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Child and Adolescent Anxiety Fellow
M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy — The Family Institute at Northwestern University
B.S. in Family Social Science — University of Minnesota
I Treat
5-10 Years Old
10-15 Years Old
15-20 Years Old
Couple & Marriage
Young Adult
Issues I Treat
Anxiety Disorders
Depression / Mood Disorders
Emotion Regulation Issues
Stress Management
Child Behavioral Problems
Child-Parent Attachment Issues
Parenting Issues
Life Stage Transitions
LGB/TQ+ Identity & Relationships
College (Transition to)
School Stress
Step or Blended Families
Divorce Impact on Children
Anger Management
Families with Chronically Mentally Ill Members
Men’s Issues
Grief & Loss
Personality Disorders
Types of Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Family Therapy
Integrative Systemic Therapy
Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies

Mr. Callahan is a systems therapist trained at The Family Institute with experience working in both outpatient and residential treatment programs. Recognizing there is no "one size fits all" solution, he collaborates with his clients to apply the work done in therapy to their every day lives. He works with individuals, couples and families, incorporating behavioral approaches to therapy through a systemic lens.

Mr. Callahan's therapeutic interests are in child and adolescent anxiety and identity development, and he is experienced working with clients and families living with severe and persistent mental illness. As a Postgraduate Fellow at The Family Institute, he applies the most recent research and empirically validated techniques to his therapeutic practice. Mr. Callahan is an LGBTQ+ affirmative therapist.

Other Professional Involvement/Leadership Positions

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Young Professional Member

National Council on Family Relations, Young Professional Member

Published Works

Catalpa, J.M., Callahan, C., & McGuire, J. K (2016, November). Transgender Sexuality: A qualitative analysis of sexual identity development among transgender adolescents. Presentation at the 2016 National Council on Family Relationships Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Callahan, C., Catalpa, J. M., & McGuire, J. K (2016, November). Transgender Sexuality: Changes in sexual orientation labeling and identity. Presentation at the 2016 Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

Insurance Accepted
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Self Pay
Out of Network Reimbursement