Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

2019 Edition
| Editors: Jay L. Lebow, Anthony L. Chambers, Douglas C. Breunlin

Fiese, Barbara

  • Erika LawrenceEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_1078


Fiese, Barbara


Dr. Barbara Fiese is a professor and clinical and developmental psychologist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her current titles include: The Pampered Chef Ltd. Endowed Chair in Family Resiliency, the Director of the Family Resiliency Center, and Professor of Human Development of Family Studies. Dr. Fiese has been awarded more than 25 grants and has published more than 120 peer-reviewed journal articles, 3 books or monographs, and countless book chapters. She is the Editor of the Journal of Family Psychology currently, edited a three-volume APA Handbook of Contemporary Family Psychology, and served as the President of APA’s Division 43, the Society for Couple and Family Psychology. Her contributions to the field are one of the key reasons why family psychology is now viewed as integral to integrated health care and psychological methods. Dr. Fiese’s passion to use unique methodologies and transdisciplinary teams to study whole family...

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  1. Fiese, B. H., & Bost, K. K. (2016). Family ecologies and child risk for obesity: Focus on regulatory processes. Family Relations, 65, 94–107.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Fiese, B. H., Tomcho, T., Douglas, M., Josephs, K., Poltrock, S., & Baker, T. (2002). Fifty years of research on family rituals: Cause for celebration. Journal of Family Psychology, 16, 381–390.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Family Institute at Northwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Kelley Quirk
    • 1
  • Adam Fisher
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Human Development and Family StudiesColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA
  2. 2.The Family Institute at Northwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA
  3. 3.Brigham Young UniversityProvoUSA