Kevin P. Lyness (PhD)

Professor and ​Director of PhD Program in MFT
Department of Applied Psychology

Publications

Book Chapters:

Fischer, J. L., Lyness, K. P., & Engler, R. R. (in press). Families coping with alcohol and substance abuse. In P. C. McKenry & S. J. Price (Eds.) Families and change: Coping with stressful events and transitions (4th ed.). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Prouty Lyness, A. M., & Lyness, K. P. (in press). Feminist issues in couple therapy. In J. Wetchler (Ed.), Handbook of Clinical Issues in Couple Therapy (2nd Ed.). Binghampton, NY: Haworth.

Prouty Lyness, A. M., & Lyness, K. P. (2007). Feminist issues in couple therapy. In J. Wetchler (Ed.), Handbook of Clinical Issues in Couple Therapy (pp. 181-196). Binghamton, MA: Haworth. Simultaneously published in Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy , 6(1/2), 181-196.

Lyness, K. P., Walsh, S., & Sprenkle, D. H. (2005). Clinical trials research in family therapy. In D. H. Sprenkle & F. P. Piercy (Eds.), Research methods in family therapy (2nd ed.) (pp. 297-317). New York: Guilford.

Fischer, J. L., & Lyness, K. P. (2005). Families coping with alcohol and substance abuse. In P. C. McKenry & S. J. Price (Eds.) Families and change: Coping with stressful events and transitions (3rd ed.) (pp. 155-178). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Lyness, K. P., Haddock, S., & Zimmerman, T. S. (2003). Contextual issues in marriage and family therapy: Gender, culture, and spirituality. In L. Hecker & J. Wetchler (Eds.), An introduction to marriage and family therapy (pp. 409-448). Binghamton, MA: Haworth.

Haddock, S. H., Zimmerman, T. S., & Lyness, K. P. (2003). Changing gender norms: Transitional dilemmas. In F. Walsh (Ed.), Normal family processes (3rd ed.) (pp. 301-336). New York: Guilford.

Lyness, K. P. (2002). Commentary: Be a good person. In D. Baptiste (Ed.) Clinical epiphanies in marital and family therapy: The practitioner's casebook of therapeutic insights, perceptions, and breakthroughs, (pp. 136-143). Binghamton, MA: Haworth.

Lyness, K. P., & Sprenkle, D. H. (1996). Experimental design in marriage and family therapy outcome research. In D. H. Sprenkle & S. M. Moon (Eds.), Research methods in family therapy (pp. 241-263). New York: Guilford.

Refereed Journal Articles:

Holt, A., & Lyness, K. P. (2007). The relationship between body image and sexual satisfaction. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 6(3), 45-68.

Haddock, S. A., Zimmerman, T. S., Lyness, K. P., & Ziemba, S. J. (2006). Practices of dual earner couples balancing work and family. Journal of Family and Economic Issues. 27, 207-234.

Lester, S., & Lyness, K. P. (2004). Therapeutic implications for adolescent deaf identity and self-concept. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 16(3), 31-49.

Wallace, D., & Lyness, K. P. (2004). Resources on same sex couples for therapists and clients. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 3(2/3), 147-155.

Tanner, L. R., & Lyness, K. P. (2003). Out of the closet, still in the home: Queer affirmative therapy for youth and families. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 15(1), 21-35.

Lyness, K. P. (2003). Extending emotionally focused therapy for couples to the contextual realm: Emotionally focused contextual therapy. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 2(4), 19-32.

Lyness, K. P. (2002). Alcohol problems in Native Alaskans: Risk, resiliency, and native treatment approaches. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 1(3), 39-55.

Barber, C. E., & Lyness, K. P. (2001). Gerontology training in marriage and family therapy accredited training programs: Prevalence of aging issues and later-life family concerns. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 22(1), 1-12.

Barber, C. E., & Lyness, K. P. (2001). Ethical dilemmas in caring for older family members with dementia: Implications for family therapy. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 20(3), 1-26.

Haddock, S., & Lyness, K. P. (2001). Three aspects of the therapeutic conversation in couples therapy: Does gender make a difference? Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 1(1) 5-24.

Sprenkle, D. H, Bailey, C. E., Lyness, K. P., Ball, D., & Mills, S. (1997). Submission trends in the archival journal of the profession of marriage and family therapy. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 23, 371-380.

Lyness, K. P., & Thomas, V. (1995). Fitting a square peg in a square hole: Using metaphor in narrative therapy. Contemporary Family Therapy, 17, 127-142.

Wampler, R. S., Fischer, J. L., Thomas, E. M., & Lyness, K. P. (1993). Young adult offspring and their families of origin: Cohesion, adaptability and addiction. Journal of Substance Abuse, 5, 195-201.

Fischer, J. L., Wampler, R. S., Lyness, K. P., & Thomas, E. M. (1992). Offspring codependency: Blocking the impact of the family of origin. Family Dynamics of Addiction Quarterly, 2, 20-32.