Flashcards in Clinical Psychology: Feminist Therapy Deck (16)
An essential element of Feminist Therapy is an emphasis on ______________ between women and men and how that impacts both men's and women's behavior.
For feminist therapists, ___________ events ________ occur, and must be interpreted, within an ___________ social context.
Feminist therapy is built on the premise that "the ________ is __________," i.e., women's circumstances always reflect the position of women in society.
Symptoms are considered to be related to the nature of ____________ roles or ________ that are inherent to those roles.
* Traditional feminine
Symptoms are "___________" or a means of exercising personal power.
Symptoms are ___________ labels that society has assigned to certain behaviors in order to impose __________ or exert social __________.
Feminist therapists are less interested in changing their clients to fit the "mainstream" than in identifying and altering the ______________ forces in society that have affected their clients' lives.
A primary goal of therapy is _____________, or helping women become more self-defining and self-_________.
Feminist therapists strive for an ____________ relationship by making appropriate self-disclosures, demystifying the therapy process, and encouraging clients to set their own goals and evaluate therapy progress.
Feminist therapists avoid __________ to avoid pathologizing a client's problems.
Feminist therapists avoid ___________ women for their current problems, and emphasize their strengths.
Feminist therapists believe that to be effective, they must be ________ and political _________.
Non-sexist therapists focus more on __________ factors and modifying personal __________ than feminist therapists.
Feminist object relations theorists have focused on the _________ division of _________ and the ________-_________ relationship as contributing to gendered behaviors.
Self-in-relation theory extends traditional object relations theory by proposing that many gender differences can be traced to differences in the ___________ and ___________ relationship.