Intersectionality, Sexuality and Psychological Therapies: Working with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Diversity

Intersectionality, Sexuality and Psychological Therapies: Working with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Diversity

Editor(s): Roshan das Nair, Catherine Butler

Published Online: 4 APR 2012 02:52AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470975008

Online ISBN: 9781119967613

DOI: 10.1002/9781119967613

About this Book

This book explores the diversity in lesbian, gay, and bisexual lives, with the aim of opening up therapists' understanding of this diversity so that they can work in an ethical, supportive and non-discriminatory way with these individuals.

  • Offers a comprehensive look at diversity within LGB populations, including the interactions between different areas of social difference using contemporary approaches
  • Focuses on the practitioner, illustrating concepts with vignettes and case studies for implementing practical applications
  • Emphasizes gender balance, fully exploring both male and female perspectives on each topic
  • Encompasses different perspectives, including critical health psychology, discursive psychology, intersectionality, critical and cultural theory, and post-colonial discourse, while remaining accessible to all

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