From Oppression to Liberation: Applying the Cognitive Therapy of Oppression and Other Strategies
This presentation reframes, reorients, and integrates our basic understanding of the major theories of psychotherapy and provides a new range of evidence based techniques. The classical psychotherapy theories were historically conceived and developed by privileged white males who generally did not at the time consider addressing the global phenomenon of oppression and its alleviation. As a result classical theories glibly assume that American culture is basically sane and sound. This may have caused a blind spot in the practice of both counseling and diagnosis that largely ignores phenomena su...Read morech as systemic racism, misogyny, homophobia, and oppression in general. And of course, trauma is intimately intertwined with oppression. Multicultural therapy could be seen as an admirable fix to this problem, but it largely functions as an add-on to compensate for the shortcomings of the classical theories—just another chapter in the theories textbook. This workshop provides a cognitive, humanistic, experiential, global reframe of the counseling and psychotherapy enterprise that shifts the focus toward liberation, true empowerment, and a greater degree of freedom from oppression for clients. But the major focus of this presentation is to provide advanced techniques that are specifically oriented around the theme of liberation from oppression, with major, second-order, change as their goal. This topic is especially relevant for this time period. Less...
- Discuss how to apply advanced techniques for clients of oppressed cultures and families
- Explain the limits of CBT and other standard therapies in the context of oppression and liberation
- Explain how oppressed people are typically highly perceptive, including being perceptive of their therapists
Saturday, October 09, 2021
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About the speaker
Fred J. Hanna, PhD
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours
American Psychological Association
Association of Social Work Boards
National Board for Certified Counselors
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
New York Education Department Board for Licensed Psychoanalysts
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
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