Donna Mahoney, PhD is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg. She received her PhD in Clinical Social Work from the Institute for Clinical Social Work and advanced training at the Institute for Psychoanalysis. She received her master's in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University in 1989. Dr. Mahoney has taught Adult Development, Introduction to Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Self Psychology (elective), Psychopathology, Conduct, Ethics, and the Law, and Theories and Treatment of Anxiety (elective). Her private practice, which is located in Inverness, IL, specializes in the treatment of anxiety-related disorders and phobias. She has extensive clinical experience, spanning twenty two years. Among other presentations on topics related to anxiety, a version of her published article, "Panic Disorder and Self States: Clinical and Research Illustrations" was presented at the International Conference for the Psychology of the Self in 1999. She also serves as a consultant to clinicians interested in broadening their clinical repertoire in working with anxiety and the treatment of childhood fears and phobias. Dr. Mahoney's other interests lie in the theoretical and clinical integration of psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral interventions.