Ackerman Institute for the Family
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  • The Ackerman Institute for the Family congratulates this year’s graduates of the Clinical Externship program in Family Therapy. Ackerman class of 2017 was presented with certificates of completion of the Clinical Externship Program in Family Therapy on July 19th at an intimate ceremony attended by friends, families and clinical supporters. This annual ceremony held at […]

Ackerman Institute for the Family
Ackerman Institute for the Family
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  •         Lois Braverman, President and CEO is featured in Guernica Magazine in Interrogating the Limits of Trauma Language, a conversation on sexual abuse narratives in art making and storytelling with artist Rowan Renee and filmmaker and feminist scholar Mila Zuo. View the full article on guernicamag.com.

Ackerman Institute for the Family
Ackerman Institute for the Family
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  • The Ackerman Team laced up their running shoes in Central Park last weekend to run the 2017 New York Road Runners Retro 5-Miler. Together, our team set out to promote our important work, Creating Community to Help Families, and to raise support in the process. Each spring, members of our community are invited to join the […]

Ackerman Institute for the Family
Ackerman Institute for the Family
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  • Ackerman Institute President and CEO, Lois Braverman is quoted in Real Simple’s article, How to Cope When Mother’s Day is Hard. Click through to read her advice on how to connect with mom this Mother’s Day.

Ackerman Institute for the Family
Ackerman Institute for the Family
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  • The Ackerman Institute’s Gender and Family Project hosted its 4th annual Night of a Thousand Genders celebration this April, with over 300 guests in attendance at City Winery. This year, this sold-out event raised awareness and critical funds that support gender expansive youth and their families with a lively celebration marked by high-energy performances, and […]

Ackerman Institute for the Family
Ackerman Institute for the Family
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  •   The Ackerman Institute for the Family opened its doors to prospective trainees this March at the 2017 Spring Open House, where mental health professionals were offered a unique opportunity to learn about the Institute’s continuing education courses and post-graduate training program in family therapy. Over 70 prospective trainees joined Ackerman faculty and students at […]

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Ackerman Institute for the Family
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  • Alumni Lecture Recap: Rhea Almeida Presents Critical Consciousness as a Foundational Structure

    Renound family therapist Rhea V. Almeida, MS, PhD joined the Ackerman Alumni Association lecture series last week to present Critical Consciousness as a Foundational Structure for Healing Practices. Dr. Almeida’s rich presentation explored ways in which personal dynamics are intrinsically embedded within social, economic, and political contexts, as she illustrated through videotaped case presentat...

  • NBC News Interview: Lois Braverman on How to Keep Family Peace at the Holiday Dinner Table

    NBC News interviewed Ackerman Institute President Lois Braverman on how to keep peace with family members at the holiday dinner table. Braverman shares her tips on what to do when heated political conversations and family gatherings collide. Watch the videos below:  

  • Celebrating 10 years of Moving Families Forward

    This October, the Ackerman Institute for the Family held its tenth-annual Moving Families Forward Gala in support of the vital programs and services that the Institute provides for children and families in need. Nearly 250 Ackerman supporters gathered at the Waldorf Astoria for a very special evening hosted by the Emmy Award-winning WPIX 11 news […]

  • Alumni Lecture Recap: Between Pink & Blue: A Multidimensional Approach to Supporting Families of Gender Expansive Youth

    Astin Brown, LCSW and Rebecca Ross, LCSW, members of the Gender and Family Project, presented the first lecture of this year’s Ackerman Alumni lecture series with Between Pink & Blue: A Multidimensional Approach to Supporting Families of Gender Expansive Youth. The October 7th lecture reviewed parental reactions to nonconforming gender developments of their children, posing that the […]

Ackerman Institute for the Family
Ackerman Institute for the Family
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Welcome Students!

  • The Ackerman Institute for the Family welcomes new and returning students this week as we enter the 2016-2017 school year. Students joined Ackerman faculty and staff members to celebrate the occasion at our annual Welcome Party hosted in the Institute’s Carol Maslow Conference Room. Following a welcome address from President and CEO, Lois Braverman, Director […]

Ackerman Institute for the Family
Ackerman Institute for the Family
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