Flashcards in Feminist Therapy Deck (12)
Using make orientated contracts to draw conclusions about human, including female, nature.
Proposing two seperate paths of development for men and women.
Viewing heterosexual orientation as normative and desirable an devaluing lesbian, gay male, and bisexual orientations.
Attributing behaviour to internal causes which often result in blaming the victim and ignoring sociocultural and political factors.
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.
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.
Contains concepts specific to the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience and accounts for contextual and environmental factors.
Assumes that human development is a lifelong process and that personality and behavioural changes can occur at any time.
Elaborates the vital role that relationships and connectedness play in the lives of women.
keeping in mind that clients are the experts of their own lives. Shifting power away from those who deliver the counselling.
Includes a shift from blaming the victim to a consideration of social factors in the environment that contribute to a clients problem.