Feminism, moral consultation, and training

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Abstract

If feminism were just another competing clinical model, its impact could have been absorbed and tamed by the field of psychotherapy. If its claims were limited to the treatment of women in therapy, it could have been relegated more easily to a way to treat a portion of the population. The story of how feminist therapists introduced radical notions of social and political justice into the world of therapy has been often told. Less appreciated are the broader implications of feminism for the once-standard notion that therapists must separate moral sensibilities from their work.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIntegrating Gender and Culture in Family Therapy Training
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages151-156
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781135789442
ISBN (Print)0789013533, 9780789013545
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

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