- Assessment and interventions with couples and families
- Psychotherapy process and outcome research
- Objective personality assessment and test development
Dr. Snyder’s research emphasizes the assessment, treatment, and prevention of couple relationship distress. Assessment research has centered on the Marital Satisfaction Inventory, a multidimensional measure of relationship accord now published in several languages and used worldwide. Dr. Snyder’s treatment research emphasizes approaches to tailoring therapy to specific partner and relationship characteristics, integrating strengths of cognitive, behavioral, emotion-focused, and insight-oriented interventions. Dr. Snyder’s specific clinical and research interests focus on treating difficult couples with emotional, behavioral, and health problems that complicate relationship distress.
Halford, W. K., & Snyder, D. K. (2012). Universal processes and common factors in couple therapy and relationship education: Introduction to the Special Section. Behavior Therapy.
Snyder, D. K., & Balderrama-Durbin, C. (2012). Integrative approaches to couple therapy: Implications for clinical practice and research. Behavior Therapy.
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