Michael Mangis, Ph.D.

M.A. in Counseling Ministries Program Director, Professor of Psychology
On Faculty since 1989

Office: BGC M205
Phone: (630)752-5757
Fax: (630)752-7033
Email:

Education

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Wyoming, 1989

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Illinois license 071-004331

B.A. Psychology, Wheaton College, 1984

About Michael Mangis

Dr. Mangis is a practicing a clinical psychologist and with Heartland Counseling in Elburn, Illinois. He is co-founder and Executive Director of the Center for Rural Psychology >>  and founding member of the Chicago Area Christian Training Consortium >> .

Courses Taught

  • Social, Cultural, and Spiritual Foundations of Mental Health
  • Psychodynamic Theory and Practice with Individuals and Systems
  • Issues in Professional Practice
  • Advanced Psychodynamic Psychology
  • Spiritual Direction and Care of the Soul
  • Internship Seminar
  • Ethics and Professional Issues
  • Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy Seminar

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Christian Association for Psychological Studies CAPS.net
  • National Association for Rural Mental Health NARMH.org

Research

Dr. Mangis' research interests include integration of psychology and theology, applications of contemplative Christian spirituality, psychoanalytic psychology, rural psychology, and gender studies.

Publications

Books and Book Chapters

Mangis, M. (2008). Signature Sins: Taming Our Wayward Hearts, Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press.

Mangis, M., Aten, J. D., Campbell, C., Tucker, B., Ahmed Kobeisy, & Halberda, R. (In press). Spirituality and termination. In J. D. Aten & M. Leach (Eds.), Spirituality and the therapeutic process: A guide for mental health professionals. American Psychological Association.

Mangis, M. W., & Watson, R. A. (2003). Personhood, spiritual formation, and intersubjectivity in the desert fathers and mothers. In T. Speidell & W. School (Eds.), On being a person: A multidisciplinary approach to personality theories (pp. 34-54). Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock.

Mangis, M. W. (2003). Spiritual formation and Christian psychology: A response and application of Willard's Perspective. In T. W. Hall & M. R. McMinn (Eds.), Spirituality formation, counseling, and psychotherapy. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Watson, R. A., & Mangis, M. W. (2003). Personhood, Spiritual Formation, and Intersubjectivity in the Desert Fathers and Mothers. In T. Speidell, & W. School (Eds.). On Being a Person: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Personality Theories. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock.

Mangis, M. W. (2001). The Integration of Psychoanalytic Psychology and Contemplative Theology: Lessons from the History of Spiritual Direction. In T. Phillips & M. McMinn (Eds.), The Care of the Soul: Exploring the Intersection of Theology and Psychology. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity. (pp. 187-202)

Articles and Papers

Mangis, M. W., & Aten, J. D. (Eds.), (Winter, 2007). Special issue: Clinical supervision & Christian spirituality. Journal of Psychology and Theology.

Mangis, M. W. (2007). Kicking the patient: immediacy in the consulting room. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 35(1), 43-51.

Mangis, M., Aten, J. D., Flanagan, K. S., Saylor, N., & Sandbulte, N. (2007). Enhancing rural psychology training and awareness. The Mississippi Psychologist, 32(1), 1-4.

Watson, R. A., & Mangis, M. W. (2001). The contribution of the desert tradition to a contemporary understanding of community and spiritual intersubjectivity. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 20(4), 309-323.

Mangis, M. W. (2000). Spiritual formation and Christian psychology: A response and application of Willard's perspective. Journal of Psychology and Theology 28(4), 286-289.

Mangis, M. W. (1999). An alien horizon: The psychoanalytic contribution to a Christian hermeneutic of humility and confidence. Christian Scholar's Review, 28(3), 411-431.

Presentations

Mangis, M. (2007). Signature sins. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies.

Mangis, M. (2006).What’s all the fuss about integration? A primer to 50 years of history. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies.

Mangis, M. (2006). Outreach to underserved populations. Preconference workshop at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies.

Mangis, M. (2006). Clinical supervision: A Christian approach. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies.

Mangis, M. (2005, April). Metaphors for Christian counseling and psychotherapy. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, Dallas, TX.

Mangis, M. (2004, July 29). Clinical supervision I: The process and ethics of clinical supervision. Continuing Education Workshop, Elburn, IL.

Mangis, M. (2004, July 29). Clinical supervision I: The process and ethics of clinical supervision. Continuing Education Workshop, Elburn, IL.