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Counseling Supervision Within a Feminist Framework: Guidelines for Intervention


concerning this article should be addressed to Suzanne Degges-White, Department of Leadership and Counselor Education, University of Mississippi, 142 Guyton Hall, School of Education, University, MS 38677 (e-mail:


Feminist supervision is based on the principles of feminist theory. Goals include sharing responsibility for the supervision process, empowering the supervisee, attending to the contextual assumptions about clients, and analyzing gender roles. This article explores feminist supervision and guidelines for providing counseling supervision interventions within a feminist framework.