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Sharing Our Knowledge With You

As researchers, educators and therapists, we work with our clients and PARTNER TO SEE CHANGE. Browse our behavioral health resources for psychoeducational content grounded in the latest research and developed for you by our expert clinicians. Here, you will find our popular Tips of the Month and Clinical Science Insights publication series, you can hear podcasts and watch webinars on a variety of themes, read topical articles from our therapists and learn about our latest publications.

The Family Institute is Higlighted in Better Magazine


in a recent article, Better Magazine highlights The Family Institute at Northwestern University's varying initiatives to expand access to behavioral health care and combat the ongoing mental health crisis. Read the article

Michele Kerulis Featured in Yahoo! Article about Queer Romance on the Show 'Bridgerton'


Michele Kerulis, EdD, LCPC, CMPC was featured in a Yahoo!Entertainment article to offer insight of the benefits of including LGBTQ representation on television. Read the article

Alexandra Solomon Offers Insight on Encouraging Your Partner on Health Journey in New York Times Article


In a recent New York Times article, Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D. offers advice to those who are trying to encourage their partner to stop ignoring a health issue. Read the article

Darren Moore Quoted in Essence Article About Black Men and the Silent Stigma of Infertility


Darren Moore, Ph.D., LMFT was featured in a recent Essence article in which black men who’ve navigated fertility issues share their stories—without shame. Read the article

Samuel Allen Featured in CNN Article on What it Means to be Queer


Samuel Allen, Ph.D. was featured in a recent CNN article that focuses on the history and meaning of the word "queer", the reclaiming of the term by the LGBTQIA+ community, and why some still find this to be a controversial word. Read the article

Navigating Social Anxiety: Symptoms, Impact, and Pathways to Recovery


Do you experience shyness or nervousness when meeting new people? Do you find yourself thinking about how others may perceive you or overpreparing for a presentation? That’s normal! So how can you tell if you are experiencing some pre-happy hour jitters or social anxiety?

Family Dynamics: Mental Wellness Across Generations


On June 5, 2024, The Family Institute at Northwestern University and Apostolic Faith Church hosted a panel discussion, titled Family Wellness: Mental Wellness Across Generations. During the discussion, Leon Abbey, M.A., LCPC, Rev. Betsy Scott, M.A., Bishop Horace E.

Emily Perepa featured in Chicago Tribune Article on Children's Use of Profanity


Emily Perepa, LCSW, ICST offered insight for a recent Chicago Tribune article on children's use of profanity, the influence that popular music artists may have, and whether or not this behavior is something to worry about.