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Ronald Mah, M.A., Ph.D.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist,
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  • American Psychological Association, Ethical Principles, 2003.
  • Andersson, L. G., Butler, M. H., and Seedall, R. B.  Couples' Experience of Enactments and Softening in Marital Therapy.  American Journal of Family Therapy, 34:301–315, 2006
  • Bazzini, D. G., Stack, E. R., Martincin, P. D. Davis, C. P.  The Effect of Reminiscing about Laughter on Relationship Satisfaction.  Motivation and Emotion, 31:25–34, 2007.
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  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.  Ethical Standards, July 2008.
  • Cline, V. B., Mejia, J., Coles, J., Klein, N., and Cline, R. A.  The Relationship Between Therapist Behaviors and Outcome for Middle- and Lower-Class Couples in Marital Therapy.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 40, No. 3, May, 1984.
  • Daines, B.  Violations of agreed and implicit sexual and emotional boundaries in couple relationships – some thoughts arising from Levine's 'A clinical perspective on couple infidelity.'  Sexual and Relationship Therapy, Vol 21, No. 1, February 2006.
  • Dienhart, A.  Engaging men in family therapy: does the gender of the therapist make a difference?  Journal of Family Therapy, Vol. 23 Issue 1, Feb 2001.
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  • Guanipa, C. and Woolley, S. R.  Gender Biases and Therapists' Conceptualization of Couple Difficulties.  American Journal of Family Therapy, 01926187, Vol. 28, Issue 2, Apr-Jun 2000.
  • Isakson, R. L., Hawkins, E. J., Harmon, S. C., Slade, K., Martinez, J. S., and Lambert, M. J.  Assessing Couple Therapy as a Treatment for Individual Distress: When is Referral to Couple Therapy Contraindicated?  Contemporary Family Therapy, 28:313–322, 2006.
  • Lee, R. H.  The Couple's Therapist as Coaching Double in a Model Encounter.  Journal of Group Psychotherapy, Psychodrama, Sociometry, Fall 2005.
  • Lum, W.  The Use of Self of the Therapist.  Contemporary Family Therapy, Human Sciences Press, Inc., 24(1), March 2002.
  • Marano, H. E.  Big.Bad.Bully.  Psychology Today, Sept/Oct 1995.
  • McCurdy, K. G.  Making Love or Making Love Work: Integrating the Crucial Cs in the Games Couples Play.  Journal of Individual Psychology, Vol. 63, No. 3, Fall 2007.
  • National Association of Social Workers, Code of Ethics, 1999.
  • Orathinkal, J. and Vansteenwegen, A.  Couples' conflicts: A territorial Perspective.  Sexual and Relationship Therapy, Vol 21, No. 1, February 2006.
  • Peluso, P. R. and Macintosh, H.  Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Individual Psychology: A Dialogue Across Theories.  Journal of Individual Psychology, Vol. 63, No. 3, Fall 2007.
  • Scheinkman, M.  Beyond the Trauma of Betrayal: Reconsidering Affairs in Couples Therapy.  Family Process, 44:227–244, 2005.
  • Scheinkman, M.  The Multi-level Approach: A Road Map for Couples Therapy.  Family Process, Vol. 47, No. 2, FPI, Inc., 2008.
  • Sexton, T. L.  The therapist as a moderator and mediator in successful therapeutic change.  Journal of Family Therapy, 29: 104–108, 2007.
  • Siegenthaler, A. L. and Boss, P.  Commentary: A Feminist Perspective on the Issue of Neutrality in Therapy: Neutrality can be Hazardous to the Clients' Health.  Contemporary Family Therapy, 20(3), September 1998.
  • Sprenkle, D. H., and Blow, A. J.  The role of the therapist as the bridge between common factors and therapeutic change: more complex than congruency with a worldview.  Journal of Family Therapy, 29: 109–113, 2007.
  • Symonds, D. and Horvath, A. O.  Optimizing the Alliance in Couple Therapy.  Family Process, Vol. 43, No. 4, 2004.
  • Thomas, S. E. G., Werner-Wilson, R. J., and Murphy, M. J.  Influence of Therapist and Client Behaviors on Therapy Alliance.  Contemporary Family Therapy, 27(1), March 2005.
  • Waldron, H. B., Turner, C. W., Barton, C., Alexander, J. F., and Cole, V. B.  Therapist defensiveness and marital therapy process and outcome.  American Journal of Family Therapy, Vol. 25, No. 3, Fall 1997.
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