How Privileged Are You? Impacts of Practitioner Privilege on Clients

Race and gender are clear examples of privilege, but do you know the other categories? Identify your own places of privilege, learn how to apply this information to your client interactions, gain ideas for improving client outcomes, and explore how privilege intersects with the APA Ethical Guidelines.



  1. Name 2 categories of privilege outlined in the Hays ADDRESSING model.
  2. Describe the difference between a practitioner-dominated approach and a client-centered approach when interacting with clients.
  3. Name 3 APA Ethical Guidelines associated with privilege.