Tag Archives: racism

Why We Don’t Leave: The Cultural Epidemic of Oppression

I want to thank Leslie Morgan Steiner for courageously sharing her personal experience from an abusive marriage and for dispelling¬†myths about domestic violence in her TED Talk entitled, “Why Domestic Violence Victims Don’t Leave.” Her public recognition of the hardship and judgment that she and others face when attempting to leave an abusive relationship is […]

Power, Privilege, and Therapy

Why therapists must be allies and advocates for clients of different races, religions, sexual orientations, sizes, ethnicities, genders, and any other point of diversity. I write this post after an incredibly fulfilling discussion among colleagues about power and privilege in the therapy room.¬† A colleague bravely disclosed that she feels that she should bring up […]