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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., (she/her) is the chief clinical officer at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and a marriage and family therapist who abides by the scientist-practitioner model. She has more than 30 years of experience providing direct service to clients, and training and leading clinicians. Dr. Burgoyne is committed to approaching her work with cultural humility.