Postdoctoral Clinical Fellows*

Postdoctoral Clinical Fellows of The Family Institute are professionals who are completing a two-year commitment of advanced training in couples and family therapy under the supervision of Family Institute clinical staff. Clinical Fellows treat children, adolescents, adults, individuals, couples, and families in Evanston, Chicago, and Northbrook. 

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

  • Clinical Interests

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

    Evanston, Chicago (downtown)
  • See biography
  • Clinical Interests

    Adult Children and Parent Relationship Issues, Anxiety/Panic, CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Child Behavioral Problems, Child-Parent Attachment Issues, Couples Conflict, EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy), Loss and Grief, Marital Satisfaction and Intimacy Issues, Men's Issues, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, School Issues, Sex Therapy/Sexual Dysfunction, Sibling Issues, Spirituality/Religion, Sport Psychology, Substance Abuse, Transition to Parenthood, Women's Issues
  • Location

    Evanston, Chicago (downtown)
  • See biography
  • Clinical Interests

    Adult Children and Parent Relationship Issues, Affairs/Infidelity, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic, Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Caregiver Issues, CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Child Behavioral Problems, Child-Parent Attachment Issues, Depression/Mood Disorders, Emotion Regulation Issues, Life Stage Transitions, Loss and Grief, Medical Illness/Chronic Illness/Disability, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Parenting Issues, Parenting Issues Post-Divorce, Physical/Sexual Abuse/Emotional Abuse, Psychological Assessment and Testing/Neuropsychological Testing, Remarriage/Blended Families, School Issues, Sibling Issues, Stress Management, Trauma/PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)/Abuse, Work/Life Balance Issues, Workplace Issues
  • Location

    Evanston, Chicago (downtown)
  • See biography
  • Clinical Interests

    Addictions, Adult Children and Parent Relationship Issues, Affairs/Infidelity, Anxiety/Panic, Couples Conflict, Depression/Mood Disorders, Divorce/Marital Separation, EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy), Emotion Regulation Issues, Empty Nest Issues, Life Stage Transitions, Marital Satisfaction and Intimacy Issues, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Parenting Issues, Parenting Issues Post-Divorce, Post Divorce Co-Parenting, Single Parenting and Visitation Issues, Premarital Issues and Counseling, Sibling Issues, Spirituality/Religion, Stress Management, Substance Abuse, Transition to Parenthood, Trauma/PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)/Abuse, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance Issues
  • Location

    Evanston, Chicago (downtown)
  • See biography
  • Clinical Interests

    Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic, Borderline Personality Disorder, CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Couples Conflict, Cultural/Immigration Issues, Depression/Mood Disorders, Emotion Regulation Issues, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Life Stage Transitions, Loss and Grief, Psychodynamic Therapy, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance Issues
  • Location

    Evanston, Chicago (downtown)
  • Insurance

    Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Languages

    Hindi, Punjabi
  • Name

    Shveta Kumaria
  • See biography
  • Clinical Interests

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

    Evanston, Chicago (downtown)
  • Name

    Theressa L. LaBarrie
  • See biography
  • Clinical Interests

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

    Evanston, Northbrook
  • Insurance

    Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • See biography