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 Therapists can become a community of support for each other.
The Foster Model of Multiple Family Group Therapy With Chemically Dependent Families
Click the link below to print a copy of an Evaluation and Session Guide used by Lewis Foster to train MFGT leaders.
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.
Multiple Family Group Therapy Resource Center
"Building community by helping families help each other."
PO Box 6063
Florence, SC 29502-6063
Contact: Lewis N. Foster at
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
***Two Newer Articles***
#40 & #41 Written by Gabriele Schaefer from Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, 2008.
Power Point Presentations on MFGT are available from the MFGT Resource Center. Send an email to email@example.com 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
February 20, 2016
This webpage will be closed at the end of 2016. Make a copy of all the information here for your future use and share it with anyone who has an interest.
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
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