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Anti-oppression psychotherapy: An emancipatory integration of intersectionality into psychotherapy

Return to Articles Roberta K. Timothy & Mercedes Umana Garcia   Introduction The therapeutic alliance between psychotherapist and client has been demonstrated to be a key element for psychotherapy effectiveness (Wampold, 2015). The alliance, however, exists within transnational, socio-historical contexts determined by social and structural relations. For this reason, there have been multiple calls for …

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Anti-oppression psychotherapy: An emancipatory integration of intersectionality into psychotherapy

Roberta K. Timothy & Mercedes Umana Garcia   Roberta K. Timothy, PhD, RP, is an Assistant Professor at Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She specialises in the areas of intersectionality and ethics in health work, Black health ,transnational Indigenous health, and anti-oppression/anti-colonial approaches to mental health. She has extensive …

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