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About Me
Mission Statement

My professional mission is to assist others in developing the skills that they need to improve their health, enhance their lives, and turn their dreams into reality. As the story of giving a fish vs. teaching how to fish illustrates, these skills can last a lifetime.

Michael J. Banks, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, health & life coach, trainer, and consultant. His approach is informed by a number of therapeutic models (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT), Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, Gottman Method Couples Therapy (GMCT), Health Psychology, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Positive Psychology, and Solution-Oriented Brief Therapy) as well as research on Neuroscience, Social and Emotional Intelligence.  He is known for his warmth, sense of humor, and the clarity & depth of his presentations.  Michael has designed numerous programs that have aided people in improving their health, enhancing their lives and turning their dreams into reality.

To set up an appointment or to get additional information on Training, Consulting, or Health & Life Coaching, call (773) 262-2794, email, or see the Contact Me page.

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