Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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

Kaslow, Nadine

  • Marianne CelanoEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15877-8_697-1


Nadine Joy Kaslow, PhD, ABPP.


Dr. Kaslow is a psychologist renowned for her innovative work in competency-based training, relational diagnoses, and culturally competent family interventions. In her highly visible leadership roles, she has brought national attention to couple and family psychology and has been public in her use of systems theory to guide her leadership actions.


Dr. Kaslow received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Houston, and completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison. Her first academic appointment was at Yale School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and the Child Study Center. In 1990 she joined the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine, where she is Professor and Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Chief Psychologist for Grady Health System, and Director of the Postdoctoral Residency...

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Key Citations

  1. Beach, S. R. H., Wamboldt, M. Z., Kaslow, N. J., Heyman, R. E., & Reiss, D. (2006). Describing relationship problems in DSM-V: Toward better guidance for research and clinical practice. Journal of Family Psychology, 20, 359–368. doi: 10.1037/0893-3200.20.3.359.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Johnson, W. B., Barnett, J. E., Elman, N. S., Forrest, L., & Kaslow, N. J. (2012). The competent community: Toward a vital reformulation of professional ethics. American Psychologist, 67, 557–569. doi: 10.1037/a0027206.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Kaslow, N. J., Celano, M. P., & Stanton, M. (2005). Training in family psychology: A competencies-based approach. Family Process, 44, 337–353. doi: 10.1111/j.1545-5300.2005.00063.x.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Kaslow, N. J., Leiner, A. S., Reviere, S., Jackson, E., Bethea, K., Rhodes, M., Gantt, M.-J., Senter, H., & Thompson, M. P. (2010). Suicidal, abused African American women’s response to a culturally-informed intervention. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78, 449–458. doi: 10.1037/a0019692.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. Kaslow, N. J., Broth, M. R., Smith, C. O., & Collins, M. H. (2012). Family-based interventions for child and adolescent disorders. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38, 82–100. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00257.x.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emory UniversityAtlantaUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Corinne Datchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Seton Hall UniversitySouth OrangeUSA