Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Weiner-Davis, Michele

  • Marjha Toni HuntEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_1062


Michele Weiner-Davis


Michele Weiner-Davis, LCSW is internationally known as a relationship expert. She is a solution-focused marriage therapist, best-selling author, and professional speaker. She has authored eight books and was awarded AAMFT’s Outstanding Contribution to Marriage and Family Therapy in 2001. She has also made numerous appearances on shows like Oprah, 20/20, The Today Show, and many more.


Michele Weiner-Davis earned a master’s degree in social work from Kentucky University in 1977. She began her career in private practice working with couples on improving their relationships. In the 1980s she began working with Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg and joined the team at the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Weiner-Davis’ first book, Divorce Busting, was published in 1992. Over the years she has written several more books and opened two Divorce Busting Centers located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Boulder, Colorado. These centers...

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  1. O’Hanlon, W., & Weiner-Davis, M. (1988). In search of solutions: A new direction in psychotherapy. New York: Norton.Google Scholar
  2. Weiner-Davis, M. (1992). Divorce busting: A step-by-step approach to making your marriage loving again. New York: Simon & Shuster.Google Scholar
  3. Weiner-Davis, M. (2007). The sex-starved marriage: Boosting your marriage libido: A couples guide. New York: Simon & Shuster.Google Scholar
  4. Weiner-Davis, M. (2017). Healing from infidelity. Illinois: Michele Weiner-Davis Training Corporation.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Couple and Family TherapyAlliant International UniversitySacramentoUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Kristina S. Brown
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  1. 1.Couple and Family Therapy DepartmentAdler UniversityChicagoUSA