Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Family Process (Journal)

  • Noel SlesingerEmail author
  • Jay L. Lebow
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_626

Name of Organization

Family Process (journal)


Family Process is a peer-reviewed publication concerned with publishing cutting-edge research, theory, and clinical practice articles on the topics of couple and family therapy and family science since 1962. Founded at the beginning of the family therapy movement, Family Process dedicated itself early on to highlighting new directions in the field and helping bring attention to key concepts and achievements in the field of couple and family therapy.

Family Process has evolved with the field as a whole. In its early years, articles were dedicated to systemic theory and the impact of the family on individual functioning and psychiatric diagnosis. It also established its early connection to developing schools of family therapy and the concept of systems theory.


Family Processis currently housed at the site of the editor, Jay Lebow, at the Family Institute at Northwestern University and overseen by the nonprofit Family...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineEvanstonUSA
  2. 2.The Family Institute at Northwestern University, Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies, Northwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Thorana Nelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Utah State UniversitySanta FeUSA