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Do you freely post pictures of your children on social media?

The relationship we have with our mother is a primary connection that can make a big impact on our psyche and life. However, as in any other relationship, conflict is inevitable, especially when we grow up and become adults.

Northwestern Alumni Career Webinars

In this webinar, Jayne Kinsman, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, discusses common scenarios that create conflict in relationships with loved ones, friends or at work.

Including Tips for Parents

In this edition, Benjamin Rosen, Ph.D., explores the complexity of the existing research on the effects of increased digital media consumption on children and adolescents.

A Podcast Series from The Family Institute

In this episode of our podcast series "Let's Talk," Neil Venketramen, therapist at The Family Institute, interviews Emily Klear, director of Couple Services.

Voice Effects

You probably never thought about lowering your voice during an argument. You probably never heard about the power of reducing your volume when tempers flare and emotions spill over. Here's what you need to know:

A Podcast Series from The Family Institute

In this podcast episode, Neil Venketramen, staff therapist at The Family Institute, interviews Dr.

Prompt Each Other

It's a widespread complaint of women: men don't know how to listen without rushing in to give advice and offer a solution. "I'm not looking for advice," many women say, "I just want to be heard, to get something off my chest." Through some mysterious blend of nature and nurture, guys just want to find a fix.

Women: try a prompt.

Don't React — Respond

"Do you have the patience to wait till your mud settles and the water is clear?"
Lao Tzu
How many times a day do your children say or do something that bothers you — words or actions you know are wrong or simply irritating? And how often do you quickly correct or scold?