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Introduction to Feminist Therapy : Strategies for Social and Individual Change - Kathy M. Evans

Introduction to Feminist Therapy

Strategies for Social and Individual Change


Published: 28th September 2010
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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.

Feminist Therapy: Roots and Branches
Feminist Therapy: A Social and Individual Change Model
Ethics and Values in Feminist Counseling and Psychology
The Importance of Gender
Mental Health and Diagnosis in the Context of Feminist Therapy
Feminist Conceptualization
Establishing and Maintaining the Egalitarian Relationship
Gender Role and Power Analysis
Social Change and Empowerment
Feminist Therapy in Practice
Critical Cases Studies
About the Authors
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ISBN: 9781412915373
ISBN-10: 1412915376
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 28th September 2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 19.05  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.41