Kim DellAngela

Kim DellAngela

Associate Department Chair
  • Associate Professor
    Associate Department Chair of Operations
    Clinical PsyD Program

  • The Chicago School Chicago
Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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Kim Dell’Angela Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair of Operations for the APA accredited Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at the Chicago Campus of TCSPP. A graduate of Rutgers University and Loyola University Chicago,  her career has reflected her passion for higher education and healthcare and her committment to collaborative research, practice and advocacy.   During 17 years on the faculty of Loyola Stritch School of Medicine she held academic and medical staff appointments in Pediatrics, Anesthesiology and Psychiatry mentoring students in psychology and medicine. Her practice as a member of many interprofessional teams has been focused in the areas of  chronic disease ( asthma, diabetes),  pain management, child protection,  developmental disabilities and behavioral health.   Dr. Dell'Angela's research, teaching and, program development has alligned with this focus on interprofessional practice including collaborative research that has informed graduate medical education guidelines and healthcare practice .

At Harper Community College she led an Academic and Student Affairs division as the Associate Dean of Wellness and Director of the College’s Health and Psychological Service Center where she received grants including two for smoking cessation programing that supported work to establish a smoke-free campus. She established the campus' Early Alert/Threat Assessment team, integrated Strength based principles into clinic practices and  partnered with   community agencies to provide low cost prevention and health screening programs to the campus and surrounding commuity. Dr. Dell'Angela has also held appointments to the graduate school faculty of University of Phoenix and the Illinois School of Professional Psychology as well as the undergraduate faculty of Loyola University Chicago.

Dr. Dell’Angela has served on numerous institutional, state and local research, education, program development and clinical teams focused on best practice in areas of emergency medicine, chronic illness, alternative medicine, child protection, behavioral medicine and developmental disabilities. She served as the Chair and Vice Chair of the University Faculty Council at Loyola University an particpated in  professional accreditation.   Dr. Dell ‘Angela’s work in community has focused on child advocacy and wellness including a 12 year appointment to Illinois Child Death Review and service on many boards and committees focused on chronic illness, child protection and  community based wellness intervention. Dr. Dell’Angela is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois with addtional credentials in Early Intervention and Family Mediation. She will receive her MA in Legal Studies with a focus on Healthcare and Education law in spring 2015.

In the Clinical PsyD program on the Chicago campus she works with faculty in areas of Admissions, Student progress and retention and curriculum related to Professional development, Supervision and Consultation and Health Psychology. She serves on the Institutional Review Board of TCSPP.  Recent courses taught include Biological Bases of Behavior, Divorce and Child Custody, Professional Practice and Advanced Practicum Seminar.



  • Loyola University of Chicago
    • Ph.D. , M.A. in Clinical Psychology
    • M.S.O.D program – Coursework: Consulting, Strategic Planning, Leadership, Change Management, Organizational Culture
  • Rutgers University, Rutgers College
    • B.A. in Psychology (Minor in French) Cum Laude
  • Santa Barbara/Ventura Colleges of Law  ( current )
    • MA - Legal Studies - concentration: Healthcare and Education law ( Spring 2015 graduation)
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist- IL
Areas Of Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
    • Division 12: Society of Clinical Psychology 
    • Division 54: Society of Pediatric Psychology 
    • Division 38 : Health Psychology
    • Division 35 : Women
  • National Hispanic Medical Association
  • Illinois Psychological Association 
  • National Council of Schools of Professional Psychology

Select Publications

  • Toomey, M., Dell’Angela, K. Brazdziunas, D. Hicks C. (2007). Autistic spectrum disorders: analysis of the child behavior checklist as a screening tool. Proceedings from the Pediatric Academic Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Canada. 

  • Dell’Angela, K. (2004). Caring for the traumatized child. Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course Provider Manual (3rd edition). Emergency Nurses Association Press. 

  • Dell’Angela, K. (1997). The role of the clinical psychologist in acute pain management. Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management. 1(2), 72-78. 

  • Nelson, C., Dell’Angela, K., Jellish, W. and Brown, I. (1995). Resident performance before and after night call as evaluated by an indicator of creative thought. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 95(10), 600-603. 

  • Dell’Angela, K., Skaredoff, M., Nelson, C. and Brown, I. (1992) Sleep deprivation and divergent thinking in anesthesiology residents. Anesthesia Education. 9(2), 13-14. 

  • Cioffi, P., Joyce, C., Lichtenberg, R., Dell’Angela, K., Schueneman, A., Marshall, W., and Dries, D. (1990). Lightning injury. Post-Graduate General Surgery. 2(3), 168-171. 

  • Reich, J., Kaspar, J., Puczynski, M., Puczynski, S., Cleland, J., Dell’Angela, K. and Emanuele, M. (1990). Effect of a hypoglycemic episode on neuropsychological functioning in diabetic children. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 12(4), 613-626

Select Presentations

  • “Getting there from Here :Transitioning from Professional Psychology to Health Service Psychology”. Positioning Professional Psychology in Todays Healthcare. National Council of Schools of Professional Psychology (NCSPP) Annual Conference, San Diego CA January 2015.
  • ACA & Health Service Psychology Education: Getting There from Here”.  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:Implications for Education and Training in Professional Psychology  TCSPP    Chicago IL November 2014
  • “ Healthcare in the ACA Landscape – What Health Psychologists Know”  Psychology and Health,    MCIC  Conference, Los Angelas CA  January, 2014
  • “Is Laughter the Best Medicine?  An update on mirth as a health intervention”. Cultural Impact Conference, TCSPP, Chicago IL , February 2013
  • Resilience and the School Age Child - Inside and Out”  The Changing Experience of Education in the 21st Century: Meeting the Health Needs of the High-Risk Child, Association of School Nurses .  Maywood IL, May 2013
  •  “Working Well– Wellness, Well-being and Positive Psychology” The Chicago School of Professional Psychology , Chicago IL, January 2011. 

  •    “Munchausen by Proxy/Pediatric Condition Fabrication overview and multi-agency response,” Children’s Medical Resource Network’s 4th annual Symposium on Child Abuse. Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Carbondale, IL. November 2006. 

  •  “The ABCs of the CBCL- screening for autism. St Albert’s Day Research Symposium. Loyola SSOM. Maywood, IL. October 2006