Duke Family Studies Program and Clinic


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Duke’s Family Studies Program and Clinic, a specialty clinic in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, specializes in the most up-to-date, state-of-the-art treatment approaches.

A team of psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers -- expertly trained in family treatment methods -- provide therapy and skillful care.

Our Services

The clinic offers a full range of family therapy services, including:

  • Couples and marital therapy
  • Family therapy for child and adolescent issues
  • Parent management training for parents of children and adolescents with behavioral problems
  • General family therapy for enhancing family communication and problem solving

Our Clinicians

Karen C. Wells, PhD, Director
P. Susan Hazlett, PhD

The Experience

Learn about the Family Studies Program and Clinic, a component of our psychiatry and psychology training programs, through these documentary films developed by one of our residents: