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Multicultural Feminist Therapy

Helping Adolescent Girls of Color to Thrive

Thema Bryant-Davis (editor)

ISBN: 9781433830679

Publication Date: Apr 2019

Format: Hardback

Describes psychotherapeutic strategies for treating adolescent girls of colour. This book provides clinicians with a framework for offering culturally congruent care from a multicultural, feminist, strengths-based perspective, and helps them to better understand the contextual lives and developmental pathways of adolescent girls of colour.
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This book describes psychotherapeutic strategies for treating adolescent girls of color. It provides clinicians with a framework for offering culturally congruent care from a multicultural, feminist, strengths-based perspective, and helps mental health professionals to better understand the contextual lives and developmental pathways of adolescent girls of color. Chapters bridge various bodies of literature on psychotherapy with adolescent girls, with an emphasis on the intersectional cultural context in which the girls live.
Pages 219
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Apr 2019
Publisher American Psychological Association
Subject/s Clinical psychology   Psychotherapy   Child & developmental psychology   Feminism & feminist theory  
Thema Bryant-Davis, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology and director of the Culture and Trauma Research Lab at Pepperdine University. She was the 2015 recipient of the California Psychological Association Distinguished Scientist Award, the 2013 recipient of the Early Career Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Service award, and the 2007 recipient of the APA Emerging Leader of Women in Psychology Award. She is also a past president of the Society for the Psychology of Women and a former APA representative to the United Nations.

Dr. Bryant-Davis has authored or coedited several books, including Thriving in the Wake of Trauma: A Multicultural Guide, Surviving Sexual Violence: A Handbook of Recovery and Empowerment, Foundations of Resilience: Religion and Spirituality in Diverse Women's Lives, and Womanist and Mujerista Psychologies: Voices of Fire, Acts of Courage. Her research areas include trauma psychology, ethnic minority women, oppression, coping, and spirituality. ESSENCE magazine named her among women who are shaping the world. Dr. Bryant-Davis lives in Conaga Park, CA.

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