John Neafsey, PsyD
John Neafsey, Psy.D., is a staff psychologist at the Heartland Alliance Marjorie Kovler Center, a treatment programfor immigrant survivors of torture in Chicago, where he provides supervision for graduate student trainees in the advanced psychotherapy practicum. John earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Rutgers University. He has strong interests in psychoanalysis, depth psychology, spirituality, social justice, and human rights.
John is the author of three books. His first book, A Sacred Voice is Calling: Personal Vocation and Social Conscience (Orbis, 2006), is an interdisciplinary exploration of personal calling and social responsibility in the contemporary world. His second book, Crucified People (Orbis, 2014), examines the scandal of torture in today’s world. His most recent book, Act Justly, Love Tenderly (Orbis, 2016), is an exploration of the call to justice, compassion, and humility.