Dr. Gretchen A. Schmutz is a psychologist and psychoanalyst practicing in Chicago. Dr. Schmutz has been in private practice for more than 20 years treating a broad spectrum of difficulties in adults, children, adolescents. For many years, Dr. Schmutz was a consultant for Little Friends, Inc. providing case consultation, workshops, and seminars for teachers and therapists in special education high schools, workshops, supported employment programs, and groups homes. Dr. Schmutz has taught in a variety of settings including Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and the Institute for Clinical Social Work. In her early career, Dr. Schmutz held joint appointments as a Staff Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and as Director of Psychology for an obesity clinic at Lutheran General Hospital.


Education and Credentials

B.A. University of Chicago, Behavioral Sciences
M.A. Illinois School of Professional Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Psy.D. Illinois School of Professional Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Psychoanalyst National Training Program
Certification National Institute for the Psychotherapies
Member National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
Licensure Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Illinois and Colorado

Board Memberships

Associate Board Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Psychoanalysis 

Board Member, Division II, Childhood and Adolescence, Division 39, Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology