Nathaniel Gilham

 

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Course

  • 40212 Couples Therapy
  • Prior to coming to the University of Chicago, taught several courses at the doctoral level including: Clinical Consultation, Models of Clinical Supervision, Advanced Clinical Practice, Teaching in Higher Education
  • Also taught several courses at the master's level including: Couples and Family Counseling, Community Mental Health Counseling, Practicum and Internship Seminar

Job Experience

  • Licensed in Illinois as a Clinical Professional Counselor and has 23 years clinical practice, having been in private practice since 1996
  • Several years administrative experience
  • Currently Director of Clinical Services at the Chicago Torture Justice Center (the only counseling center in the U.S. that addresses domestic torture cases)
  • President of Illinois Counseling Association Division of Couples and Family Therapists

 

Fields of Special Interest

  • Trauma
  • Intergenerational racism
  • Politicized healing
  • Resilience in work at the Chicago Torture Justice Center

Publications or Presentations

  • Gilham, N., Koch, G., Campbell, J.  and Thompson, N. (2016). Developing compassion between police and the community. Presented at the annual Illinois Association for Multicultural Counseling Spring Conference, May 2016.

  •  Koch, G., Gilham, N., Campbell, J.  and Thompson, N. (2016). Are you sick of it?  Seeking community unity in a world of racism. Presented at the annual Illinois Association for Multicultural Counseling Spring Conference, May 2016.

  •  Gilham, N.,  Koch, G., Cairo, R., Wilczynski, J., Galtnet, J. and Campbell, J. (2015). Addressing race and promoting unity. Presented at Argosy University, Chicago, March 2016.

  •  Gilham, N. L., & Gilham, C., (2014). Identifying Elements of Effective Couples Counseling. Presented at the annual state conference for the Illinois Counseling Association. November 2014.

  •  Gilham, N.L., & Gilham, C., (2013). Assessing and Treating the Blended Family: A Wellness Model.  Presented at the annual state conference for the Illinois Counseling Association. November 2013.