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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 155 / February 2018, Working systemically with trans, non-binary and gender expansive people, edited by Amanda Middleton and Alex Iantaffi

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 156 / April 2018 – Alastair Pearson & Philip Messent – Systemic work in Schools
  • Issue 157 / June 2018 – Chip Chimera – Parental alienation
  • Issue 158 / August 2018 – Ged Smith – to be announced
  • Issue 159 / October 2018 – Brian Cade – 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 – Creative work with families

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