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The magazine for family therapy and systemic practice

Context Magazine

Context, the magazine for family therapy and system practice

Context, the magazine for family therapy and systemic practice, covers news and views on issues of concern to all professional groups working with children, families and adults in a therapeutic environment.

Context provides a user-friendly forum for sharing and stimulating therapeutic ideas among people working in both the public and independent sectors. Context contains a wealth of information about events, conferences, workshops and jobs in the family therapy field.

General Editor: Brian Cade -

Deputy Editor: Ged Smith -


AFT members automatically receive Context as part of their membership. You may, however, subscribe to Context if you are not an AFT member and purchase past issues.

Current Issue

Issue 157 / June 2018, Parental alienation, edited by Chip Chimera

Sample Issues

Future issues of Context

Future issues of Context, guest issue editors and themes are listed below.

If you would like to write an article for Context, either on one of the themes planned below or not, please contact Brian Cade or Louise Norris to be put in touch with the relevant editor. Please note that the copy deadlines for articles to be included in Context are approximately 5 months before the publication date.

  • Issue 158 / August 2018 – Ged Smith – general / to be announced
  • Issue 159 / October 2018 – Brian Cade – general / to be announced
  • Issue 160 / December 2018 – Yoko Totsuka and Barbara McKay – Systemic supervision, consultation and training in multiple contexts
  • Issue 161 / February 2019 – Pete Brown – Tools and techniques for working with children, young people and families, volume 2
  • Issue 162 / April 2019 – Billy Hardy – The Family Institute
  • Issue 163 / June 2019 – Sarah Helps – How to be both-and: Working within, across and between professional trainings in psychology and systems
  • Issue 164 / August 2019 – Lizette Nolte – The professional is political
  • Issue 165 / October 2019 – Susan Benbow – Working with older adults
  • Issue 166 / December 2019 – Ged Smith – general / to be announced

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