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1

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.

Power differential.

2

For feminist therapists, ___________ events ________ occur, and must be interpreted, within an ___________ social context.

* Intrapsychic
* Always
* Oppressive

3

Feminist therapy is built on the premise that "the ________ is __________," i.e., women's circumstances always reflect the position of women in society.

* Personal
* Political

4

Symptoms are considered to be related to the nature of ____________ roles or ________ that are inherent to those roles.

* Traditional feminine
* Conflicts

5

Symptoms are "___________" or a means of exercising personal power.

Survival tactics.

6

Symptoms are ___________ labels that society has assigned to certain behaviors in order to impose __________ or exert social __________.

* Arbitrary
* Sanctions
* Control

7

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.

Oppressive.

8

A primary goal of therapy is _____________, or helping women become more self-defining and self-_________.

* Empowerment
* Determining

9

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.

Egalitarian.

10

Feminist therapists avoid __________ to avoid pathologizing a client's problems.

Labels.

11

Feminist therapists avoid ___________ women for their current problems, and emphasize their strengths.

Blaming.

12

Feminist therapists believe that to be effective, they must be ________ and political _________.

* Social
* Activists

13

Non-sexist therapists focus more on __________ factors and modifying personal __________ than feminist therapists.

* Individual
* Behavior

14

Feminist object relations theorists have focused on the _________ division of _________ and the ________-_________ relationship as contributing to gendered behaviors.

* Sexual
* Labor
* Mother-child

15

Self-in-relation theory extends traditional object relations theory by proposing that many gender differences can be traced to differences in the ___________ and ___________ relationship.

* Mother-daughter
* Mother-son

16

Men are taught to _________ from the mother, while females are taught to remain _______ to their mothers. As a result, females define themselves in _________ and males define themselves in ____________.

* Separate
* Attached
* Relation
* Separation

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