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Craig W. Smith, PhD

Full Professor, Department of Marriage and Family Sciences

Areas of Expertise:

  • Medical Family Therapy
  • Integrated Behavioral Health Care
  • Supervision
  • Program Development
  • Psychosocial Factors of Chronic Illness


  • Development of a Simulation Model of Depression


  • PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Brigham Young University, 1980
  • MS, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Arizona, 1977
  • BS, Psychology, Utah State University, 1976

Selected Publications:

  • Guthrie, M., Zubatsky, M., & Smith, C. (2016). Family Stress and Counseling. In Paulman, P. & Taylor, R.B. (7th Ed.), Family Medicine: Principles and Practice. Springer Publishing.
  • Heiden-Rootes, K.M., Salas, J., Scherer, J., Schneider, D., & Smith, C. (2016). Comparison of Medical Record Diagnoses for Same-Sex and Opposite-Sex Partnered Patients. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 29(6), 688-693.
  • Smith, C.W. (2014). Intimacy and Technology: Is there an app for that? A Review of: The Couple and Family Technology Framework: Intimate relationships in a digital age. PsychCritiques.
  • Smith, C. W., Maxwell, K., Johnson, L. N. (2014). Using technology effectively in clinical couple and family research. Advanced Methods in Family Therapy Research: A focus on validity and change. Johnson, L. N. & Miller R. B. (Eds.) New York: Routledge.