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Natalie Gately

Natalie Gately is a Lecturer in the School of Law and Justice at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia, and facilities workshops for couples in stepfamilies. Her most recent research has focused on the experiences of stepparents in the Family Court of Western Australia. Currently she is examining the difficulties and strengths of the adult couples in stepfamilies. For further information or for the full PDF published articles, please contact

Stepfamilies have special needs
October 2006 Feature - 24/10/2006 - 3 comments

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