A step-by-step approach to implementing feminist therapy with women and men from all cultures and diverse backgrounds
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 practical 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.
Chapter 1: Feminist Therapy: Roots and Branches
Feminist Therapy: Roots and Branches
Feminist therapy, like many movements and concerns focused on a revisioning of society, is grounded in history and theory. In the current therapeutic climate of empirically validated treatments and evidence-based practice, we ...