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Dr. Adele Lafrance

Psychologist / Research Scientist
Mental Health Foundations

Dr. Adele Lafrance, PhD, is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, research scientist, and co-developer of emotion-focused family therapy. She supports the research of the model and maintains a practice of supervision and training for clinicians and organizations worldwide. A best-selling author, Dr. Lafrance offers practical resources to parents and caregivers at no cost via her website (www.mentalhealthfoundations.ca).

Biography

Adele Lafrance, PhD, is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, research scientist, and co-developer of Emotion-Focused Family Therapy. She offers workshops for the general public and mental health agencies worldwide. A frequent keynote speaker at professional conferences, Dr. Lafrance has published extensively in the field of emotion and health, including a clinical manual to support families published by the American Psychological Association. In addition to her work as a psychologist and academic, Dr. Lafrance is passionate about helping parents to support their kids in a way that is informed by the latest developments in neuroscience. The knowledge and tips in her book, What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work, also reflect the unique joys and challenges Adele has experienced firsthand as a step-parent.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Family therapy, parenting, emotion, mental health

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