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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. 

  • Bilingual Therapist
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Team
Types of Therapy:
CBT-informed, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago

Samantha Arroyo is a bilingual therapist in the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Program. Prior to joining The Family Institute, Ms.

  • Clinical Director, Transitions to Parenthood Program
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago
Ms. Lively is a certified Emotionally Focused couples Therapist ​and Supervisor (EFT), ​Certified in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C) through Postpartum Support International and ​trained in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Her main area of expertise is supporting women, men,…
  • Core Faculty, Counseling Program
  • Clinical Lecturer
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), CBT-informed, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), DBT-informed, Discernment Counseling, Humanistic Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago, Evanston

As an experienced counselor, Dr. Parries is dedicated to working collaboratively with her clients to bring about positive change in their lives. Through the use of solution focused and cognitive behavioral theories and techniques, she seeks to assist clients with their difficulties. Dr.

  • Senior Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Integrative Systemic Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Evanston
Dr. Eovaldi has retired from a variety of leadership positions at The Family Institute at Northwestern, including coordinator of the Community Program, director of the Postgraduate Program, head of the Adoption Program, supervisor in the Fellowship program and the teaching faculty in the master's…
  • Therapist
  • Director of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
  • Coordinator of Psychiatry Residents Program in Couple and Family Therapy
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), CBT-informed, Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago
Dr. Levin’s work with younger children involves play, while her work with adolescents and adults is more focused on “talk therapy.” Through play therapy, children in her practice often enjoy gaining understanding of themselves, their lives and their relationships.
  • Therapist
  • Psychotherapy Change Project Coordinator
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Premarital Counseling
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago, Evanston
Ms. Fisher (she/her) is especially skilled when working with families and couples facing medical challenges and/or developmental disabilities. Therapy with her begins with a warm and empathic connection, and from this base she tailors treatment to the needs of each client or family, blending…

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