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Carolyn Pape Cowan

 

Carolyn Pape Cowan, Ph.D., is an adjunct professor of psychology emerita at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a co-director of the Supporting Father Involvement Project and a co-author (with her husband, Philip A. Cowan) of When Partners Becomes Parents: The Big Life Change for Couples.

 
 
  

Stories by Carolyn Pape Cowan

Articles: The Cost of Blaming Parents

By Joshua Coleman, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Philip A. Cowan | December 23, 2014

Anger toward parents is still at the heart of a great deal of therapy. But has this approach gone too far?

 

Articles: How to Get Dads Involved? It’s a Family Affair

By Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan | June 16, 2011

If we want dad to be more engaged with his kids, we should focus on improving his relationship with mom, according to family experts Philip A. Cowan and Carolyn Pape Cowan.

 

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