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Meet our Team

Clinic services are provided by graduate student therapists in their second year of study and training in the Specialization of Marriage and Family Therapy (SMFT) program at NIU. They have received rigorous training and intensive clinical supervision from the SMFT faculty and are well-prepared to provide therapeutic services. 

SMFT faculty provide ongoing clinical supervision in order to ensure high quality care for our clients. The SMFT clinical faculty members are individually licensed as a Marriage and Family therapist in the state of Illinois in addition to being Approved Supervisors of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). The SMFT clinical faculty also may provide clinical services at the Couple and Family Therapy Clinic.

Graduate Student Therapists

  • Katie Badeau
  • Rachel Casey
  • Heather Holly
  • Nan Hill
  • Susanne Ittner
  • Hollie Schmid

SMFT Faculty

  • J. Mark Killmer, Psy.D., L.M.F.T.
    AAMFT Approved Supervisor
    SMFT Program Director, Acting Clinic Director
  • Lin Shi, Ph.D., L.M.F.T.
    AAMFT Approved Supervisor
    Professor – SMFT Program
  • Ninfa Martinez-Aguilar, Psy.D. (c), L.M.F.T.
    AAMFT Approved Supervisor
    Doctoral Intern

Schedule an Appointment

Couple and Family Therapy Clinic
815-753-1684
familytherapy@niu.edu

Wirtz Hall 146
DeKalb, IL 60115

Clinic Hours

  • Monday: noon9 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday: noon9 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9 a.m.9 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m.5 p.m.

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