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Chief Clinical Officer
VP of Clinical Services
Clinical Lecturer
Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology — Depaul Univeristy
M.A. in Clinical-Community Psychology — Depaul Univeristy
B.A. in Human Development — Boston College
I Treat
15-20 Years Old
Young Adult
Issues I Treat
Family of Origin Issues
Life Stage Transitions
Adult Children & Parent Relationship Issues
Divorce / Marital Separation / Post-Divorce Adjustment
Grief & Loss
Depression / Mood Disorders
Families with Chronically Mentally Ill Members
Family Business Issues
Women's Issues
Anxiety Disorders
LGB/TQ+ Identity & Relationships
Therapists in Therapy
College (Transition to)
Midlife (Transitions in)
Types of Therapy
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions)
Family Therapy
Integrative Systemic Therapy

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.

Dr. Burgoyne is a practicing clinician who abides by the scientist-practitioner model. Her clinical interests include:

  • life stage transitions, including adolescent adjustment, emerging adults, adult children and parent relationship issues, 
  • personal/existential/identity exploration,
  • cultural transition,
  • systemically focused family of origin work,
  • families with chronically mentally ill members,
  • divorce recovery, 
  • and post-divorce co-parenting.

Dr. Burgoyne has been a behavioral health professional for over 25 years, is an LGB/TQ+ ally and is committed to approaching her work with cultural humility.

Insurance Accepted
Out of Network Reimbursement
Self Pay