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Androcentric

Using make orientated contracts to draw conclusions about human, including female, nature.

2

Gendercentric

Proposing two seperate paths of development for men and women.

3

Heterosexist

Viewing heterosexual orientation as normative and desirable an devaluing lesbian, gay male, and bisexual orientations.

4

Intrapsychic orientation

Attributing behaviour to internal causes which often result in blaming the victim and ignoring sociocultural and political factors.

5

Gender-fair approaches

explain differences in the behaviour of women and men in terms of socialisation processes rather than on the basis of our innate natures, this avoiding stereotypes in social roles and interpersonal behaviour.

6

A flexible-multicultural perspective

Uses concepts and strategies that apply equally to individuals and groups regardless of age, race, culture, gender, ability, class, or sexual orientation.

7

Interactionist view

Contains concepts specific to the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience and accounts for contextual and environmental factors.

8

Life-span perspective

Assumes that human development is a lifelong process and that personality and behavioural changes can occur at any time.

9

Relational-cultural theory

Elaborates the vital role that relationships and connectedness play in the lives of women.

10

Egalitarian relationship

keeping in mind that clients are the experts of their own lives. Shifting power away from those who deliver the counselling.

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Reframing

Includes a shift from blaming the victim to a consideration of social factors in the environment that contribute to a clients problem.

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Relabelling

Is an intervention that changes the label or evaluation applied to some behavioural characteristic.