Multicultural Feminist Therapy
: Helping Adolescent Girls of Color to Thrive
Ecofeminist therapy thus adopts and integrates perspectives, strategies, methods, and practices from ecotherapy (applied ecopsychology) and feminist therapy
In this newly updated and revised second edition of "Feminist Therapy
" she reviews the history, theory, empirical basis, and practice of feminist therapy
, a groundbreaking approach that not only listens to, but privileges, the voices and experiences of those who have been defined as "other" by dominant cultures.
Partial contents: "Women, Human Rights, and Counseling: Crossing International Boundaries," by Rita Chi-Ying Chung; "Feminism and Feminist Therapy
: Lessons From the Past and Hopes for the Future," by Kathy M.
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.
Social discourses of motherhood and sexuality are relevant at a variety of levels of clinical focus, and attention to power dynamics is a central component of feminist therapy
(Rader & Gilbert, 2005).
The evolution of feminist therapy
involves the reconstruction of therapeutic goals, values, frameworks, and theory, as well as an acknowledgement that there is no single reality, no one "right" feminist theory or epistemological position about women.
Introduction to feminist therapy
; strategies for social and individual change.
(b) Manuscripts that describe and provide support for best practices in the treatment of eating disorders (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Maudsley Family Therapy Approach, Feminist Therapy
Diversity and complexity in feminist therapy
. New York, NY: Harrington Park Press.
Proclaiming that feminist therapy
is not only for women, clinical/ forensic psychologist Brown (in private practice, Seattle) describes a therapeutic approach that seeks to empower clients while still influencing mainstream practice.
Seval Kizildag and Nilufer Voltan-Acar's, analyse Turkish author Halide Edip Adivar's novel entitled "Vurun Kahpeye" in terms of basic concepts and principles of feminist therapy
in the second article.