College of Family and Consumer Sciences
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|Ph.D.||Marriage and Family Therapy||Texas Tech University||1989|
|M.Ed.||Counseling & Guidance Ed.||University of Arizona||1979|
|B.A.||Psychology||University of Michigan||1974|
PI on a project developing and testing a treatment protocol for an interdisciplinary approach to financial and relational stress. Also doing research on attachment of families with adopted children; meditation and family therapy, and premarital counseling and HIV-AIDS in Black Churches.
Postmodern approaches to therapy and identity development; qualitative research methods.
Athens Community Crisis Response Team (ACRT) Founding member
Gale, J. (2000) Keynote presenter, Utah State Conference on Family Therapy. The Art of Improvisation for Family Therapists. Steffe, C. & Gale, J. (Eds.). (1995). Constructivism in education. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Gale, J. (1991). Conversation analysis of therapeutic discourse. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishers.