Dr. Larson obtained a Ph.D. in 1977 from the University of Utah and a J.D. from DePaul University in 1993. He came to The Chicago School as an associate professor in1997 and became a full professor in 2004. He is coordinator of the Health Psychology concentration in the Clinical Psy.D. program. Dr. Larson has worked with in-patient and out-patients, primarily with severe and chronic medicial conditions and disabilities. He did his internship at the VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, and worked for 10 years following completion of his doctorate at the VA Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio. He the served for 6 years as Director of Psychology at Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital in Chicago. He has chaired numerous dissertations on health psychology, mindfulness and other aspects of spirituality, veterans and military affairs. Dr. Larson works within humanistic-existential and systems models. A major research and teaching interest in historical and philosophical psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. In addition, he is a member of numerous divisions within the APA.