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Current Couple & Family Therapy Program News

Campus News | June 26, 2019

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

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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.

woman holding sign saying "grief counselor"
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.

Couple & Family Therapy Program In The News

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.

Kenyan Tribune
September 14, 2019

This is truer, especially in its application to relationships, marriages and other emotional/romantic situations. While there’s to be a moderation in the regularity of these conflicts, this in itself is still not enough to keep the relationship healthy.

Mashable
August 28, 2019

When you hear the words "online" and "cheating," images of seedy dating websites like Ashley Madison probably come to mind.

24 HU
August 28, 2019

Research has shown that the Internet has radically changed people's views on fraud. While in the past couples simply considered physical, sexually charged interactions to be a crossing point, nowadays there are so-called "micro cheats" that the web allows.

89.3 KPCC
August 15, 2019

Is it okay to follow an old flame on social media sites when you’re in a relationship? Are emotional relationships online crossing the line?

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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...