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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. 

  • Chief Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Adjunct Faculty
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
  • AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Couple Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Premarital Counseling, Sex Therapy
Locations:
Chicago
Dr. Rafacz works with an array of individual and couple concerns. Her specialty area is sex therapy, but other common areas of treatment, for couples specifically, include addressing: desire concerns, sexual discrepancies, conflict, infidelity, nonmonogamy/polyamory and communication problems…
  • Senior Therapist
  • External Relations Liaison
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston

Ms. Krefman is an engaged, active and collaborative therapist experienced in working with individuals, couples and families across the lifespan. Her approach is integrative in nature, incorporating several schools of therapy and tailoring interventions to best fit her clients' needs.

  • Director of Assessment Services
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Types of Therapy:
Diagnostic Assessment, Neuropsychological Assessments for Adults, Neuropsychological Assessments for Children & Adolescents, Neuropsychological Testing
Locations:
Chicago

Dr. Gartner specializes in neuropsychological assessment, from early childhood through adulthood.