Dr. McTague is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over thirty years of experience with children, teens, adults and senior citizens. He has worked in medical, physical rehabilitation, substance abuse rehabilitation and psychiatric facilities in rural, suburban and inner city settings. Dr. McTague has acquired three specialty areas along with his doctoral in clinical psychology that have grown out of his practical experience and interests in helping families and individuals overcome life’s roadblocks, disappointments, tragedies and traumas over the past twenty-five years.
He has specialty training in Behavior Medicine, Family Therapy, and Christian Counseling. To this end he has often consulted with physicians, ministers / ministerial alliances, attorneys, schools, community leaders, and corporate managers.
Dr. McTague earned his bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University; His master’s degree at Oklahoma State University and his Doctorate degree from Argosy, formerly known as the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, with an internship at the West Side VAMC in Chicago. His dissertation was a study on the collaborative relationships with behavioral health service providers and medicine. The Family Institute at Northwestern University is where he received his training in Family therapy. Dr. McTague has provided training for medical and psychology interns/residents and taught as an adjunct instructor on the college level, as well as given lectures and workshops to community and children groups. He is listed as a member in American Psychological Association. The American Association of Christian Counselors and the National Register of Health Service Providers.
Dr. McTague also understands the personal courage and anguish that individuals and families experience in their struggles with life transitions. He grew up in a family of ten that experienced their individual and collective struggles and losses. He has been married since 1975 and he has two grown children and one in high school.