Arthur Nielsen , MD

Author, Editor, Faculty (Institute), Part-time teacher, Psychiatrist, Therapist in private practice, University professor in a teaching-focused program

Couple therapy Psychoanalysis; psychoanalytic psychotherapy

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Feinberg School of Medicine; Northwestern University

333 E Ontario St; Suite 4209; Chicago
IL, 60611; United States

312-649-0570
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Biography

Arthur Nielsen

Arthur Nielsen, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and couple therapist. He earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard College and his MD at Johns Hopkins. He completed his psychiatry residency at Yale and, did family therapy training at The Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, and graduated from The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. Professor Nielsen is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine; and serves on the faculty of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, where he teaches couple therapy; and on the faculty of The Family Institute at Northwestern University. For many years, he coordinated a for-credit course he developed for Northwestern undergraduates, Marriage 101: Building Loving and Lasting Relationships. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and the author of over 40 papers in the fields of psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and couple therapy. His most recent book (Routledge, 2016) is A Roadmap for Couple Therapy: Integrating Systemic, Psychodynamic, and Behavioral Approaches.

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Professional Roles

Author, Editor, Faculty (Institute), Part-time teacher, Psychiatrist, Therapist in private practice, University professor in a teaching-focused program

Therapeutic Approach / Theoretical Model

Emotionally-Focused Family Therapy, Existential / Experiential Therapies, Family Systems, Medicine/Biopsychosocial Models, Integrative Models, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Psychoeducation, Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic, Psychopharmacology, Relational Models, Structural Family Therapy

Languages Spoken

English