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Current Couple & Family Therapy Program News

Representatives from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians wrap UNLV Marta Meana in a blanket as part of the tribe's gift announcement to the university.
Campus News | March 5, 2020

A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.

Katherine Hertlein listening to person talk.
Arts and Culture | December 2, 2019

UNLV Couple and Family Therapy professor offers strategies for when requests to pass the salt escalate into debates on passing tax and immigration reform.

People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Campus News | November 1, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

Campus News | June 26, 2019

A collection of news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

TJ Otzelberger at podium during news conference
Campus News | April 15, 2019

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who've made news thus far in 2019.

Research | March 7, 2019

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

Couple & Family Therapy Program In The News

March 30, 2020

Over the past few weeks, Carlos Martinez has been eyeing the news for coronavirus coverage.

March 30, 2020

With families around the globe on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, some family lawyers are anticipating a likely rise in divorce rates.

Olhar Digital
March 20, 2020

Many people consider political ideology to be a fundamental factor in starting a relationship. This Thursday (5), Tinder revealed which politicians have their names most written in the app's chat conversations. The list includes several names outside the government, such as activists and lawyers.

Tinder Swipe Life
February 28, 2020

Our rising sign. Politics. Our parents’ relationship. For better or worse, these things affect our dating lives. But maybe, just maybe, none as much as social media, which has introduced a whole new set of dating, pre-dating, and post-dating rituals and milestones that didn’t exist even a few years ago.

The AAMFT Podcast
February 14, 2020

Katherine Hertlein is a professor at UNLV whose research and publications have been recognized with multiple awards including a Fulbright Scholarship. In this episode, she discusses how technology influences couple and family therapy and how social media, online infidelity, and telehealth impact the delivery of services.

February 13, 2020

While dating apps revolve around snap decisions, Hertlein says in-person meetings tend to be more forgiving.

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Recent Couple & Family Therapy Program Accomplishments

February 20, 2018
Katherine Hertlein (Couples and Family Therapy) has been named a Fulbright Scholar. The program director for the School of Medicine’s couple and family therapy program, Hertlein does research examining the effect of technology on human relationships. Her proposed research as a Fulbright Scholar includes collecting survey data on how people use...
August 8, 2017
Michael Curtis, Brittney Farrow, and Melissa Yzaguirre (all Marriage and Family Therapy) all have been admitted to the 2017-18 Minority Fellowship Program of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. The program is dedicated to expanding the delivery of culturally competent mental health and substance abuse services to underserved...
May 15, 2017
Katherine Hertlein and Gerald Weeks (both Marriage and Family Therapy) have won the Integrative Approaches to Sex Therapy Award from the American Association for Sexuality Counselors, Educators, and Therapists (AASECT). This award is for creative applications of an integrative and interactive approach to sexual issues in clinical work with...
May 11, 2017
Katherine Hertlein and Gerald Weeks (Marriage and Family Therapy), along with co-author Nancy Gambescia of Drexel University, are the 2017 recipients of the American Association for Sexuality Counselors, Educators, and Therapists Book Award for their book, A Clinician's Guide to Systemic Sex Therapy. This award is presented to the author(s) of a...
March 27, 2017
Katherine M. Hertlein (Marriage and Family Therapy) has been appointed editor-In-chief of the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy. The journal has been dedicated to the interests of adult couple relationships through its rigorous research articles, treatment articles, theoretical pieces, and diverse perspectives expressed in other formats....
September 1, 2016
Gerald Weeks, Stephen Fife, and Colleen Peterson (Marriage and Family Therapy) co-edited Techniques for the Couple Therapist¸ published in June. The book features many of the most prominent psychotherapists today, presenting their most effective couple therapy interventions. This book provides clinicians with a user-friendly reference with an...