Degree/Date: B.A. 1980
Institution: Boston University
Specialization: Philosophy, Psychology
Degree/Date: Ph.D. 1988
Institution: Duke University
Specialization: Clinical Psychology
Family therapy, family psychology, how families cope with time pressures; work/family balance; prevention of marital disorder.
Fraenkel, P. (2007). Groupes multifamiliaux pour familles sans domicile fixe (Multiple family discussion groups for families that are homeless). In S. Cook-Darzens (Ed.),Thérapies multifamiliales, des groupes comme agents thérapeutiques. (Multiple family therapy: Groups as therapeutic agents) (pp. 333-361). Paris, France: Éditions érès.
Fraenkel, P., & Carmichael, C. (2008). Working with families who are homeless. In McGoldrick, M., and Hardy, K. (Eds.), Revisioning family therapy (2nd ed.), pp. 389-400. New York: Guilford Press.
Fraenkel, P., Hameline, T., & Shannon, M. (2008). Narrative and collaborative practices in work with families who are homeless. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, in press.
Professional Activities: Developing and evaluation community-based programs for families moving from welfare or immigration to work; writing articles and chapters on the topic of time and couples/families.