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Calgary Psychologist Clinic - Feminist Therapy

Our Calgary Psychologist Clinic has therapists that are experienced in working with the Feminist Therapy framework. Feminist therapy is a therapeutic approach that focuses on addressing the unique experiences and challenges individuals, particularly women, face in a society marked by gender inequality and social injustice. This form of therapy acknowledges the impact of societal factors, such as discrimination, sexism, and power imbalances, on individuals’ mental health and well-being.

Unlike traditional therapeutic approaches, feminist therapy recognizes the significance of gender and its intersections with other identities, such as race, class, and sexual orientation. Therapists strive to create a safe and empowering environment where clients can explore how societal norms and power dynamics contribute to their distress.

Feminist therapy is guided by several key principles. It emphasizes social and political consciousness, encouraging clients to critically examine societal norms and power structures that influence their lives. Therapists also prioritize validation and empowerment, acknowledging and affirming clients’ experiences while supporting them in challenging oppressive beliefs and behaviors.

Intersectionality is an essential concept within feminist therapy, recognizing that individuals’ experiences are shaped by various aspects of their identity and the broader social context. Therapists consider how gender interacts with other identities to better understand and address clients’ unique experiences.

The therapist-client relationship in feminist therapy is characterized by collaboration, equality, and mutual respect. Therapists work in partnership with clients, valuing their expertise and lived experiences throughout the therapeutic process.

Feminist therapy goes beyond the therapy room by promoting social change and advocacy. Therapists encourage clients to become agents of change and support them in developing advocacy skills and engaging in community work to challenge oppressive systems and promote gender equality.

Feminist therapy incorporates various therapeutic techniques, such as cognitive-behavioral interventions, narrative therapy, and relational approaches. The specific techniques employed will depend on the individual client’s needs, goals, and preferences.

Overall, feminist therapy offers a framework that recognizes and validates the impact of gender and social inequality on mental health. By empowering clients and promoting social change, this approach aims to foster personal growth, self-acceptance, and a greater sense of agency in the face of systemic challenges.

Calgary Psychologists That Use Feminist Therapy

Dr. Raheleh Tarani

Clinical Psychologist

Kari Adams

Clinical Psychologist

Murray Molohon

Clinical Psychologist

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