Tony Gleason, School Counselor and Ancona Parent, grew up in the Western suburbs of Chicago, and has lived in the city of Chicago for the past 20 years. He completed his BA in Psychology at DePaul University in 2001, and his Masters in Community Counseling in 2010 from Argosy University. Tony also completed a 1 year certificate program in Psychodynamic Child Psychotherapy at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. Tony has spent his entire career working in schools: the first 14 years working in therapeutic schools and the last 4 years here at Ancona. He also has a small psychotherapy private practice in the Bronzeville neighborhood. Tony lives in Woodlawn with his wife and two kids. His son, Patrick, is a student in Preprimary.