Terry S. Trepper, Ph.D is an internationally recognized scholar, educator, and researcher, winning numerous awards and honors in each of these domains. He is Professor of Psychology at Purdue University Calumet. Terry's scholarly and training interests include the evidence-basis of solution-focused therapy, systemic and solution-focused approaches to treating substance abuse, and positive psychology.
He has, for the past 20 years, been the Editor of the Journal of Family Psychotherapy. Terry is the co-author or editor of numerous books, including: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice (with Cynthia Franklin, Wallace Gingerich, and Eric McCollum) Oxford University Press; More than Miracles: The State of the Art in Solution Focused Therapy (with Steve de Shazer, Yvonne Dolan, Harry Korman, Eric McCollum, and Insoo Berg), Routledge Press; Systemic Treatment of Incest: A Therapeutic Handbook, (with Mary Jo Barrett) Brunner/Routledge; 101 Interventions in Family Therapy (with Thorana Nelson), Routledge; and Family Solutions for Substance Abuse (with Eric McCollum) Routledge.
Terry serves as the Research Director of the Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy.