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Snyder, M. (1989) The Relationship Enhancement model of couple therapy: An integration of Rogers and Bateson. Person-Centered Review, 4: 358-393.

Snyder, M. (1991a) The co-construction of new meanings in couple relationships: A psychoeducational model that promotes mutual empowerment. In B.J. Brothers (ed) Equal Partnering. New York: Haworth.

Snyder, M. (1991b) The Relationship Enhancement model of family therapy: A sytemic eclectic approach.  Journal of Family Psychotherapy 2: 1-26.

Snyder, M. (1992a) A gender-informed model of couple and family therapy: Relationship enhancement therapy. Contemporary Family Therapy, 14: 15-31.

Snyder, M. (1992b) The meaning of empathy: Comments on Hans Strupp’s case of Helen R. Psychotherapy, 29: 318-322.

Snyder, M. and Guerney, B.G. Jr. (1993) Brief couple/family therapy: The Relationship Enhancement approach. In R.A. Wells and V. J. Giannette (eds) Casebook of and dialogic processes. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 32: 84-108.

Snyder, M. (1995) "Becoming": A method for expanding systemic thinking and Couple. Philadelphia, PA: Brunner/Mazel.

Snyder, M. (2000a) The loss and recovery of erotic intimacy in primary relationships: Narrative Therapy and Relationship Enhancement Therapy. The Family Journal; 8: 37-45.

Snyder, M. (2000b) Mutual love in therapeutic process. Journal of Systemic Therapies: 19: 4-19.

Snyder, M. (2000c) The radical leap of true empathy: A case example. In B.J. Brothers (ed) The Personhood of the Therapist. New York: Haworth.

Snyder, M. (2002) Applications of Carl Rogers’ theory and practice to couple and family therapy: a response to Harlene Anderson and David Bott. Journal of Family Therapy: 24:3; 317-326.


Now Available! No Hole in the Flame: A Story of Love and Grief by Maryhelen Snyder - $15.00   Obtainable from Wildflower Press:  JSPOETRY”AT”aol.com  or www.amazon.com. For a signed copy contact Maryhelen at mels44”AT”cox.net and add $2.50 for shipping.

Undressing for Rodin (a chapbook of poems) by Maryhelen Snyder (published by Watermelon Mountain Press)- $8.00    Obtainable from Maryhelen at mels44”AT”cox.net

The Wheel of Co-Creative Dialogue: Putting Compassion, Interest and Honesty into Practices that Work (A Guide for People in Relationships and Relationship Therapists and Facilitators) by Maryhelen Snyder - $12.00    Obtainable from Maryhelen at mels44”AT”cox.net

Because I Praise by Maryhelen Snyder (published 1998 by Watermelon Mountain Press) Obtainable from Maryhelen at mels44”AT”cox.net or www.amazon.com

On Becoming Human by Ross Snyder, Sr. (published by Abingdon Press). A guide particularly suitable for adolescents. Obtainable from Maryhelen at mels44”AT”cox.net.

Now Available! The Young Child as Person: Toward the Development of Health Conscience by Martha Snyder, Ross Snyder, Ross Snyder, Jr.  (published 2003 by Watermelon Mountain Press) Obtainable from Maryhelen at mels44”AT”cox.net or click here for PDF version.




  1. Sun in an Empty Room

  2. No Hole in the Flame

  3. Because I Praise

  4. Young Child as Person


  1. Guarding Master’s Head

  2. Loving Relationships

  3. Conscience Development

  4. Co-Creative Dialogue

  5. More Articles

Poems & Art

  1. Individual Poems

  2. Art


Maryhelen Snyder can be reached by “snail mail” at:

  1. 9672 Farmside Place

  2. Vienna VA 22182

or by email at mels44”AT”cox.net