Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Davis, Sean

  • Fred PiercyEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_692

Introduction

Sean is a professor of family therapy in the Couple and Family Therapy program, California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, Sacramento, California.

Career

Sean earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Family Science at Brigham Young University (BYU) in 2000, followed by a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at BYU 2 years later. From there, he received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Development with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) at Virginia Tech in 2005. He completed his doctoral internship and postdoctoral training as a visiting faculty member in the University of Kentucky’s MFT program from 2004 to 2006. Dr. Davis’ first core assistant professor faculty appointment was in the MFT program at Alliant International University’s Sacramento campus in 2006. He was the Sacramento campus MFT program director from 2008 to 2013, during which time he started their MFT doctoral program. He was promoted to associate...

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References

  1. Bean, R. A., Davis, S. D., & Davey, M. P. (Eds.) (2014). Clinical Supervision Activities for Increasing Competence and Self-Awareness, New York: Wiley-Blackwell.Google Scholar
  2. Datillio, F. M., Jongsma, A. E., & Davis, S. D. (2010). The Family Therapy Treatment Planner. (2nd ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons.Google Scholar
  3. Davis, S. D., & Piercy, F. P. (2007a). What clients of MFT model developers and their former students say about change, part I: Model dependent common factors across three models. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33, 318–343.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Davis, S. D., & Piercy, F. P. (2007b). What clients of MFT model developers and their former students say about change, part II: Model independent common factors and an integrative framework. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33, 344–363.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Nichols, M. P., & Davis, S. D. (2016). Family therapy: Concepts and methods (11th ed.). Columbus: Pearson.Google Scholar
  6. Sprenkle, D. H., Davis, S. D., & Lebow, J. (2009). Common factors in couple and family therapy: The overlooked foundation for effective practice. New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Virginia Tech UniversityBlacksburgUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Rachel Diamond
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Saint JosephWest HarfordUSA