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Multicultural Feminist Therapy: Helping Adolescent Girls of Color to Thrive
Bryant Davis Thema (Edt) | Foreword by Jessica Henderson Daniel
American Psychological Association / Hardcover / 2019-06-01 / 1433830671
Feminist Theory / Transcultural / Multicultural Issues
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This book discusses intervention strategies clinicians can use when working with adolescent girls of color, specifically those from Native American, Black American, Asian American, and Latina populations.

Editor Thema Bryant-Davis provides a strengths-based framework for offering culturally congruent care from a multicultural feminist perspective to help mental health professionals better understand the experiences and developmental pathways of adolescent girls of color.

Editor Thema Bryant-Davis provides a strengths-based framework for offering culturally congruent care from a multicultural feminist perspective to help mental health professionals better understand the experiences and developmental pathways of adolescent girls of color.

Chapters integrate psychological knowledge with the intersectional cultural contexts of adolescent girls, discuss risk factors and mental health concerns, describe treatment approaches, and use case examples to illustrate how the techniques presented can be used to promote well-being and growth.

Includes a foreword by Jessica Henderson Daniel, 2018 APA president.

Table of Contents:

A Foundation for Multicultural Feminist Therapy With Adolescent Girls of Color

Culture, Resilience, and Indigenist Feminism to Help Native American Girls Thrive

African American Adolescent Girls: Embracing the Strength in Intersectionality

Asian American Adolescent Girls: Navigating Stress Across Multiple Contexts

Latina Adolescent Girls at the Cultural Borderlands

Next Steps: An Integrated Model for Conducting Multicultural Feminist Therapy

About the Editor:

Thema Bryant-Davis, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology and director of the Culture and Trauma Research Lab at Pepperdine University.

She was the 2015 recipient of the California Psychological Association Distinguished Scientist Award, the 2013 recipient of the Early Career Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Service award, and the 2007 recipient of the APA Emerging Leader of Women in Psychology Award.

She is also a past president of the Society for the Psychology of Women and a former APA representative to the United Nations.

ESSENCE magazine named her among women who are shaping the world.

Dr. Bryant-Davis lives in Conaga Park, CA.

Visit the Dr. Thema website and follow @drthema.

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