Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Tabeling completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Dayton followed by a Masters in Clinical Psychology at Xavier University. He entered Wright State University, School of Professional Psychology, completing his doctorate in 1994. His pursuit of psychoanalytic training brought him to Michigan where he was awarded a Post-doctoral Fellowship in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Detroit Psychiatric Institute.
For the past twenty years he has been employed as the Drug Abuse Programs Coordinator for the U.S. Department of Justice at Milan Federal Correctional Institution. He was recognized by Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm for his work and awarded a Certificate of Tribute in 2007. He has worked in five hospital systems across Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and New York and many more community mental health agencies as well as his own private practice. His clientele have been culturally diverse, representing many nationalities, religions, and beliefs. They have ranged from the inner-city homeless to the leaders of national corporations.
Dr. Tabeling is Catholic and a member of Christ the King Parish in Ann Arbor. While his faith forms his understanding of the world, he strives to help his patients express themselves so as to understand their life experiences from their viewpoint.
Married since 1993, he is a homeschooling father of six children. He enjoys music, art, theater, camping, biking, woodworking and cooking but often finds he has too few hours to give to any activity except the latter.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist