for the Family
A selection of books and chapters that articulate the principles and techniques of Structural Family Therapy.
Additional materials can be found in Our Publications page.
Minuchin, S., Montalvo, B., Guerney, B. G., Rosman, B. L., & Schumer, F. (1974) Families of the slums. New York: Basic Books.
Minuchin, S. (1974). Families & family therapy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Minuchin, S. & Fishman, H.C. (1981). Family therapy techniques. Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press.
Fishman, H.C. (1993). Intensive structural therapy: Treating families in their social context. New York: Basic.
Umbarger, C.C. (1983). Structural family therapy. New York: Grune & Stratton.
Aponte, H. A., & VanDeusen, J. M. (1981). Structural family therapy. In A. S. Gurman & D. P. Kniskern (Eds.), Handbook of family therapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel.
Colapinto, J. (1982) Structural family therapy, in A. Horne and M.Ohlsen (eds.), Family counseling and therapy, Itasca, Ill.: Peacock.
Colapinto, J. (1991) Structural family therapy, in A.Gurman and D.Kniskern (eds.), Handbook of family therapy, vol.II, New York: Brunner/Mazel.
Colapinto, J. (2006) Enfoque Estructural. In Roizblatt, A. (ed.), Terapia Familiar y de Pareja, Santiago de Chile, Mediterráneo.
Colapinto. J. (2014) Structural Family Therapy. In Neukrug, E. (Ed), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. Kiem,J. & Lappin, J. (2002). Short term couples treatment: A. structural/strategic perspective. A. S. Gurman & N. S. Jacobson (Eds.), In, The Clinical handbook of couple therapy/Third edition. New York: Guilford Press.
Lappin, J. (1988). Family therapy: A structural approach. In R. Dorfman (Ed.), Paradigms of Clinical Social Work. New York: Brunner/Mazel.
Lappin, J. & Reiter, M. (In press). Structural family therapy. In M. Reiter (Ed.) Case conceptualization in marriage and family therapy, 1st Edition. Columbus, OH. Pearson.
Minuchin, S. (1972) Structural family therapy. In G. Caplan (Ed.), American handbook of psychiatry (Vol. 2). New York: Basic Books.
Nichols, M. P., & Fellenberg, S. (2000). The effective use of enactments in family therapy: A discovery-oriented process study. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 26, 143-152.
Nichols, M. P. (2009) Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods, Chapter 7. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Simon, G. M. (1995). A revisionist rendering of structural family therapy. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 21, 17-26.
Simon, G. M. (2015). Structural couple therapy. In A. S. Gurman (Ed.), Clinical handbook of couple therapy (5th ed., pp. 358-384). New York: Guilford.
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