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Article by Henry to be published in counseling association journal

Apr 29, 2024

Dr. Heidi L. Henry, assistant professor of Counselor Education, authored an article titled "An Affirmative Approach to Counseling Fat Women: Recommendations for Counselors" that was accepted for publication in the Spring 2024 issue of the Journal of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association, a peer-reviewed academic journal.

This article explores fatness as an intersectional identity, including fat women’s experiences of discrimination. Recommendations for affirmative counseling approaches centered around a fat liberationist framework are provided.

Upon publication, the article can be found here: