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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:

October 2019
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Level 1 Training

This is the first step in learning Gottman Method Couples Therapy. A truly inspiring workshop, Level 1 Training in Evanston, IL will give you new insights into treatment for couples who struggle, using research-based assessments and effective interventions.

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Location:

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston 1818 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL 60201 United States

Time:

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Presented By:

Mike McNulty Ph.D.
November 2019
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Sun10Nov

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The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop in Des Plaines, IL 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.

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Registration Site

Location:

Oakton Community College 1600 East Golf Road, Rooms 1608 & 1610
Des Plaines, IL 60016 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Presented By:

Mike McNulty Ph.D.
Fri15Nov
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Sun17Nov

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Level 3 Training

Through videotaped cases of real couples, hands-on role plays, demonstrations of assessments and interventions, and nuanced discussion of technique, the Level 3 Practicum in Evanston, IL significantly expands your understanding of when and how to use Gottman Method approaches.

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Registration Site

Location:

TBD – Evanston Evanston, IL 60201 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Presented By:

Mike McNulty Ph.D.
March 2020
Sat7Mar
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Sun8Mar

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The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop in Skokie, IL 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.

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Registration Site

Location:

TBD – Skokie Skokie, IL 60077 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Presented By:

Mike McNulty Ph.D.
June 2020
Sat13Jun
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Sun14Jun

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The Art and Science of Love

Based on over 40 years of research with thousands of couples, this workshop in Skokie, IL 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.

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Registration Site

Location:

TBD – Skokie Skokie, IL 60077 United States

Time:

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Presented By:

Mike McNulty Ph.D.
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