Topics

Research has been categorised under the following topics listed alphabetically

Carr, A. (2016), Family Therapy for Adolescents: A Research‐informed Perspective. Aust N Z J Fam Ther, 37: 467-479. doi:10.1002/anzf.1184

Cottrell, D. and Boston, P. (2002) Practitioner Review: The effectiveness of systemic family therapy for children and adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 43: 573–586. doi: 10.1111/1469-7610.00047

Cottrell, D., Fonagy, P., Target, M., Kurtz, Z. and Phillips, J. (2005) What works for whom? A critical review of treatments for children and adolescents. New York: Guilford Publications.

Diamond, G.S., Wintersteen, M.B., Diamond, G.M., Shelef, K. and Levy, S. (2010) Attachment-based family therapy for adolescents with suicidal ideation: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 49(2): 122-131.

Farzim, P. (2008) The Accounts of Adolescents Growing Up with Parental Mental Illness. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Feder, M.M. and Diamond, G.M. (2015) Parent-therapist alliance and parent attachment-promoting behaviour in attachment-based family therapy for suicidal and depressed adolescents, Journal of Family Therapy, 38(1), pp. 82–101. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.12078.

Garoff, F.F., Heinonen, K., Pesonen, A.-K. and Almqvist, F. (2011) Depressed youth: Treatment outcome and changes in family functioning in individual and family therapy, Journal of Family Therapy, 34(1), pp. 4–23. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2011.00541.x.

Higham, J.E., Friedlander, M.L., Escudero, V. and Diamond, G. (2011) Engaging reluctant adolescents in family therapy: An exploratory study of in-session processes of change, Journal of Family Therapy, 34(1), pp. 24–52. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2011.00571.x.

Ewing, E.S.K., Diamond, G. and Levy, S. (2015) Attachment-based family therapy for depressed and suicidal adolescents: Theory, clinical model and empirical support, Attachment & Human Development, 17(2), pp. 136–156. doi: 10.1080/14616734.2015.1006384.

Levy, S.A., Russon, J. and Diamond, G.M. (2016) Attachment-based family therapy for suicidal Lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents: A case study, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 37(2), pp. 190–206. doi: 10.1002/anzf.1151.

Liddle, H.A., Rowe, C.L., Dakof, G.A., Henderson, C.E. and Greenbaum, P.E. (2009) Multidimensional family therapy for young adolescent substance abuse: Twelve-month outcomes of a randomized controlled trial, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(1), pp. 12–25. doi: 10.1037/a0014160.

Nolte, L. and Wren, B. (2016) Talking or keeping silent about parental mental health problems-a grounded theory of parents’ decision making and experiences with their children, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, . doi: 10.1111/jmft.12177.

Parsons, R. (2003) A process study of systemic psychotherapy with self harming adolescents in Zimbabwe. Systemic Psychotherapy Doctoral Thesis. Tavistock Library [contact]

Retzlaff, R., von Sydow, K., Beher, S., Haun, M.W. and Schweitzer, J. (2013) The efficacy of systemic therapy for Internalizing and other disorders of childhood and adolescence: A systematic review of 38 Randomized trials, Family Process, 52(4), pp. 619–652. doi: 10.1111/famp.12041.

Shute, J. (2011) Family support as a gang reduction measure, Children & Society, 27(1), pp. 48–59. doi: 10.1111/j.1099-0860.2011.00368.x.

Wilson, J. (2012) A social relational critique of the biomedical definition and treatment of ADHD; ethical practical and political implications, Journal of Family Therapy, 35(2), pp. 198–218. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2012.00607.x.

Woolfenden, S.R. (2002) Family and parenting interventions for conduct disorder and delinquency: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials, Archives of Disease in Childhood, 86(4), pp. 251–256. doi: 10.1136/adc.86.4.251.

von Sydow, K., Retzlaff, R., Beher, S., Haun, M.W. and Schweitzer, J. (2013) The efficacy of systemic therapy for childhood and adolescent Externalizing disorders: A systematic review of 47 RCT, Family Process, 52(4), pp. 576–618. doi: 10.1111/famp.12047.

Wren, B. (2000) Patterns of thinking and communication in families where an adolescent has atypical gender identity development. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library [contact]

Carr, A. (2009) The effectiveness of family therapy and systemic interventions for adult-focused problems, Journal of Family Therapy, 31(1), pp. 46–74. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2008.00452.x.

Carr, A. (2014), Evidence base for systemic therapy with adults. J. Fam. Ther., 36: 158-194. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12033

Carr, A. (2019), Couple therapy, family therapy and systemic interventions for adult‐focused problems: the current evidence base. Journal of Family Therapy, 41: 492-536. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12225

Colmer, E. (2005) Parental mental health and the family: exploring parents’ concerns about their children. Grappling with inter-generational shadows. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library [contact].

Farzim, P. (2008) The Accounts of Adolescents Growing Up with Parental Mental Illness. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Klevan, T. et al (2016)  Between a rock and a softer place—A discourse analysis of helping cultures in crisis resolution teams. Qualitative Social Work, 17(2): 252  - 267

Kuipers, E. (2006) Family interventions in schizophrenia: Evidence for efficacy and proposed mechanisms of change, Journal of Family Therapy, 28(1), pp. 73–80. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2006.00338.x.

Leff, J. (2000) The London depression intervention trial: Randomised controlled trial of antidepressants v. Couple therapy in the treatment and maintenance of people with depression living with a partner: Clinical outcome and costs, The British Journal of Psychiatry, 177(2), pp. 95–100. doi: 10.1192/bjp.177.2.95.

Lemmens, G.M.D., Eisler, I., Buysse, A., Heene, E. and Demyttenaere, K. (2009) The effects on mood of Adjunctive single-family and multi-family group therapy in the treatment of hospitalized patients with Major Depression, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 78(2), pp. 98–105. doi: 10.1159/000201935.

Lemmens, G.M.D., Eisler, I., Dierick, P., Lietaer, G. and Demyttenaere, K. (2009) Therapeutic factors in a systemic multi-family group treatment for major depression: Patients“ and partners” perspectives, Journal of Family Therapy, 31(3), pp. 250–269. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2009.00465.x.

McDonell, M.G., Short, R.A., Hazel, N.A., Berry, C.M. and Dyck, D.G. (2006) Multiple-family group treatment of Outpatients with schizophrenia: Impact on service utilization, Family Process, 45(3), pp. 359–373. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2006.00176.x.

Nolte, L. & Wren, B. (2016) Talking or keeping silent about parental mental health problems – a grounded theory of parents’ decision-making about whether or not to talk to their children about parental mental health difficulties, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 42(4): 731–744. doi: 10.1111/jmft.12177.   

Seikkula, J., Aaltonen, J., Alakare, B., Haarakangas, K., Keränen, J. and Lehtinen, K. (2006) Five-year experience of first-episode nonaffective psychosis in open-dialogue approach: Treatment principles, follow-up outcomes, and two case studies, Psychotherapy Research, 16(2), pp. 214–228. doi: 10.1080/10503300500268490.

Seikkula, J., Alakare, B., Aaltonen, J., Holma, J., Rasinkangas, A. and Lehtinen, V. (2003) Open dialogue approach: treatment principles and preliminary results of a two-year follow-up on first episode schizophrenia. Ethical and Human Sciences and Services, 5(3), 163-182.

Solomon, Z., Dekel, R. and Zerach, G. (2009) Posttraumatic stress disorder and marital adjustment: The mediating role of forgiveness, Family Process, 48(4), pp. 546–558. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2009.01301.x.

Stanbridge, R.I., Burbach, F.R., Lucas, A.S. and Carter, K. (2003) A study of families’ satisfaction with a family interventions in psychosis service in Somerset, Journal of Family Therapy, 25(2), pp. 181–204. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.00243.

Stern, S., Doolan, M., Staples, E., Szmukler, G.L. and Eisler, I. (1999) Disruption and reconstruction: Narrative insights into the experience of family members caring for a relative diagnosed with serious mental illness, Family Process, 38(3), pp. 353–369. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.1999.00353.x.

Thompson, O., Griffiths, M., Allen, J. & Jones, F. (2019) A Delphi survey to explore best practice for practitioners offering family intervention for psychosis to families with children. Journal of Family Therapy, 10 June 2019.

Totsuka, Y. (2008) Young people’s perspectives on family life: experience of parental mental illness and admission to the psychiatric hospital. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

Von Sydow, K., Beher, S., Schweitzer, J. and Retzlaff, R. (2010) The efficacy of systemic therapy with adult patients: A Meta-Content analysis of 38 Randomized controlled trials, Family Process, 49(4), pp. 457–485. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2010.01334.x.

Wagstaffe, S. (2006) Depressed Women Talking about Mothering: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Baldwin, S.A., Christian, S., Berkeljon, A. and Shadish, W.R. (2011) The effects of family therapies for adolescent delinquency and substance abuse: A Meta-analysis, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38(1), pp. 281–304. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00248.x.

Morgan, T.B., Crane, D.R., Moore, A.M. and Eggett, D.L. (2012) The cost of treating substance use disorders: Individual versus family therapy, Journal of Family Therapy, 35(1), pp. 2–23. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2012.00589.x.

O’Farrell, T.J. and Clements, K. (2011) Review of outcome research on marital and family therapy in treatment for alcoholism, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38(1), pp. 122–144. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00242.x.

Rowe, C.L. (2012) Family therapy for drug abuse: Review and updates 2003-2010, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38(1), pp. 59–81. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00280.x

Selseng, L.B. and Skjær, O. (2016) Talking about change – Positioning and interpretative repertoires in stories about substance abuse and change. Qualitative Social Work, Vol 17, Issue 2,: 216 - 235

Adams, M. (2008) Adolescence and Attachment Revisited – An exploration of the AAI as a clinical tool with adolescents and their families. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library  [contact]

Diamond, G. (2003) Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Depressed Adolescents: Programmatic Treatment Development, Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 6(2), pp. 107–127. doi: 10.1023/a:1023782510786.

Diamond, G.S. and Stern, R. (2003) Attachment-based family therapy: A program of treatment development research, in Attachment processes in couple and family therapy. New York: Guilford Press.

Diamond, G.S., Wintersteen, M.B., Brown, G.K., Gallop, R., Shelef, K. and Levy, S. (2010) Attachment-based family therapy for adolescents with suicidal Ideation: A Randomized controlled trial, Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 49(2), pp. 122–131. doi: 10.1097/00004583-201002000-00006.

Israel, P. and Diamond, G.S. (2012) Feasibility of attachment based family therapy for depressed clinic-referred Norwegian adolescents, Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 18(3), pp. 334–350. doi: 10.1177/1359104512455811.

Liddle, H. and Schwartz, S. (2002) Attachment and family therapy: Clinical utility of adolescent-family attachment research, Family Process, 41(3), pp. 455–76. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2002.41311.x

Flatebø, R. (2005) ‘On knowing much and knowing little.’ An exploration of case discussions of child protection teams. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

Flåm, A.M. and Handegård, B.H. (2015) Where is the child in family therapy service after family violence? A study from the Norwegian family protection service, Contemporary Family Therapy, 37(1), pp. 72–87. doi: 10.1007/s10591-014-9323-5.

Flyn, K. (2019) Social work reframed? The experiences of social workers applying systemic ideas in child protection. Journal of Family Therapy, 10 June 2019

Waldegrave, C. (2006) Contrasting national jurisdictional and welfare responses to violence to children, Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, 27, pp. 57–76.

About Families (2012) Evidence Response. Systemic Therapy: What difference does systemic therapy make to the outcomes for children and families?

Carr, A. (2019) Family therapy and systemic interventions for child‐focused problems: the current evidence base. Journal of Family Therapy, 41: 153-213. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12226

Clark, A. (2005) Listening to and involving young children: A review of research and practice, Early Child Development and Care, 175(6), pp. 489–505. doi: 10.1080/03004430500131288.

Clarke, A. (2009) Undertaking research with children, in Maynard, T. and Thomas, N. (eds.) An introduction to early childhood studies. Los Angeles: SAGE Publications, .

Cottrell, D. (2003) Outcome studies of family therapy in child and adolescent depression, Journal of Family Therapy, 25(4), pp. 406–416. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.00258.

Cottrell, D. and Boston, P. (2002) Practitioner review: The effectiveness of systemic family therapy for children and adolescents, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 43(5), pp. 573–586. doi: 10.1111/1469-7610.00047.

Draper, A. and Hancock, M. (2011) Childhood parental bereavement: The risk of vulnerability to delinquency and factors that compromise resilience, Mortality, 16(4), pp. 285–306. doi: 10.1080/13576275.2011.613266.

Fonagy, P., Cottrell, D. and Phillips, J. (2016) What works for whom? A critical review of treatments for children and adolescents. United States: Guilford Publications.

Garoff, F.F., Heinonen, K., Pesonen, A.-K. and Almqvist, F. (2011) Depressed youth: Treatment outcome and changes in family functioning in individual and family therapy, Journal of Family Therapy, 34(1), pp. 4–23. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2011.00541.x.

Goodwillie, G. (2010) The Impact of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on Family Relationships: Parental Perspectives. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Helimäki, M., Laitila, A. and Kumpulainen, K. (2020), ‘Can I tell?’ Children’s participation and positioning in a secretive atmosphere in family therapy. Journal of Family Therapy. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12296

Lee, W.-Y., Ng, M.-L., Cheung, B.K.L. and Yung, J.W. (2010) Capturing children’s response to parental conflict and making use of it, Family Process, 49(1), pp. 43–58. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2010.01307.x.

Pentecost, D. (2008) How do Child Psychiatrists Conceptualise ADHD? An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Retzlaff, R., von Sydow, K., Beher, S., Haun, M.W. and Schweitzer, J. (2013) The efficacy of systemic therapy for Internalizing and other disorders of childhood and adolescence: A systematic review of 38 Randomized trials, Family Process, 52(4), pp. 619–652. doi: 10.1111/famp.12041.

Strickland-Clark, L., Campbell, D. and Dallos, R. (2002) Children’s and adolescent’s views on family therapy, Journal of Family Therapy, 22(3), pp. 324–341. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.00155.

von Sydow, K., Retzlaff, R., Beher, S., Haun, M.W. and Schweitzer, J. (2013) The efficacy of systemic therapy for childhood and adolescent externalizing disorders: A systematic review of 47 RCT, Family Process, 52(4), pp. 576–618. doi: 10.1111/famp.12047.

Tozer, J. (2007) Does the Sibling Relationship in Childhood Affect Later Parenting? Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Woolfenden, S.R., Williams, K. and Peat, J.K. (2002) Family and parenting interventions for conduct disorder and delinquency: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials, Archives of Disease in Childhood, 86(4), pp. 251–256. doi: 10.1136/adc.86.4.251.

Campbell, D. (1998) The other side of the story, in Papadopoulos, R.K. and Byng-Hall, J. (eds.) Multiple voices: Narrative in systemic family psychotherapy. New York: Routledge.

Chenail, R.J. (2011) How to conduct clinical qualitative research on the patient’s experience. The Qualitative Report 16(4), pp. 1173-1190

Chenail, R. J., et al. (2012). Clients’ relational conceptions of conjoint couple and family therapy quality: A grounded formal theory. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38(1), pp. 241-264. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00246.x

Denton, W.H., Nakonezny, P.A. and Burwell, S.R. (2010) The effects of meeting a family therapy supervision team on client satisfaction in an initial sessionJournal of Family Therapy, 33(1), pp. 85–97. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2010.00518.x.

Escudero, V., Friedlander, M.L., Varela, N. and Abascal, A. (2008) Observing the therapeutic alliance in family therapy: Associations with participants’ perceptions and therapeutic outcomes, Journal of Family Therapy, 30(2), pp. 194–214. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2008.00425.x.

Gaddis, S. (2004) Re-positioning Traditional Research: Centring Clients’ Accounts in the Construction of Professional Therapy Knowledges, International Journal of Narrative Therapy & Community Work, 2004(2), pp. 1–12.

Helmeke, K.B. and Sprenkle, D.H. (2000) Clients’ perceptions of pivotal moments in couple therapy: A qualitative study of change in therapy, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 26(4), pp. 469–483. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2000.tb00317.x.

O’Neill, I. (2015) What’s in a name? Clients’ experiences of single session therapy, Journal of Family Therapy. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.12099.

Sheridan, M., Peterson, B.D. and Rosen, K.H. (2010) The experiences of parents of adolescents in family therapy: A qualitative investigation, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 36(2), pp. 144–157. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2010.00193.x.

Stanbridge, R.I., Burbach, F.R., Lucas, A.S. and Carter, K. (2003) A study of families’ satisfaction with a family interventions in psychosis service in Somerset, Journal of Family Therapy, 25(2), pp. 181–204. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.00243.

Strickland-Clark, L., Campbell, D. and Dallos, R. (2002) Children’s and adolescent’s views on family therapy, Journal of Family Therapy, 22(3), pp. 324–341. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.00155.

Allan, R., Klarenbeek‐McKenna, M. & Day, D. (2019) 'Somebody watching you': Impact of reflecting teams on hope in couple relationships. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. 40 (4) pp 383-399

Atkins, D.C., Marín, R.A., Lo, T.T.Y., Klann, N. and Hahlweg, K. (2010) Outcomes of couples with infidelity in a community-based sample of couple therapy, Journal of Family Psychology, 24(2), pp. 212–216. doi: 10.1037/a0018789.

Azzopardi, C. (2007) Maltese couples’ expectations of marriage. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

Borcsa, M. & Rober, P. (eds) (2015) Research Perspectives in Couple Therapy. Discursive Qualitative Methods. New York: Springer International.

Byrne, M., Carr, A. and Clark, M. (2004) The efficacy of couples-based interventions for panic disorder with agoraphobia, Journal of Family Therapy, 26(2), pp. 105–125. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2004.00273.x.

Ferreira, L.C., Fraenkel, P., Narciso, I. & Novo, R. (2015) Is Committed Desire Intentional? A Qualitative Exploration of Sexual Desire and Differentiation of Self in Couples. Family Process 54: 308–326.

Forbat, L. and Henderson, J. (2003) “Stuck in the middle with You”: The ethics and process of qualitative research with two people in an intimate relationship, Qualitative Health Research, 13(10), pp. 1453–1462. doi: 10.1177/1049732303255836.

Glebova, T., et al (2011). Therapeutic alliance and progress in couple therapy: multiple perspectives. Journal of Family Therapy 33: 42–65. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2010.00503.x

Gottman, JM, Gottman, JS, Cole, C, Preciado, M. ( 2020). Gay, Lesbian, and Heterosexual Couples About to Begin Couples Therapy: An Online Relationship Assessment of 40,681 Couples. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 46, 218– 239. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jmft.12395

Gottman, J.M. & Levenson, R.W.(1999)  What Predicts Change in Marital Interaction Over Time? A Study of Alternative Models. Family Process 38: 143-158.

Gurman, A.S. (2011) Couple therapy research and the practice of couple therapy: Can we talk?, Family Process, 50(3), pp. 280–292. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2011.01360.x.

Jones, E. and Asen, E. (2000) Systemic couple therapy and depression. London: Karnac Books.

Karvonen, A., Kykyri, V.-L., Kaartinen, J., Penttonen, M. and Seikkula, J. (2016) Sympathetic nervous system synchrony in couple therapy, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 42(3), pp. 383–395. doi: 10.1111/jmft.12152.

Lebow, J.L., Chambers, A.L., Christensen, A. and Johnson, S.M. (2011) Research on the treatment of couple distress, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38(1), pp. 145–168. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00249.x.

Lee, W.-Y., Ng, M.-L., Cheung, B.K.L. and Yung, J.W. (2010) Capturing children’s response to parental conflict and making use of it, Family Process, 49(1), pp. 43–58. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2010.01307.x.

Markovic, D. (2007) Systemic Therapists’ Resources for Dealing with Sexual Issues in Clinical Work. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Ness, O. (2011) Learning new ideas and practices together: A co-operative inquiry into learning to use Johnella Bird’s relational language-making approach in couples therapy. PhD thesis. Oldendorff Research Institute, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Science, Tilburg University. Tilburg, The Netherlands.

Oefsti, A. (2008) Some call it love. Exploring Norwegian systemic couple therapists’ discourses of love, intimacy and sexuality. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

Rautiainen, E-L, & Aaltonen, J. (2010) Depression: The Differing Narratives of Couples in Couple Therapy. The Qualitative Report, 15(1): 156-175.

Reibstein, J. and Sherbersky, H. (2012) Behavioural and empathic elements of systemic couple therapy: The Exeter model and a case study of depression, Journal of Family Therapy, 34(3), pp. 271–283. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2012.00601.x.

Reynolds, C. & Knudson-Martin, C. (2015) Gender and the Construction of Intimacy among Committed Couples with Children. Family Process, 54: 293–307.

Salinger, J.M., Whisman, M.A., Randall, A.K. and Hilpert, P. (2020), Associations Between Marital Discord and Depressive Symptoms: A Cross‐Cultural Analysis. Family Process. doi:10.1111/famp.12563

Spengler, E. S., DeVore, E. N., Spengler, P. M., Lee, N. A. ( 2019). What Does “Couple” Mean in Couple Therapy Outcome Research? A Systematic Review of the Implicit and Explicit, Inclusion and Exclusion of Gender and Sexual Minority Individuals and Identities. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 00, 1– 16. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jmft.12415

Baum, S. (2006) Evaluating the impact of family therapy for adults with learning disabilities and their familiesTizard Learning Disability Review, 11(1), pp. 8–18. doi: 10.1108/13595474200600003.

Guerschberg, K., Rubinowicz, G., Kayton, K., Orfila, M.A & Tucker, R. (2019) Lost in Translation: Conceptualizations about Collaborative Dialogues between Health Professionals and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities with Significant Needs for Support, Especially in Language. International Journal of Collaborative-Dialogic Practices. 9

Kaur, G., Scior, K. and Wilson, S. (2009) Systemic working in learning disability services: A UK wide surveyBritish Journal of Learning Disabilities, 37(3), pp. 213–220. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3156.2009.00553.x.

Lloyd, H. and Dallos, R. (2008) First session solution-focused brief therapy with families who have a child with severe intellectual disabilities: Mothers’ experiences and viewsJournal of Family Therapy, 30(1), pp. 5–28. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2008.00413.x.

Lloyd, H., & Dallos, R. (2006). Solution-focused brief therapy with families who have a child with intellectual disabilities: A description of the content of initial sessions and the processes. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 11(3), 367–386. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359104506064982

Tierney, A.M. (2011) Dialogue: A connection of roots and branches. An enquiry into labeling discourses through the use of multi-stakeholder dialogue in disability services. Tilburg: PrismaPrint

Corboz-Warnery, A., Fivaz-Depeursinge, E., Gertsch Bettens, C. and Favez, N. (1993) Systemic analysis of father-mother-baby interactions: The Lausanne triadic play, Infant Mental Health Journal, 14(4), pp. 298–316. doi: 10.1002/1097-0355(199324)14:4<298::AID-IMHJ2280140405>3.0.CO;2-#.

Favez, N., Scaiola, C.L., Tissot, H., Darwiche, J. and Frascarolo, F. (2010) The family alliance assessment scales: Steps toward validity and reliability of an observational assessment tool for early family interactions, Journal of Child and Family Studies, 20(1), pp. 23–37. doi: 10.1007/s10826-010-9374-7.

Fivaz-Depeursinge, E., Cairo, S., Scaiola, C.L. and Favez, N. (2012) Nine-month-olds“ triangular interactive strategies with their parents” couple in low-coordination families: A descriptive study, Infant Mental Health Journal, 33(1), pp. 10–21. doi: 10.1002/imhj.20314.

Fivaz-Depeursinge, E., Lopes, F., Python, M. and Favez, N. (2009) Coparenting and toddler’s interactive styles in family coalitions, Family Process, 48(4), pp. 500–516. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2009.01298.x.

Fivaz-Depeursinge, E. and Philipp, D.A. (2014) The baby and the couple: Understanding and treating young families. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Petkova, P. (2006) A Qualitative Analysis of Heterosexual Couples’ Feeding Experience with their Firstborn Infant. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Special Issue: Innovations in the Treatment of Adolescent Eating Disorders (2013) Journal of Family Therapy, 35(S1)

Downs, K.J. and Blow, A.J. (2011) A substantive and methodological review of family-based treatment for eating disorders: The last 25 years of researchJournal of Family Therapy, 35, pp. 3–28. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2011.00566.x.

Gelin, Z., Fuso, S., Hendrick, S., Cook-Darzens, S. and Simon, Y. (2014) The effects of a multiple family therapy on adolescents with eating disorders: An outcome studyFamily Process, 54(1), pp. 160–172. doi: 10.1111/famp.12103.

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Middlecoat, A. (2008) How are the Existing Biological Relationships within Families Affected by Fostering? Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

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Samuels, G.M. (2010) Building kinship and community: Relational processes of Bicultural identity among adult Multiracial adopteesFamily Process, 49(1), pp. 26–42. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2010.01306.x.

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Butler, C., Joiner, R., Bradley, R., Bowles, M., Bowes, A., Russell, C., & Roberts, V. (2019). Self-harm prevalence and ideation in a community sample of cis, trans and other youth. International Journal of Transgenderism, 20(4), 447-458. https://doi.org/10.1080/15532739.2019.1614130

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Heiden-Rootes, K., Ross, K., Moore, R., Hasan, S. and Gulotta, S. (2020). Freedom and struggling openly in psychotherapy: A qualitative inquiry with LGBQ young adults from religious families. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 00, 1- 16. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jmft.12442


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Sutherland, O., LaMarre, A., Rice, C., Hardt, L. and Le Couteur, A. (2017), New Sexism in Couple Therapy: A Discursive Analysis. Family Process, 56: 686–700. doi:10.1111/famp.12292

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Smyth, B.M. & Moloney, L.J. (2019) Post-separation parenting disputes and the many faces of high conflict: Theory and research. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. 40(1) pp 74-84.

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Harold, G., Acquah, D., Sellers, R. and Chowdry, H. (2016) What works to enhance inter-parental relationships and improve outcomes for children. A report of research carried out by Early Intervention Foundation.

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Piercy, F.P., Earl, R.M., Aldrich, R.K., Nguyen, H.N., Steelman, S.M., Haugen, E., Riger, D., Tsokodayi, R.T., West, J., Keskin, Y. and Gary, E. (2016) Most and least meaningful learning experiences in marriage and family therapy educationJournal of Marital and Family Therapy, doi: 10.1111/jmft.12176.

Barge, K.J. (2006) Living Systemic Constructionist Management Research. Human Systems. 17, pp. 29-52

Burgoyne, N. and Cohn, A.S. (2020), Lessons from the Transition to Relational Teletherapy During COVID‐19. Family Process.. Accepted Author Manuscript.  doi:10.1111/famp.12589

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Tozer, J. (2007) Does the Sibling Relationship in Childhood Affect Later Parenting?  Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Altschuler, J. (2013) Migration, illness and health careContemporary Family Therapy, 35(3), pp. 546–556. doi: 10.1007/s10591-013-9234-x.

Anthias, Louise (2016) Constructing personal and couple narratives in late-stage cancer: can a typology illuminate the caring partner perspective? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 37 (3). pp. 418-430. ISSN 1467-8438

Anthias, Louise (2015) Constructing personal and couple narratives in late stage cancer: A narrative analysis. DSysPsych thesis, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. 

Carolan, C.M., Smith, A. and Forbat, L. (2015) Conceptualising psychological distress in families in palliative care: Findings from a systematic reviewPalliative Medicine, 29(7), pp. 605–632. doi: 10.1177/0269216315575680.

D’Arrigo‐Patrick, E., Samman, S.K. and Knudson‐Martin, C. (2020), Moving from “I” to “We”: A Grounded Theory Analysis of Couple Therapy with Liver Patients and Their Partners. Family Process. doi:10.1111/famp.12528

Down, G. (2008) Understanding roles and relationships in the care of ill children – a systemic analysis. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library.

Farrell, C.M. (2006) Constructing realities – constitutive factors of culture and context in stories of substitute mothers to girls whose biological mothers have died of AIDS in Zimbabwe. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

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Mason, B. (2002) The development of a relational approach to the understanding, treatment and management of chronic pain. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

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Spagnola, M. and Fiese, B. (2010) Preschoolers with asthma: Narratives of family functioning predict behavior problemsFamily Process, 49(1), pp. 74–91. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2010.01309.x.

Averbeck, M. (2006) Fatherhoods in Family Therapy: A Discourse Analysis of Family Therapists’ Contributions to the Constructions of Fatherhoods. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Tierney, A.M. (2011) Dialogue: A connection of roots and branches. An enquiry into labeling discourses through the use of multi-stakeholder dialogue in disability services. Tilburg: PrismaPrint.

de Vries, S. (2011) Social support and organisation in Swedish family centres and Dutch youth and family centres: The role of professionals and organisations. Masters in education, socialisation and youth policy thesis. University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

Amorin‐Woods, D. (2020), Habla Mi Idioma? An Exploratory Review of Working Systemically with People from Diverse Cultures: An Australian Perspective. Aust N Z J Fam Ther. doi:10.1002/anzf.1402

Baima, T., Sude, M. E. ( 2020). What White Mental Health Professionals Need to Understand About Whiteness: A Delphi Study. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 46, 62– 80. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmft.12385

Bond, S. (2003) Exclusion of black boys of African heritage in the British education system Can systemic consultations make a difference? Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

Burck, C. (2004) Living in several languages: Implications for therapyJournal of Family Therapy, 26(4), pp. 314–339. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2004.00287.x.

Burton, L.M., Bonilla-Silva, E., Ray, V., Buckelew, R. and Hordge Freeman, E. (2010) Critical race theories, Colorism, and the decade’s research on families of colorJournal of Marriage and Family, 72(3), pp. 440–459. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2010.00712.x.

Das, S. (2020), Multilingual matrix: exploring the process of language switching by family therapists working with multilingual families. Journal of Family Therapy, 42: 39-53. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12249

Elias-Juarez, M.A. and Knudson-Martin, C. (2016) Cultural Attunement in therapy with Mexican-Heritage couples: A grounded theory analysis of client and therapist experienceJournal of Marital and Family Therapy,  doi: 10.1111/jmft.12183.

Gabb, J. and Singh, R. (2014) Reflections on the challenges of understanding racial, cultural and sexual differences in couple relationship researchJournal of Family Therapy, 37(2), pp. 210–227. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.12044.

Gunaratnam, Y. (2003) Researching ‘race’ and ethnicity: Methods, knowledge and power. London: Sage Publications.

Guregard, S. (2009) Open dialogue across cultures. Therapeutic engagement with refugee families. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

Lee, E., Tsang, A. K. T., Bogo, M., Wilson, G., Johnstone, M. and Herschman, J. (2018), Joining revisited in family therapy: discourse analysis of cross-cultural encounters between a therapist and an immigrant family. Journal of Family Therapy, 40: 148–179. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12148

Pakes, K. and Roy-Chowdhury, S. (2007) Culturally sensitive therapy? Examining the practice of cross-cultural family therapyJournal of Family Therapy, 29(3), pp. 267–283. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2007.00386.x.

Sametband, I. and Strong, T. (2018), Immigrant family members negotiating preferred cultural identities in family therapy conversations: a discursive analysis. Journal of Family Therapy, 40: 201–223. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12164

Samuels, G.M. (2010) Building kinship and community: Relational processes of Bicultural identity among adult Multiracial adopteesFamily Process, 49(1), pp. 26–42. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2010.01306.x.

Singh, R. (2008) The process of family talk across culture. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

Solheim, C., Zaid, S. and Ballard, J. (2015) Ambiguous loss experienced by transnational Mexican immigrant familiesFamily Process, 55(2), pp. 338–353. doi: 10.1111/famp.12130.

Yon, K., Malik, R., Mandin, P. and Midgley, N. (2018), Challenging core cultural beliefs and maintaining the therapeutic alliance: a qualitative study. Journal of Family Therapy, 40: 180–200. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12158

Gabb, J. and Singh, R. (2014) Reflections on the challenges of understanding racial, cultural and sexual differences in couple relationship researchJournal of Family Therapy, 37(2), pp. 210–227. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.12044.

Neden, J. (2012) Reflexivity Dialogues: An inquiry into how reflexivity is constructed in family therapy education. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Northumbria University Library.

Nelson, R. (2020). Questioning identities/shifting identities: the impact of researching sex and gender on a researcher’s LGBT+ identity. Qualitative Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468794120914522

Simon, G. and Chard, A. (eds.) (2014) Systemic inquiry: Innovations in Reflexive practice research. United Kingdom: Everything is Connected Press.

Wrate, R. and Forbat, L. (2008) Introducing research methods and reflexivity into family therapy training, Journal of Family Therapy, 30(4), pp. 517–528. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2008.00434.x.

Wren, B. (2004) Editorial: Research ReflexivityClinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 9(4), pp. 475–478. doi: 10.1177/1359104504046154.

Björn, G.J., Gustafsson, P.A., Sydsjö, G. and Berterö, C. (2013) Family therapy sessions with refugee families; a qualitative studyConflict and Health, 7(1), p. 7. doi: 10.1186/1752-1505-7-7.

Guregård, S. (2009) Open Dialogue Across Cultures. Establishing a Therapeutic Relationship with the Refugee Family. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library.

Guregard, S., & Seikkula, J. (2013). Establishing therapeutic dialogue with refugee families. Contemporary Family Therapy, 2, 1 – 17.

Kohli, R.K.S. (2006) The sound of silence: Listening to what unaccompanied asylum-seeking children say and do not sayBritish Journal of Social Work, 36(5), pp. 707–721. doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bch305.

Shahnavaz, S. (2014) Trauma of refugees and the impact on couple and family relationships. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

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Sveaass, N. and Reichelt, S. (2001) Engaging refugee families in therapy: Exploring the benefits of including referring professionals in First family InterviewsFamily Process, 40(1), pp. 95–114. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2001.4010100095.x.

Woodcock, J. (2007) The Effects of Trauma Work on Psychotherapists, and their Need for Supervision. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Balmer, T. D., Van Asselt, K. W., Walker, C. and Kennedy, B. R. (2012) A phenomenological study of spiritual values in secular‐based marriage and family therapists. Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, 14(4): 242– 258. https://doi.org/10.1080/19349637.2012.730466

Carlson, T., McGeorge, C. and Toomey, R. (2014) Establishing the validity of the spirituality in clinical training scale: measuring the level of integration of spirituality and religion in family therapy training. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 36(2): 310– 325. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10591‐013‐9278‐y

Carlson, T., McGeorge, C. and Anderson, A. (2011) The Importance of spirituality in couple and family therapy: a comparative study of therapists' and educators' beliefs. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 33(1): 3– 16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10591‐010‐9136‐0

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Holmberg, Å., Jensen, P. and Ulland, D (2017) To make room or not to make room: clients’ narratives about exclusion and inclusion of spirituality in family therapy practice. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 38(1): 15– 26. https://doi.org/10.1002/anzf.1198

Holmberg, Å., Jensen, P. and Vetere, A. (2020), Spirituality – a forgotten dimension? Developing spiritual literacy in family therapy practice. Journal of Family Therapy. doi:10.1111/1467-6427.12298

McNeil, S., Pavkov, T., Hecker, L. and Killmer, J. (2012) Marriage and family therapy graduate students' satisfaction with training regarding religion and spirituality. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 34(4): 468– 480. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10591‐012‐9205‐7

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Collette, A & Ungar, M. (2020) Resilience of individuals, families, communities and environments: Mutually dependent protective processes and complex systems. in M. Ochs, M. Borsca & J. Schweitzer (eds) Systemic Research in Individual, Couple and Family Therapy and Counseling. Springer.

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Ungar, M. (2011). The social ecology of resilience: Addressing contextual and cultural ambiguity of a nascent construct. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 81, 1–17.

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Amato, P.R. (2010) Research on divorce: Continuing trends and new developmentsJournal of Marriage and Family, 72(3), pp. 650–666. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2010.00723.x.

Gahan, L. (2019) Separation and post-separation parenting within lesbian and gay co-parenting (guild parented) families. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. 40(1) pp. 98-113

Mooney, A., Oliver, C. and Smith, M. (2009) Impact of Family Breakdown on Children’s Well-Being: Evidence Review. Thomas Coram Research Unit: Institute of Education, University of London.

Diamond, G.M. and Shpigel, M.S. (2014) Attachment-based family therapy for lesbian and gay young adults and their persistently nonaccepting parentsProfessional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45(4), pp. 258–268. doi: 10.1037/a0035394.

Gonzalez, K.A., Rostosky, S.S., Odom, R.D. and Riggle, E.D.B. (2012) The positive aspects of being the parent of an LGBTQ childFamily Process, 52(2), pp. 325–337. doi: 10.1111/famp.12009.

Hartwell, E.E., Serovich, J.M., Grafsky, E.L. and Kerr, Z.Y. (2012) Coming out of the dark: Content analysis of articles pertaining to gay, Lesbian, and bisexual issues in couple and family therapy journalsJournal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38, pp. 227–243. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00274.x.

Istar Lev, A. (2010) How queer!-the development of gender identity and sexual orientation in LGBTQ-Headed familiesFamily Process, 49(3), pp. 268–290. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2010.01323.x.

Knoble, N.B. and Linville, D. (2010) Outness and relationship satisfaction in same-gender couples, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38(2), pp. 330–339. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2010.00206.x.

Malley, M. and Tasker, F. (2004) Significant and other: Systemic family therapists on lesbians and gay menJournal of Family Therapy, 26(2), pp. 193–212. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2004.00278.x.

Perlesz, A., Brown, R., Lindsay, J., McNair, R., de Vaus, D. and Pitts, M. (2006) Family in transition: Parents, children and grandparents in lesbian families give meaning to “doing family”Journal of Family Therapy, 28(2), pp. 175–199. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2006.00345.x.

Smart, C. (2007) Same sex couples and marriage: Negotiating relational landscapes with families and friendsThe Sociological Review, 55(4), pp. 671–686. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-954x.2007.00747.x.

Tawodzera, C.A. (2007) Study of women’s experiences of their own sexual identity development. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Tavistock Library. [contact]

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Markovic, D. (2007) Systemic Therapists’ Resources for Dealing with Sexual Issues in Clinical Work. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Markovic, D. (2007) Working with sexual issues in systemic therapyAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 28(04), pp. 200–209. doi: 10.1375/anft.28.4.200.

Markovic, D. (2014) Systemic Family Therapists’ Narratives on Sexual Attraction in their Clinical Practice. A Narrative Analysis, in Luca, M. (ed.) Sexual attraction in therapy: Clinical perspectives on moving beyond the taboo - A guide for training and practice. Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons.

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Sanassy, V. (2012) What are stepfathers’ experiences of their position/role within the family? Masters thesis. Tavistock and University of East London.

Stratton, P. (2003) Causal attributions during therapy II: Reconstituted families and parental blaming, Journal of Family Therapy, 25(2), pp. 161–180. doi: 10.1111/1467-6427.00242.

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McCandless, R. (2008) Developing Reflexive Abilities in Systemic Training: The Experience of Supervisors. Systemic psychotherapy doctoral thesis. Birkbeck College (University of London) Library & Institute of Family Therapy Library.

Murphy, M.J. and Wright, D.W. (2005) Supervisees’ perspectives of power use in supervisionJournal of Marital and Family Therapy, 31(3), pp. 283–295. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2005.tb01569.x.

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