Postdoctoral Clinical Fellows of The Family Institute

Postdoctoral Clinical Fellows of The Family Institute are professionals who are completing a two-year commitment of advanced training in marriage and family therapy under the supervision of Family Institute clinical staff. Clinical Fellows treat children, adolescents, adults, individuals, couples and families on a sliding scale fee at the Bette D. Harris Family and Child Clinic in Evanston, Chicago and LaGrange Park.

Please see the Clinical Fellows' areas of specialization, who they treat, practice locations and links to biographies below.

Postdoctoral Clinical Fellows

Adam R. Fisher, PhD

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  • Marital Satisfaction and Intimacy Issues, Premarital Issues and Counseling, Sex Therapy/Sexual Dysfunction, Anxiety/Panic, OCD, ADHD Coaching, Sport Psychology, Spirituality/Religion
  • Evanston, Downtown Chicago
  • See biography

Gihane Jérémie-Brink, MA, PhD

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  • Depression/Mood Disorders, Anxiety/Panic, Trauma/PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)/Abuse, Premarital and Couple’s Counseling, Family Therapy, Couple’s Conflict, Affairs/Infidelity, Marital Satisfaction and Intimacy Issues, High Conflict Co-Parent and Families, Divorce/Marital Separation and Divorce Recovery, Post-Divorce Parenting Issues, Transition to Parenthood, Parenting Concerns and Support, Adolescent and Adult Children and Parent Relationship Issues, Sibling Issues, Empty Nest Issues, Addiction, Substance Abuse, Shame, Emotion Regulation Issues, Multicultural Couples and Families, Cultural/Immigration Issues, Single Parenting, Grief and Loss, Stress Management, Work/Life Balance Issues, College Students/Young Adults, Life-Stage Transitions, Spirituality/Religion, Women’ Issues, Infertility, EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy), Mindfulness-Based Therapy.
  • Evanston, Downtown Chicago
  • See biography

Yailu He, PhD

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  • EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy), Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Premarital Issues and Counseling, Couples Conflict, Marital Satisfaction and Intimacy Issues, Divorce/Marital Separation, Cultural/Immigration Issues, Stress Management, Anxiety/Panic, Depression/Mood Disorders, Trauma/PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)/Abuse, Life Stage Transitions, Existential Issues, Emotion Regulation Issues, Women’s Issues, Work/Life Balance Issues, Adoption, Parenting Issues, Child Behavioral Problems, Child-Parent
  • Northbrook, Evanston, Downtown Chicago
  • See biography

Theressa L. LaBarrie, PhD

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  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adult Children and Parent Relationship Issues, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic, Autism/Asperger's, Child Behavioral Problems, Cultural/Immigration Issues, CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Depression/Mood Disorders, Developmental Disorders, Eating Disorders/Body Image Issues, Emotion Regulation Issues, Learning Disabilities, Loss and Grief, Medical Illness/Chronic Illness/Disability , Parenting Issues, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Parenting Issues Post-Divorce, Physical/Sexual Abuse/Emotional Abuse, Psychodynamic Therapy, Psychological Assessment and Testing/Neuropsychological Testing, Remarriage/Blended Families, School Issues, Spirituality/Religion, Stress Management, Suicidality/Self-Harm, Trauma/PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)/Abuse, Post Divorce Co-Parenting, Single Parenting and Visitation Issues, Child-Parent Attachment Issues, Families of the Chronically Mentally ill, Health Enhancement/Smoking Cessation/Diet/Illness Risk Prevention, Special Needs Children and their Families
  • Evanston, Downtown Chicago
  • See biography

Julie Peterson, PsyD

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  • Adult Children and Parent Relationship Issues, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic, Autism/Asperger’s, Child Behavioral Problems, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Couples Conflict, Depression/Mood Disorders, Developmental Disorders, Life Stage Transitions, Parenting Issues, Premarital Issues and Counseling, School Issues, Sibling Issues, Special Needs Children and their Families, Transition to Parenthood, Women’s Issues, Work/Life Balance Issues.
  • Evanston, Downtown Chicago
  • See biography

Allen K. Sabey, PhD, LMFT

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  • Adoption, Affairs/Infidelity, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic, Child Behavioral Problems, Couple Conflict, Depression/Mood Disorders, Divorce/Marital Separation, EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy), Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Loss and Grief, Men's Issues, Parenting Issues, Parenting Issues Post-Divorce, Physical/Sexual Abuse/Emotional Abuse, Premarital Issues and Counseling, Suicidality/Self-Harm, Transition to Parenthood, Post Divorce Co-Parenting, Single Parenting and Visitation Issues, Aging Issues – Midlife and Older Adult, Marital Satisfaction and Intimacy Issues
  • Evanston, Downtown Chicago
  • See biography