Faculty

Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Ph. D., IMFT-S : Professor, CFT Program Director

Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Ph. D., IMFT-S

Professor, CFT Program 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.

Margaret “Charlie” Knerr, M.S., IMFT-S :  Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinic Director

Margaret “Charlie” Knerr, M.S., IMFT-S

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinic Director

Charlie Knerr is a clinical member of AAMFT and an Approved Supervisor for AAMFT. She provides oversight of our on-campus clinic and the internship placement sites. Her research experience includes being selected as a collaborating investigator by the American Psychiatric Association, performing clinical field trials for the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5Ⓡ). She received her master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Rhode Island. She currently serves on the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board.

Keeley J. Pratt, Ph. D., IMFT-S :  Associate Professor

Keeley J. Pratt, Ph. D., IMFT-S

Associate Professor

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.