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Couple & Family Therapy Program News

The Couple & Family Therapy Program is 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.

Current Couple & Family Therapy Program News

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Campus News | August 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

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Business and Community | July 1, 2021

UNLV School of Social Work expert on moving forward after a year of lockdowns and stress.

Campus News | June 8, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.

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Campus News | May 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.

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Campus News | April 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

Couple & Family Therapy Program In The News

Cosmopolitan
September 27, 2021

Turns out public snogging is pretty good for your libido.

Newsweek
September 22, 2021

Although Sex Education's Ruby Matthews is without a doubt the most popular girl at Moordale High, her character (played by Mimi Keene) has not been at the center of a major storyline in the show...until now.

Vice
September 22, 2021

At some time in their life, every bloke has felt as if they’re defined by their shagging capabilities.

woman&home
August 23, 2021

Plus, how to reclaim your confidence and take charge in the bedroom.

Business Insider
August 23, 2021

Everybody is different when it comes to their desire for sex – some people might crave sex frequently, while others don’t care for it at all.

The Sun
August 18, 2021

TENSIONS reached boiling point this week when Faye Winter learnt that her fellow Islanders didn’t think she was compatible with Teddy Soares.

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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...