Amy C. Wagner Ph.D., LMFT, ABPP


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Amy C. Wagner Ph.D., LMFT, ABPP


Senior Staff Therapist


The Family Institute at Northwestern University


Evanston & Chicago




847-733-4300 x615


Dr. Amy Wagner is a licensed clinical psychologist and a licensed marital and family therapist at The Family Institute (TFI). She is also the coordinator of TFI’s Marriage and Family Therapy Clinical Training Program for Psychiatric Residents at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, in addition to her position as clinical lecturer in Northwestern’s Psychology Department. Dr. Wagner is one of approximately 130 psychologists nationwide who are certified to treat couples and families, according to the Couple and Family Psychology division of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).
Dr. Wagner has over thirty years of experience treating adults, couples and families. She integrates current research with clinical theory to employ the most up-to-date, evidence-supported treatment options. Her passion and specialty area is working with individuals and couples to enrich or heal their relationships. This is often accomplished by focusing on improving relationship communication skills and raising awareness of repeated patterns, as well as understanding the emotions that foster the creation of a secure bond between partners. Working in a supportive, non-judgmental and affirming space, she promotes collaboration in identifying therapeutic goals, fostering healthy connections with others and a centered, positive sense of self. Dr. Wagner works extensively with individuals, couples and families going through transitional periods which include adjusting to marriage, parenthood and divorce or recoupling/remarriage.


Divorce, Infidelity, Pre-marital


Individual, Couple, Family

Licenses and Certification

Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP)

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)

Board Certified Couple and Family Psychologist (CFP-ABPP)

Training Level

E – Completion of 4-day Externship, A – Completion of Externship, Core Skills and 8 supervision hours

Insurance Networks

Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO