Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Nancy  Burke, PhD

Nancy Burke, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Focus of Work


My clinical interests are in long- and short-term, psychodynamically informed psychotherapy with both high-functioning and severely mentally ill adult outpatients, marital/couples therapy and clinical supervision. My research interests include psychoanalytic theory, gender theory, fantasy, creativity, psychodynamically-informed developmental theory, the relationships between clinical work, psychological theory, and the arts and humanities, psychoanalysis and culture theory, and psychoanalytic politics.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Chicago, Psychology (1990)



Nancy Burke, PhD
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