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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


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


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

Study of Military Couples Launched


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...
8-Oct-2014 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Mark Lynn, PhD, Available to Discuss How the Role of the Father Enhances a Child’s Development


7-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Adam Fisher, PhD, available to discuss Helicopter Parenting High School Students

5-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Jenna Rowen, PhD, Available to Discuss the Business of Co-Parenting

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

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


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

Homework Tips for Parents


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

Family Institute Expert Staff Therapists Available to Comment on Mental Health Awareness Month

18-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Hollie Sobel, PhD, Available to Provide Tips on How Families Can Cope with a Seemingly Endless Winter Season


24-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Hollie Sobel, PhD, Available to Comment on the Unique Psychological Impact of Cyber Bulling


20-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

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