Feminist therapy is defined as the practice of therapy informed by feminist political philosophies and analysis rather than by theories of psychopathology. It is informed by multicultural feminist scholarship on the psychology of gendered experiences. Its aim is the transformation not only of the clients seeking therapy but also of the therapists, the therapy process, and, ultimately, the larger culture; this goal is accomplished through the use of therapy as a means of raising awareness about problematic narratives of gender and by identifying ways in which those narratives, not psychopathology, are the sources of the problems people bring to treatment.

While feminist therapy began in the late 1960s with a focus on the lives of women as psychotherapy clients and psychotherapists, it has grown in the ...

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