C. Christian Beels
C. Christian Beels has been called a “Hero in Community Psychiatry.” Beels was a pioneer in training professionals on how to work from a collaborative family perspective in public mental health.
Beels earned a B.A from Harvard University in 1953. In 1960, he went on to earn his MD at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Beels entered residency at an AECOM’s teaching facility, Jacobi Hospital. After residency, he began a fellowship at the National Institute for Mental Health and began his work with individuals and families struggling with schizophrenia. Beels later joined the Tremont Crisis Center. He later became the director of both the in-patient and the out-patient services at the Bronx State Psychiatric Center and renamed this program Family Service Bronx State Hospital. In 1980, he received a Master of Science degree in psychiatric epidemiology from Columbia University School of Public Health. In 1981, Beels...
- Beels, C. C. (2001). A different story: The rise of narrative in psychotherapy. Phoenix: Zeig, Tucker & Theisen.Google Scholar