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A feminist critique of family therapy

Featherstone, VA 1996, 'A feminist critique of family therapy' , Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 9 (1) , pp. 15-23.

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This paper is a feminist critique of traditional family therapy considering the cybernetic epistemology underpinning it as a particular way of seeing the family. The political implications of this way of seeing d be considered in tern of structural inequalities with a preference for, the intergroup perspective. There will be a close examination and discussion of the one parent family structure. The discussion will then move one a practical evaluation of the ecosystemic view of helping families, in particular single parent families.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Subjects / Themes > R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Health and Wellbeing
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: Counselling Psychology Quarterly
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0951-5070
Depositing User: Users 29196 not found.
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2010 13:35
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 23:51

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