Jerry Gale

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development and Family Science

Professor Emeritus

Family Science Center (House A)
403 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602


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Curriculum Vitae


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.

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