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Dr. Erika Lawrence featured as an expert in Women's Health

Erika Lawrence, Ph.D., LCP
• April 19, 2019

In reality, well-defined — and respected — boundaries can lay the groundwork for a healthy relationship, says Erika Lawrence, Ph.D., director of translational science at The Family Institute.

"They’re a way of showing respect for the relationship, which allows the relationship to grow in a healthy way if they’re communicated early on," she says.

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Erika Lawrence, Ph.D., LCP

Director of Translational Science

Dr. Erika Lawrence is the Director of Translational Science at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and is a professor and licensed clinical psychologist. She received her B.A. in Psychology at Emory University, and conducted research under the direction of Professor K. Daniel O'Leary at SUNY Stony Brook. She went on to complete and her M.A. and Ph.D.