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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. 

  • Therapist
  • Mindfulness and Behavior Therapies Program
Types of Therapy:
DBT-informed, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Psychodynamic Therapy, Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RODBT)
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago, Evanston

Anne Marie O'Donnell is a graduate of The Family Institute's Counseling program. She is this year's Mindfulness and Behavior Therapies Fellow and has the opportunity to be trained in The Family Institute's DBT program.

  • Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellow
Types of Therapy:
CBT-informed, Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago, Evanston

Dr. April received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Child and Adolescent studies. She is passionate about serving clients in the Chicagoland community using a multidisciplinary approach. Dr.

  • Director of Couple Services
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago, Northbrook

Emily Klear, M.S., LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Director, Couple Services at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Ms. Klear takes an integrative and collaborative approach to therapy. Ms.

  • 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 is especially skilled when working with families and couples facing medical challenges and/or developmental disabilities.

  • Department Chair, Counseling Program (on campus & online)
  • Clinical Professor
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Diagnostic Assessment, Discernment Counseling, Emotion Focused Therapy, Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Premarital Counseling, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston, Teletherapy

Dr. Baptiste, in practicing therapy, is not just "flying by the seat of [her] pants." Apart from being a therapist, she is also a mental health educator and scholar, and both her interventions and guidance are based in research science, while maintaining best practices. Ms.

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