Lois Braverman, tells us about her book: Women, Feminism, and Family Therapy

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Lois Braverman (Author & CEO, Ackerman Institute for the Family)

Lois Braverman discusses her book, Women, Feminism, and Family Therapy, which is an edited collection of essays on the role of women across different settings. She talks about how the position of women has changed in her lifetime and her interest in the different kinds of therapeutic dilemmas currently faced by women and some of the solutions put forth by family therapists.


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Lois Braverman

Author & CEO, Ackerman Institute for the Family

Lois Braverman, is President and CEO of the Ackerman Institute for the Family. Her many publications and international presentations challenge the assumptions implicit in major schools of family therapy about women’s role in the family, in the workplace, and in the psychotherapeutic setting. She is founding editor of the Journal of Feminist Family Therapy and author of the book : Women, Feminism and Family Therapy (The Haworth Press). Lois was the recipient of the 1994 American Family Therapy Academy’s “Innovative Contribution to Family Therapy Award” and the 2012 University of Iowa, College of Arts and Sciences’ Distinguished Alumni Award.

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