Submit a Manuscript to the Journal

International Journal of Systemic Therapy

For a Special Issue on

Family Therapy in Asia

Manuscript deadline
01 July 2024

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Special Issue Editor(s)

Dr. Todd Edwards, University of San Diego, USA
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Dr. John K. Miller, Sino-American Family Therapy Institute, China
[email protected]

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Family Therapy in Asia

The field of systemic therapy is growing rapidly in Asia. These developments provide new opportunities to broaden the tradition of international connectedness. We invite you to submit manuscripts related to the subject of the practice of family therapy in Asia. Examples of potential topics include:


  • Family Therapy Models. Including issues of how Western-based family therapy models are being adapted and utilized in Asia as well as how indigenous healing practices from non-Western cultures are being adapted for clinical practice


  • Cross Cultural Issues in Family Therapy: Issues related to competent multicultural therapy


  • Global Ethical Issues: Issues related to ethics in clinical practice in Asia


  • Supervision and Training: Submissions may include manuscripts about the experiences of educators who specialize in working with students in Asia. Other topics may include supervision strategies, language differences, post-graduation experiences, and the intersectIon of cultural customs.

Submission Instructions

To submit a manuscript for this special issue, go to the IJST website and click SUBMIT: Please include a letter to the Editor stating that the manuscript is intended for the special issue. Once received, manuscripts will undergo our usual peer-review process. MANUSCRIPTS ARE DUE JULY 1, 2024.


If you have any questions about this special issue, please contact the IJST Editor, Dr. Todd Edwards ([email protected]) or the Special Issue Co-Editor: Dr. John K. Miller ([email protected]), Director, Sino-American Family Therapy Institute

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