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Our Therapists

When you work with one of us, you work with all of us. We are a diverse team of therapists who partner together. Our collaborative approach of sharing knowledge and skills ensures the best possible outcomes. 

  • Senior Therapist
  • Coordinator of Psychiatry Residents Program
  • Clinical Lecturer
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Discernment Counseling, Emotion Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Premarital Counseling
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston
Dr. Wagner has over thirty years of experience treating adults, couples and families. She integrates current research with clinical theory to employ the most up-to-date, evidence-supported treatment options. Her passion and specialty area is working with individuals and couples to enrich or heal…
  • Clinical Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), CBT-informed, Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Premarital Counseling
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston

Dr. Matowe has extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families from diverse backgrounds.

  • Core Faculty, Marriage & Family Therapy Program
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Diagnostic Assessment, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Evanston, Northbrook

Dr. Sahebi is a licensed marriage and family therapist at The Family Institute. She has specialized training in the treatment of trauma and provides therapeutic services to children/adolescents, adults, families, couples and groups.

  • Therapist
  • Core Faculty, Counseling Program
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Premarital Counseling, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Evanston, Northbrook

Dr. Fangzhou Yu-Lewis is a bilingual clinician, counselor educator, scholar and first-generation immigrant. She teaches Psychotherapy Theories, Multicultural Counseling and Career Counseling graduate courses in the Counseling Program. Dr.

  • Bilingual Therapist
Types of Therapy:
CBT-informed, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RODBT)
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston

Ms. Lockwood is a dedicated therapist with extensive training from The Family Institute in a Family Systems perspective. Ms. Lockwood previously worked as a therapist in a children's outpatient center at Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4).

  • Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellow
Types of Therapy:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), CBT-informed, Couple Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Meditation, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Premarital Counseling, Psychodynamic Therapy, Sex Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston

Dr. Lan works with couples, families and individuals. She started and developed her practice in China before pursuing more Marriage and Family Therapy training at Northwestern University.

We have several satellite locations in addition to our four main facilities.