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Regan, Carole Bennett – Intellect, 1975
A new area of concentration, if not of specialization, has recently developed, roughly termed "feminist" therapy or counseling. Whether or not it is a "legitimate" specialization, whether or not women should be counseled in a manner different from that of men, is a topic of current debate. (Author)
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, Males, Psychiatry
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Szymanski, Dawn M. – Journal of College Counseling, 2005
This article addresses counselors' calls for more training on internalized heterosexism. Through a synthesis of the research on lesbian internalized heterosexism, the author discusses how the integration of a feminist approach can enhance college counselors' work with lesbian clients, describes 3 core feminist therapy principles, uses these…
Descriptors: Feminism, Homosexuality, Females, Sexual Orientation
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Enns, Carolyn Zerbe – Counseling Psychologist, 1993
Summarizes history and current status of feminist counseling and psychotherapy. Describes formation and development of feminist therapy during the 1970s, compares early commitments with aspects of change and maturation, and reviews areas of agreement and disagreement during 1980s and early 1990s. Draws on literatures of social work and psychology…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Feminism, History
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Comas-Diaz, Lillian – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1987
Discusses the use of feminist therapy with mainland Puerto Rican women, presenting clinical vignettes. Emphasizes the consideration of sociocultural context, including the experience of cross-cultural translocation, transculturation, the colonial background of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican sex roles, power issues and Puertorriquenas' sense of…
Descriptors: Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques, Females
Curtin, Catherine A. – 1981
Little research in the existing literature attempts to define feminist therapy by incorporating the specific experiences and philosophies of those who describe themselves as feminist therapists. Even less information is available about the perceptions of their clients. Therapists and their clients answered questions about the theoretical…
Descriptors: Androgyny, Comparative Analysis, Counseling Theories, Counselor Attitudes
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Espin, Olivia M. – Counseling Psychologist, 1993
Responds to earlier article by Carolyn Zerbe Enns on feminist counseling and psychotherapy, noting that Enns could have elaborated on what the challenge of multiculturalism meant for the future of feminist therapy and counseling. Asserts that tendency to overgeneralize from data and information gathered from experience of white women continues for…
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Cultural Differences, Ethnicity, Feminism
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Sands, Toni; Howard-Hamilton, Mary – Roeper Review, 1995
Research on depression among gifted adolescent females is reviewed. A psychotherapeutic model drawing on established feminist therapy strategies is presented for counselors working with gifted adolescent females. The model emphasizes recognizing harmful effects of patriarchal society, supporting females in self-exploration, and pursuing nonsexist…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Coping, Counseling Psychology, Depression (Psychology)
Marecek, Jeanne – 1974
This paper reviews the current status of psychotherapy for women from a feminist perspective. It examines the sexist prejudices and biases of traditional psychotherapies and psychological approaches; notes the manners in which therapy has often tended to reinforce the traditional sex role stereotyping and the women's consequent negative self…
Descriptors: Bias, Feminism, Literature Reviews, Psychotherapy
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Good, Glenn E.; And Others – Journal of Counseling and Development, 1990
Describes Gender Aware Therapy (GAT) which integrates feminist therapy and knowledge of gender into principles of counseling for both women and men. Claims GAT encourages counselors to facilitate the development of women and men through exploration of their unique gender-related experiences. Describes foundations, principles, stages, and…
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Feminism, Individual Development, Sex Differences
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McCandless, J. Bardarah – Counseling and Values, 1993
Responds to Patricia Berliner's "Soul Healing: A Model of Feminist Therapy." Describes Berliner's retreat-workshops for women. Concludes that "Soul Healing" is a thought-provoking article that awakens sensitivities to the problems of poor self-image with which many women struggle and introduces numerous germinal ideas about…
Descriptors: Feminism, Models, Reader Response, Therapy
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Black, Leora; Piercy, Fred P. – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 1991
Reports on development and psychometric properties of Feminist Family Therapy Scale (FFTS), a 17-item instrument intended to reflect degree to which family therapists conceptualize process of family therapy from feminist-informed perspective. Found that the instrument discriminated between self-identified feminists and nonfeminists, women and men,…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Feminism, Psychological Testing, Psychometrics
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McLellan, Betty – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1999
Provides historical perspective of mainstream psychotherapy and contrasts it with feminist therapy. States the major difference between them is that feminist therapy emphasizes change rather than adjustment. Argues that traditional therapy is charged with reinforcing society's mystifications, and allowing itself to be used in the service of the…
Descriptors: Feminism, Feminist Criticism, Psychotherapy, Sex Bias
Marecek, Jeanne; Kravetz, Diane – 1996
Feminist therapy, born of activism and opposition to the bias within conventional psychotherapy, is most often defined by its emancipatory goals for women and its approach to treatment which examines the link between the patient's problem and systemic discrimination. In this study, 20 feminist therapists were interviewed in order to explore the…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Counselor Attitudes
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Prouty, Anne M.; Thomas, Volker; Johnson, Scott; Long, Janie K. – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 2001
Presents three supervision methods which emerged from a qualitative study of the experiences of feminist family therapy supervisors and the therapists they supervised: the supervision contract, collaborative methods, and hierarchical methods. Provides a description of the participants' experiences of these methods and discusses their fit with…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Feminism, Supervision, Supervisory Methods
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Szymanski, Dawn M. – Journal of Counseling and Development, 2005
Feminist therapy theorists have made significant contributions to enhancing counselors' understanding of how social, economic, political, and institutional factors affect women's lives and the particular problems that women bring to counseling. Two of the central tenets of feminist therapy theory are the concept of an integrated analysis of…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Feminism, Homosexuality, Gender Differences
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