Dr. Eman Tadros

  Assistant Professor
  708-534-4908 ext. 4908
  Office Location: G310
  Office Hours: Monday 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  College: COE

Counselor Education and Supervision, Ed.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 55 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:

Negash, S., Robertson, P. N., Tadros, E., & DeJesus, S. (Accepted). A Brief Relationship Education Pilot Intervention for Men Post-Release. The Prison Journal.

Tadros, E., Hutcherson, R.,* & Aguirre, N.* (In press). How is family therapy discussed in the literature on incarceration? A systematic review. American Journal of Family Therapy.

Tadros, E., Presley, S.,* & Gomez, E.* (In press). “Not for the weak”: The lived experience of women in romantic relationships with incarcerated individuals. Crime & Delinquency.

Tadros, E., Gomez, E.,* & Dudek, M.,* (In press). Couple connectedness in the time of COVID-19. Family Journal.

Owoo, F. K. & Tadros, E. (In press). Conceptualizing sickle cell disease and the family with intergenerational family therapy. American Journal of Family Therapy.

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. 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. 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

Tadros, E. (2021). The impact of incarceration on coparenting: A review of the literature. Journal of Family Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1080/10522158.2021.2003920

Negash, S., Roberson, P. N., & Tadros, E. (2021). The Sexual Experiences of Heterosexual Men Post-Incarceration: Attitudes, Knowledge, and Behaviors. Sexuality & Culture. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-021-09922-w

Cappetto, M. & Tadros, E. (2021). The impact of materialism on relational satisfaction. International Journal of Systemic Therapy, 32(4). http://doi.org/10.1080/2692398X.2021.1987116

Peña, B. & Tadros, E. (2021). Exploring clinicians’ knowledge, beliefs and clinical experiences related to pansexual youth. Journal of Bisexuality, 21(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15299716.2021.1982101

Umamaheswar, J. & Tadros, E. (2021). “Anybody can be father, but not anybody can be a Dad.” Fathering and the intergenerational transmission of masculinity among incarcerated men. Crime & Delinquency. https://doi.org/10.1177/00111287211047531

Lester, Y., Owens, D., & Tadros, E. (2021). Black Women in Counselor Education. Journal of Professional Counseling: Practice, Theory, and Research, 48(2).

Britton, R. & Tadros, E. (2021). The experiences of counselors treating individuals with HIV. Rehabilitation Professional, 29(3).

Tadros, E., Fanning, K., Jensen, S., & Poehlmann-Tynan, J. (2021). Coparenting and mental health in families with jailed parents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(16), 8705. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18168705

Tadros, E., Owens, D., & Middleton, T. (2021). Systemic Racism and Family Therapy. American Journal of Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2021.1958271

Harris, A.* & Tadros, E. (2021). Utilizing a growth mindset and the Tadros Theory of Change to increase children’s wellbeing. Family Journal. https://doi.org/10.1177/10664807211022231

Owoo, F. K. & Tadros, E. (2021). The lived experiences of caregivers of children with sickle cell disease: A phenomenological study. American Journal of Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2021.1941420

Tadros, E. (2021). The Tadros theory of change with incarcerated populations. American Journal of Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2021.1929560

Tadros, E. & Smithee, L. (2021). Treating incarcerated lesbian couples with the Tadros theory of change. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services. https://doi.org/10.1080/10538720.2021.1921649

Tadros, E. & Durante, K. (2021). Coparenting, negative educational outcomes, and familial instability in justice-involved families. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X211013740

Tadros, E. (2021). Treating mental illness and relational concerns in incarcerated settings. Family Journal, 29(3). https://doi.org/10.1177%2F10664807211000083

Tadros, E., Durante, K. A., McKay, T., & Hollie, B. (2021). Coparenting from prison: An examination of incarcerated fathers’ consensus of coparenting. American Journal of Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2021.1913669

Tadros, E., Aguirre, N.,* Jensen, S., & Poehlmann-Tynan, J. (2021). COVID-19 inspired relational telemental health services for incarcerated individuals and their families. Contemporary Family Therapy, 43(3), 214-225. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10591-021-09578-6

Tor, S. M., Watson, D., & Tadros, E. (2021). Discrimination, depression, and dyads: Experiences of discrimination influence the partner relationship. American Journal of Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2021.1909512

Cappetto, M. & Tadros, E. (2021). The impact of materialism, counseling, and financial status on physical health. American Journal of Family Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2021.1880344

Tadros, E., Hutcherson, R.,* & Greene, A.* (2021). Advocating for an incarcerated informed lens in therapy. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 65(5). https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0306624X20975162

Tadros, E. (2021). Hierarchical privilege and power in supervision. International Journal of Systemic Therapy, 32(1). https://doi.org/10.1080/08975353.2020.1809917

Tadros, E., Schleiden, C., Jenkins, L., & Aguirre, N.* (2021). The experiences of marriage and family therapists working in incarcerated settings. American Journal of Family Therapy, 49(5), 461-479. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2020.1834469

Tadros, E. & Owens, D. (2021). Clinical implications for culturally informed counseling with incarcerated individuals. American Journal of Family Therapy, 49(4), 344-355. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2020.1813659

Chappelle, N. & Tadros, E. (2021). Using structural family therapy to understand the impact of poverty and trauma on African American adolescents: A literature review. Family Journal, 29(2). https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1066480720950427

Patton, R., Tadros, E., & Finney, N. (2021). Exploring alcohol use and social connection among older Latinxs: A brief report. Family Journal, 29(4). https://doi.org/10.1177/1066480720964057