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, Clinical Seminar I, and Trauma and Resilience: Family, Community and Global Perspectives. Her clinical and training work and publications focus on: the interplay of culture, social class, race, and gender in family and therapy relationships; the use of postmodern dialogue practices in peacebuilding, culturally respectful clinical practices; social constructionist approaches to therapy, multicultural families, social networks, and familial and collective trauma. She applies systems, narrative, and collaborative 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. Dr. Kliman has a private practice in Brookline, MA.