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Adler University, After School Matters partnership expands Chicago’s youth access to mental health


In the Media | 08.29.22

What will abortion restrictions mean for mental health? Adler expert weighs in

Adler University assistant professor and clinical training director Rachel Diamond, Ph.D., authored a piece in The Conversation exploring the psychological harms new abortion restrictions pose. It has been picked up by multiple outlets, including: Yahoo Salon She The People San Antonio Express-News Maine Beacon Chronicle-Tribune The Buffalo News The News-Times MedicalXpress Philippine Canadian Inquirer Roanoke […]

Stories | 08.25.22

New restrictions on abortion care will have psychological harms - here’s what research shows will happen in post-Roe America

The increased restrictions on receiving abortion care coupled with proven risk factors for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders could increase people’s risks for psychological suffering.

University News | 08.25.22

Adler students receive APA Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program

Two Adler University students are among the recipients of this year’s American Psychological Association Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program, which seeks to reduce mental health disparities among ethnic minorities in the U.S. Shinhae Oh and Jalesa Boyd — both students in the Master of Arts in Couple and Family Therapy program — were selected for the […]

Stories | 08.09.22

‘More meaning to my life': Adler University student shares education, career journey

Because of her extensive customer service training, which allowed her to be level-headed when working with people through stressful situations, Jones said she had a feeling her role in hospitality could help pave the way for becoming a therapist. That’s when she found and quickly settled on the Master’s in Couple and Family Therapy program at Adler University.

In the Media | 07.08.22

Assistant Professor Rachel Diamond Provides Expertise on Supporting Partners after Birth

Rachel Diamond, Ph.D., LMFT, shares with Giddy how partners can support their loved ones after welcoming a baby.

In the Media | 08.05.21

Dr. Vaughn Shares Advice for Dissertation Writing on the No Margins Podcast

Marsha Vaughn, Ph.D., Professor for the Chicago Campus Couple and Family Therapy department, shares how she guides students through the dissertation and clinical writing process.

In the Media | 06.22.21

Chicago Student Discusses Relationship Boundaries with Bustle

Couple and Family Therapy (Ph.D.) student Rachel D. Miller shared advice on evaluating relationships and establishing healthy boundaries with friends.

In the Media | 01.12.21

Dr. Brown Discusses Inclusion in Research on Revise and Resubmit Podcast

Kristina S. Brown, Ph.D., Chair and Professor of the Couple and Family Therapy Department in Chicago, shares her process of writing for publications and the importance of collaborating and co-authoring to include an array of diverse voices. 

Stories | 12.07.20

Chicago Graduate Calls on Class of 2020 to Fight For Social Justice and Equity

Dominique Barnes-Walker, Ph.D. ’20, reflects on the challenges and opportunities of the past year and emphasizes the importance of being socially responsible practitioners who stand up against social injustices and inequities.

Stories | 05.06.20

Nurturing and Strengthening Relationships Under Challenging Conditions

Adler University Chicago Campus faculty and students share advice for maintaining strong relationships—as couples, as parents, and across generations—during the pandemic.

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