Roger Thomson, Co-director of Integrative Health Partners, received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern University. With over 30 years experience, he is expert in treating a wide range of problems, with special interests in helping people with anxiety, chronic pain and other medical problems, and marital problems. Personal and executive coaching is also one of his specialties. He has been on the faculty of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine since 1986, and for two decades he was the Director of Training at the Counseling Center of Fourth Presbyterian Church. Dr. Thomson has written and lectured on mindfulness in the practice of psychotherapy.
In addition to being a psychologist, Dr. Thomson is also a Soto Zen Buddhist priest. He received dharma transmission from Rev. Shoken Winecoff, Abbot of Ryumonji Zen Monastery, and he is a teacher in the lineage of Dainin Katagiri Roshi. His sangha in Chicago is called the Chicago Zen Meditation Community, which meets at 30 N Michigan and in Lincoln Park, and is sponsored in part by Integrative Health Partners.