Dr. George Didier, III is a clinical psychologist, pastoral psychotherapist and a diplomate Jungian Analyst in private practice in Rockford, Crystal Lake, and Chicago, IL. After graduate studies he was ordained a catholic priest and served the Diocese of Rockford for 10 years. During this time, he also went back to school and earned a doctorate in pastoral psychotherapy. He left the priesthood after 10 years, married and changed careers, going back to school again to earn a doctorate in clinical psychology. After graduation he worked as a psychologist and teacher at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Rockford, while developing his private practice. Dr. Didier was a founding member of the Center for Wholistic Counseling at Resurrection, in Woodstock, IL, serving as clinical director of the Center from 1995 to 2007.
Dr. Didier’s area of specialization includes working with mood and anxiety disorders, mind/body wellness, trauma and life transitions, relationship difficulties, including gay and lesbian issues, and crises in personal and spiritual growth. He provides psychotherapy and Jungian psychoanalysis with individuals, adolescence, couples and families.
With over 25 years of serving and working with individuals, couples, and families he has focused his attention and specialized in the exploration and interfacing of depth psychology and spirituality. At this intersection he has had additional training in meditation, breath work and transpersonal psychology.
DIPLOMATE ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGY, C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago. (2006)
PSY.D. IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY: Illinois School of Professional Psychology. (1994)
DOCTOR OF MINISTRY IN PASTORAL PSYCHOLOGY: Chicago Theological Seminary. (1989)
MASTERS OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY: Catholic University of America. (1980)
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY: Northern Illinois University. (1977)
International Association for Analytical Psychology
American Psychological Association
Illinois Psychological Association
Chicago Society of Jungian Analysts
American Association of Pastoral Counselors
APA Division 39 Member - Psychoanalysis
Certification of the Chicago Society of Jungian Analysts to train analysts is granted by The International Association of Analytical Psychology. The C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago is accredited as a psychoanalytic training institute by The American Board for Accreditation in Psychoanalysis, Inc. The Institute is approved by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation to sponsor continuing education for Psychologists (License No. 268000106), Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers (License No. 159-000215), Marriage and Family Therapists (License No. 168-000123), Professional Counselors and Clinical Professional Counselors (License No. 197-000022).