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Multiracial Identity Development: Illuminating Influential Factor

The goals of this article are to illuminate the historical context and shifting trends surrounding multiracial individuals in America, and to share research findings on factors that influence racial identity development. Recommendations to support...
12-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Supporting Children in Distress: The Power of Parental Emotion Coaching

he Importance of Responding Well to Children’s Emotional Distress
23-Aug-2017 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Providing Support for Individuals Experiencing Relationship Problems: Tips for Clinicians, Family Members, and Friends

When couples are dissatisfied in their relationship, couple therapy, in which both members of the couple participate in the treatment, has become one of the most widely practiced interventions. The effectiveness of couple therapy in improving couple...
22-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Make Them Wait

We increasingly hate to wait. If waiting is a kind of muscle, it's fair to say we're exercising it less now that packages arrive the same or next day, Visa and Mastercard let us bring stuff home right now, and our devices cushion the waiting-in-line...
12-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Learn From the Best and the Brightest in the Field of Couple and Family Therapy

Upcoming International Conference "Crossroads of Couple and Family Psychology: A Foundation for Real World Practice on June 22-24, 2107 in Evanston, IL
5-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Research Detects Interpersonal Differences Among Couples with PTSD

Research conducted at The Family Institute at Northwestern University detected clear interpersonal behavior differences between couples with and without posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
11-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


TFI’s On-Ground Counseling Program Named Program of the Year

The Family Institute at Northwestern University receives the 2016 Leo. G Bent award in recognition of it's demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding education in counseling.
4-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Acknowledging the Importance of Relationship Dynamics When Transitioning to Parenthood

Discussing the importance of addressing the emotional needs of all family members involved upon the announcement of a new addition to the family.
25-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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"Thirteen Reasons Why" and What Comes Next

You can’t venture on to the Internet these days without stumbling across some sort of editorial about the Netflix show Thirteen Reasons Why.The Chicago Tribune has called the show “highly problematic” and “dangerously wrong” (VanNoord,...
15-Jun-2017 3:10 PM EDT

Invite Boredom Says Psychologist

Research has recognized for years a connection between children's imaginative capacity and their exposure to external sources of stimulation.
12-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT


Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Healthy Sexting

30-Nov-2016 8:30 AM EST


Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Naming Emotions

23-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST


Gustavo Medrano, PhD, Available to Discuss Caring for the Caregiver

18-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST


Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Hiding Negative Feelings From Children

20-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT


Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Couple Conflict

23-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT


Adam Fisher, PhD, Available to Discuss Cinematic Psychotherapy Stereotypes

15-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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