Doctoral Fellows

Brittany Huelett M.S. is skilled in counseling individuals, couples, and families dealing with a range of healthcare, mental health, and relational challenges. She has special expertise in addressing burnout in healthcare providers in hospital settings.

Brittany is the Arthur Nielsen Doctoral Fellow in Families, Illness, and Collaborative Healthcare at CCFH. She is completing her PhD. in Systems, Families, and Couples at Loma Linda University. Her dissertation research addresses the role of illness beliefs in relational functioning and medical adherence for couples navigating sickle cell disease.  She is a member of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, and is Secretary, Families and Health Special Interest Group. Additionally, she has published and presented work on the sociocultural context of medicine and professional identity development and burnout. Her passion for the field can be seen through her family-centered and collaborative approach to treatment.

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Caitlin Swallow, MA, ALMFT, is a CCFH Doctoral Fellow and is completing her PhD in the Couple Family Therapy program at Adler University.  She provides counseling/therapy with a range of couple and family concerns.  She specializes in medical family therapy, with experience in couple’s therapy, behavioral health consultation and collaboration, and working with families with complex medical conditions. Her research focuses on families with children and adolescents with complex medical conditions, such as cancer, and the implications for siblings and their relationships. She holds degrees from the University of Connecticut (BA in Human Development and Family Studies) and Southern Connecticut State University (Masters in Family Therapy) and is a Certified Gestalt Therapist. She is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. 

Caitlin’s approach to therapy is direct, compassionate, and collaborative. As a therapist she utilizes a family systems perspective and focuses on helping her clients know themselves better and help their families gain healthier ways to manage their lives and relationships.