Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Russell, Candyce

  • Mark B. WhiteEmail author
  • Michael Olson
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_879

Introduction

Dr. Candy Russell has made several key contributions to the field of couple and family therapy. Her dissertation, along with that of Dr. Douglas Sprenkle, laid the foundation of the Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems (Olson et al. 1979), one of the most influential frameworks for understanding family process that has been supported by over 1200 studies over the past 30 years. Dr. Russell provided significant service to the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the Kansas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (KAMFT), including serving on the AAMFT Board of Directors as Secretary, as a member of the AAMFT Elections and Ethics Committees, and serving as the KAMFT President and Vice President.

Career

For over 35 years, Dr. Russell functioned as one of the cornerstones of the marriage and family therapy program at Kansas State University. She earned a B.S. with distinction in Home Economics Education from Cornell University. She...

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References

  1. Olson, D. H., Sprenkle, D. H., & Russell, C. S. (1979). Circumplex model of marital and family systems I: Cohesion and adaptability dimensions, family types and clinical applications. Family Process, 18, 3–28.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  2. Olson, M. M., Russell, C. S., & White, M. B. (2001). Technological implications for clinical supervision and practice. The Clinical Supervisor, 20(2), 201–215.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Olson, M. M., Russell, C. S., Higgins-Kessler, M., & Miller, R. B. (2002). Emotional processes following the disclosure of an extramarital affair. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 28(4), 423–434.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  4. Russell, C. S., White, M. B., & Parker White, C. (2006). Why me? Why now? Why MS?: Meaning making and perceived quality of life in a Midwestern sample of MS patients. Families, Systems, & Health, 24(1), 65–81.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Russell, C. S., DuPree, W. J., Beggs, M. A., Peterson, C. M., & Anderson, M. P. (2007). Responding to remediation and gatekeeping challenges in supervision. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33(2), 227–244.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Marriage and Family SciencesNorthcentral UniversitySan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.St. Mary’s Hospital and Regional Medical CenterGrand JunctionUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Rachel Diamond
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Saint JosephWest HarfordUSA