Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D.

Family Therapist; Author

Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D., is a family therapist with more than twenty years of experience helping children, adolescents and families. She is the originator of “strategic child-focused family therapy,” which empowers parents to help their children heal without labeling them with psychiatric disorders or medicating them with psychotropic drugs. She is the author of "Suffer the Children: the Case Against Labeling" and "Medicating and an Effective Alternative," forthcoming from W. W. Norton.

Dr. Wedge has a doctorate from the University of Chicago and did a post-doctoral fellowship at the Hastings Center for Bioethics in New York. She lives in Oak Park, California with her husband Gene. In her free time, she enjoys ocean swimming, bicycling and sailing. You can follow her blog at Psychology Today.