From Both Sides of the Couch
This is an important anthology for therapists who want to enhance their sensitivity and effectiveness in working with lesbians. In Lesbian Therapists and Their Therapy, the authors describe how being a lesbian has affected their own therapy--as clients and as therapists--to enable other practicing...
Published August 7th 1996 by Routledge
Feminist Foremothers in Women’s Studies, Psychology, and Mental Health is by and about the more recent wave of feminist foremothers; those who were awakened in the 1960s and ’70s to the realization that something was terribly wrong. These are the women who created the fields of feminist therapy,...
Published December 25th 1995 by Routledge
Winner of the Distinguished Publication Award 1996 from the Association for Women in Psychology, Feminist Visions of Gender Similarities and Differences opens a dialectic between the two traditions of feminism--similarities-based and differences-based--and generates useful scientific, political,...
Published November 9th 1995 by Routledge
Women's Decisions Concerning Contraception
In Advocating for Self, Peggy Matteson gives voice to women who describe the joys and concerns of many years of contraceptive use. The author held open-ended interviews with 40 women who represent contraceptive use for a combined 310 years! These women reveal how, when their contraceptive decisions...
Published October 24th 1995 by Routledge
This enlightening book examines how the feminist spirituality movement contributes to the establishment of new paradigms of mental health for women. Women’s Spirituality, Women’s Lives examines possible psychotherapeutic implications for women engaged in feminist spirituality and stimulates...
Published July 23rd 1995 by Routledge
Testimony, Theory, and Guides to Antiracist Practice
This award-winning book touches the heart through its personal material as it engages the mind with its theoretical and practical approaches to antiracism in professional practice and in daily life. The authors are forthright and deal clearly with complex matters. Their insightful approach to...
Published May 7th 1995 by Routledge
The Power of Adventure
Wilderness Therapy for Women offers women risktaking adventure activities in the outdoors as an alternative to traditional therapy. The contributing authors illustrate the empowerment, confidence, and self-esteem women can derive from adventure and experiential activities. This is the first book of...
Published September 14th 1994 by Routledge
Discover the diverse ways aging women attempt to deal with the universal challenges of loss, sickness, and death along with the problems of being old women in a society that values women mainly as sexual partners or producers of children. Old women are often seen as poor, powerless, and pitiful in...
Published July 25th 1993 by Routledge
A Hunger for Meaning
Through the voices of twenty-one women, Karen Way presents the most objective, complete, and compassionate picture of what anorexia nervosa is about and, more importantly, of the complex individual variables and obstacles in the journey to recovery. From the premise that anorexia nervosa is an...
Published May 6th 1993 by Routledge
Shattered Societies, Shattered Lives
Currently, there are over 15 million legally designated refugees all over the world and it is documented that 75 percent of those refugees are women, yet most of the existent literature does not focus on this group as women. Most of the literature focuses on political, economic, and social issues...
Published March 2nd 1993 by Routledge