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Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

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Anderson, Harlene


Harlene Anderson is recognized internationally as a leader in the development of a postmodern collaborative-dialogic approach to psychotherapy, which she has applied to work in organizations, communities, education, research, and consultation. Her books, translated into several languages, include Conversations, Language and Possibilities: A Postmodern approach to Therapy; she coedited Appreciative Organizations, Collaborative Therapy: Relationships and Conversations that Make a Difference and Innovations in the Reflecting Process.


Harlene Anderson holds a doctorate in psychology and is a licensed professional counselor and family therapist. She is an advisor for the Taos Institute Doctoral Programs and a member of Silver Fox Advisors. She received the 2008 American Academy of Family Therapy Award for Distinguished Contribution to Family Therapy Theory and Practice, the 2000 American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy award for Outstanding Contributions to Marr ...

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