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.
- Core Faculty, Marriage & Family Therapy Program
Allen K. Sabey, Ph.D., LMFT, is currently a therapist and core faculty member in the Master of Science in Marriage & Family Therapy program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. He completed his M.S. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and his Ph.D.
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Team
Ms. McDonnell earned her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. With a passion for a working therapeutic alliance that helps clients feel empowered, she completed her Master of Arts in Counseling at The Family Institute at Northwestern University…
- Director of Child, Adolescent & Family Services
Natasha Varela, LCPC, began her clinical practice working with children and adolescents in crisis.
- Director of Couple Services
Ms. Klear is an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Fellow, and a candidate for their Approved Supervisor position. Currently, Ms.
- Director of Assessment Services
Dr. Gartner specializes in neuropsychological assessment, from early childhood through adulthood.
- Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies Fellow
Jessica Dahldorf graduated from The Family Institute’s Counseling program and is currently a post-graduate Mindfulness and Behavior Therapies Fellow. She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy.
We have several satellite locations in addition to our four main facilities.