CCFH is one of the foremost family therapy training institutes in the world, renowned for its unique family resilience approach, and dedicated to strengthening families in crisis. We offer advanced training for mental health and health professionals; counseling services; and community programs.

Responsive to today’s diverse families, our expert faculty addresses child, couple, and family problems; illness and disability; trauma and loss; and disruptive life transitions. Founded in 1991 by John Rolland, MD, and Froma Walsh, PhD, CCFH is a non-profit, independent affiliate of the University of Chicago.

Dr. John Rolland and Dr. Froma Walsh

Dr. John Rolland and Dr. Froma Walsh.

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Recent workshop at Ackerman Institute for the Family, on "Our Human - Animal Bonds: Relational Significance and Therapeutic Applications"

We were delighted to welcome visitors to CCFH from Shanghai: Professor Meihua Zhu, East China University, Dept. of Social Work, and colleagues.