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Current Couple & Family Therapy Program News

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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.

Katherine Hertlein
Research | February 15, 2018

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

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Campus News | October 9, 2017

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

Katherine Hertlein speaking to a patient
People | April 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
People | December 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.

Couple & Family Therapy Program In The News

Toutiao
May 15, 2019

We often hear that new mothers have suffered from postpartum depression. But what about the new father?

Pulse.ng
May 2, 2019

5 solid tips to understanding for real that during lovers' fights, the battle is not between a couple, but them against whatever the issue is.

Medium
April 22, 2019

Relationship conflict, as with most things, is best in moderation.

Lenotizie
April 1, 2019

Postpartum depression also affects fathers, and must be effectively dealt with. Here's how according to a new study.

HowStuffWorks
March 22, 2019

For some time, researchers and mental health experts have known that postpartum depression (PPD) is not something solely experienced by new moms. New dads, too, experience depression.

Daily Wellness Pro
March 18, 2019

 

Postpartum depression comes in the wake of a newborn child. It typically affects women following childbirth on account of the psychological adjustment to motherhood, hormonal changes, fatigue, and such factors. So far, postpartum depression has been linked with mothers. However, a new study published in the Journal of Family Issues declares that men can also be affected by postpartum depression.

 

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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...