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Counselling Ideologies: Queer Challenges to by Lyndsey Moon

By Lyndsey Moon

Counselling Ideologies attracts our awareness to the dilemmas inherent in the healing ideologies quite often subscribed to via psychotherapists and counsellors operating with those that problem heteronormative types and ways. picking the modernist, heteronormative understandings of the realm implicit within the extra renowned versions, this booklet employs queer thought to problem those ideologies, drawing on disciplines either inside of and out of doors of counselling and psychology, in addition to sociology, cultural reviews and diverse ethnographic money owed. It highlights the dilemmas confronted through those that might need to training as 'queer therapists', addressing not just healing dilemmas, but additionally concerns resembling: id, race, coming-out stories, 'internalised homophobia', 'empathy', 'ethical issues', bisexuality and pathologisation.

Comprising contributions from either educational specialists and practitioners from the united kingdom, united states and Australia, this ebook represents a brand new method of counselling and psychotherapy that may allure not just to sociologists and people operating within the box of psychological healthiness, but additionally to students of race and ethnicity, gender, queer stories and queer theory.

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