Working with Gay Women
Even with the advent of the women’s liberation movement, women continue to flood our therapy offices in a ratio of two to one as compared with men. Most frequently, they present us with psychological disorders linked to powerlessness: feelings of inadequacy, chronic low self-esteem, guilt, depression, and anxiety. These symptoms are a natural by-product of women’s being steeped from childhood in the idea that their worth and happiness should derive from living for and through others (usually men and children).
KeywordsSexual Orientation Irrational Belief Frustration Tolerance Dinner Party Group Therapy Session
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