Gender-senstitive Therapy

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Gender sensitive therapy-Feminist-male-centered


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From a gender-sensitive perspective, most modern psychotherapy fundamentally is:
    • A. 

      Androcentric

    • B. 

      Female centered because most clients are women

    • C. 

      Oppressive to women

    • D. 

      Too costly for women

  • 2. 
    Feminist therapy proceeds from the conviction that:
    • A. 

      Women will never get a fair share of social, economic, and political rights

    • B. 

      Women have been denied equal rights and share characteristics with other oppressed groups

    • C. 

      Women are superior to men in many respects and are entitled to better access to power

    • D. 

      Women are better at relationships than men and would use political and social power more wisely

  • 3. 
    Feminist psychotherapy fundamentally emphasizes that:
    • A. 

      A person's identity is profoundly influenced by gender roles

    • B. 

      Male-centered personality theories can never explain female development

    • C. 

      Therapy should focus on the elimination of social and political oppression

    • D. 

      Women are better suited to treat women and less likely to reinforce oppressive beliefs

  • 4. 
    Socialization of men according to traditional stereotypes has left men to negotiate between which of the following two perils:
    • A. 

      The big wheel or no sissy stuff

    • B. 

      Alexithymia or give em' hell

    • C. 

      The need to conform to stereotypes or risk being ostracized as unmasculine

    • D. 

      Enacting the byproducts of male socialization or becoming the sturdy oak and give em hell

  • 5. 
    Research on the effectiveness of feminist and related therapy issues:
    • A. 

      Is largely based in open uncontrolled studies

    • B. 

      Has not been sufficiently evaluated

    • C. 

      Shows some effects of therapist gender on Tx process but not outcome

    • D. 

      All of the above