Michael J. Bland

Michael Bland, Psy.D., D. Min., L.C.P.C. holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.), a Doctorate in Ministry (D. Min.) in Pastoral Counseling, and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Michael is the Co-Supervisor for the Psychotherapy Training Program at Claret Center, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Loyola University Chicago, Institute of Pastoral Studies since 2009.

He has a private clinical practice on the Northside of Chicago providing counseling for individuals and couples.

Michael consults with and/or servers as a Survivor Assistance Coordinator for a number of Religious Communities, and has worked as a Victim Assistance Clinical Coordinator for an Archdiocese from 1992-2007. Michael served as a core member of the National Review Board for the Protection of Children & Young People, created by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops from 2002-2007, and is currently a member of Presidium’s Accreditation Advisory Council. Michael is a former religious priest, and a thriving survivor of clerical sexual abuse as a minor.