George Hogenson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Jungian psychoanalyst in the Chicago Loop who specializes in trauma, sexuality, aging-related concerns, and college & graduate student mental health. He has extensive experience working with gay men and lesbians as well as adults across the lifespan. Many individuals who come to see George have a history of trauma, including sexual abuse and/or incest. George also works with the combination of personal and professional issues that arise at management levels in large organizations.
George utilizes insight-oriented approaches that are grounded in Jungian and Psychoanalytic therapies. He frequently does long-term, deep work with his clients to help them to get to the heart of their issues and really explore who they are and what they want out of life. He has over three decades of experience working with gay men and helping them develop self-acceptance in addition to exploring how their relationship with their father may have shaped their worldview, if applicable.
George has developed a safe, nonjudgmental space for all genders, races, and backgrounds. He supports his clients on their journey towards healing and helps them recognize that their thoughts and feelings are valid. He received his PhD in Philosophy from Yale University and his MA from the University of Chicago. He also received a diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago. His office is located steps from the Jackson and Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren stops off the Blue, Red, Purple, Brown, Pink, and Orange lines.