Kaethe Weingarten, PhD (1947–)
Kaethe Weingarten is a leading voice on a range of issues, including compassionate witnessing, radical listening, responding to political violence, hope as action, intimacy, illness, feminism, parenting, and mothering. She advocates that people’s personal and professional lives be viewed as political and exemplifies it in her writing and engagement with life. She has authored 7 books and over 100 articles, chapters, and professional educational materials. She serves on the editorial boards of seven academic journals and works with emerging authors.
Weingarten graduated Junior Phi Beta Kappa and with distinction from Smith College and received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Public Practice from Harvard University in 1974. She started her academic career at Wellesley College and was appointed Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School in 1981. There, she ran a family...
- Weingarten, K. (Ed.). (1995). Cultural resistance: Challenging cultural beliefs about men, women, and therapy. New York: The Haworth Press.Google Scholar
- Weingarten, K. (2003). Common shock: Witnessing violence everyday: How we are harmed, how we can heal. New York: Dutton.Google Scholar
- Weingarten, K. (2010c). Hope in a time of global despair. New Zealand Journal of Counseling, 30(1), 1–14.Google Scholar