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Current Couple & Family Therapy Program News

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.

Katherine Hertlein
Research | February 15, 2018

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

Couple & Family Therapy Program In The News

Mashable
December 5, 2019

There’s nowhere you can go to escape the political hell we’ve been living in since 2016 — not even on dating apps, apparently.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
November 28, 2019

Thanksgiving can be a stressful time for many people because it can mean spending time with family that you may not get along with.

HighYa
November 19, 2019

Elite Singles is an online dating service that claims to cater to those who are over 30, highly educated, and serious about finding a long-term match.

The Bump
October 25, 2019

After months of anticipation leading up to baby’s birth, your little one is finally here! You’re officially a dad, and you’ve never felt more…depressed. Not what you were expecting from fatherhood.

Yahoo!
September 27, 2019

Professor Kat Hertlein with UNLV's Couple and Family Therapy Program joined 13 Action News Friday morning to talk about some of the do's and don'ts of dating in today's world.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
September 27, 2019

Looking for love isn't easy. Where do you go when you're looking for a partner? Some turn to the internet, others hope for a chance meeting.

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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...