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Core Faculty, Marriage & Family Therapy Program
Clinical Professor
Ph.D. — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. — University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
I Treat
Older Adult
Couple & Marriage
Issues I Treat
Affairs & Infidelity
Aging Issues
Caregiver Issues
Couples Conflict
Depression / Mood Disorders
Empty Nest Issues
Grief & Loss
Health Enhancement / Smoking Cessation / Diet / Illness Prevention
In-law Relationships
Life Stage Transitions
Medical Illness / Chronic Illness / Disability
Premarital Counseling
Stress Management
Therapists in Therapy
Parenthood (Transition to)
Retirement (Transition to)
Women's Issues
Midlife (Transitions in)
Work / Life Balance
Types of Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Couple Therapy

Dr. Tamara Sher has been in the field of clinical psychology for over 25 years, in clinical practice as well as in various leadership positions. She has served as director of clinical training, vice president for research, chief research strategist and is now in the core faculty in the Master of Science in Marriage & Family Therapy program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. 

Recent Publications

Dr. Sher is the co-editor of the book The Psychology of Illness published by the American Psychological Association Press. She is also the co-editor of a series of books for Springer Press, titled Couples and Illness, as well as a co-author on an upcoming book in the series entitled Couples and Cardiac Disease. She has authored and co-authored dozens of peer-reviewed publications and at least one hundred national conference papers and poster presentations throughout her career.

Julia Beveridge Award
Insurance Accepted
Self Pay
Out of Network Reimbursement