Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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Rey, Yveline

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15877-8_1059-1


REY, Yveline


Yveline REY is one of the most recognized figures of the French systemic field. With her activities as a Professor in psychology and systemic family psychotherapy, she gained an international reputation. Yveline REY is also well known in Italy, in Belgium, and in Switzerland. She is one of the first women in France who obtained the status of University Professor in the systemic family therapy field.

Throughout her career, Yveline REY paid special attention to develop therapeutic methods called “floating objects” with Philippe Caillé (MD, psychiatrist, family therapist). The theoretical repository of Yveline Rey’s work has been inspired by “The Pragmatics of Communication” (Watzlawick et al.), “The Complexity Theory” (Morin Le Moigne), “The Theory of Constructivism” (von Foerster, von Glasersfeld), and “The Narrative Orientation” (Anderson, Goolishian).

In the late 1980s, Yveline REY took over as head of the CERAS in Grenoble (Centre d’Etudes et de...

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Key Citations

  1. Caillé, P., & Rey, Y. (1996). Il était une fois… la méthode narrative en systémique. Paris: ESF éd.Google Scholar
  2. Caillé, P., & Rey, Y. (2004). Les objets flottants, méthodes d’entretien systémiques. Paris: Ed. FABERT.Google Scholar
  3. Rey, Y., & Prieur, B. (1991). Systèmes, éthique, perspectives en thérapie familiale. Paris: ESF ed.Google Scholar
  4. Rey, Y., & Gaillard, J. P. (2001). Deuil et thérapie familiale: quels objets flottants? Thérapie familiale, 22(3), 251–268. Genève.Google Scholar
  5. Rey, Y., & Halin, L. (2008). Prendre place, la famille, l’école, la thérapie. Paris: Ed. FABERT.Google Scholar
  6. Rey, Y., & Colpin, M. T. (2014). Le jeu de l’oie dans tous ses états, méthode d’entretien systémique originale: individus, couple, famille, institution. Paris: Ed. FABERT.Google Scholar

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PSYCOMVilleneuve d’AscqFrance

Section editors and affiliations

  • Maria Borcsa
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Applied Sciences NordhausenNordhausenGermany