A Feminist Approach to Family Therapy

  • Rachel T. Hare-Mustin


One might well ask what family therapy has to do with feminist therapy. Have not the family and the institutions that support it been the primary cause of maintaining women in their stereotyped sex roles? As feminists can readily point out, “The family has been the principal arena for the exploitation of women, and however deeply rooted in social structure that exploitation may be, it is through family structure that it makes its daily presence felt.”10 Chase’s question, “What does feminism demand of therapy?”10 is the question I would like to examine in the form, “What does feminism demand of family therapy?”


Child Care Family Therapy Family Therapist American Psychological Association Domestic Work 
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