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Laura Lynch

Laura Lynch


Director, Doctor of Couple and Family Therapy Program; Assistant Clinical Professor

Counseling and Family Therapy Department

267.359.5593 P
1601 Cherry Street, Room 715

Laura Lynch, PhD, received her doctorate in Couple and Family Therapy from Drexel University and completed the Families, Illness and Collaborative Healthcare Fellowship at the Chicago Center for Family Health. She has worked extensively in medical settings where she provided clinical services to individuals, couples and families coping with various health conditions and illnesses. Lynch previously served as the Director of Behavioral Medicine at the Sacred Heart Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in Allentown, PA where she designed and implemented a behavioral medicine curriculum for resident physicians. She also co-authored the book, "Helping Children and Families Cope with Parental Illness: A Clinician's Guide." Lynch is currently clinically active at Drexel’s Individual, Couple and Family Therapy Services and in Drexel’s Mother Baby Connections Program. She teaches in both the Master’s in Family Therapy and Doctorate in Couple and Family Therapy programs.


Medical family therapy and collaborative healthcare

Research Interests:

Collaborative and family-centered healthcare, Couples and families coping with chronic illness, Resident physician wellness

Professional Society:

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Collaborative Family Healthcare Association
International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy