New research from The Family Institute at Northwestern University, conducted by researchers including Jacob Goldsmith, PhD, Assistant Clinical Director at The Epstein Center, highlights the benefits of difficult moments between therapist and client.
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Dating, Mating & Marrying in the Age of Social Media, a Family Institute Event, Discusses How Technology Impacts Today’s Romantic Relationships
Apps, texts, status updates and profiles — we communicate, socialize and even date via our social media networks. But what are we missing while we wait for the next text or update? What do we miss out on if we’re always logged in? The Family...
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The Family Institute’s “Relationship and Health Study” Examines Possible Health Benefits of Long-Distance Relationships
While there is a wide variety of research on proximal relationships, or relationship where partners live near one another, research on long-distance relationships is lacking, despite the increasing prevalence of long-distance relationships in the...
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Straight A’s & Stressed: Navigating Childhood Adult Anxiety, a Family Institute Event, Teaches Parents How to Manage Their Children’s Anxiety
From bitten nails and stomachaches to all-night study sessions, our kids display their anxiety in a variety of ways. However, not all anxiety is bad. The Family Institute at Northwestern University's event Straight A’s & Stressed: Navigating...
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A Recent Study Suggests Combining Anti-Depressants and Therapy May Be a Powerful Treatment Option for Major Therapy
A recent study, co-authored by Paula Young, PhD, staff therapist and head of cognitive behavioral therapy services at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, suggests that one size may not fit all when it comes to treating depression....
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42%: Single, African American and Female, a Family Institute Event, Explores the Single Lives of African American Women
The Family Institute at Northwestern University is pleased to announce 42%: Single African American and Female, a panel discussion taking place on Thursday, February 12th at Apostolic Faith Church in Chicago, IL.
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The Family Institute at Northwestern University, an organization committed to strengthening and healing families from all walks of life through clinical service, education and research, announces the appointment of a new President, Jana L. Jones.
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In a new study, researchers are working to understand what helps military couples make a smooth transition from deployment to reintegration. The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has awarded a grant to twin sisters Dr. Leanne Knobloch...
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Dr. Jenna Rowen discusses co-parenting after a divorce, and offers tips for keeping the child forefront in the process.
25-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Caregiving is an important and widespread responsibility that is becoming more common as our society’s elderly population grows. Much of this caregiving role is shifting onto families, increasing the need for professional help for those caring for...
10-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT
For parents of all children — and especially those with learning and behavioral challenges — homework can be quite stressful. There are, however, many things parents can do to make the “dreaded homework hour” less difficult for all involved.
9-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT