B.A. in Psychology — University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
B.A. in History — University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Emily Klear, M.S., LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Director, Couple Services at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Ms. Klear takes an integrative and collaborative approach to therapy. Ms. Klear works couples and adult individuals, specializing in difficult transitions to parenthood, dual-income couples and work-related issues. Her therapeutic practice is informed from her previous business career in corporate retail and management and working for privately held family businesses.
Ms. Klear received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and History from the University of Michigan and her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Family Institute at Northwestern University. In addition to her clinical training during graduate school, Ms. Klear worked part-time at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine researching women and depression, and administering diagnostic interviews. She is a clinical fellow member of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Ms. Klear is the director of Couple Services and part of the Clinical Services leadership team. Previously, she was the Northbrook site leader and she continues to provide support to that location. Ms. Klear’s therapeutic practice and leadership positions are informed by her previous career in corporate retail and management at two privately held family businesses.