The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Alexander Brown, Ph.D.

Class of 2003

​Alexander Brown is currently serving as Clinical Director at Metropolitan Family Services, a 500-person, multi-service agency in Cook and DuPage counties. He is responsible for managing all aspects of clinical program planning, development, and standards, as well as facilitating strategic planning, conducting oversight of the grievance process and response, and representing the agency to outside organizations. Dr. Brown also teaches at the DePaul University School of Public Service, maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Evanston, and reviews documents for the Council on Accreditation.


  • M.B.A., Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
  • Ph.D., Institute for Clinical Social Work


And therapist makes three: The experience of having a significant other in psychotherapy (2003)