The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Dennis McCaughan, Ph.D.

​Dennis McCaughan is a faculty member of ICSW where he teaches and offers clinical and research consultation. Dr. McCaughan has taught in the areas of human development, psychoanalytic theory, and psychotherapy at a number of institutions including ICSW, Northwestern University, the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently he is consulting psychotherapist at the St. James Cathedral Counseling Center, Chicago, and The Community House, Hinsdale, Illinois. In addition, he is a contributing editor to the journal,Schools: Studies in Education. Dr. McCaughan has been in the independent practice of psychotherapy since 1984 and is a licensed clinical psychologist in the State of Illinois.


  • B.S., Boston University
  • M.A., Stanford University
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago


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