The Institute for Clinical Social Work


James N. Lampe, Ph.D.

James Lampe is an instructor for qualitative research and for self psychology in the distance learning program at ICSW, as well as a member of the Professional Enrichment Committee, a consultant for students in the general program, clinical sequence, and the Military and Veterans Social Work Specialization. He also instructs students in independent studies. Dr. Lampe’s areas of clinical expertise include adults, individuals, and couples, anxiety, depression, trauma services, and GLBT issues. He utilizes a self psychology perspective along with aspects of attachment theory and modern psychoanalytic perspectives in his practice.​


  • B.A., Loras College
  • M.S.W., University of Iowa
  • Ph.D., Institute for Clinical Social Work


An exploration of the impact of the AIDS epidemic on gay men in midlife (2010)


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