Feminist Therapy with Latina Women: Personal and Social Voices

1st Edition

Debra M. Kawahara, Oliva M. Espín

Routledge
Published July 8, 2013
Reference - 152 Pages
ISBN 9780415707688 - CAT# Y154973

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Summary

Feminist Therapy with Latina Women highlights the principles of feminist and multicultural counselling and therapy with Latinas and Latin American women, providing both theoretical approaches and applied frameworks. The authors are all experienced therapists and researchers with a deep understanding of the issues relevant to this particular population. In presenting their expertise, they discuss individual concerns and social context, applying it concretely to the personal and collective lives of Latina women. Chapters focus on the intersecting principles of feminism and multiculturalism, providing a much needed contribution to the field, with topics including domestic violence, eating disorders and body image, addictive behaviours, sexuality, immigrant and refugee experiences, and balancing the multiple roles of work and family.

This book was originally published as a special issue of Women & Therapy.

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