Alan Carr is best known for his research-informed, theoretically integrative clinical practice models. He has been awarded many research grants, and is a prolific writer having published over 20 books and 200 articles. He has made keynote addresses and presentations to professional associations of family therapy and clinical psychology around the world. His books have been translated into many languages. His best-selling textbooks are Family therapy: Concepts, process and practice (Wiley, 2000) and the Handbook of clinical child and adolescent psychology: A contextual approach (Routledge, 1999). Second and third editions of both have been published. His research spans a range of topics including evaluation of the effectiveness of systemic interventions, family assessment, psychotraumatology, and positive psychology.
Carr received his BA (1977) and MA (1979) in psychology from University College Dublin (UCD). He then travelled to Queens University...
- Carr, A. (2012). Family therapy: Concepts, process and practice (3rd ed.). Chichester: Wiley.Google Scholar