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Brian Distelberg, PhD
Associate Professor, Counseling and Family Science
Member, Counseling and Family Sci, SST, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Publications    Scholarly Journals--Submitted
  • Distelberg, B. Staack, A., & Sabate, J (In Submission). The effects of coffee on mood, sleep and health related quality of life. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. ( 11/2013 )
  • Avila, A., Distelberg, B., Borieux, M., Samman, S., Yektafar, G., & Moline, M. (In Submission). The Quarterly Competency Evaluation: A Marital and Family Therapy Supervisor and Trainee Evaluation. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy ( 3/2014 - Present )
  • Distelberg, B., Sirkin-Maritn, A., Borieux, M.,& Oloo, W. (In Review). The multidimensional family resilience assessment. Child and Family Social Work

    ( 0/2014 - Present )
  • Taylor, S & Distelberg, B. (In Submission). A Family Resilience Model of Behavioral Health for Low-Income, Ethnic Minority Families. Journal of Marriage and Family

    ( 0/2014 - Present )
  Scholarly Journals--Published
  • Distelberg, B., & Schwarz, T. (2013). Mentoring across family owned businesses. Family Business Review DOI: 10.1177/0894486513511327

    ( 11/2013 )
  • Distelberg, B. & Taylor, S. (2013). The role of social support and family resilience in accessing healthcare and employment resources among families living in traditional public housing communities. Child and Family Social Work. DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12098

    ( 10/2013 )
  • Martin, A. S., Distelberg, B., Palmer, B. W., Jeste, D. V. (2013) Resilience and aging: Development of the multilevel resilience measure [abstract]. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21 (3; Suppl 1), S106-S107.

    ( 3/2013 )
  • Distelberg, B. & Castanos, C. (2012). Levels of interventions for MFTs working with family businesses. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, doi: 10.1111/j.1752-060.2010.00307x

    ( 6/2012 )
  • Peterson, P., & Distelberg, B. J. (2011). Differentiating value orientations and unity in values as predictors of varying FB system processes. Journal of Family Business Strategy, doi:10.1016/j.jfbs.2011.10.004

    ( 12/2011 )
  • Distelberg, B. & Blow, A. (2011). Variations in family system boundaries. Family Business Review, 24(1), p. 28-46

    ( 3/2011 )
  • Distelberg, B & Blow, A (2010). The role of values and unity in family businesses. Journal of Family and Economic Issues

    ( 7/2010 )
  • Distelberg, B., McElroy, J, M & Weir, G, R (2009). Exploratory study of payday lending: A human ecology evaluation. Journal of Personal Finance, 8, 79-106

    ( 1/2010 )
  • Distelberg, B. & Sorenson, R.L. (2009). Updating Systems Concepts in Family Businesses: A Focus on Values, Resource Flows and Adaptability. Family Business Review, 22(1)

    ( 9/2009 )
  • Distelberg, B. (2008). A History of Evidence Based Practice: An Interview with Josè Szapocznik. The Family Journal. 16(2), 173-179.

    ( 7/2008 )
  • Kossek, E.E., Berg, P., Nie, M, & Distelberg, B. (2007). Increasing policy effectiveness: A Work-Family research agenda. White Papers, Family Research Initiative Michigan State University

    ( 7/2007 )
  • Distelberg, B., Williams-Reade, J., Tapanes, D., Montgomery, S. & Pandit, M. (2014). Evaluation of a Family Systems Approach to Managing Pediatric Chronic Illness: Managing Each New Direction (MEND). Family Process DOI:10.1111/famp.12066

    ( 0/2014 - Present )
  Scholarly Journals--Accepted
  • Stiel, L., Estrella, J., Wang, S. & Distelberg, B. (In Press). Family resilience predicts socioeconomic mobility of HUD participants. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    ( 12/2013 )
  • Tapanes, D., Distelberg, B., Williams-Reade, J. & Montgomery, S. (In Print). MEND Biopsychosocial Intervention for Pediatric Chronic Illness. Journal of Family Psychotherapy

    ( 10/2013 )
  • Borieux, M., Distelberg, B., Estrella, J. (In Print). Multi-groups family resilience intervention. Journal of Family Psychotherapy

    ( 10/2013 )
  • Distelberg, B., Sirkin-Martin, A., & Borieux, M., (In Print). A deeper look at the social support index: Psychometric properties of the multi-dimensional assessment. American Journal of Family Therapy.

    ( 7/2013 )
  • Martin, A.S., Distelberg, B., Palmer, B.W. & Jeste, D.V. (In Print). Development of a New Multidimensional Individual and Interpersonal Resilience Measure for Older Adults. Aging and Mental Health

    ( 3/2014 - Present )
  Books and Chapters
  • Research Reports:

    Distelberg, B., Estrella, J., Hearn, A. & Taylor, S. (2013). Longitudinal Study of the Five Year Lease Assistance Program Housing Authority County of San Bernardino: Year One Baseline Report. Housing Authority County of San Bernardino.

    ( 11/2013 )
  • Kossek, K.E., & Distelberg, B. (2008). Work and family employment policy for a transformed labor force. In A. C. Crouter & A. Booth (eds.).  Work-Life Policies that Make a Real Difference for Individuals, Families, and Organizations. Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

    ( 1/2008 )
  • Distelberg, B., Helmeke, K. (2006). Am I a father?: A husband’s miscarriage. In K. Helmeke, C. F. Sori (Eds.), The therapist’s notebook for integrating spirituality in counseling II. New York: Haworth Press.  

    ( 1/2006 )
  Non-Scholarly Journals
  • Distelberg, B. (2009). Why Family Communication within the Business Helps. Grand Rapids Business Journal. July

    ( 7/2009 )
  • Distelberg, B. (2008). Family Businesses Helping Family Businesses. Grand Rapids Business Journal. September

    ( 9/2008 )
  • Distelberg, B. (2008). A Family Therapist for my Family Business? Grand Rapids Business Journal. July

    ( 7/2008 )
  • Kuhn, V., Freitas, C., France, B., Distelberg, B. (In Submission). Getting Parents Involved: The Influence of Parental Engagement on Emergency Care Use in Children with Asthma. Families, Systems and Health

    ( 3/2014 - Present )