Jonathan Foiles LCSW

Jonathan Foiles, LSCW, is a therapist at an urban community mental health clinic in Chicago. He received his A.M. from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration and is a member of the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis. He is the author of This City is Killing Me: Community Trauma and Toxic Stress in Urban America. His writing has also appeared in Slate, Belt Magazine, and the Chicago Review of Books. The title of his blog is inspired by Emily Dickinson’s poem, “'Hope' is the thing with feathers”.


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