Attending to the Whole System: Eco-Informed Family Therapy

Through our widespread abuse of the environment and our refusal to accept that humans are a part of the ecosystem—not separate from it—our own well-being is in peril. Systemic therapists are ideally suited to embrace eco-informed family therapy..
Tracey A. Laszloffy, PhD and Markie L. C. Twist, PhD

MFTs and Climate Change: A Call to Action

The frequency and intensity of natural disasters are increasing across the globe and MFTs can no longer afford to stand idly by. It’s time to pull up a chair to the climate change table and ask, “How can we help?”
Kyle Horst, PhD

Helping Families Cope With Disasters

A disaster doesn’t have to mean family problems if families remain connected and look for opportunities to transform themselves and their communities.
Michael Ungar, PhD

When a natural disaster wipes out a family home or a climate emergency like Hurricane Sandy displaces large numbers of people, those narratives that shape our collective identity are at risk of disappearing.

Recent Issues

Disability and the Family
MAY / JUNE 2021

Disability and the Family

Topics including interventions, disability & stigma, and neurodiversity.

Working with Trans Clients and Their Families
MARCH / APRIL 2021

Working with Trans Clients and Their Families

Topics including body dysmorphia, trans youth and their parents, and trans feminine clients.

Hope, Healing and Moving On
JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2021

Hope, Healing and Moving On

Topics including hope as a natural compliment to MFT, therapeutic activism, and impacts of the pandemic and systemic racism on foster youth.


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