We include research which is directly relevant and useful to families and communities, and to systemic clinicians and researchers. We have curated research papers under the following categories, with some references included in more than one category. We update these pages regularly and circulate details of recent publications via our distribution list.
We have listed research studies which provide evidence for the effectiveness of systemic and family therapy, and systematic reviews, meta-analyses...
These studies research therapeutic change processes and can be considered to produce 'practice-based evidence'. They include methods which analyse...
Topics are listed alphabetically
Studies are categorised according to the research methodology used. We include references on research paradigms, and on researcher reflexivity.
Studies here have been categorised according to the type of therapeutic approach and consultation that is being researched.
Doctoral systemic and family therapy research carried out on the Professional Doctorate in Systemic Psychotherapy at the Tavistock. Many full texts...
Titles and links to Systemic Doctorate and Phd Theses carried out at other Institutes and Universities
Titles and abstracts of systemic masters research dissertations from UK family therapy training institutes that were awarded distinctions or merits...
The following journals regularly publish systemic and family therapy, narrative therapy and constructionist therapy research regularly.
Australia and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy
Contemporary Family Therapy
International Journal of Collaborative-Dialogic Practice
Journal of Family Therapy
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy
Journal of Systemic Therapies
Murmuration: Journal of Transformative Systemic Practice
The American Journal of Family Therapy