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Feminist Perspectives in Therapy Empowering Diverse Women

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ISBN-10: 0471374369

ISBN-13: 9780471374367

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Judith Worell, Pamela Remer

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Written by two leading feminist psychologists, this is a revision of the classic primer of feminist therapy. It provides techniques and strategies for treating critical issues such as careers and relationships.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/9/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.36" wide x 9.41" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Dr. Worell is the current president of the APA division on the psychology of women, and past editor of Psychology of Women Quarterly. She has also chaired the publication board of APA and is section editor of APA's Encyclopedia of Psychology on gender issues. Worell was the unanimous selection to head this encyclopedia by scholars in the field.I am a licensed clinical psychologist, recently retired as professor and department chair from the University of Kentucky, Department of Education and Counseling Psychology. I received my PhD at Ohio State University, have taught at Portland State University, Oklahoma State University, and was a research Associate in the department of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa. I have also been in private practice, seeing families with behaviorally-disturbed children. Most recently I regard myself as a feminist therapist with a focus on the issues that motivate women to seek professional help.I have been very active in psychological organizations-was President of the Kentucky Psych Association, the Southeastern Psych Association, and the Society for the Psychology of Women, (a division of the American Psychological Association). In APA, I have been a member and chair of the publications and communications board, which publishes all their books and journals. I was Associate Editor of their major clinical journal, the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, and for 6 years was editor of the major research journal on women, Psychology of Women Quarterly. I have had many awards for distinguished contributions, including Outstanding Graduate Professor at UK, Distinguished Leader for Women in Psychology, an honorary doctorate from Colby-Sawyer college, distinguished Kentucky psychologist, etc. I have over 100 publications and presentations in professional books, journals, and meetings. My previous books include:Beyond Appearance: A new look at adolescent girls (1999), Co-Edi

Prologue
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
Life Span Issues in Counseling Women
Dealing with Depression
Choosing a Career Path
Surviving Sexual Assault
Confronting Abuse
Becoming a Feminist Therapist
Reconsidering Research
Exploring Ethics and Practice Issues
Implementing a Feminist-Diversity Model of Training
References
Author Index
Subject Index