M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy - Auburn University
B.S. in Psychology - Brigham Young University
Allen K. Sabey, Ph.D., LMFT, (he/him) is a therapist and core faculty member in the Master of Science in Marriage & Family Therapy program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. He completed his M.S. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and his Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies at Auburn University. He also completed a postdoctoral clinical research fellowship at The Family Institute.
Dr. Sabey primarily provides therapeutic services to couples and families and maintains an active program of research that is aimed at understanding how and why family members provide care and support for one another, especially in times of distress. He has presented at national and international conferences and has published on the nature of family relationships in numerous academic journals, including Family Process and Journal of Family Psychology.
Sabey, A., Stillar, A., & Lafrance, A. (2021). Processes and outcomes of an Emotion-Focused Family Therapy two-chair intervention for transforming problematic parenting patterns. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy.
Sabey, A. K. Rauer, A. J., Haselschwerdt, M. L., & Volling, B. (2018). Beyond “lots of hugs and kisses”: Expressions of parental love from parents and their young children in two-parent, financially stable families. Family Process, 57, 737–751.