Michael J. Vogel, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist who operates an independent practice in Olathe, Kansas. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Alaska Anchorage and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree (with honors) in psychology along with a minor in philosophy. Dr. Vogel then completed his graduate studies in clinical psychology at George Fox University, where he earned his Master of Arts and Doctor of Psychology degrees. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree (with an emphasis in pastoral psychoanalysis) at Sioux Falls Seminary. In addition, Dr. Vogel is dedicated to advanced post-graduate training in adult psychoanalysis at the Brookhaven Institute, where he is further developing his clinical expertise with adults. Dr. Vogel has co-authored book chapters and published peer-reviewed articles about the relationship between psychology, religion, theology, philosophy, and spirituality. He has also researched and published about other subjects, including clinical training, emotional perception, and treatment barriers. Dr. Vogel continues to engage in various aspects of professional scholarship, including teaching at MidAmerica Nazarene University and writing about practice.
Dr. Vogel has clinical experience in a variety of treatment settings, including hospitals, universities, and outpatient clinics. He has worked with individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds, whose concerns have included depression, anxiety, trauma, anger, men's issues, grief, and relationship problems. His primary areas of expertise consist of insight-oriented approaches with adults, particularly those experiencing dissatisfying relationships and low self-esteem. He also has a great deal of clinical experience working with adults who desire to explore religious and spiritual matters. In addition to insight-oriented approaches to treatment (including adult psychoanalysis), Dr. Vogel conducts psychological testing with adults experiencing limitations in their personality functioning and cognitive problems (with aspects such as memory, problem-solving, learning, or attention).