Multiple Family Group Therapy

Welcome to the Association for Multiple Family Group Therapy and the Multiple Family Group Therapy Resource Center

"Teach the families to help themselves." H. Peter Laqueur, MD

Article #1

Multiple Family Group Therapy The Hidden Method

Article #2

Multiple Family Group Therapy at Oakleigh Treatment Center, Durham, NC

Article #3

 Why Does Multiple Family Group Therapy Work With Chemically Dependent Families?

Article #4

 Role of the Therapist In Multiple Family Group Therapy

Article #5

  Developing Your Multiple Family Group Therapy Style

Article #6

It's Not Family Therapy, It's Not Group Therapy, It's Multiple Family Group Therapy

Article #7

Assessing Families For Multiple Family Group Therapy

Article #8

  Assessing The Family Dance

Article #9

MFGT Diagnostic Interview Outline

Article #10

Common Traits of Emotionally Healthy Families: Achieving Interdependence

Article #11

Human Growth & Development Chart

Article #12

Timing, Pacing and Tracking in MFGT

Article #13

Family Systems Points to Ponder

Article #14

Getting Families Into Treatment

Article #15

Psycho-Education for Chemically Dependent Families Attending an IOP Program

Article #16

Principles of Supervising Multiple Family Group Therapists

Article #17

Questions To Ask MFGT Trainees

Article #18

Questions To Be Answered By Supervisor Prior To Beginning Training

Article #19

Questions For Assessing the Trainees MFGT Ability

Article #20

Orientation Questions the MFGT Trainee Needs To Ask The Trainer

Article #21

Training The MFGT Therapist by H. Peter Laqueur

Article #22

Training Plan for MFGT With Chemically Dependent and Other At-Risk Families

Our mission is to gather and share information about Multiple Family Group Therapy and to provide a central location where Multiple Family Group Therapists can become a community of support for each other.

Photograph: The first SC Conference on MFGT held at Bruce Hall Center, Florence, SC, (circa 1985) Photo By Jack Huffman

News & Views   Training 

Article #23

H. Peter Laqueur, MD, The Father of Multiple Family Therapy

Article #24

An Interview With George H. Orvin, MD, the Father of Adolescent MFGT by Lewis N. Foster 1994

Article #25

The Use Of A Multi-Modal MFTG In The Comprehensive Treatment And Rehabilitation of Schizophrenia by Alexander P. Hyde, MD & Charles R. Goldman, MD

Article #26

The Evolution of MFGT

Article #27

Multiple Family Therapy: an overview by Eia Asen 2002

Article #28

The Essential Elements of Multi-Family Group Therapy: a Delphi Study by Scott A. Edwards 2001

Article #29

Growth Groups for Children and Families by Howard J. Clinebell, Jr 1977

Article #30

The Coliseum Model of MFGT by Lewis N. Foster 1994

Article #31

A Model for MFGT In  Adolescent Inpatient Treatment by Nicholas A. Belsky MSW 1995

Article #32

MFGT A Model for Social Workers At Children's Homes by John Howe MSW 1994

Article #33

A Psychoeducational Model of MFGT and the Management of Schizophrenia By Lewis N. Foster

Article #34

Addiction and MFGT: Birth of the Foster Model by Lewis N. Foster 1991

Article #35

A House Divided: MFG in Dual Diagnosis Treatment by Tom Saunders, PHD

Article #36

Family Issues that May Interfere With The Treatment And Rehabilitation of Schizophrenia by A.P. Hyde, & C.R. Goldman 1989

Article 37

  The Foster Model of Multiple Family Group Therapy With Chemically Dependent Families

Multiple Family Group Therapy Resource Center

PO Box 6063

Florence, SC 29502-6063

(706) 424-0230

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"Bridging Family Connections"

 1116 Broadwell Road

Chapel Hill, NC 27516

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***Two Newer Articles***

#40 & #41 Written by Gabriele Schaefer from Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, 2008.

 

    New Article by Norman L. and Betty B. Paul with Joseph Bloom --- OUTPATIENT MULTIPLE FAMILY GROUP THERAPY -- WHY NOT?  Point and click.

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DISPATCH FROM THE H. PETER LAQUEUR FOUNDATION  Paul K. Thorington, EdD President, Mechanisms of Change in Multiplef Family Group Therapy: Operationalizing the H. Peter Laqueur Model

New Visitors To The Webpage

Go to and read through Article #22, Training Plan for Multiple Family Group Therapy With Chemically Dependent Families where you will find many of the articles on this page as well as some not listed.

 

 

Article #38  Multiple Family Therapy: General Systems Theory and Intervention StrategiesBy Paul K. Thorington, EdD and Robert Reimondi, MA

Article #39    Ways Men and Women Control Each Other, By Lewis N. Foster

Article #40   MFGT in a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre, By Gabriel Schaefer  March 2008 (Auckland, New Zealand)

Article #41   Multiple Family Group Therapy in a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre: Residents' Experiences, by Gabriele Schaefer June 2008 (Auckland, New Zealand)

Audio Tape Multiple Family Therapy: Recovering From Addiction, Jaqueline M. Doubles, recorded at Addiction In Society

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Book Social Work with Multi-Family Groups by D. Rosemary Cassano, Editor This is a "Google Book." 1989

Article #42     A Simulated "Back-To-Work" Conference Following Inpatient Treatment, By Lewis N. Foster

Photograph: H. Peter Laqueur, MD, the Father of Multiple Family Therapy

 Photograph: George H. Orvin, MD, the Father of Adolescent MFGT, MUSC Charleston, SC

Photograph: Alexander P. Hyde, MD, MFGT in the Treatment of Schizophrenia

Photograph:  John T. Edwards, PhD and Lewis N. Foster

 

 

 

 

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