Feminist Psychotherapies: Integration of Therapeutic and Feminist Systems

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This volume demonstrates that there is no one feminist therapy, but rather a variety. Each has grown from the integration of feminist principles with multiple therapy theories. The authors present several products of this integration as models. The first section's chapters trace the influence of feminism on the development of feminist therapy, discuss a variety of professional issues and the goals of feminist therapy, discuss developmental issues, and examine the interface between feminist and psychotherapy ...

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Overview

This volume demonstrates that there is no one feminist therapy, but rather a variety. Each has grown from the integration of feminist principles with multiple therapy theories. The authors present several products of this integration as models. The first section's chapters trace the influence of feminism on the development of feminist therapy, discuss a variety of professional issues and the goals of feminist therapy, discuss developmental issues, and examine the interface between feminist and psychotherapy systems, including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and family systems. The second section includes chapters on feminist therapies with women, single female parents, men, lesbians and gays, ethnic minorities, and the elderly.

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Includes chapters on feminist therapies with women, single female parents, men, lesbians and gays, ethnic minorities, and the elderly. Addresses the particular issues which arise when applying feminist therapy to the particular client population in question. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780893913878
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/1989
  • Series: Developments in Clinical Psychology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

THEORETICAL INTEGRATION OF FEMINIST AND PSYCHOTHERAPY SYSTEMS

Introduction to Feminist Therapies

Feminist Frameworks of Psychotherapy

Feminine Development Through the Life Cycle

Feminist Psychodynamic Therapies

Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Evaluation of Theory and Practice for Addressing Women's Issues

Power Gender and the Family: Feminist Perspectives on Family Systems Theory

APPLICATION OF FEMINIST THERAPIES

Feminist Therapies with Women

Feminist Therapy with Divorced, Single, Female Parents

Feminist Therapy with Male Clients

Feminist Therapy with Lesbians and Gay Men

Feminist Therapy with Ethnic Minority Populations: A Closer Look at Blacks and Hispanics

Feminist Therapies with the Elderly

Future Directions Development, Application, and Training of Feminist Therapies

Author Index

Subject Index

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