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Adam Fisher

Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychologist

Academic Training

  • Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellow, The Family Institute at Northwestern University, 2015–2017
  • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Indiana University, 2015
  • M.A., Community Counseling, Gonzaga University, 2009
  • Internship
    • Counseling and Career Center, Brigham Young University, 2014–2015
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Licensed Psychologist, Utah
    • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Illinois
    • Certified Discernment Counselor
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Psychological Association
    • American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
  • Areas of Special Interest/Currrent Professional Activities
    • Couple therapy
    • Premarital and relationship education
    • Sex therapy (e.g., desire, satisfaction, dysfunctions, problematic behaviors)
    • Spirituality, religion-related concerns, mixed-faith marriages)
    • Parenting (e.g., transition to parenthood, attachment-based parenting/Circle of Security)
    • Anxiety and panic
    • Adult ADHD
    • Sport and performance psychology
    • Supervision and training
    • Research: relationships, sexuality, psychotherapy
  • Primary Theoretical Orientation
    • Integrative systemic therapy (IST)
    • Emotionally focused therapy (EFT)
    • Internal family systems (IFS)
    • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Recent Scholarly Works
    • Managing Editor, Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy (Springer)
    • Hardy, N. R., & Fisher, A. R. (2018). Attachment versus differentiation: The contemporary couple therapy debate. Family Process, 57, 557–581. doi:10.1111/famp.12343
    • Fisher, A. R. (2017). A review and conceptual model of the research on doubt, disaffiliation, and related religious changes. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 9(4), 358–367. doi:10.1037/rel0000088
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