Writing for a broad range of readers interested in psychotherapy and women's issues, Greenspan tells of her own experiences in therapy and those of many of her patients. These stories clearly illustrate how treatment approaches based on traditional male attitudes pathologize and devalue women. This highly readable, detailed, and critical study does more than expose the failures of male-biased psychotherapy-it offers a positive alternative treatment model which recognizes women's emotional pain and is based on an empowering therapeutic relationship. Greenspan gives several case examples of feminist treatment techniques, explaining the rationale behind each and assisting readers in the search for a therapist who subscribes to them. In her exciting new introduction, and dangers of the codependency recovery movement for women's psychological healing, and a new vision of feminist therapy as a means of bringing about planetary healing.