Dr. Eman Tadros

  Assistant Professor
  708-534-4908 ext. 4908
  Office Location: G310
  Office Hours: Tue. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & Wed. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  College: COE

Counselor Education and Supervision, Ph.D.
Division of Psyc and Counseling

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Eman Tadros is an Assistant Professor and the Marriage and Family Counseling Track Leader at Governors State University in the Division of Psychology and Counseling. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Akron's Counselor Education and Supervision: Marriage and Family Therapy program. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist, MBTI certified, and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Her research follows the trajectory of incarcerated coparenting, incorporating family therapy into incarcerated settings, and the utilization of family systems theories within these settings.

Dr. Tadros has published 76 research articles in scholarly journals. Eman has secured external funding to support her research. She was the recipient of the AAMFT Minority Fellowship Program funded by SAMHSA for four years. Dr. Tadros has served as a student representative, Pre-Clinical Fellow representative, and coordinated the Lifeline Campaign for the New Jersey Association of Marriage and Family Therapy State Board. In addition, Eman served as an ad-hoc reviewer for AAMFT and NCFR conferences. She works with the Empowering Woman program at Northeastern University where she mentors women of color in achieving their academic and personal goals. She is presently the Illinois Family TEAM leader and was formerly the Ohio Family TEAM leader. She has spoken to government officials on Capitol Hill regarding pressing issues faced by MFTs. She has also written articles for family magazines and edited collections such as Family Therapy Magazine. Through writing these articles, she has advocated for the rights of MFTs.

Dr. Tadros has worked in a variety of clinical settings: clinical mental health, hospital, correctional, private practice, school, and telehealth. Eman has demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusion through published scholarly works, clinical work with underserved populations, and has supervised and mentored individuals on cultural humility and competencies using an intersectional, social justice approach to problems.

Dr. Tadros is accepting new advisees, mentees, research assistants, and interns. She welcomes research collaboration between colleagues and students.

Newest articles:

Chappelle, N. & Tadros, E. (Accepted for Spring 2023). Trauma and perceived closeness between African American adolescents and their parents’ impact on self-esteem. The Journal of Trauma Studies in Education.

Tadros, E., Salman, M.,* Ramadan, A.,* & Daifallah, N.* (In press). Community sadness: Clinical recommendations for working with grieving Arab American families. International Journal of Social Psychiatry.

McKay, T. & Tadros, E. (In press). Fatherhood and Chronic Stress Among Men in Contact with the Criminal Justice System. Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

Tadros, E., Durante, K., Morgan, A. A., & Hutcherson, R.* (In press). An actor-partner interdependence model analysis of family support and depression among coparenting couples with an incarcerated partner. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.

Morgan, A. A., Kosi-Huber, J.,* Farley, T. M.,* Tadros, E., & Bell, A. M.* (2022). Felons need not apply: Families and the impact of the tough-on-crime era’s welfare benefits ban. Journal of Child and Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-022-02400-3

Durante, K., Meertins, J., & Tadros, E. (2022). Institutional Relational Maintenance Barriers and Perceptions of Relationship Quality among Women with Incarcerated Coparenting Partners. Crime & Delinquency. https://doi.org/10.1177/00111287221113304

Contos, L.* & Tadros, E. (2022). Increasing Collaboration between Homeschoolers and Counselors. Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning. https://jual.nipissingu.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2022/02/v14290.pdf

Contos, L.* & Tadros, E. (2022). Counseling Preferences of Homeschooling Families. Home School Researcher, 37(2), 1-10. https://www.nheri.org/counseling-preferences-of-homeschooling-families/

Tadros, E. & Presley, S.* (2022). “Fear of the Unknown”: Coparenting with an incarcerated individual. International Journal of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X221106335

Quansri, O.* & Tadros, E. (2022). Advocating for Wellness Coaching to Enhance Quality of Life in Rehabilitation Professionals. The Rehabilitation Professional.

Tadros, E., Durante, K., Sugrue, K.,* & Barbini, M.* (2022). PTSD symptoms and coparenting among incarcerated fathers. Journal of Child and Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-022-02337-7

Tadros, E., Ramadan, A.* & Salman, M.* (2022). The Path We Face: Clinical implications for destigmatizing therapy for Arab American couples. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/15332691.2022.2086955

Tadros, E., Morgan, A. A., & Durante, K. (2022). Criticism, compassion, and conspiracy theories: A thematic analysis of what people on Twitter are saying about COVID in correctional settings. International Journal of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X221102847

Jhuremalani, A.,* Tadros, E., & Goody, A. (2022). Stereo-atypical: An Investigation into the Explicit and Implicit Gender Stereotypes in Primary School-Aged Children. Early Childhood Education Journal.

Negash, S., Roberson, P. N., Tadros, E., & DeJesus, S.* (2022). A Brief Relationship Education Pilot Intervention for Men Post-Release. The Prison Journal, (102)3. https://doi.org/10.1177/00328855221095560

Tadros, E., Cappetto, M., & Aguirre, N.* (2022). Treating specific phobia fear of injury through narrative therapy post-release: A clinical case study. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, (33)3. https://doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2022.2065332

Tadros, E., & Tor, S. (2022). Examining the association between fatherhood attitudes and parental warmth among incarcerated fathers. Family Journal. https://doi.org/10.1177/10664807221090949

Britton, R., Lee, I., Tadros, E., & Love-Jordan Banks, J. A.* (2022). HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Needs of Counselors-in-Training. The Rehabilitation Professional, 30(1), 25–38.

Tadros, E. & Morgan, A. A. (2022). The Tadros Theory: A clinical supervision framework for working with incarcerated individuals and their families. Trends in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43076-022-00155-w

Tadros, E., Presley, S.,* & Gomez, E.* (2022). “Not for the weak”: The lived experience of women in romantic relationships with incarcerated individuals. Crime & Delinquency. https://doi.org/10.1177/00111287221077657

Tadros, E. & Vlach, A.* (2022). Conflictual couples: The impact of dyadic adjustment and depressive symptoms on conflict in incarcerated couples. Journal of Family Trauma, Child Custody, and Child Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/26904586.2022.2041525

Tadros, E. (2022). The importance of the ‘village’: Examining social supports and hazardous alcohol use among mothers with an incarcerated coparent. American Journal of Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2022.2040400

Tadros, E., Gomez, E.,* & Dudek, M.,* (2022). Couple connectedness in the time of COVID-19. Family Journal, 30(4). https://doi.org/10.1177/10664807221082397

Tadros, E., Hutcherson, R.,* & Aguirre, N.* (2022). How is family therapy discussed in the literature on incarceration? A systematic review. American Journal of Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2022.2031343

Owoo, F. K. & Tadros, E. (2022). Conceptualizing sickle cell disease and the family with intergenerational family therapy. American Journal of Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2022.2028591

Tadros, E., Durante, K. A., McKay, T., Barbini, M.,* & Hollie, B. (2022). Mental health, perceived consensus of coparenting, and physical health among incarcerated fathers and their non- incarcerated, romantic partners. Families, Systems, & Health. https://doi.org/10.1037/fsh0000671

Tadros, E., & Ansell, A.* (2022). Romantic attachment, childhood stability, depression, and PTSD in couples with an incarcerated partner. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 67(2) 619- 629. https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.14976

Yehudah, S.* & Tadros, E. (2022). Counseling advocacy: Seeking justice for Black birth equity. Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy, 9(1) 3-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2326716X.2021.2018067

Peña, B. & Tadros, E. (2022). Clinician knowledge, training, and experience working with pansexual youth. Sexual and Relationship Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/14681994.2021.1994137

Tadros, E., Barbini, M.,* Durante, K. A., & Cappetto, M. (2022). The impact of physical health, race, and financial status on relational satisfaction. Journal of Family Issues. https://doi.org/10.1177/0192513X211058830

Tadros, E., Barbini, M.,* & Kaur, L. (2022). Collaborative healthcare in incarcerated settings. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X211058952