Feminist Therapy

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From the perspective of feminist therapy, the socialization of
women inevitably affects their:
a. identity development.
b. self-concept.
c. goals and aspirations.
d. emotional well-being.
e. all of the above
The four feminist philosophies of liberal, cultural, radical,
and socialist have in common:
the same goal of activism.
Feminist therapists, regardless of their philosophical
orientation, believe all of the following except that:
human development and interaction are similar across races, cultures, and nations.
All of the following are characteristic of gender-biased
theories except for the concept or practice of:
interactionist orientation.
Which of the feminist principles views the therapist as
simply another source of information, rather than as the expert in the
therapy process?
the counseling relationship is egalitarian.
Which of the following feminist principles recognizes the
importance of working against oppression on the basis of race, class,
culture, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, and disability?
an integrated analysis of oppression.
Which of the following feminist principles implies that what
has been typically viewed as individual clients' personal problems are
really socially and politically caused?
the person is political.
All of the following are goals of feminist therapy except for:
resolving intrapsychic conflicts from early childhood.
Although feminist therapy shares many of the premises of
person-centered therapy, feminist therapy does not agree with the
notion that
the therapeutic relationship is, in an of itself, sufficient to produce change.
Which of the following themes would clients in feminist
therapy be least likely to explore?
power and control
Which of the following techniques would a feminist
therapist be least likely to employ?
interpretation of the transference relationship
Of the following, which intervention would a feminist
therapist probably consider most essential?
social action
All of the following are reasons many feminist therapists do
not use diagnostic labels, or use them reluctantly, except for which
one?
Diagnostic labels focus on the social factors that cause dysfunctional behavior.
An alternative to traditional diagnosis and assessment that is
preferred by feminist therapists is:
gender role analysis.
Which of the following interventions involves a shift from
"blaming the victim" to consideration of social factors in the
environment that contribute to a client's problem?
reframing
All of the following strategies are unique to feminist therapy
except for:
cognitive restructuring.
Cognitive behavioral therapies and feminist therapy have a
number of features in common. Of the following, which is not one an
assumption shared by both approaches?
taking the position that the therapeutic relationship alone is necessary and sufficient to bring about change
A defining theme in the practice of feminist therapy is:
a. the inclusion of the client in the assessment process.
b. the inclusion of the client in the treatment process.
e. both (a) and (b)
A feminist therapy is likely to become an advocate for
change in the social structure by arguing for:
a. the right to self-determination.
b. the freedom to pursue a career outside the home.
c. the right to an education.
d. equality in power in relationships.
e. all of the above.
Of the following, which is one of the major contributions
that feminists have made to the field of counseling?
paving the way for gender-sensitive practice
Which of the following is not associated with the "third
wave" of feminism?
cognitive behavioral feminists
The constructs of feminist theory, in contrast to traditional
theories, include all of the following except for which characteristic?
intrapsychic orientation
The relational-cultural theory emphasizes the vital role:
that relationships and connectedness with others play in the lives of women
The feminist perspectives on the development of
personality:
a. encompass the diversity and complexity of women's lives.
b. attend to the ways in which diversity influences self-structures.
c. recognize the inextricable connection between internal and external worlds.
d. acknowledge the political and social oppression of women.
e. all of the above
Which of the following principles of feminist psychology
provides a major vehicle for integrating diversity into feminist
therapy?
Personal and social identities are interdependent.
Which of the following feminist principles recognizes the importance of working against oppression and discrimination on the basis of race, class, culture, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, and disability?
All types of oppression are recognized.
Which of the following themes would clients in feminist therapy be least likely to explore?
transference reactions toward their therapist
In therapy, the role of the feminist therapist is that of:
relational expert.
The preferred alternative to traditional diagnosis and assessment of feminist therapists is: a.
gender role analysis.
Feminist therapists take issue with the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder due to its:
both (tendency to be given to female victims of domestic abuse) and (tendency to blame the victim for his or her illness)
Which of the following principles of feminist psychology is most aimed at advancing a transformation in society?
Commitment to social change.
The feminist approach to group counseling involves:
a.
support for the experience of being a woman.
b.
political involvement.
c.
providing members a place to reflect on their role in society. d.
empowerment.
e.
all of these options
Feminist psychotherapy is particularly relevant for men working on issues of:
a.
emotional expression.
b.
domestic violence.
c.
creating collaborative relationships with others. d.
anxiety.
e.
all but (anxiety)
A limit of the feminist approach from a diversity perspective is:
the tendency to impose personal values upon a client that may not be consistent with the client's cultural framework.
Which of the following is not considered one of the six core principles of feminist therapy?
an intrapsychic orientation
Feminist therapists reject:
the androcentric view
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