Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Paré, David

  • W. Madsen
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_1009


David Paré is an academic and prominent family therapist based at the University of Ottawa. With a consistent focus on practice, he has authored or edited extensive publications, including 4 books and over 50 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings. In addition, he has been invited to offer extensive conference and workshop presentations from 1994 to the present. He has also been very active behind the scenes contributing to the development of the field through organizing and coordinating various conferences and serving on the editorial boards of numerous journals (including Journal of Systemic Therapies and Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy).

Career and Contributions

After completing an initial Master’s Degree in Journalism in 1980, David went on to complete an M.Ed. and subsequently a Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology at the University of Alberta in 1997. Since then he has been at the University of Ottawa with a continual focus on...

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  1. Audet, C., & Paré, D. A. (Eds.). (2018). Counseling and social justice: Discourse in practice. New York: Routledge Press.Google Scholar
  2. Paré, D. A. (2013). The practice of collaborative counseling and psychotherapy: Developing skills in culturally mindful helping. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Paré, D. A. (2016). Creating a space for acknowledgment and generativity in reflective group supervision. Family Process, 55, 270–286.  https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12214CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  4. Paré, D. A., & Larner, D. (2004). Collaborative practice in psychology and therapy. Binghamton: Haworth press.Google Scholar
  5. Strong, T., & Paré, D. A. (Eds.). (2004). Furthering talk: Advances in the discursive therapies. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Madsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Family-Centered Services ProjectWatertownUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Margarita Tarragona
    • 1
  • Bahareh Sahebi
    • 2
  1. 1.PositivaMente & Grupo Campos ElíseosMexico CityMexico
  2. 2.The Family Institute at Northwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA