MDFT Training Materials

Treatment Manuals

Phan, O., Sapen, P., Nielsen, P., Rigter, H., & Liddle, H.A. (2014). Traduction MDFT (avril 2014 version def.). The Hague, Netherlands: MDFT Academy.

Spohr, B., Gantner, A., Bobbink, J., & Liddle, H. (2011). Multidimensionale Familientherapie. Jugendliche bei Drogenmissbrauch und Verhaltensproblemen wirksam behandeln. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Liddle, H. A. (2009). Multidimensional Family Therapy for adolescent drug abuse: Clinician’s manual. Center City, MN: Hazelden Publishing Co.

Liddle, H. A. (2002). Multidimensional Family Therapy for adolescent cannabis users. Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) Series, Volume 5. Rockville, MD: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.


Training Videos

This 10-minute film presents an overview of MDFT. Produced by MDFT Trainers in the Netherlands, the video presents the perspectives of MDFT trainers, supervisors, therapists, juvenile justice collaborators, and family members themselves.

Intro to MDFT (10 minutes; in Dutch, English subtitles)


Multidimensional Family Therapy: A Research-Proven, Innovative Treatment for Adolescent Substance Abuse (2014). DVD and streaming access available for purchase from Alexander Street Press or viewed on YouTube.

APA PsycCritiques reviewed this DVD! Read the review here.

Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Family-based Multidimensional Approach (2009). Clinician’s Manual available online and DVD/manual combo available for purchase from Hazelden Publishing Co.

Multidimensional Family Therapy (2009). DVD available for purchase from American Psychological Association.

Other MDFT videos can be found on our YouTube page.