Douglas's Articles


Flemons, D. (2008, July/August). Hypnosis, indifferentiation, and therapeutic change. Family Therapy Magazine, 7(4), 14-23.

Flemons, D. (2007, May/June). Finding flow. Psychotherapy Networker, 31(3), 67-71.

Flemons, D. (2004, May/June) The Tao of therapy. Psychotherapy Networker, 28(3), 44-47, 68.

Flemons, D. (2004). Embodying the mind and minding the body: Using hypnosis in brief therapy. In S. Madigan (Ed.), Therapeutic conversations 5: Therapy from outside in (pp. 41-53). Vancouver, Canada: Yaletown Family Therapy.

Flemons, D. (1999, Jan./Feb.). Making symptoms vanish: Hypnosis and the mystery of the sudden cure.Family Therapy Networker, 23, 56-65.

Flemons, D. G., & Shulimson, J. (1997). Participating in the culture of cancer: A demilitarized approach to treatment. Contemporary Hypnosis, 14(3), 182-188.

False Memory

Flemons, D. G. (1997, February). The slippery truth about false memory. Family Therapy News, 28, 22.

Flemons, D. G., & Wright K. (1999). Many lives, many traumas: The hypnotic construction of memory. In W. J. Matthews & J. H. Edgette (Eds.), Current thinking and research in brief therapy, vol. 3 (pp. 179-195). Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis.


Flemons, D. (1987). Zucchini mush as a misguided way of knowing. Canadian Journal of Counselling, 21(2 & 3), 161-164.

Flemons, D. (2004). Spinning warm stories: The wholehearted scholarship of Arthur Bochner. American Communication Journal, 7.  

Ellis, C., & Flemons, D. (2001). High noon: A "fictional" dialogue. In A. Bochner & C. Ellis (Eds.),Ethnographically speaking: Autoethnography, literature, and aesthetics (pp. 346-358). Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

Matthews, W. J., & Flemons, D. (1999). Rejoinder. One case study, many conversations: An E-mail correspondence on research. In W. J. Matthews & J. H. Edgette (Eds.), Current Thinking and Research in Brief Therapy, vol. 3 (pp. 195-206). Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis.

Wright, K., & Flemons, D. (2002). Dying to know: Qualitative research with terminally ill persons and their families. Death Studies, 26(3), 255-271.


Flemons, D. & Green, S. (2013). Relational sex therapy. In A. Rambo, C. West, A. Schooley, & T. Boyd (Eds.). Family therapy review: Contrasting contemporary models. New York: Taylor and Francis.

Flemons, D. (2003, Jan./Feb.). The psychology of the sandpitPsychotherapy Networker27, 32-37.

Flemons, D. (2001, March/April). From pity to compassionPsychotherapy Networker25, 19-20.

Flemons, D. (2001). Therapist as novelist and/or jazz improviser. In B. Duncan & J. Sparks (Eds.), Heroic clients, heroic agencies: Partners for change (pp. 235-236). Fort Lauderdale, FL: NSU press.

Flemons, D. (1989). An eco-systemic view of family violenceFamily Therapy, 16, 1-10.

Flemons, D. (1989). Consensus/Dissensus: A relational alternative to the metaphor of power. Journal of Strategic and Systemic Therapies, 8(2 & 3), 58-64.


Flemons, D. G., Green, S. K, & Rambo, A. (1996). Evaluating therapists' practices in a postmodern world: A discussion and a schemeFamily Process, 35, 43-56.

Family Business Consultation

Flemons, D. G., & Cole, P. M. (1994). Playing with contextual complexity: Relational consultation with family businesses. In C. H. Huber (Ed.), Transitioning from individual to family counseling (pp. 125-135). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

Flemons, D. G., & Cole, P. M. (1992). Connecting and separating family and business: A relational approach to consultationFamily Business Review, 5, 257-269.