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“We-Stories”: How Couples Can Tell Stories to Strengthen Their Connection


Reclaiming positive stories can help couples that have become distant, strained and stressed find ways to connect and strengthen their relationships. Dr. Karen Skerrett, a staff clinician and faculty member at The Family Institute at Northwestern...
4/2/2014 4:00 PM EDT

Managing Children’s Holiday Expectations


These pressures are particularly palpable during the holiday season. We often think our kids will be disappointed if we can’t measure up to their expectations at the holidays, and when we think it’s our job to keep them happy, we shudder at the...
12/9/2013 1:00 PM EST

Veteran Couple Research Conducted through The Family Institute Receives Grant from the U.S. Department of Defense

The Family Institute at Northwestern University announces that Lynne Knobloch-Fedders, Ph.D., clinical psychologist, will serve as a co-investigator on a $659,000 research grant awarded by the Department of Defense.
11/11/2013 1:00 PM EST

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