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Core Faculty, Marriage & Family Therapy Program
Clinical Lecturer
Approved Supervisor
Ph.D. in Human Development (Marriage and Family) — Virginia Tech
M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy — The Family Institute at Northwestern University
B.S. in Human Services — Purdue University
I Treat
Child & Adolescent
15-20 Years Old
Couple & Marriage
Young Adult
Issues I Treat
Sport Psychology
Polyamory, Non-monogamy, Non-traditional Relationships
Therapists in Therapy
Video Gaming
Couples Conflict
Premarital Counseling
College (Transition to)
In-law Relationships
Grief & Loss
Emotion Regulation Issues
Men’s Issues
LGB/TQ+ Identity & Relationships
Affairs & Infidelity
Life Stage Transitions
Aging Issues
Empty Nest Issues
Mediation / Conflict Resolution
Midlife (Transitions in)
School Stress
Adult Children & Parent Relationship Issues
Step or Blended Families
Stress Management
Work / Life Balance
Types of Therapy
Couple Therapy
Family Therapy
Integrative Systemic Therapy
Premarital Counseling

Dr. Earl maintains an active, affirmative clinical practice in addition to serving as a family therapy educator, supervisor, consultant and researcher. He specializes in providing therapy for therapists, musicians and athletes, couples and people in open/poly relationships. He also works with issues related to video gaming, performance anxiety, social anxiety, emotional expression, premarital counseling, intimacy, life stage transitions, relationship empowerment and relational accountability. In addition, Dr. Earl provides meta-vision for AAMFT Approved Supervisor Candidates.

Other Professional Involvement/Leadership Positions

Dr. Earl is a clinical lecturer of Psychology and a core faculty member of the Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. He is also an AAMFT Approved Supervisor candidate, AAMFT pre-clinical fellow, ad hoc reviewer for major journals such as the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy and an associate editor for the Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy.

Published Works

Dr. Earl conducts research and publishes literature on the areas of Family Therapy Education, Integrative Systemic Therapy and Working with Video Gaming in Family Therapy.

George H. and Gladys H. Cunningham Doctoral Scholar Fellowship Award (Virginia Tech)
Marcile Eddy Shining Light Award (Greater Lafayette Volunteer Bureau)
Community Service Excellence Award (Greater Lafayette Volunteer Bureau)
Insurance Accepted
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Self Pay
Out of Network Reimbursement