Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Snyder, Doug

  • Donald H. BaucomEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_739


Douglas K. (Doug) Snyder is a leading researcher, theoretician, and clinician in the couple therapy and couple assessment domain. As described below, his career is one that integrates creativity in developing and evaluating treatments and assessment measures for couples, an integrative capacity across theoretical lines, and a commitment to rigorous research standards. He has received numerous awards and recognitions for his contributions to the couple field, including the Distinguished Psychologist Award for Lifetime Contributions to Psychology and Psychotherapy from Division 29 of the American Psychological Association. Other professional/scientific recognition includes the APA’s Award for Distinguished Contributions to Family Psychology (2005), the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s Award for Outstanding Marriage and Family Therapy Research (1992), the Texas Psychological Association’s Awards for Distinguished Professor (1993) and Distinguished...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Sean Davis
    • 1
  1. 1.California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International UniversitySacramentoUSA