Whitney Graff


969 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Areas of Expertise
Contextual Behavioral Approaches
Contextually Focused Dialectical Behavior Therapy
FAP and Relational Components of Contextual Behavioral Therapies

This course will focus on developing clinical skills in therapeutic relationship-building. We will establish a foundation for therapeutic interactions based on Functional...

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Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: A Behavioral Model of the Therapeutic Relationship

Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (known as "FAP") is a contextual behavioral lens through which to view the therapeutic relationship. While not necessarily a treatment...

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  • 60500 Functional Analytic Psychotherapy

Job Experience

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Director of Psychological Testing, Midwest Counseling & Diagnostics LLC
  • Adjunct Faculty, Adler School of Professional Psychology
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Wildflower Center for Emotional Health
  • Post-doc/psychotherapist, Calm Minds LLC

Fields of Special Interest

  • Contextual Behaviorism
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Functional Analytic Psychotherapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Psychological testing, neuropsychological testing, evaluation
  • Eating disorders, anxiety disorders, executive functioning


  • Graff, W. (2018). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: Increasing the potency of the therapeutic relationship. Renfrew Center Foundation Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Graff, W. (2016, 2017). Functional Analytic Psychotherapy. University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, Chicago, IL.
  • Graff, W. (2016). Welcome, Anxiety: How to change your relationship to anxiety and reclaim your life. Wildflower Center for Emotional Health, Chicago, IL.