Breunlin, Douglas C.
Douglas C. Breunlin
Douglas C. Breunlin is a Clinical Professor of Psychology at the Family Institute at Northwestern University (TFI). He has enjoyed a 42-year career as a marriage and family therapist. He has spent his career working at major centers devoted to family therapy and has published four books and over 60 articles and chapters on subjects related to family therapy training, theory development, and the integration of psychotherapies. He continues to practice, teach, write, and conduct research at TFI.
Douglas C. Breunlin completed undergraduate work at the University of Notre Dame where he received a BS degree in aeronautical engineering and a BA in Arts and Letters. These studies profoundly impacted his contributions to the field of couple and family therapy, the former through precise thinking about problem solving and the latter through an appreciation of the complexity of the human experience. Following a career as an aeronautical engineer at...
- Breunlin, D. C. (1988). Oscillation theory and family development. In C. J. Falicov (Ed.), Family transitions: Continuity and change over the life cycle (pp. 133–155). New York: Guilford.Google Scholar
- Breunlin, D. C., Schwartz, R. C., & Karrer, B. (1992). Metaframeworks: Transcending the models of family therapy. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (Paperback edition, 1997, Portuguese edition, 2000, Artmed Editorial).Google Scholar
- Lebow, J., Chambers, A., & Breunlin, D. (Eds.). (2017). Encyclopedia of couple and family therapy. New York: Springer.Google Scholar
- Liddle, H. A., Breunlin, D. C., & Schwartz, R. C. (Eds.). (1988). Handbook of family therapy training and supervision. New York: Guilford.Google Scholar
- Pinsof, W. M. (1995). Integrative problem centered therapy: A synthesis of family, individual, and biological therapies. New York: Basic Books.Google Scholar
- Pinsof, W., Breunlin, D., Russell, W., Lebow, J., Rampage, C., & Chambers, A. (2017). Integrative systemic therapy: Metaframeworks for problem solving with individuals, couples and families. Washington, DC: APA Books.Google Scholar
- Russell, B., Pinsof, W., Breunlin, D., & Lebow, J. (2015). Integrative problem centered metaframeworks (IPCM) therapy. In T. Sexton & J. Lebow (Eds.), Handbook of family therapy (pp. 530–544). New York: Routledge.Google Scholar