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

Erika Lawrence, Ph.D.
• 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.

Director of Translational Science
Research Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University

Dr. Erika Lawrence is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been working with couples and individuals for 30 years. She is also the Director of Translational Science at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and a Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at NU. She received her BA in Psychology at Emory University and her PhD in clinical psychology at UCLA. Dr.