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The Family Institute at Northwestern University’s Board of Directors Announce Transition in CEO Position

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The Family Institute at Northwestern University (TFI) and its Board of Directors today announced the transition of its Chief Executive Officer role from William M. Pinsof, PhD, to Jana L. Jones, currently President of TFI. Dr. Pinsof will continue...
1-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Family Institute Research Highlights the Benefits of Difficult Moments Between Therapist and Client

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.
25-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
23-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
18-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
18-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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....
11-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

42%: Single, African American and Female, a Family Institute Event, Explores the Single Lives of African American Women

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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.
16-Jan-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Family Institute at Northwestern University Names Jana L. Jones as President

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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.
15-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Julia Saflarski, PsyD, Available to Discuss Sibling Involvement in the Treatment of Autism

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23-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Alexandra Solomon, PhD, Available to Discuss Work/Family/Love Balance

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23-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Nathan Hardy, PhD, Available to Discuss Discernment Counseling

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9-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Julie Saflarski, PsyD, Available to Discuss Managing Wedding Stress

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17-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Why You Should Talk to Your Teens About Sex

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28-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Family Institute Staff Publish New Handbook of Family Therapy

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The Handbook of Family Therapy illuminates the common threads in couple and family therapies and a range of perspectives. It explores the integration of theory, clinical wisdom, and practical and meaningful research that produces the best...
28-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Distracted Parenting

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26-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Dr. Saflarski Available to Discuss Meaningful Holiday Gift-Giving

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18-Dec-2015 1:05 PM EST

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