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 been spent in academic and medical settings as a teacher, clinician and leader. During 17 years on the faculty of Loyola Stritch School of Medicine she held appointments in Pediatrics, Anesthesiology and Psychiatry providing clinical care, consultation and psychological services to children and adults as a member of the medical staff of Loyola’s Health System. She has practiced as part of many integrated clinical teams in areas of chronic illness, alternative medicine, child protection, behavioral medicine and developmental disabilities and her   research, teaching and, program development has focused primarily on interdisciplinary models of care.  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 Service and Psychological Counseling Center. She has also held appointments to the graduate school faculty of University of Phoenix and the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and 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 and has substantial experience with organizational change, governance, and state, regional and 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. She will receive her MA in Legal Studies with a focus on healthcare law in spring 2015.

In the Clinical PsyD program on the Chicago campus she works with faculty in areas of admissions, student progress and curriculum related to professional development and Health Service. She serves on the Institutional Review Board. Recent courses taught include Biological Bases of Behavior, Divorce and Child Custody 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 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

  • Dell’Angela, K. “Is laughter the best medicine? An update on mirth as a health intervention”. Cultural Impact Conference, Chicago IL , February 2013 

  • Dell’Angela, K. “Working Well– Wellness, Well-being and Positive Psychology” The Chicago School of Professional Psychology , Chicago IL, January 2011. 

  • Dell’Angela, K. “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. 

  • Toomey, M., Dell’Angela, K., Brazdziunas, D. “The ABCs of the CBCL- screening for autism. St Albert’s Day Research Symposium. Loyola SSOM. Maywood, IL. October 2006