, empowerment, self-nurturance, and valuing diversity (Enns, ). BACKGROUND. Betty Freidan, one of the most vocal early feminists, put a face to feminism with her book, The Feminine Mystique (). The National Organization for Women.

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In this book, Dr. Brown presents and explores this approach, its theory, history, the therapy process, primary change mechanisms, empirical basis, and future developments/5(16).

In Feminist Therapy, Laura S. Brown explores the history, theory, and practice of this groundbreaking approach. Feminist therapy not only listens to, but privileges, the voices and experiences of those who have been defined as other by dominant cultures/5(18).

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Feminist theory and psychological practice. In this chapter we describe the work of the National Conference on Education and Training in Feminist Practice () group charged with defining the characteristics or guiding principles of a feminist theory of psychological practice.

Feminism & Psychology provides an international forum for debate at the interface of feminisms and psychologies. The peer-reviewed journal's principal aim is to foster feminist theory and practice in—and beyond—psychology.

Feminist psychologists have continued to push for the importance of paying greater attention to cultural multiplicity among women and to incorporate this understanding into teaching, researching, theory building and practicing.

Feminist psychology is the direct result of the women's movement and revolution that took hold in the late s. In Feminist Therapy, Laura S. Brown explores the history, theory, and practice of this groundbreaking approach.

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Ethics and values in feminist counseling and psychotherapy. In Introduction to feminist therapy: Strategies for social and individual change (pp. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: /n3.

Evans, Kathy M., Elizabeth A. Kincade and Susan R. Seem. "Ethics and Values in Feminist Counseling and Psychotherapy.". The book described individual's personal experiences with mental health issues and problems in living she thought would be useful to students in social work, psychology, and counseling.

Her current book, Feminist Therapist: How Second Wave Feminism Changed Psychotherapy and Me recounts the seminal contributions of feminism on women's psychology, psychotherapy, and its impact on her 5/5(1).

While feminist therapy has grown in stature and recognition in the last few decades, comparatively little has been written about supervision and consultation from a feminist standpoint.

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Schmitt (20 pages) (PDF) [View / Download]. Feminist therapy is an integrative approach to psychotherapy that focuses on gender and the particular challenges and stressors that women face as a result of bias, stereotyping, oppression.

Her 10 books, including Women in Therapy, The Dance of Anger, and The Dance of Fear, have sold more than two million copies and been published in 35 foreign editions.

In this interview, she spoke about her body of work, and addressed the question of the continuing impact of feminism on psychotherapy today This book presents groundbreaking scholarship on new approaches to women's psychology. Transnational psychology pushes beyond traditional Western, androcentric frameworks to provide theorists, researchers, and practitioners with tools to identify and deconstruct hegemonies, give voice to the marginalized, and critically examine the dynamic nature of identity in local and global : Feminist Ethics In Psychotherapy book.

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The book aims to offer therapists more effective perspectives on psychotherapy in relation to women by providing an integration of the two subject areas. Current western feminism and psychology have a particularly close relationship, with feminism finding an increasingly important voice in psychology.

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Satel argued in her book P.C. MD: How Political Correctness Is Corrupting Medicine that the very concept of feminist therapy is contrary to the methods and goals of psychotherapy, sometimes so far as to veer into potential malpractice.

Feminist therapy is a technically integrative approach to treatment, based conceptually on feminist political analyses and feminist scholarship, that attends to dynamics of gender, power, and social realities and contexts in the lives, distress, and dysfunction of people seeking psychotherapy.

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This book appeals to a wide range of readers because it discusses principles that are applicable to people from all walks of life. Feminist Therapy successfully presents a comprehensive understanding of feminist therapy as a stand-alone model of psychotherapy that is constantly improving and evolving.

Recently Gloria Steinem, iconic spokesperson and author who helped transform what is now commonly known as ‘Second-Wave Feminism,’ said, “People in hard times need a witness.” 1 In this interview Ms.

Steinem was not overtly lauding psychotherapy as one road that an individual may take in order to find a witness ready to assist in bearing hard times and cultivating new paths to .Feminist Therapy.

Feminist psychology grew from the influences of the women’s movement of the ’s. This movement was a grassroots one; therefore, no one particular theorist can be named the.This book provides a showcase for a wide range of discourse analytical work in psychology from a feminist perspective.

It constitutes a thorough critical evaluation of this approach for the feminist project of intellectual, social and political change. Leading researchers explore the benefits and contradictions of discourse analysis and consider its value for feminist psychology.