Ashley A. Hicks, Ph.D, IMFT-S
Clinical Associate Professor, Director of the OSU CFT Clinic
Dr. Hicks is an independently licensed marriage and family therapist, an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing-trained therapist, an American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy-approved supervisor and clinical member, and a 200 hour-registered yoga teacher.. She She received her masters in Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) and her PhD in HDFS with a specialization in Couple and Family Therapy from The Ohio State University. Her research interests focus on eating disorders, trauma, adolescent development, family development in context, and the unique needs of Black and other marginalized individuals. Her clinical practice, which draws on her research findings, focuses primarily on the needs of Black individuals and families as well as those struggling with body image and eating disorders. She has published in the following professional journals, Eating Disorders, Appetite, and Community Development.
Ashley L. Landers, Ph.D, LMFT
Dr. Landers is a clinical member of AAMFT and an Approved Supervisor for AAMFT. She received her master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Cloud State University and her Ph.D. in Family Science, Specialization in Couple and Family Therapy from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Landers is a community-engaged scholar whose research has predominantly encompassed projects co-created in partnership with First Nations Repatriation Institute and the American Indian community. Her research focuses on families in child welfare, particularly American Indian children, and families. Specifically, Dr. Landers is interested in what happens to American Indian children following maltreatment (e.g., foster care, adoption, reunification), and how American Indian children and their families fare (e.g., maltreatment recurrence, mental health problems, school engagement). She has published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Family Relations, and other child welfare journals.
Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Ph. D., IMFT-S
Professor, CFT Program Co -Director
Dr. Bartle-Haring is a clinical member of AAMFT and an approved Supervisor for AAMFT. She received her master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy and her Ph. D. in Family Studies with a specialty in MFT from the University of Connecticut. Her research interests include family system differentiation and individuation as they relate to couple relationships, and therapy process. She has been published in Family Relations, Family Process, The Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, The Journal of Marriage and Family, and The Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy.
Keeley J. Pratt, Ph. D., IMFT-S
Associate Professor, CFT Program Co-Director
Dr. Pratt is a clinical member of AAMFT and an Approved Supervisor for AAMFT. She received her master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy and her Ph. D. in Medical Family Therapy from East Carolina University. Her research includes family-based treatment for child and adolescent chronic health conditions. Specifically, Dr. Pratt is interested in the family-factors that contribute to unhealthy diet and physical activity behaviors, or that are modifiable in the treatment of overweight or obesity in youth and adults. She has been published in multiple child and adolescent health journals and obesity journals as well as Contemporary Family Therapy, Family Systems and Health, and The American Journal of Family Therapy.