Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Storm, Cheryl

  • Thomas C. ToddEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_987


Cheryl L. Storm, Ph.D., has been closely identified with systemic supervision for much of her career. Storm has championed all aspects of systemic supervision, with most of her contributions focused on the state-of-the-art practices in systemic supervision. Storm has conceptually contributed to systemic supervision, disseminated the ideas and methods of systemic supervision nationally and internationally, and played a prominent role in establishing and maintaining high standards of systemic education, supervision, and supervision training.


Storm became a systemic convert as a result of her community work as a probation officer and court sponsored divorce mediator. She went on to receive her Ph.D. in MFT from Purdue University in 1982. Over the remainder of her career she was committed to the education of systemic therapists and systemic supervisors for community settings.

Storm taught and was Program Director in MFT master’s degree programs at Auburn University and...

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  1. Prouty, A., & Storm, C. (2014). Training the next generations of systemic supervisors. In T. Todd & C. Storm (Eds.), The complete systemic supervisor (2nd ed., pp. 399–416). West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell.Google Scholar
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  3. Storm, C. (2007). What is unique about supervising couple therapists? A beginning answer. In J. Wetchler (Ed.), Handbook of clinical issues in couple therapy (pp. 329–344). New York: Routledge.Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Red Cross Services to the Armed Forces, LouisianaNew OrleansUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Thorana Nelson
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  1. 1.Santa FeUSA