Research

Research and Clinical Interest

  • Motherless daughters and the lifelong impact of their trauma

  • Bridging the biological/psychological gap in MFT training and research

 

Dissertation

Development and pilot testing of a group treatment cirriculum for women whose mothers died during their youth. (May, 2014)

 

Publications

  • Kunker, S. A. (Sept/Oct, 2007).  Why health insurance should consider paying for marital therapy.  Family Therapy Magazine

  • Caldwell, B. E., Kunker, S. A., Brown, S. W., & Saiki, D. Y. (2011). COAMFTE accreditation and California MFT licensing exam success. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 37, 1-11, DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00240.x

 

Presentations – Peer-Reviewed

  • Caldwell, B. E. & Kunker, S. A. (2008, October).  COAMFTE Accreditation and Licensing Exam Success.  Poster presented at the meeting of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Memphis, TN.

  • Caldwell, B. E. & Kunker, S. A. (2007, October). Trends in Newlywed Marital Satisfaction, 1980-2005.  Poster presented at the meeting of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Long Beach, CA.