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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Marriage 101

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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The Meaningful Conversation Most Couples are NOT Having

Just because we don’t talk about something, it doesn’t mean it’s not there. In my work as a couple therapist, and as a professor who trains people to do couple therapy, I have found a relationship dynamic that often gets overlooked. We do not talk nearly enough about the impact of power on our romantic

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Are Your Matching Holiday Jammies a Libido Killer or Festive Foreplay? Sex and the Holiday Season

Sexual desire is about motivation to enter a sexual space with your intimate partner. Contrary to what we see in the movies and in romance novels, problems with sexual desire are normal and common. Research conducted by Dr. David Schnarch with almost 20,000 people indicates that virtually everyone struggles with sexual desire problems at least

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The 7 C’s of Thanksgiving: Approaching Family Togetherness with Grace

“If you think you’re enlightened, go spend a week with your family.” Ram Dass These wise words from a spiritual guru encourage us to approach the holiday season with a serving of humility that is greater than or equal to our serving of pumpkin pie. Family will always have the power to stir us up

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