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    family therapy co-exit. My comprehension on what she wrote indicates that she feels that both can co-exit. I will discuss my findings about why I think that she feels that both can exist. She stated that many therapists were focused on feminist therapy when she was in university. She took courses that helped her develop her feminism style of counselling and provided her with an open mind. She states that over 35 years, counselling has evolved from "the position and power of the therapist to one that most often privileges the power and voice of the client." (Myers Avis, 2005, p.7). She states feminist therapy is growing as there is an increasing number of articles since the…

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    Because I am an extremely sensitive person the way that I feel in the presence of people has value, equal interactions are an important aspect of positive and meaningful relationships to me. When I met with the counsellor, I would carefully evaluate my feelings; whether I felt at ease or anxious, if our conversation and interactions felt equal or I felt under confident or intimidated, and whether I felt safe to share my concerns or felt the need to choose my words carefully. The third principle…

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    Feminist Therapy Essay

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    Feminist Therapy The key concepts of feminist therapy are gender-fair approaches, flexible-multicultural perspective, interactionist, and life-span perspective. All four of these concepts talk about stereotypes, the social roles, using strategies, and behavioral changes that happen over time. According to Prochaska and Norcross, “gender role expectations tend to generate a false sense of self and force women to accept stereotyped gender roles” (Corey, 2013, p. 367). Society expects women and…

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    Neutrality is invalid in the feminist family therapy approach in the case of family violence. Women are trained to place family harmony, cooperation, and communication highest on their priority list than many men. Therefore, a clinician may inadvertently rely on a woman’s commitment to relationship and expect more of them, reinforcing old patterns in which responsibility for relationship change is placed on women. A feminist family therapist is an ideal modality when working with female…

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    services to Head Start children and an internship at a victim advocacy center has heightened my focus on systems theory and feminist theory. Dominellie (2002), defines feminist social work as a practice that incorporates women’s experience of the world as a starting point. Feminist theory focuses on the links between a woman’s position in society and her individual predicament, it responds to her specific needs, addresses structural inequalities and creates egalitarian relationships in social…

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    Adlerian Theory Essay

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    coincide and more efficiently fit into your worldview as it pertains to individual’s ability to change, values and human nature are essential to the therapeutic process. Understanding the approaches is an important aspect of the process, but the counselor ability to be aware and respectful of the client 's values, thought and beliefs are equally vital to the counselor 's effectiveness. This paper will provide an in-depth analysis of the Adlerian Theory and a perspective from the author ' as it…

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    Definition Of Feminism

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    Anyone in the world can label themselves as being a feminist. If I were to walk up to someone on the street and ask them if they were a feminist, I would either get a yes or no in response. For this reason, simply claiming to be a feminist holds nowhere near as much significance as to why one is a feminist. I myself am a feminist, and the reasons regarding why I allow myself to be considered a feminist is far more meaningful than the label of calling myself a feminist. Therefore, my definition…

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    The answer to this questions needs to be broken down into a brief examination of why feminism is important for political science as a whole. The area of political science has been, compared to “other branches of social science, among the most resistant to feminist analysis” (Ritter and Mellow, 121). Feminist and gender studies have the ability to address current global politics as well as inform traditional theories that constitute the backbone of the discipline. As a result, the focus of gender…

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    They are, the functionalist theory, liberal, feminist, radical feminist, black feminist, and postmodern feminist theories. Each of these theories seeks to address the causes of gender inequality and mitigate it but they each go about it in a different way. Out of these theories the liberal feminist theory is most appealing. Although gender inequality has roots in the home through means such as strict patriarchies, this is then reinforced through the media, corporations and the government. When…

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    Agency and Empowerment through Sexuality: A Feminist Critique of Garbiel García Márquez’s Chronicle of a Death Foretold Gabriel García Márquez’s novella, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, tells the disjointed story of a murder that took place many years prior to its narration. The identity of the victim is Santiago Nasar; a handsome, wealthy, and young Arab man. He is murdered because a young woman names him as her partner when she is disgracefully returned to her parents’ home on her wedding…

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