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Mike McNulty

Ph.D.

Specialties:

  • ADHD
  • Affairs
  • Trauma

Mike McNulty, PhD is a psychotherapist, consultant, master trainer, and teacher with nearly 30 years of experience. He graduated from The Catholic University of America with a Master’s degree in Social Work and the Institute for Clinical Social Work with a doctorate focusing on psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic research.

Mike became a Certified Gottman Relationship Therapist in 2005. Since that time, he has led all 3 levels of Gottman trainings at The University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration’s Professional Development Program. He has also presented Chicago area Gottman Art and Science of Love Workshops, at least twice per year, since 2007. Mike founded The Chicago Relationship Center in 2014, which offers Gottman trainings and workshops, and has produced workshops led by Dan Wile, PhD.

Mike has taught at the doctorate level for over a decade. He was an affiliate professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and is currently a visiting instructor at The Institute for Clinical Social Work. He has taught couple therapy, psychopathology, international intervention, and trauma and attachment disorders. His other areas of clinical expertise include the emotional aspects of attention deficit disorder and learning disabilities.

Mike’s international training efforts have focused on Sri Lanka. Since the tsunami of 2004, he has traveled to Sri Lanka twice per year (21 times to date) to teach Sinhalese and Tamil lay counselors courses on basic counseling skills. He received Fulbright Specialist grants for his work in 2010, 2014, and 2015. He was one of the first Gottman therapists to lead Gottman trainings in a foreign country, and made presentations on his international training efforts at Gottman Conferences.

In additional, Mike has made presentations on The Gottman Method in the Chicago area at the Northshore University Health System’s Grand rounds, The Center on Halsted, and Illinois Psychological Association’s annual conference,  and other area hospitals and agencies.

His publications include “Dyslexia and the Life Course”, a feature article summarizing his research in the Journal of Learning Disabilities.

His teaching style is very collaborative. He hopes to help participants master the Gottman Method in a relaxed atmosphere, where they feel comfortable discussing concepts and sharing case examples.

Upcoming Events:

February 2022

Sat5Feb
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Sun6Feb

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The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop will give you new insights and research-based skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you manage conflict in a healthy, positive way.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

Executive Inn and Suites – Oakland 1755 Embarcadero Ste. I
Oakland, CA 94606 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm PST

Presented By:

Sinead Smyth LMFT
Mike McNulty Ph.D.
Sat5Feb
to
Sun6Feb

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The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop will give you new insights and research-based skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you manage conflict in a healthy, positive way.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

Executive Inn and Suites – Oakland 1755 Embarcadero Ste. I
Oakland, CA 94606 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm PST

Presented By:

Sinead Smyth LMFT
Mike McNulty Ph.D.

March 2022

Sun6Mar
to
Mon7Mar

,

The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop will give you new insights and research-based skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you manage conflict in a healthy, positive way.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

Double Tree Hilton North Shore Conference Center 9599 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, IL 60077 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm CST

Presented By:

Mike McNulty Ph.D.
Sinead Smyth LMFT
Mon7Mar
to
Wed9Mar

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Level 2 Training

Deepen your understanding of Gottman Method Couples Therapy and expand your strategies and interventions in your work with couples. Practice using Gottman Method interventions in group role-plays while receiving personal, supportive coaching from trainers.

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Registration Site

Location:

Double Tree Hilton North Shore Conference Center 9599 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, IL 60077 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm CST

Presented By:

Mike McNulty Ph.D.
Sinead Smyth LMFT

June 2022

Sat11Jun
to
Sun12Jun

,

The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop will give you new insights and research-based skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you manage conflict in a healthy, positive way.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

Double Tree Hilton North Shore Conference Center 9599 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, IL 60077 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm CDT

Presented By:

Mike McNulty Ph.D.

November 2022

Sat12Nov
to
Sun13Nov

,

The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop will give you new insights and research-based skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you manage conflict in a healthy, positive way.

Find out more »
Registration Site

Location:

Double Tree Hilton North Shore Conference Center 9599 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, IL 60077 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm CST

Presented By:

Mike McNulty Ph.D.
Sinead Smyth LMFT
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