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Michael J. Tansey Ph.D.

Michael J. Tansey, Ph.D., is a Chicago-based clinical psychologist, author, and teacher. He is a graduate of Harvard University (A.B., '72, Personality Theory) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Ph.D., '78, Clinical Psychology). In addition to his full-time practice, he was an Assistant Professor teaching and supervising students, interns, residents, and post-doctoral fellows. He has been in private practice for over 35 years with adults, adolescents, and couples.The co-author of Understanding Countertransference, a book on empathy and the therapeutic process, he has written numerous professional journal articles as well as blog posts on The Huffington Post.