Psychological barriers to the occupational success of mature women

  • Sharon E. Kahn

Abstract

This paper presents a description of the barriers to successful achievement outside the home faced by many women in mid-life. Cultural myths about women and the nature of work may prevent mature women from fully participating in self-development other than as wives and mothers. Counselling theory has been effected by these myths. Counsellors are encouraged to facilitate self-exploration and conflict resolution with mature women who may be experiencing the mid-life crisis of changing roles from full-time mother to paid worker.
Published
2012-03-28
How to Cite
Kahn, S. E. (2012). Psychological barriers to the occupational success of mature women. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 13(4). Retrieved from https://cjc-rcc.ucalgary.ca/article/view/60272
Section
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