Discover what Dr. Ali Solomon reveals to be the keys to respect and curiosity in long-term relationships - including marriage - in this deep dive with host Mike Domitrz. Dr. Ali Solomon is one of the leading minds in the world for teaching relationships and marriage. BIO of Alexandra: Alexandra is a licensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University and a clinical assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University. She maintains a thriving psychotherapy practice with individuals and couples and has expertise in the areas of couple therapy, individual therapy, and group relations / group dynamics. In addition to her clinical work, Alexandra teaches two courses. “Intimate Relations” is a graduate course in Northwestern University’s MSMFT program that teaches first year graduate students about love, intimacy, and commitment, while preparing them to work competently with couples in the treatment room. She also teaches an innovative and wildly popular undergraduate course at Northwestern University– "Building Loving and Lasting Relationships: Marriage 101"-- which combines traditional and experiential learning in order to teach students about key aspects of romantic relationships including attraction, conflict, sex, and forgiveness, with the ultimate goal of helping students expand their relational self-awareness so they can make healthy and conscious choices in love. Alexandra publishes in peer-reviewed academic journals and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for leading journals like Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy (JMFT) and Family Process. She writes professional and lay pieces as well, and she presents nationally and internationally to corporate, military, professional, and general audiences including The United States Military Academy at West Point, Microsoft, and the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). She is a blogger for Psychology Today and is frequently asked to consult with the media on topics related to love, sex, and marriage including O Magazine, Oprah Winfrey Network (#OWNshow), The Today Show, CBS Early Show, The Atlantic, NPR, Huffington Post, Scientific American, WGN, and Real Simple Magazine. Alexandra is the author of Loving Bravely: Twenty Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want (New Harbinger, February 2017) and the forthcoming book, Bringing Sexy Back: Your Guide to Owning Your Sexuality and Creating Healthy Relationships (New Harbinger, February, 2020). She lives in Highland Park, Illinois with her husband, Todd, their two teenage children, Brian and Courtney.
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Books Recommended by Dr. Solomon:
Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel
Loving with the Brain in Mind by Mona Fishbane