Intersectionality, Sexuality and Psychological Therapies: by Roshan das Nair, Catherine Butler

By Roshan das Nair, Catherine Butler

This e-book explores the variety in lesbian, homosexual, and bisexual lives, with the purpose of establishing up therapists' knowing of this range so that it will paintings in a moral, supportive and non-discriminatory method with those individuals.

  • Offers a entire examine variety inside of LGB populations, together with the interactions among diversified components of social distinction utilizing modern approaches
  • Focuses at the practitioner, illustrating recommendations with vignettes and case reviews for enforcing sensible applications
  • Emphasizes gender stability, totally exploring either female and male views on every one topic
  • Encompasses assorted views, together with serious wellbeing and fitness psychology, discursive psychology, intersectionality, serious and cultural concept, and post-colonial discourse, whereas closing obtainable to all

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Of course this should not be presumed by the practitioner, but would need to be carefully explored in order to determine what both Aaron and Mark are looking for in a relationship, and how their individual needs are being met (or not) in the current relationship. If Mark and Aaron were to both express a desire for an open relationship, then the practitioner would work with them to establish ground rules that are acceptable to both men, and which take into consideration safer sex concerns and provide tools for both men to use to continually reassess the effects of having an open relationship.

Intersections of privilege and disadvantage should be recognised in the therapeutic space and discussed with clients. However, therapists should be mindful of ethical boundaries and potential misinterpretation when considering whether to disclose personal information to clients. Both therapists and clients should aim to identify their own standpoints to one another and consider their impact upon other parties. Therapists should not assume that a client’s cultural values and/or sexual values and identities can be easily read by their appearance or mode of self-representation.

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