The Art and Science of Clinical Practice

Developing greater self-awareness; appreciating and embracing diversity; and promoting ethical behavior, professionalism, and professional identity.

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The mission of the Program in Couple and Family Therapy at UNLV is to provide quality training in the theory and practice of marriage and family therapy. We are committed to helping students become competent professionals through developing greater self-awareness, appreciating and embracing diversity, learning the art and science of clinical practice, and promoting a sense of ethical behavior,professionalism and personal identity.

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Mar. 7, 2019

UNLV study provides an in-depth look at new fathers’ experiences with PPD.

Katherine Hertlein
Feb. 15, 2018

Director of Couple and Family Therapy Program will research intersection of technology and relationships in Austria.

woman holding sign saying "grief counselor"
Oct. 9, 2017

University counseling experts step up to offer emotional support after the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Katherine Hertlein speaking to a patient
Apr. 18, 2017

When things are up in the air, marriage and family therapists help you spot what is about to fall. UNLV's Katherine Hertlein on being an agent for social change.

Jennifer Henry Fielding and her daughter Autumn
Dec. 13, 2016

Jennifer Henry Fielding came to UNLV to earn a degree to allow her to work in the field she loved, and found a support system while working through the adoption process.

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