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Feminist Perspectives in Therapy: Empowering Diverse Women, 2nd Edition

Feminist Perspectives in Therapy: Empowering Diverse Women, 2nd Edition

Judith Worell, Pamela Remer

ISBN: 978-0-471-25694-6 October 2002 400 Pages

 E-Book

$72.99

Description

Feminist Perspectives in Therapy: Empowering Diverse Womenaddresses core issues in feminist psychological practice along withstrategies and techniques for understanding the development andexperiences of women throughout their lives. Two leading feministpsychologists provide a model that integrates feminist andmulticultural theory and practice, incorporating both internal andexternal sources of women's psychological distress andwell-being.

This Second Edition is filled with valuable information on thelatest developments in research and major issues faced bytherapists treating women, along with clinical case studies thatprovide practical examples of how to put theory intopractice.

Topics covered include:
* Promoting physical and psychological health
* Confronting interpersonal abuse and violence
* Balancing career and family
* Integrating multicultural and diversity issues
* Negotiating relationships

Complete with self-assessment activities, experimental exercises,and resources for further reading, Feminist Perspectives inTherapy: Empowering Diverse Women, Second Edition is a practicalbook for students and a valuable resource for mental healthprofessionals.
Prologue.

PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF FEMINIST THERAPY.

Foundations of Feminist Counseling and Therapy.

Socialization for Womanhood: Developing Personal and SocialIdentities.

Empowerment Feminist Therapy.

Feminist Transformation of Counseling Theories.

A Feminist Approach to Assessment.

PART II: LIFE SPAN ISSUES IN COUNSELING WOMEN.

Dealing with Depression.

Choosing a Career Path.

Surviving Sexual Assault.

Confronting Abuse.

PART III: BECOMING A FEMINIST THERAPIST.

Reconsidering Research.

Exploring Ethics and Practice Issues.

Implementing a Feminist-Diversity Model of Training.

References.

Author Index.

Subject Index.