Kevin McMahon, MSW - Conceptual Foundations Sequence Chair
Kevin McMahon teaches development courses in the PhD and Master’s degree programs focusing on both phase of life issues and the broader experience of emotional development and change across the course of life. Kevin is also a clinical consultant in both programs. Beyond his work at ICSW, Kevin maintains a private psychotherapy practice, working with children, adolescents and adults. He is also on staff in the adult and child and adolescent psychotherapy clinics at the Institute for Psychoanalysis. His areas of clinical expertise include understanding child and adolescent moods and behaviors as well as working adults struggling with anxiety, depression and school/work/relationship difficulties. Kevin values his work at ICSW because he experiences a reciprocal intersection amidst teaching and learning that facilitates growth in all parties involved.
Areas of Interest & Approaches to Practice
Approaches to Practice: Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Individual and Family Therapy for Children, Adolescents and Adults.
Areas of Interest/Expertise: The Importance and Meaning of Play; Parent/Child Relationships; Implicit Nonverbal Communication; Developmental Influence of Trauma; Neuroscience; Clinical Consultation.
B.S., Slippery Rock University , Slippery Rock, PA
MSW, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Certificate, Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago, IL
Courses Taught at ICSW
: Developmental Theories I
CF 560: Developmental Theories II
CCP 640: Human Development II: Young Adulthood through the Mature Years
Additional Faculty Roles
3139 N Lincoln Ave. suite #222
Chicago, IL 60657