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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Alexandra H. Solomon, PhD.  

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Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Solomon lives in the Greater Chicago Area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Alexandra H. Solomon, PhD, is on faculty in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. She is a licensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and is on faculty at The Omega Institute. Her first book, Loving Bravely, was featured on The Today Show. She writes articles and chapters for leading academic journals and books in the field of marriage and family. She maintains a psychotherapy practice for individual adults and couples, teaches and trains marriage and family therapy graduate students, and teaches the internationally renowned undergraduate course, “Building Loving and Lasting Relationships: Marriage 101.” Solomon is a highly sought-after speaker who works with groups like the United States Military Academy at West Point, Microsoft, and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She is frequently asked to talk about love, sex, and marriage for media outlets like O, The Oprah Magazine; The Atlantic; Vogue; NPR; and Scientific American. She is an international speaker and teacher whose work has been featured on five continents.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Loving Bravely: Twenty Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want
ISBN: 1626255814. OCLC Number: 970629698

New Harbinger Publications . .

In order to attract a life partner, we must first become a good partner to ourselves. This book offers twenty invaluable lessons that will help readers explore and commit to their own emotional and psychological well-being so they'll be ready, resilient, confident, and completely whole when they encounter that special someone.

Taking Sexy Back: How to Own Your Sexuality and Create the Relationships You Want
ISBN: 1684033462. OCLC Number: 1080427984

New Harbinger Publications . .

For women, sex has been hijacked. Today's sexual climate leaves little to no space for honoring the complexities of sex; sex as pleasure, sex as connection, sex as creative expression, and sex as healing. In Taking Sexy Back, relationship expert Alexandra Solomon shows women that they are more than just sexy objects of someone else's desire, and offers real tools to help women explore their own sexuality, communicate their needs, draw boundaries to be safe, and build the satisfying relationships they truly want. --