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Alexandra H. Solomon, PhD

Professor, licensed clinical psychologist, and author

Dr. Alexandra Solomon has over 20 years of experience working with individuals and couples as a licensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. A clinical assistant professor in psychology at Northwestern University, she is author of Loving Bravely: Twenty Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want.

She received her PhD in counseling psychology and a graduate certificate in gender studies from Northwestern University in 2001. Besides teaching and training marriage and family therapy graduate students, Solomon is a frequent speaker and media commentator on relationship topics and teaches the renowned undergraduate course, Building Loving and Lasting Relationships: Marriage 101.

She treats individuals and couples at The Family Institute at Northwestern University’s Northbrook location. With expertise in couples therapy, individual therapy, and group relations/group dynamics, she is member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA).

A blogger for Psychology Today, she consults on marriage and family with O magazine, Oprah Winfrey Network, The Atlantic, NPR, Huffington Post, HuffPost Live, and Better Homes and Gardens, among others.