John Mundt, PhD
John Mundt, Ph.D., presents nationally on the topics of trauma and other mental health issues in the returning combat veterans. Dr. Mundt is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has experience in working with clients of all ages and from across the diagnostic spectrum. His work with traumatized veterans is pragmatic, often crisis-focused, and incorporates the realities of their situation, community and culture. He has been a staff psychologist at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (Chicago, IL) for over 20 years, providing both long-term and time-limited psychotherapy, as well as psychological assessment and case management for veterans. For over 15 years, Dr. Mundt has been the psychologist in the medical center's acute-care partial hospitalization program, with a focus on brief treatment of PTSD stemming from combat, sexual assault and inner-city violence as well as other sources of trauma. In addition to psychotherapy, his approach to treatment in this setting emphasizes intensive psychoeducation as well as aggressive case management and advocacy for veterans in the program.
In his private practice, Dr. Mundt has engaged individuals, couples and families around a range of issues, including post-traumatic reactions. He has been an assistant professor of psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago since 1994. Dr. Mundt holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
He is an experienced and sought-after lecturer and trainer who will engage you with his expertise and practicality and his energetic and dynamic presentation style.