Justine van Lawick
Haarlem, The Netherlands
Justine van Lawick is clinical psychologist, family therapist and director of training in the Lorentzhuis, centre for systemic therapy, training and consultation in Haarlem, the Netherlands. She is a senior trainer in the Netherlands and abroad.
Her areas of interest focus on addressing violent behaviour and demonization in couples, couple-groups and families with compassion for all involved family members and without blaming. Her latest project addresses multi-family work with high conflict divorced parents and their children. Finding power and vitality in the middle of tragedy is in the centre of her work.
Publications in English:
Lawick & Bom (2008) Building bridges: home visits to multi-stressed
families where professional help reached a deadlock. Journal of Family Therapy 30/4 pp 5O4 – 517.
- Groen, M. & van Lawick, M.J. (2010) Intimate Warfare, London: Karnac
- Van Lawick (2013). Couple and Family Dynamics and Escalations in Violence In: Abela, A. & J. Walker ed. Contemporary Issues in Family Studies: Global Perspectives.
- On Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World.
Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Van Lawick, M.J. & Visser, M.M.(2015). No
kids in the middle. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family
- Van Lawick, M.J. (2016) Restoring Communities for Children and Separated Parents Caught in Demonising Fights. In: McCarthy,I. & Simon, G. ED. Systemic Therapy as Transformative Practice. Farnhill: Everything is Connected Press. 233-249.