Laura Pittman

Northern Illinois University

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Laura Pittman is an associate professor in the Psychology Department at Northern Illinois University, where she also serves at the director of clinical training for the doctoral program in clinical psychology. Pittman earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and mathematical methods in the social sciences from Northwestern University and her master’s degree and PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Connecticut.  Her research focuses on understanding how family processes and contextual factors influence the development of psychopathology and competence in children and adolescents.