Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Shibusawa, Tazuko

  • Irene ChungEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_1105


Tazuko Shibusawa, PhD, LCSW


Tazuko Shibusawa, PhD, LCSW has made contributions to the field of cross-cultural family therapy as a clinical social worker, educator, and researcher working in both Japan and the United States.


Dr. Shibusawa is Associate Professor at the New York University Silver School of Social Work and previously served as Associate Dean and Director of the Master of Social Work (MSW) Program and Co-Director of the Global MSW Program in Shanghai and New York. She received her MSW and PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles, and received advanced training in family therapy as a Fellow at the Japan National Institute of Mental Health. She also studied with Maurizio Andolphi, Monica McGoldrick, and Ken Hardy. Prior to joining the faculty at NYU, Shibusawa worked as Director of Social Services, Keiro Nursing Home in Los Angeles, California; psychiatric social worker, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Asian Pacific...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Silberman School of Social Work, City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

Section editors and affiliations

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