Jodie Kliman, PhD
The Wright Institute Graduate School, 1979
Dr. Kliman is a social-clinical psychologist and family therapist who teaches Introduction to Family Therapy, Supervision (Clinical Seminar IV), Narrative Therapy, and Working With Refugees. Her clinical and training work and publications focus on: the interplay of culture, social class, race, and gender in family and therapeutic relationships; culturally respectful clinical practices; social constructionist approaches to therapy, multicultural families, social networks, and familial and collective trauma. Recently, she has begun to apply systems approaches and peace psychology to communities affected by large-scale violence or natural disaster.
She is a former board member of the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA), and a founding member of the Boston Institute for Culturally Accountable Practices, The Council on Contemporary Families, and the Network for Multicultural Training Professionals. She is on the editorial boards of The AFTA Monograph Series and the Journal of Systemic Therapies. Dr. Kliman has a private practice in Brookline, MA.