Multiple Family Group Therapy
Welcome to the Association for Multiple Family Group Therapy and the Multiple Family Group Therapy Resource Center
Why Does Multiple Family Group Therapy Work With Chemically Dependent Families?
Role of the Therapist In Multiple Family Group Therapy
Developing Your Multiple Family Group Therapy Style
Assessing The Family Dance
Our mission is to gather and share information about Multiple Family Group Therapy and to provide a central location where Multiple Family Group Therapist's can become a community of support for each other.
The Foster Model of Multiple Family Group Therapy With Chemically Dependent Families
Multifamily Groups in the Treatment of Severe Psychiatric Disorders by William R. McFarlane, MD, 2002
A Multiple Family Group Therapy Program for At Risk Adolescents and Their Families by Susan T. Dennison
Families & Schools Together (FAST) a multifamily group intervention by Dr. Lynn McDonald 2002
National Association for Multiple Family Group Therapy
"Bridging Family Connections"
1116 Broadwell Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Contact Person: Natalie Boorman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to the National Association for Multiple Family Group Therapy. If you would like to know more about the association please send an email to the above contact person.
***Two Newer Articles***
#40 & #41 Written by Gabriele Schaefer from Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, 2008.
Visitors To the Webpage
Go to and read through Article #22, Training Plan for Multiple Family Group Therapy With Chemically Dependent Families, where you will find most of the articles on this page as well as some not listed.
Tom Sunders, PhD, is compiling information for a book on MFGT. If you would like to include something your have written about MFGT or would like to write about your experience in MFGT or if you want more information email Tom at: email@example.com.
Power Point Presentations on MFGT are available from the MFGT Resource Center. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request any of the following presentations:
1. Role of the Therapist in MFGT
2. Structures of Disturbed Families
3. Developing Your MFGT Style
4. MFGT With Chemically Dependent Families
5. Family Systems Points to Ponder
6. Common Traits of Healthy Families
7. Emotional, Physical and Verbal Abuse
8. Seven Powers of Questions
We have a new President at the Association for Multiple Family Group Therapy
Paul K. Thorington, EdD
More to come.
Multiple Family Group Therapy Resource Center
"Building community by helping families help each other."
PO Box 6063
Florence, SC 29502-6063
Contact Person: Lewis N. Foster at email@example.com
As you read through the articles you may find that reading MFGT The Hidden Method a good place to start. Gina K. Brodsky completed this work while she was in graduate school in the fall of 1999 and she gives us a nice reflection of the MFGT movement today.
Please make copies of the articles and share them with anyone who'll read them. Give us credit for our work and use the information to help the citizens in your community.
If you know of articles or studies or books that we don't have listed, please forward a copy or give directions to the information so we can add a link to it or add it to this website.
This website is dedicated to Multiple Family Group Therapy. If you know about any training taking place that is focused on MFGT, let us know and we'll add the information to the training page.
Impact of Multiple-Family Groups for Outpatients With Schizophrenia on Caregivers' Distress and Resources 2004
Multiple-Family Groups for Urban Children With Conduct Difficulties and Their Families (Mary M. McKay, PhD, and others) 2002
Multiple Family Group Therapy in a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre by Gabriel Schaefer March 2008 (Auckland, New Zealand)
Multiple Family Group Therapy in a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre: Residents' Experiences, by Gabriele Schaefer June 2008 (Auckland, New Zealand)
Multiple Family Therapy: Recovering From Addiction, Jaqueline M. Doubles, recorded at Addiction In Society
Family and Multi-Family Work with Psychosis: A guide for Professionals, by Gerd-Ragna Block Thorsen, Trond Gronnestad and Anne Lise Oxnevard, 2006
Social Work with Multi-Family Groups by D. Rosemary Cassano, Editor This is a "Google Book." 1989
Multiple Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa: Cconcepts, Experiences and Results by Michael Scholz, Maud Rix, Katja Scholz, Krassimir Gantchev, & Volker Thomke - Journal of Family Therapy Vol. 27 Issue 2 Page 132 May 2005
Chocolate Pudding and Other Approaches to Intensive Multiple-Family therapy by Ruth McClendon and Leslie B. Kadis 1983
A Brief Multiple Family Group Model for Juvenile First Offenders by William H. Quinn, David J. VanDyke & Sean T. Kurth at The University of Georgia
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