Drs. Christie Eppler and Rebecca Cobb co-authored “Multifaith Perspectives on Family Therapy Models” in the Journal of Family Psychotherapy. This qualitative research analyzed how thirty-seven participants from six faith orientations, including 20 denominations or sects, perceived the alignment between their faith traditions and family systems theory, structural family therapy, Bowen’s multigenerational theory, and narrative family therapy. Patterns across responses indicate that family systems theory concepts are compatible across diverse faith traditions. Structural family therapy’s emphasis on restructuring boundaries and hierarchy is compatible across faith traditions as long as cultural and religious norms are carefully considered. Bowen’s concepts of detriangulation and differentiation [...]
Read our Dean, Dr. Mark S. Markuly's article recently published in America Magazine.
Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture (ICTC) welcomes Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez as the Interim DirectorDiane Fishel-Hall2019-09-20T10:12:44-07:00
The Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture (ICTC) welcomes STM Faculty member Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez, LMFT as the Interim Director and Malcolm and Mari Stamper Endowed Chair in Catholic Intellectual and Cultural Traditions. Working alongside Dr. Rodriguez are two STM alumnae, Jessica Palmer, Assistant Director, and Amber Larkin, Program Coordinator. Please stop by the ICTC Office in Lemieux Library 659 to say hi and learn more about the ICTC programs for the year!