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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. 

  • Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies Fellow
Types of Therapy:
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Meditation, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Northbrook, Teletherapy

Ms. Slosburg is a post-graduate Mindfulness and Behavior Therapies Fellow at The Family Institute. She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and well as Psychodynamic Therapy.

  • Senior Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Teletherapy

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.

  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), Family Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Northbrook, Teletherapy

Michelle McMartin is a member of the Child and Adolescent Team at The Family Institute and has over 18 years of experience working with youth and families in the Chicago area. Ms.

  • Core Faculty Director, Marriage and Family Therapy Program
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Senior Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Integrative Systemic Therapy
Locations:
Evanston, Westchester, Teletherapy
For over 40 years, Mr. Russell has practiced systemic psychotherapy, developed and administered mental health service programs, and trained and supervised therapists. He has worked in academic institutions, community agencies, a private practice, a therapeutic school and the Veterans Administration…
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), Couple Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Premarital Counseling, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston, Teletherapy
Dr. Cooper is a member of the American Psychological Association.
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, DBT-informed, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Family Therapy
Locations:
Evanston, Northbrook, Teletherapy

Ms. Thieme is a skilled marriage and family therapist specializing in the Gottman Method of couples counseling.

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