Postdoctoral Clinical Fellows*

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.

  • Specialties

    Anxiety/Panic, Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Marital Satisfaction and Intimacy Issues, Premarital Issues and Counseling, Psychological Assessment and Testing/Neuropsychological Testing, Sex Therapy/Sexual Dysfunction, Spirituality/Religion, Sport Psychology
  • Location

    Evanston, Chicago (downtown), Northbrook
  • Insurance

    Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Languages

    Japanese
  • Name

    Adam Fisher, MA, PhD
  • See biography
  • Specialties

    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
  • Specialties

    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, Chicago (downtown), Northbrook
  • See biography
  • Specialties

    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
  • Specialties

    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
  • Specialties

    Adult Children and Parent Relationship Issues, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic, Autism/Asperger's, CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Child Behavioral Problems, 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
  • Location

    Chicago (downtown), Northbrook
  • See biography