Contemporary Family Therapy (COFT) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed publication that presents the latest developments in research, practice, theory, and training in couple and family therapy. COFT publishes applied and basic research with implications for systemic theory, treatment, and policy. COFT appreciates a multidisciplinary approach, and welcomes manuscripts which address processes and outcomes in systemic treatment across modalities and within broader social contexts. The journal’s content is relevant to systemic therapy practitioners and researchers, as well as marriage and family therapists, family psychologists, clinical social workers, and social policy specialists.

  • Presents the latest developments in research, theory, and practice pertaining to couple and family therapy
  • Explores essential components of effective and efficacious couple and family therapy
  • Examines families within their broader socio-economic and ethnic matrices.

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  • Rachel R Tambling
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1573-3335
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