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Conference Keynote

Transforming Life Narratives: Context, Connection, Genograms, Legacies and Having a Sense of Home

Monica McGoldrick, MSW, PhD (h.c.)

Monica McGoldrickMonica McGoldrick, MSW, PhD (h.c.), is the Director of the Multicultural Family Institute and on the Clinical Faculty of the Psychiatry Department at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She has an international reputation as a trainer and author. Her books include Genograms (4th ed)., 2020; Re-Visioning Family Therapy: Addressing Diversity in Clinical Practice & Training (3rd ed), 2019; The Genogram Casebook, 2016; The Expanding Family Life Cycle (5th ed.), 2016; Ethnicity and Family Therapy (3rd ed.), 2005; Living Beyond Loss (2nd ed.), 2004; Women in Families, 1991; The Genogram Journey: (2nd ed of You Can Go Home Again), 201 1. Her widely used clinical teaching videos include: Harnessing the Power of Genograms, Couples Therapy, a Systemic Approach; The Legacy of Unresolved Loss; Triangles in Family Therapy; Using Family Play Genograms; Freeing Ourselves from the Ghosts of Our Past, are available through www.psychotherapy.net.