B.S. in Family Social Science — University of Minnesota
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.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Young Professional Member
National Council on Family Relations, Young Professional Member
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.