Dr. Nancy J Warren is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in couples and family therapy, psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Dr. Warren has special expertise working in-depth with individuals who have recurrent patterns in their lives they wish to understand and change. She also specializes in working with families and couples dealing with life transitions, including serious illness, grief and loss, postpartum depression, parenting stress, and couple’s communication problems.
Dr. Warren is also a certified Family to Family education trainer, and collaborated with National Alliance on Mental Illness groups in advocacy and training work, when she lived in Texas. When she was in Texas, she directed a family transition program for families who had a member with a serious mental illness. She has worked with the Medical University of South Carolina’s Project Rex, providing parent groups for families who have a child with Autism.
She received her PhD in 1978, and has been on the faculty in three Medical Schools; UNC-Chapel Hill, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and most recently at the Medical University of South Carolina. She was in private practice for 15 years in Houston prior to moving to Charleston in 2011. She received her psychoanalytic training at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies – Houston, graduating in 2006. She is a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association.