Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Singh, Reenee

  • Timothy SimEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_1131


Singh, Reenee


Reenee Singh, D.Sys.Psych (1967–), has made significant contributions to the field of multicultural couple and family psychotherapy. She is a former editor of the Journal of Family Therapy and has written two books and numerous chapters and articles in peer reviewed journals in the areas of race, culture, qualitative research, and systemic practice.


Reenee was born in India and completed her B.A. (Honors) and M.A in psychology from the University of Delhi. Her initial family therapy training was at the Counselling and Care Centre in Singapore (conducted in conjunction with the Institute of Family Therapy, London) in 1993 and 1994. In 1999, Reenee moved to the UK to further her family therapy training and obtained a MSc. in systemic family therapy from the renowned Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in 2001. In 2008, she obtained the professional doctorate in systemic psychotherapy, also from the Tavisotck, in conjunction with the...

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  1. Singh, R. (2009). Constructing “the family” across culture. Journal of Family Therapy, 31(4), 359–383.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Singh, R. (2015). Babel, the baby and the bathwater. In American Family Therapy Academy 27th Annual Meeting and 4th Open Conference, Global Ecologies: Connections among self, families, communites and cultures (Panel on Intercultural Relationships), 3 -6 Jun 2015, Vancouever, Washington.Google Scholar
  3. Singh, R., & Clarke, G. (2006). Power and parenting assessments: The intersecting levels ofrace, culture, class and gender. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 11(1), 9–25.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  4. Stratton, P., Reibstein, J., Lask, J., Singh, R., & Asen, E. (2011). Competences andoccupational standards for systemic family and couples therapy. Journal of Family Therapy, 33(2), 123–143.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Stratton, P., Lask, J., Evans, C., Singh, R., & Nowtony, E. (2014). Validation of the SCORE −15 index of family functioning and change in detecting therapeutic improvement early in therapy. Journal of Family Therapy, 36(1), 3–19.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHong KongChina

Section editors and affiliations

  • Kelley Quirk
    • 1
  • Adam Fisher
    • 2
  1. 1.Human Development and Family StudiesColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA
  2. 2.The Family Institute at Northwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA