Karl Tomm

Peer Reviewed Manuscripts

St. George, S., Wulff, D., & Tomm, K., “Research As Daily Practice,” Journal of Systemic Therapies, Vol 34, #2, pp3-14, 2015

Wulff, D., St. George, S., & Tomm, K., “Talking Societal Discourses into Family Therapy: A Situational Analysis of the Relationships between Societal Expectations and Parent-Child Conflict, Journal of Systemic Therapies, Vol 34, #2, pp15-30, 2015

Wulff, D., St. George, S., & Tomm, K., “Societal Discourses that Help in Family Therapy: A Modified Situational Analysis of the Relationships between Societal Expectations and Healing Patterns in Parent-Child Conflict,” Journal of Systemic Therapies, Vol 34, #2, pp31-44, 2015

Wulff, D., St. George, S., Tomm, K., Doyle, E., & Sesma, M, “Unpacking the PIPs to HIPs Curiosity: A Narrative Study,” Journal of Systemic Therapies, Vol 34, #2, pp45-58, 2015

Chenail, R., St George, S., Wulff, D., Duffy, M., Scott, K., Tomm, K., “Clients’ Relational Conceptions of Conjoint Couple and Family Therapy Quality: A Grounded Formal Theory”, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol 38, #1, pp241-264, 2012

Tomm, K., Acton, J., “Reflective Listening and Negative Enquiry: Two Exercises to Enhance Couple Communication”, Human Systems: The Journal of Therapy, Consultation and Therapy, Vol 22, #3, pp 732-745, 2011

Tomm, K., Govier, T., “Acknowledgement: its significance for reconciliation and well-being”, Hope and Despair in Family Therapy, Chapter 11, pp 139-149, 2007

Epston, D., Lakusta, C., Tomm, K., “Haunting From The Future: A congenial approach To Parent-Children Conflicts”, The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work, Vol 2, pp61-70, 2006

Strong, T., Tomm, K., “Family Therapy as Re-coordinating and Moving On Together”, Journal of Systemic Therapy, Vol 26, #2, pp 42-54, 2007

Tomm, K., “Enabling Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Family Therapy”, The International Journal of Narrative Therapy & Community Work, Adelaide, Australia, 2002

Tomm, K., “A Question of Perspective”,  Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol. 24, #4, pp409-413, 1998

Terpager, P., & Tomm, K. “Guided Letter Writing: A Long Brief Therapy Method Whereby Clients Carry Out Their Own Treatment,” Journal of Strategic and Systemic Therapies, Vol. 11, #4, 1992.

Tomm, K., Suzuki, K., and Suzuki, K., "The Kan-No-Mushi: An Inner Externalization that Enables Compromise?" The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, Vol 11, 104-6, 1990.

Tomm, K., "Externalizing the Problem and Internalizing Personal Agency", The Journal of Strategic and Systemic Therapies, Vol 8, #1, pp 54-59, 1989.

Tomm, K., "Interventive Interviewing: Part III. Intending to Ask Lineal, Circular, Reflexive or Strategic Questions?" Family Process, 27: 1-15, 1988.

Tomm, K., "Interventive Interviewing: Part II. Reflexive Questioning as a Means to Enable Self Healing," Family Process, 26: 153-183, 1987.

Tomm, K., "Interventive Interviewing: Part I.  Strategizing as a Fourth Guideline for the Therapist," Family Process, 26: 3-13, 1987.

Tomm, K., "On Incorporating the Therapist in a Scientific Theory of Family Therapy," Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 12: 373-378, 1986.

Tomm, K., "One Perspective on the Milan Systemic Approach: Part II. Description of Session Format, Interviewing Style and Interventions", Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol. 10, #3, 1984.

Tomm, K., "One Perspective on the Milan Systemic Approach: Part I. Overview of Development, Theory and Practice", Journal for Marital and Family Therapy, Vol 10, #2, 1984.

McNamee, S., Lannamann, J. and Tomm, K., "Milan Clinicians and CMM Theoreticians Meet: Was It a Fertile Connection?", The Journal of Strategic and Systemic Therapies, Vol 2, #1, 1983.

Tomm, K., Lannamann, J. and McNamee, S., "No Interview Today: A Consultation Team Intervenes by Not Intervening", The Journal of Strategic and Systemic Therapies, Vol. 2, #3, 1983.

Leahey, M.D. and Tomm, K.M., "Evaluation of Medical Student Training in Family Assessment", Journal of Medical Education, 1982.

Tomm, K.M. and Leahey, M.D., "Training in Family Assessment: A Comparison of Three Teaching Methods", Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol. 6, #4, pp 453-458, 1980

Tomm, K.M. and Wright, L.M., "Training in Family Therapy: Perceptual, Conceptual and Executive Skills", Family Process, Vol. 28, #3, pp227-250, 1979

Non-Peer Reviewed Manuscripts

Hornstrup, C., Tomm, K., Johansen, T., “Sporgsmal – der gor en forskel” (Questions that make a difference). In Erhvervspsykologi (Business Psychology) 2009; 7(3):(2-16).

Tomm, K., Strong, T., “Family Therapy As Re-Coordinating and Moving on Together”,

The Professional Counsellor, The Australian Institute of Professional Counsellor National Newsletter, Issue 03 2007, pp 1-7

Tomm, K., “Promoting Social Justice As An Ethical Imperative”, Family Therapy Magazine, February 2003, pp30-31

Tomm, K., “Acknowledging the Work of Gary Sanders”, AFTA Newsletter, Winter 2003

Tomm, K., “Addressing Our Own Practices of Power”, Family Therapy: The Field’s Past, Present, and Possible Future, ”, Dulwich Center Publications, Vol. 1, #1, 2000 (republished in Family Therapy: Exploring the Fields Past, Present and Possible Future, ed. by Denborough D., Dulwich Centre Publications, Adelaide 2001)

Tomm, K. & Berndt, Lisa, “When You and Your Teen Don’t Get Along: Patterns That Hurt and Patterns That Help”. Family Health, Fall 1998, 39-42.

Tomm, K.T. “Defining Supervision and Therapy: A Fuzzy Boundary?” The Supervision Bulletin, Vol. VI, pp.2, 1993.

Tomm, K., “International Contributions to Family Therapy”, Family Therapy News, October, 1992.

Tomm, K. “The Ethics of Dual Relationships”, The Calgary Participator, Vol. 3, 1992 (republished in Arizona Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Newsletter, June 1992, in Dulwich Centre Newsletter, Nos. 3 & 4, pp.2-9, 1993, Adelaide, Australia. and as a chapter in Dual Relationships and Psychotherapy, eds. A. Lazarus & O. Zur, New York Haworth, 2002)

Tomm, K., “Beginnings of a ‘HIPs and PIPs’ Approach to Psychiatric Assessment”, The Calgary Participator, pp. 21-24, Spring 1991.

Tomm, K., “A Critique of the DSM” Dulwich Centre Newsletter, No. 3, pp 5-8, 1990 (an earlier version was published in The Calgary Participator, pp 2-3, 1990).

Tomm, K. and Lannamann, J., "Questions as Interventions," The Family Therapy Networker, Sept/Oct 1988.

McNamee, S., and Tomm, K.,  "Research As Intervention," AFTA Newsletter, 25:18-19, 1986

Tomm, K., "The Old Hat Doesn't Fit", Family Therapy Networker, Vol 7, #4, l983

Tomm, K., "Family Therapy Developments in Great Britain and Continental Europe: Some Personal Impressions", Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol 6, #2, 1980, 227-229.

Books

Tomm, K., St George, S., Wulff, D., Strong, T. (eds), Patterns in Interpersonal Interactions: Inviting Relational Understandings for Therapeutic Change, New York and London, Routledge Press, 2014, 259 pp.

Tomm, K., Die Fragen des Beobachters (The Questions of the Observer, a collection of selected papers on Systemic Therapy, trans. into German), Heidelberg, Auer Press, published 1994, pp. 265 (2nd edition 1996).

Tomm, K., Systemisk Intervjumetodik: En Utveckling Av Det Therapeutiska Samtalet, (Systemic Intervention Methods: A Development of the Therapeutic Conversation, translated into Swedish, a collection of selected papers translated into Swedish), Stockholm, Mareld Press, 1989, 182 pp.

Contributions to Books

Tomm, K., “Introduction: Origins of the PIPs and HIPs Framework” in Tomm, K., St George, S., Wulff, D., Strong, T. (eds), Patterns in Interpersonal Interactions: Inviting Relational Understandings for Therapeutic Change, New York and London, Routledge Press, 2014.

Tomm, K., “Introducing the IPscope: A Systemic Assessment Tool for Distingushing Interpersonal Patterns” Chapter 1 in Tomm, K., St George, S., Wulff, D., Strong, T. (eds), Patterns in Interpersonal Interactions: Inviting Relational Understandings for Therapeutic Change, New York and London, Routledge Press, 2014, p 13-35

Couture, S., Tomm, K., “Teaching and Learning Relational Practice” Chapter 3 in Tomm, K., St George, S., Wulff, D., Strong, T. (eds), Patterns in Interpersonal Interactions: Inviting Relational Understandings for Therapeutic Change, New York and London, Routledge Press, 2014, p 57-81.

Tomm, K., “Continuing the Journey” Chapter 11 in Tomm, K., St George, S., Wulff, D., Strong, T. (eds), Patterns in Interpersonal Interactions: Inviting Relational Understandings for Therapeutic Change, New York and London, Routledge Press, 2014, p 229-248.

Strong, T., Tomm, K., “Terpia Familiar Social-Construccionista: Un enfoque intgrativeo para ‘re-deliberar y continuar’”, in A. Roizblatt (ed) Terapia de Pareja y Familia del Siglo XX para el Siglo XXI 2nd ed pp132-145, 2013, Santiago, Chile, Editorial Mediterraneo.

Epston, D., Lakusta, C., Tomm, K., “Haunting from the future: a congenial approach to parent-child conflict,” in Down Under and UP Over, 2009, David Epston, Warrington, England

Tomm, K., Govier, T., “Acknowledgement: It’s Significance for Reconciliation and Well-Being”, Hope and Despair in Narrative and Family Therapy, Routledge Press, 139, 2007 --, 149, 139, 2007 – Flaskas, C., McCarthy, I., Sheehan, J.,(Eds.), Refereed

Tomm, K., “Enabling Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Family Therapy, The Challenges of Families and Family Therapists in the Balkans.  Republished Article, 2004.

Tomm, K., “Coming into Awareness and Deconstructing Sexist Practices”, inBeaudoin, M. & Wiser, D. (eds), Invisible Puppetteer: Effects of Gender Specifications, N.Y. Guilford Press (in press).

Tomm, K., Hoyt, M., and Madigan, S. “Honoring our Internalized Others and the Ethics of Caring: A conversation with Karl Tomm.” Chapter in The Handbook of Constructive Therapies, edited by Michael Hoyt, 1998, 198-218, (republished in Interviews with Brief Therapy Experts, Brunner-Rutledge, Philadephia, p. 245-264, 2001)

Tomm, Karl, “A Healing Ritual For Pseudocyesis”. Chapter in Tales from Treating Families”, edited by Thomas, F.N., and Nelson, T.S., Haworth Press, 1998, 39-44.

Tomm, K., “Co-constructing Responsibility”. Chapter in Relational Responsibility Resources for Sustainable Dialogue, edited by McNamee, Sheila & Gergen, Kenneth J., Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 1998, 129-137.

MacCormack, T., & Tomm, K., “Social Constructionist/Narrative Couple Therapy” a chapter in Case Studies in Couple and Family Therapy: edited by Dattilio, F., Guilford, New York, 1998.

Storm, C., Peterson, M., and Tomm, K. “Multiple Relationships in Supervision: Stepping up to Complexity”, chapter in The Complete Systemic Supervisor, Allyn and Bacon,  Todd, T., and Storm, C., (eds)., Boston,.

Tomm, K., “The Courage to Protest: A Commentary on Michael White’s Work” in Gilligan, S. & Price, R., Therapeutic Conversations, Norton, New York, 1993 pp 62-80.

Tomm, K., “Therapeutic Distinctions in an Ongoing Therapy”, in McNamee, S., & Gergen, K.,(eds), Therapy As Social Construction, Sage Publications, London, 1992.

Sanders, G., and Tomm, K., "A Cybernetic-Systemic Approach to Problems in Sexual Functioning," in Kantor, D., and Okun, B., (eds), Intimate Environments, New York, Guilford Press, 1989, pp 346-380.

Cronen, V. E., Pearce, W. B. and Tomm, K.M., "A Dialectical View of Personal Change",  in Gergen, K. and Davis, K., (eds.) The Social Construction of the Person, p203-224, New York: Springer-Verlag 1985.

Tomm, K., "Struggling with the Threat of Suicide", in S. Coleman, (ed.), Failures in Family Therapy, New York, Guilford Press, 1985.

Tomm, K. M., "Circular Interviewing: A Multifaceted Clinical Tool", in Campbell, D., and Draper, R., (eds.), Applications of Systemic Family Therapy,  New York,  Academic Press, 1985.

Tomm, K., "Towards a Cybernetic Systems Approach to Family Therapy", The International Book in Family Therapy, ed. F. Kaslow Brunner/Mazel 1982.

Tomm, K., and Sanders, G.L., "Family Assessment in a Problem Oriented Record", Diagnosis and Assessment in Family Therapy, ed. B. Keeney, The Family Therapy Collections, No. 4, Aspen Systems Corporation 1983.

Tomm, K.M. and Wright, L.M., "Multilevel Training and Supervision in an Outpatient Service Program", in Whiffen R., and Byng-Hall, J., (eds), Family Therapy Supervision: Recent Developments in Practice, New York, Academic Press, 1982.

Tomm, K., "The Milan Approach to Family Therapy: A Tentative Report", Treating Families with Special Needs, ed. D. Freeman and B. Trute, Canadian Association of Social Workers, 1982.

Tomm, K., "Circularity: A Preferred Orientation for Family Assessment", in Gurman, A., (ed.) Questions and Answers in the Practice of Family Therapy, New York, Brunner/Mazel, 1981

Tomm, K., "Towards a Cybernetic-Systems Approach to Family Therapy at the University of Calgary", in Freeman, D. S. (ed.), Perspectives on Family Therapy, Toronto, Butterworths Press, 1980, Chapter 1, pp3-18.