Introduction to Feminist Therapy: Strategies for Social and Individual Change
SAGE, Sep 21, 2010 - Psychology - 220 pages
Focusing on the practical application of feminist theory to clinical experience, Introduction to Feminist Therapy provides guidelines to help therapists master social action and empowerment techniques, feminist diagnostic and assessment strategies, and gender-role and power analyses to foster individual and social change. This guide is ideal for graduate students enrolled in a techniques of counseling course and practitioners who wish to incorporate feminist therapy into their current approach, including how to apply feminist therapy to both women and men and how to deal with the gender issues of both sexes. Client/Therapist dialogues provide readers with examples of how each technique actually works in a therapeutic session. The text also provides case studies, coverage of ethical issues, and feminist assessment guidelines that show readers how to conduct a feminist assessment with and without using the DSM-IV-TR.
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Roots and Branches
A Social and Individual Change Model
Chapter 3 Ethics and Values in Feminist Counseling and Psychotherapy
Chapter 4 The Importance of Gender Roles
Chapter 5 Mental Health and Diagnosis in the Context of Feminist Therapy
Chapter 6 Feminist Conceptualization
Chapter 7 Establishing and Maintaining the Egalitarian Relationship
Chapter 8 GenderRole and Power Analyses
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