Alexandra Solomon

Therapist. Author. Consultant.

Dr. Alexandra H. Solomon is passionate about intimate relationships.

As a licensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, she treats individuals and couples with a broad range of issues and challenges related to intimacy, trauma and identity.

As an assistant clinical professor at Northwestern University, she introduces graduate students to the complex and courageous world of couple therapy. She challenges undergraduate students to grow their self-awareness so they can create healthy and loving partnerships.

As a relationship expert, she consults frequently to the media, translating cutting-edge research and clinical insights into practical and useful ideas that people can use in order to “show-up” more authentically in relationships.

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Courses

Click here to learn more about "Loving Bravely: A Relationship Readiness Course," and the undergraduate course, “Building Loving and Lasting Relationships: Marriage 101.”

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Press

Click here to find out more about Dr. Solomon’s work with the media.

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The Book

Click here to learn more about Dr. Solomon’s upcoming book, Loving Bravely: 20 Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want (New Harbinger, 2017).

The Loving Bravely Blog
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Vlog: Taking the Skeletons out of Your Closet

Let’s talk about something that comes up a lot in my classroom as well as in my therapy office. The question is: When you’re in a new dating relationship, when should you begin to pull the “skeletons” out of your “closet”? Falling in love is a journey of getting to know one another, but how

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3 Things You Should Never Say to Your Romantic Partner

If you want to grow vegetables, the soil in your garden needs a healthy ratio of nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium.* Your romantic relationship also has a formula for success. Research by Dr. John Gottman has found that we need a 5:1 ratio of positive to negative interactions with our intimate partner in order for love

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New Vlog: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself After a First Date

The wonders of the digital age have ushered in a new era of dating. Most people use online tools to find a potential mate. That new reality, in and of itself, isn’t a problem. What has become a problem is the HOW of modern dating. It is all too easy to slip into a kind

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