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Radical Feminist Therapy: Working in the Context of Violence Paperback – October 8, 1992

ISBN-13: 978-0803947887 ISBN-10: 0803947887 Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 1 edition (October 8, 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0803947887
  • ISBN-13: 978-0803947887
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #261,240 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 24, 2000
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Bonnie Burstow's work on psychiatry from a feminist perspective gives a good basic analysis of feminist theory for newcomers, including thorough footnotes and bibliography. Dr.Burstow introduces her subject with a historical outline of the basic creation of psychiatry, a concept alien to early cultures which used midwives and what we would call homeopathic remedies. The Church plays a role in taking power away from women healers like midwives and she manages to make a link between this and the Inquisition of witches, long ago. She refers us the readers to works by author T. Szasz and others to continue with an analysis of psychiatry as it stands today. What follows is an entirely eye-opening and fresh perspective for laypeople or perhaps professional therapists who need to realign their values with their practise. In case you didn't know the dangers of today's psychiatric drugs, in view of long-term use and the uncertainty of why neuroleptics actually seem to work in the short-term, Bonnie Burstow goes over this and then goes on to suggest alternative methods of therapy which build on the traditional relationship between patient and therapist. Expanding on this essential relationship, much lauded in popular culture with the icons of Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and the prerequisite couch analysis, Dr.Burstow book points out the dilemma of the power differential between patient and therapist. This original book, despite a slightly off-putting title, is a must-read for psychiatrists and therapists in the field and anyone whose been given a psychiatric diagnosis, or is just curious! Prerequisite: an open-mind.
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This is an EXCEPTIONAL book for anyone new or seasoned working in the mental health field, or for individuals looking for self-help from being wounded by the violent, patriarchal colonist culture we're all embedded in. I found and used Burstow's book like a bible in my otherwise conservative, bio-medically biased psychology training and it has been a real eye opener and life line for me when I sift through some of the old and new psych theories out there.

Though published in 1992, this book is timeless, powerful, and truly embodies what "empowerment" and "client-centered" therapy means. It is rare to come across such gems in psychology, I highly recommend this book to everyone and wish it was required reading in all academic psychology and psychiatry training.
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