Katie Hauser, PhD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Meet Katie

Dr. Katie Hauser is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in the field for over a decade.  Dr. Hauser recently left her clinical role at The Family Institute at Northwestern University to start this practice, but remains on the teaching faculty as a professor teaching therapists-in-training.


Dr. Hauser specializes in working with children, adolescents, young adults and adults. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona. Dr. Hauser also holds a Master of Science degree in Human Development and Family Science with a specialization in Early Childhood Development from Ohio State University, and has a second Master of Science degree in Marital and Family Therapy from Northwestern University. Dr. Hauser received her PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue University. She also completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship specializing in child, family, and individual therapy.


Dr. Hauser has amassed significant clinical training in working with children, adolescents, young adults and adults from all walks of life. Her training has resulted in several publications devoted to effective parenting of children with acting out behaviors and challenges regulating their emotions. Her research has also examined the co-parenting relationship in order to help parents work more effectively together as a unit as well as helping them navigate the transition to parenthood.


Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Purdue University

M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Northwestern University

M.S. in Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University

B.A. in Psychology, University of Arizona

Clinical Interests

Children/adolescents, families, anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, transition to parenthood, maternity, life stage transitions, parents, individual adults, new Moms, young adults in transition, college students

Contact Katie Hauser

Contact Katie Hauser


email: katie@hausertherapy.com


tel: 847-644-3211