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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. 

  • Director of Clinical Training
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Integrative Systemic Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston

Ms. Hayden works with individuals, couples and families. Her areas of interest include working through the impact of trauma in all its forms as well as grief, loss and life transitions.

  • Therapist
  • Teaching Faculty, Marriage & Family Therapy Program
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Northbrook

Dr. Alexandra Solomon is a licensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University.

  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
CBT-informed, Couple Therapy, DBT-informed, Humanistic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Northbrook

Mr. Stevens is a full-time Therapist at The Family Institute providing Individual and Couples Therapy.

  • Clinical Director, Transitions to Parenthood Program
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Locations:
Chicago

Ms. Lively is a certified Emotionally Focused couples Therapist (EFT) and her main area of expertise is supporting women, men, infants, couples and families in the transition to parenthood. In addition, she specializes in women's reproductive health.

  • 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:
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.

  • 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:
Chicago, Evanston

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

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