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Sieber, Jindra A.; Cairns, Kathleen V. – Canadian Journal of Counselling, 1991
Asserts that feminist assumptions about nature, process, and goals of therapy make feminist counseling particularly effective approach for women from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. Considers feminist interpretation of women's problems from social, political, and economic perspectives to be particularly relevant to experiences and…
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Ethnic Groups, Feminism, Foreign Countries
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Berliner, Patricia M. – Counseling and Values, 1992
Notes that feminist psychospiritual model of therapy can be used in working with clients who value spiritual dimension. Presents history, philosophy, and work of Women for a New World, multidisciplinary team of women representing psychology, religious education, and arts. Uses examples from developmental history of retreat-workshop paradigm and…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Feminism, Models
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Leslie, Leigh A.; Clossick, Michelle L. – Family Relations, 1992
Notes that feminist writings in family therapy have critiqued models and offered alternative methods for family interventions. Attempts to expand current application of feminist perspective to family therapy by examining implications for training. Three areas are considered: implications of a feminist perspective for training, strategies for…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Family Counseling, Feminism, Therapy
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Lerman, Hannah – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1986
States eight criteria arising out of feminist therapy theory for a woman-based theory of female development and personality. Evaluates Freudian theory, current psychoanalytic theory, and several feminist theories in light of the stated criteria. Concludes that feminists have arrived at some degree of general agreement about personality theory.…
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, Personality Theories, Personality Traits
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Rittenhouse, JoAn – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 1997
Illustrates the value of theoretical concepts from Feminist Therapy in the group treatment of women survivors. Theoretical underpinnings are supported using data taken from clinical experience and by examining group themes and out-of-group contact developed from the case sample. Principles regarding feminist groups are proposed. (RJM)
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Counselor Client Relationship, Females, Feminism
Capuzzi, David, Ed.; Stauffer, Mark D., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2016
Featuring important theories and trends not covered in other foundational texts, this book is designed to equip the next generation of counselors with the tools they need for understanding the core dimensions of the helping relationship. Topical experts provide contemporary information and insight on the following theories: psychoanalytic,…
Descriptors: Counseling, Psychotherapy, Case Studies, Counseling Theories
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Chaney, Sita E.; Piercy, Fred P. – American Journal of Family Therapy, 1988
Developed Feminist Family Therapist Behavior Checklist to identify feminist family therapy skills. Used checklist to rate family therapy sessions of 60 therapists in variety of settings. Checklist discriminated between self-reported feminists and nonfeminists, between men and women, and between expert categorizations of feminist and nonfeminist…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Family Counseling, Feminism, Sex Differences
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Marecek, Jeanne; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1979
Compared women in feminist v traditional therapy. There were no differences on demographic characteristics. Clients of feminist therapists were more likely to describe their political views as radical and to identify with members of the women's movements. They rated therapy as more helpful than clients of traditional therapy. (Author)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Characteristics, Counselor Client Relationship
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Worell, Judith; Robinson, Damon – Counseling Psychologist, 1993
Responds to earlier article by Carolyn Zerbe Enns on feminist counseling and psychotherapy. Acknowledges productive impact of Enns's review, but raises some concerns related to the conception of history and some of the conclusions that are reached. Discusses two important parameters that merit more attention, focusing on the future of feminist…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Counseling Theories, Feminism, Psychotherapy
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Miller, Lynn – Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 2001
Presents an interview with Peggy Papp, a faculty member at the Ackerman Institute for the Family, where she is director of the Depression in Context Project. The Interview focuses on Papp's journey to becoming a marriage and family therapist and her role as a leader in field of feminist therapy. (GCP)
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Family Counseling, Feminism, Interviews
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Dermer, Shannon B.; Hemesath, Crystal Wilhite; Russell, Candyce S. – American Journal of Family Therapy, 1998
Applying the feminist critique to solution-focused therapy highlights the strengths and weaknesses of this model from a feminist perspective. Although solution-focused therapy and feminist approaches share an emphasis on competence and strengths, solution-focused theory tends to overlook gender and power differences. In general, the model falls…
Descriptors: Competence, Counseling, Counselor Role, Criticism
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Szymanski, Dawn M. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2003
This article reports the development and psychometric properties of the Feminist Supervision Scale (FSS), a new scale designed to assess feminist supervision practices in clinical supervision. This 32-item measure was developed using a rational/theoretical approach of test construction and includes four subscales: (a) collaborative relationships,…
Descriptors: Feminism, Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics, Test Construction
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Cooks, Leda; Descutner, David – Western Journal of Communication, 1993
Uses a dramatistic analysis to examine the rhetorical elements of two therapeutic discourses designed to help women cope with eating disorders: spiritual recovery therapy (SR) and feminist psychoanalytic therapy (FT). Finds each therapy has the same key terms but serve different functions and encourage different interpretations. (NH)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Discourse Analysis, Feminism, Higher Education
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DeVoe, Doug – Journal of Counseling and Development, 1990
Discusses, from a feminist perspective, issues of anger, power, autonomy, and gender role stereotyping and their importance for women in counseling relationships. Reviews recommendations for training counselors in feminist or nonsexist therapy. (Author)
Descriptors: Anger, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Training
Sawyer, Llewlee L. – 1988
This report presents a dialectical model of identity development which is based on observations of how the self evolves within the context of feminist/transpersonal therapy. Developmental stages which are identified include fusion (Stage I), differentiation (Stage II), and integration (Stage III) of the Child (asserting) and Parent (nurturing)…
Descriptors: Developmental Stages, Females, Feminism, Individual Development
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