By Mary Ballou PhD ABPP,Mary, PhD, ABPP Ballou,Marcia, EdD Hill,Carolyn, PhD West
"In this most modern quantity to emerge from the paintings of the Feminist remedy Institute, Ballou, Hill, West, and their participants have performed a robust activity of explicating present subject matters in feminist treatment perform, with a stunning stability of concept and alertness. The cautious consciousness to the commercial and social calls for of the present political weather and their effect on feminist perform is especially necessary for advancing feminist research of the position of psychotherapy in social transformation."
--Laura S. Brown, Ph.D. ABPP,
Director, Fremont neighborhood treatment Project
"In the twenty-plus years because the unique Handbook of Feminist Therapy was once released, participants of the Feminist remedy Institute and different forward-thinking execs have endured to push and prod-both themselves and mainstream therapists-to study the underpinnings of the psychotherapy activity. during this quantity, the editors and individuals current an geared up evaluation of the main up to date brooding about feminist remedy and draw awareness to the alliance among feminist treatment and multicultural counseling, serious concept, and liberation psychology. while so much mainstream treatment types have improved past a view of the therapist as an goal agent, they typically don't supply a version for figuring out the therapist's and, for that subject, the client's ideals, reports, and international view. The contextual ecological feminist version explicated right here articulates a method of analyzing the contextual and ecological parts of person's worlds.
"The authors of this quantity have well illustrated feminist therapy's key tenets-to remove darkness from the a number of spheres of impression in consumers' lives, to empower consumers in addition to ameliorate their misery, to understand the linkages between sociostructural, cultural and relational affects, and to paintings for social justice-in well-drawn theoretical causes and thoroughly distinct case examples that carry us to the innovative of up to date feminist therapy."
--Maryka Biaggio, PhD
Psychologist, advisor, and author, Portland, Oregon