This Second Edition is filled with valuable information on the latest developments in research and major issues faced by therapists treating women, along with clinical case studies that provide practical examples of how to put theory into practice.
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 in Therapy: Empowering Diverse Women, Second Edition is a practical book for students and a valuable resource for mental health professionals.
PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF FEMINIST THERAPY.
Foundations of Feminist Counseling and Therapy.
Socialization for Womanhood: Developing Personal and Social Identities.
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.
PART III: BECOMING A FEMINIST THERAPIST.
Exploring Ethics and Practice Issues.
Implementing a Feminist–Diversity Model of Training.