Women in therapy : self-sacrifice, self-betrayal, dependency, devaluation, work and success, mothering, aggression, depression, mother blaming, anger/
Harriet Goldhor Lerner.
xxi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., is a renowned expert on the psychology of women and a psychotherapist on the staff of the Menninger Clinic in Topeka
Main Description
In this bold look at women and the psychotherapists who work with them, Harriet G. Lerner, Ph.D., a nationally acclaimed expert and bestselling author, analyzes more recent feminist interpretations, critiques and challenges traditional notions of female psychology, and illustrates how current theory can be transformed into effective therapy. Combining superb scholarship with lively prose, Dr. Lerner makes psychoanalytic and family systems theory accessible to all women who have questioned the common yet enduring myths about their personalities and have sought a better understanding of themselves. Book jacket.

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