Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy

Cracks in the therapy system

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanne Reid
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Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the intricacies of feminist therapy. Introduces a network of feminist therapists working together in Saskatchewan. 

Immigrant women and psychiatrists

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Eva Szekely
Eleni Skodra
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Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares experiences of immigrant women undergoing therapy. Identifies some immigrant women's expectations, treatments and disillusions with therapy. 

 


 


Looking beyond labels

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maureen Gans
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Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights two new and controversial psychiatric classifications.  Discuses the adverse effects these new classifications will have on the way in which women will be seen and treated by mental health professionals in both Canada and the U.S. 

 


Lesbians in therapy

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Frances Rooney
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the fourth of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy. Examines the unique needs of lesbians seeking therapy. Describes leaderless lesbian therapy groups. 

Women and therapy

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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The Feminist Therapy Support Group
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the third of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Explains the roots and practice of feminist therapy. 

Seeking help

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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The Feminist Therapy Support Group
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the second of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Identifies four steps which can assist in the process of seeking help. 

Are there alternatives to drugs?

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Existe-t-il d’autres options que les médicaments ?
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Author: 
Miriam Hawkins
Angela Bischoff
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Vol.11, No. 2
Publisher: 
Network/LeRèseau
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discribes how health is not merely the absence of disease but a state of well-being in which the mind, body and spirit are balanced. This article was adapted from the original, which was published in Depression Expression, a newsletter published in 2006 by Health Mind, Body, Planet.

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14800039
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The article is also available on the Greenspiration website: www.greenspiration.org.

Helping women help themselves: Brief Psychotherapy Centre for Women stands the test of time

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Aider les femmes à s’aider elles-mêmes : Le Brief Psychotherapy Centre for Women résiste au passage du temps
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
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Brief Psychotherapy Centre for Women, Women’s College Hospital
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Vol.11, No. 2
Publisher: 
Network/LeRèseau
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The Brief Psychotherapy Centre for Women, a mental health centre based on feminist principles, serves a diverse clientele in terms of: ethnicity, race, age, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, religion, educational level, employment, health status, reflecting the population served within Toronto’s Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

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14800039
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For more information, visit the Brief Psychotherapy Centre for Women website: www.womenscollegehospital.ca/programs/program68.html Service is provided in English only, although Francophone clients have used the services.

The effectiveness of various postpartum depression treatments and the impact of antidepressant drugs on nursing infants

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Dwenda Gjerdingen
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Journal of the American Board of Family Practice
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Lexington, KY

Presents research-based evidence on the benefits of various treatments for postpartum depression and their potential risks to nursing infants.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 08938652 (Print)
ISSN 15448770 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Beyond the rule book: moral issues and dilemmas in the practice of psychotherapy

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English
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Ellyn Kaschak, ed.
Marcia Hill, ed.
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The Haworth Press
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Binghampton, NY

Provides a collection of academic articles that examine conflicts, moral struggles, and ethical issues in therapeutic settings.

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COUN.B49 1999
ISBN 0789007738
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Spring 2001: Opens a dialogue on the role of morality in therapeutic practice. Referring to the ethical code of the Feminist Therapy Institute and the Hebrew or Christian Bibles, contributors discuss the morality of feminist naming, lesbian-feminist ‘rules’ about sexuality and appearance, the moral imperative of self-care for therapists, moral issues raised when working with clients with disabilities, women in prisons and minors, and the divided loyalties of feminist therapists to their agencies and clients.
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