Dr. Peter Fraenkel: What Ever Happened to Family Therapy? - Part 1

Today, Karen welcomes Dr. Peter Fraenkel, Ph.D. to the show for part one of their conversation about what happened to family therapy. Part two will be released on Tuesday, October 11th.

Peter Fraenkel, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychology at City College of New York; former faculty at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and NYU Medical Center; and is in private practice in New York City. He has published on a wide range of topics, including integrative approaches to couple and family therapy, time issues in couples, distress and divorce prevention, qualitative research, family-based trauma, and collaborative approaches to program development for minorized groups.


He is the author of Sync Your Relationship, Save Your Marriage: Four Steps to Getting Back on Track* (2011, Palgrave-Macmillan), the forthcoming book Last Chance Couple Therapy: Bringing Relationships Back from the Brink* (2022, Norton), and co-authored The Relational Trauma of Incest: A Family-Based Approach to Treatment* (2001, Guilford).


Dr. Fraenkel lectures and conducts therapist trainings internationally. He received the American Family Therapy Academy’s 2012 award for Innovative Contribution to Family Therapy. He is a former Vice President and current Board Member of AFTA, and a reviewer for several family therapy journals.


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