This journal presents the latest developments in research, practice, theory, and training in family and couple therapy. Embracing international and multidisciplinary perspectives, COFT publishes applied and basic research with implications for theory, treatment, and policy with the overall goal of understanding couple and family functioning within their broader social contexts and throughout a multiplicity of forms. The journal’s content is relevant to family practitioners, educators, marriage and family therapists, family psychologists, clinical social workers, researchers, 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.
  • Rachel R Tambling
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