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What is Feminist Therapy?
1. Many problems that arise in therapy are due to disempowering social forces; thus the goal of therapy is to recognize these forces and empower the client.
2. Show the client that she is her own rescuer, and the expectations, roles, and responsibilities.
3. With every symptom a client has, there is a strength
4. Gender bias and stereotyping in therapy; blaming victims of physical abuse and sexual abuse; and the assumption of a traditional nuclear family contribute to poor outcomes.