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  2. Freitas, C. J., & Fox, C. (2015). Fathers matter: Family therapy’s role in the treatment of paternal peripartum depression. Journal of Contemporary Family Therapy, 37(4), 417-425.
  3. Kuhn, V., Freitas, C., France, B., & Distelberg, B. (2014). Parents in fragile families: The influence of parental engagement on emergency care use in children with asthma. Families, Systems, and Health, 32(4), 389-398.
  4. Williams-Reade, J., Freitas, C., & Lawson, L.A. (2014). Applying narrative therapy practices in brief medical encounters. Families, Systems, and Health, 32(4), 416-425.


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  4. Freitas, C. (2016). How to practically define your values. Darling Magazine Blog.
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