Thomas Barrett, Ph.D., is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Chicago where he is a child and adolescent supervising analyst on the faculty of The Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Barrett is a geographic supervisor for the Psychoanalytic Program of the Carolinas, and the Denver Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Barrett undertook post-graduate training in Infant Mental Health with Prof. Selma Fraiberg at the Child Development Project at the University of Michigan. He completed child psychoanalytic training through the Hanna Perkins Center in Cleveland. From 1990 until July of 2010, Dr. Barrett served as Hanna Perkins Executive and Clinical Director and was a member of the Center’s child psychoanalytic training Faculty.
Dr. Barrett is a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association (certified in Child/Adolescent Psychoanalysis), the Association for Child Psychoanalysis (where he served as President from 2020-2022), and the International Psychoanalytic Association.
Dr. Barrett has published a variety of professional papers and presents regularly at conferences at local, national, and international venues.