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Providing reading material that is relevance to the client issues can increase knowledge and decreases the power difference between client and therapist. Reading can supplement what is learned in the therapy session, and Alma can enhance her therapy by exploring the client reactions to what he or she is reading (Corey, 2017). Doctor Corey align feminist theory goal in the case of Stan. In the therapy session, Doctor Corey assisted Stan in understanding how his own ideal and external messages affect his views of male roles. Also, Doctor Corey worked with Stan to identify traits he would want to live his life by. Feminist theory believed that societal gender role expectation profoundly influences a person’s identity from the moment of birth, or even prior to birth once the sex is identified, and
become deeply ingrained to adult personality (Corey, 2017). Stan’s spoke about past events that lead him to believe a male is supposed to act a certain way such as being tuff although Stan does not feel like his tough all the time. Doctor Corey present to Stan that it is his choice when he wants to be tough all the time. There is no wrong way for any gender to act and it’s important fora person to know he or she can incorporate different traits. Feminist theory is not only for women, it can help both men and women find their own voice in today society. Also, it recognizes all types of oppression which makes it a good fit for men, women, and diverse population. Feminist theory provides a variety of interventions that will help male and female client’s address issues. Social action plays an important role in