M.A. in Counseling Psychology — Northwestern University
B.A .in Psychology and Women's Studies — University of Michigan
Dr. Alexandra Solomon is a licensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University. In addition to writing articles and chapters for leading academic journals and books in the field of marriage and family, she is the author of the book Loving Bravely: Twenty Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want (New Harbinger, 2017). Her second book, about sexual self-awareness, Taking Sexy Back: How to Own Your Sexuality and Create the Relationship You Want, will be published in February 2020.
Dr. Solomon maintains a psychotherapy practice for individual adults and couples, teaches and trains marriage and family therapy graduate students, and teaches the internationally renowned undergraduate course, "Building Loving and Lasting Relationships: Marriage 101." Dr. Solomon is a highly sought-after speaker who works with groups like United States Military Academy at West Point, Microsoft, and The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and she is frequently asked to talk about love, sex, and marriage with media outlets like The Today Show, O Magazine, The Atlantic, Vogue, and Scientific American.
Solomon, A.H. (2017). 7 Secrets About Love from the ‘Marriage 101’ class. Today.
Solomon, A.H. (2017). Loving Bravely: 20 lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.
Solomon, A.H. (2017). Hookup Culture. In Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. New York: Springer.
Solomon, A.H. (2016). Inside Hookup Culture: Are we having fun yet? Psychotherapy Networker, Jan-Feb.
Chambers, A.J., Solomon, A.H., & Gurman, A. (2016). Couple therapy. In The Handbook of Clinical Psychology.
Pinsof, W., Breunlin, D., Lebow, J., Solomon, A. (2015). IPCM and Couple Therapy. In The Handbook of Couple Therapy (4th Ed).
Solomon, A. (2014). Renew Your Romance. O Magazine.
Solomon, A., & Chung, B. (2012). Understanding autism: How family therapists can support parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Family Process, 51(2), 250-264.
Solomon, A., Breunlin, D., Pannattoni, K., Gustafson, M., Ransburg, D., Ryan, C., Hammerman, T., & Terrien, J. (2011). “Don’t lock me out”: Life-story interviews of family business owners facing succession. Family Process, 50(2), 149-166.
Solomon, A. (2009). Carrying the hope: Parenting a child with Asperger’s. Psychotherapy Networker, July-August, 20-29.
Solomon, A. (2005). Tips for newlyweds: I versus we. Sposa, 12(2), 2-3.
Nielsen, A., Pinsof, W., Rampage, C., Solomon, A.H., & Goldstein, S. (2004). Marriage 101: An integrated academic and experiential undergraduate marriage education course. Family Relations, 53, 485-494.
Pinsof, W.M., & Hambright, A.B. (2001). Toward prevention and clinical relevance: A preventive intervention model for family therapy research and practice. In H. Liddle, D. Santisteban, R. Levant, J. Bray (Eds.), Family Psychology Intervention Science. Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association Press.
Pinsof, W.M., Wynne, L.C., & Hambright, A.B. (1996). The outcomes of couple and family therapy: Findings, conclusions, and recommendations, Psychotherapy, 33(2), 321-331.