National Council Suicide Prevention Webinar Recap

In the United States, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death and the second leading cause of death for people ages 15–34. While death rates for eight of the 10 leading causes of death have decreased significantly, the national suicide rate has continued to climb. In our country, someone dies by suicide every 12.9 minutes...

What Can I Do With A Counseling Degree From Northwestern?

The Family Institute is a unique facility that combines therapy, academics, and research. It houses two highly selective graduate degree programs, in counseling and marriage and family therapy, conferred by Northwestern University. In addition to its affiliation with Northwestern, The Family Institute offers a range of...

Financing Your Counseling Degree

As you explore options for earning your Master of Arts in Counseling online, cost of tuition is a big factor in the decision-making process. How you choose to finance your education can have a long-term impact on your future. As you complete each step in the application process for the Counseling@Northwestern online degree program, you will find there are a variety of financial aid programs available that can help you cover the cost of earning your degree...

A Deliberate Approach to Mental Wellness

Increasing your overall sense of well-being requires a conscious decision to take a mindful, intentional approach to life. Wellness has six dimensions: emotional, occupational, physical, social, spiritual, and intellectual well-being. While conversations about wellness often focus on physical components — diet, exercise, and getting enough sleep — the clinicians at The Family Institute have a few suggestions on how to focus on the emotional and mental aspects of wellness...

The Family Institute at Northwestern University Now Accepting Applications for Online Master of Arts in Counseling Program, Counseling@Northwestern

The Family Institute at Northwestern University, in partnership with 2U, Inc., today announced that applications are now being accepted for Counseling@Northwestern, a new online Master of Arts in Counseling Program that prepares students to become clinical practitioners in a range of professional settings...