© 1997

Psychotherapy with Women

Feminist Perspectives

  • Editors
  • Marilyn Lawrence
  • Marie Maguire
  • Jo Campling

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Marilyn Lawrence, Marie Maguire
    Pages 1-10
  3. Sheila Ernst
    Pages 11-35
  4. Susie Orbach
    Pages 36-54
  5. Patricia Land
    Pages 55-73
  6. Marie Maguire
    Pages 74-94
  7. Joanna Ryan
    Pages 95-104
  8. Carol Mohamed, Ruthie Smith
    Pages 105-133
  9. Carol Mohamed, Ruthie Smith
    Pages 134-159
  10. Sue Krzowski
    Pages 160-172
  11. Valerie Sinason
    Pages 173-191
  12. Barbara Daniel
    Pages 192-212
  13. Tara Weeramanthri
    Pages 213-226
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 227-229

About this book


Psychotherapy with Women provides a clear account of current feminist practice in working with women within the helping professions bringing together contributions from eminent women psychotherapists. A wide range of issues are explored including sexuality, ageing, family dynamics, disability and ethnicity. It will appeal to students studying social work, nursing, psychology and counselling as well as to a wide range of practitioners working in the caring professions.


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About the authors

MARILYN LAWRENCE is an associate member of the British Psychoanalytical Society, working at the Tavistock Clinic, London, and in private practice. Her published works include The Anorexic Experience, Fed Up and Hungry, and, with Mira Dana, Women's Secret Disorder and Fighting Food.

MARIE MAGUIRE is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice who teaches at the Guild of Psychotherapists and other psychotherapy training organisations. Previously she worked in community mental health projects and at the Women's Therapy Centre, London. She is the editor of Living with the Sphinx (with Sheila Ernst) and the author of Men, Women, Passion and Power: Gender Issues in Psychotherapy.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Psychotherapy with Women
  • Book Subtitle Feminist Perspectives
  • Authors Marilyn Lawrence
    Marie Maguire
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1997
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection Philosophy and Religion (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-60973-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-60974-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-25615-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 240
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Psychotherapy and Counseling
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