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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.

Being A Sports Parent

Tip of the month - Family

A new season of youth athletics has arrived. If you’re a parent of a child engaged in team sports, be aware of the ways that your actions as you stand at the edge of the field (as well as in the aftermath of the game) have the power to shape positive traits of character and self-worth for your growing son or daughter — traits that will influence who they are for the rest of…

The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture


Dr. Nancy Burgoyne joined Dr. Maté in conversation to discuss what is really "normal" when it comes to health. In his revolutionary new book, The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture, renowned physician Gabor Maté, M.D. eloquently dissects how in Western countries that pride themselves on their healthcare systems, chronic illness and general ill…

Panel Discussion: Marriage After The Kids Leave


While some parents eagerly await the day they become "empty-nesters", the experience can be more difficult for others.

The Value of Video Gaming for Older Adults


Dr. Dawn Livorsi spoke to Chicago Health: Caregiving about the growing number of older adults that are turning to video games to build connections and community.  Read more

How to Stay Connected While Letting Go


It’s that time of year when young adults head off to college and their caregivers try to find ways to best support them.  In that process, caregivers may have complex and confusing reactions to developmental changes that they see in their child.  There is no one best way to manage this major transition for you and your child.  The choices you make will likely depend on your…

Right Versus Smart

Tip of the month - Couple

You’re waiting at a busy downtown intersection, meeting your partner for lunch. Ten minutes have passed, fifteen…twenty minutes and no call, no text — nothing. She arrives after thirty minutes, cool calm and collected. Seeing the vexed look on your face, she asks what’s wrong. And within moments, you’re locked in a debate over the original plans, back and forth in a verbal tug…

7 Steps to Help You Build a Healthy Relationship With Exercise


Michele Kereulis, Ed.D, LCPC spoke to Livestrong about the importance of building a healthy relationship with exercise. Read More

Lonely Children

Tip of the month - Family

My grandson, age seven, plays the videogame Minecraft every night at 6:30 with a friend. They play online, each at home in front of their respective screens. There are occasional in-person play dates, but those are rare. When I first heard about the Minecraft routine, I considered it a wonderful way of engaging with a pal, especially during the pandemic. Lately, I’m not so…