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"Persuading another care for themselves can be trickier than you might expect," psychologist Nancy Burgoyne tells Self

Nancy Burgoyne, Ph.D.
• November 06, 2018

Nancy Burgoyne, Ph.D., licensed clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist, was interviewed about how to persuade someone you love to see a doctor in Self. Dr. Burgoyne suggests strategies including leading with compassion (rather than guilt) and setting a good example through looking after your own health.

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Nancy Burgoyne, Ph.D.

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Nancy Burgoyne, Ph.D., is the chief clinical officer and vice president of Clinical Services at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Dr. Burgoyne is a licensed clinical psychologist and a marriage and family therapist. Dr. Burgoyne is part of the teaching faculty in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program in the Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies, and is a clinical lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University.