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Kerri Ronne

Kerri Ronne

Department Faculty
  • Full Professor
    Clinical Psychology Psy.D.

  • The Chicago School Chicago
Department
Clinical Psychology
Address
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Office Location
Office Phone
On-campus Ext.
Email
KRonne@thechicagoschool.edu
Website
Biography

Dr. Rönne joined The Chicago School in 1997 as adjunct faculty and  joined the full-time clinical program faculty in 2001. Dr. Rönne earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Iowa in 1992 with an emphasis in clinical psychology. She completed post-doctoral training in Neuropsychology at Evanston Hospital, a training affiliate of Northwestern University, the same year.  She obtained Certification in Animal Assisted Therapy in 2012.  She has a private practice, New Leaf Psychology Services, specializing in assessment and therapy with adults. Dr. Ronne teaches in the areas of psychopathology, neuropsychology, personality assessment, and gender.  She has published and presented nationally in the areas of neuropsychology, transgender health, and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing. Her current research interests are in personality assessment, transgendered and transsexual populations, animal assisted therapy and the benefits of animal companions. 

Education
  • Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Iowa, 1992
  • Certificate in Animal Assisted Therapy, Oakland University 2012
Licensure(s)
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist since 1993
Areas Of Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
  • Midwestern Psychology Association

Select Presentations

  • Thomas, M, & Bradley-Ronne, K. Transvestic Disorder; Paraphilia; Gender Incongruence & the DSM V: What Does It Mean and Why Should We Care? Presented at BE-All Chicago (a conference for people identifying as transgendered, their families/friends and service providers. Chicago. June, 2010. 
  • Bradley-Rönne, K (2009) Color Choice and Gender Depiction in Projective Drawings by Transgendered Participants. Presented at the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), Oslo, Norway, June, 2009. 
  • Blount, C. & Bradley-Rönne, K. (2007) The Discrepancy between Time Spent in the Preferred Gender Role and Time Participants Wish to Spend in the Preferred Gender Role Does not Predict 16PF Emotional Adjustment, Social Adjustment, Mood or Self-esteem?: How can that be? Presented at the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), Chicago Il, September 6, 2007. 
  • Rönne, K. & Farrell, M. (2006). Teaching Facts, Engendering Compassion: Training students to work with Gender-variant clients. Presented at Reaching Out: Best practices in teaching diversity and international perspectives accross the psychology curriculum, Atlanta GA, October, 2006. 
  • Rönne, K. (2006). Should I check “male” or “female”?: Personality assessment of Gender Varient Populations. Presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Psychology Association, Chicago, May, 2006. 
  • Rönne, K. (2005) Working with Gender Varient Clients. Presented at the Chicago School of Professional Psycholgy’s 9th Annual Cultural Impact Conference, Chicago, October, 2005. 
  • Rönne, K. (2003). Cultural Issues in Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment: Part I. Presented at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s 8th Annual Cultural Impact Conference, Chicago, April, 2003. 
  • Rönne, K. (2003). Cultural Issues in Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment: Part II. Presented at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s 8th Annual Cultural Impact Conference, Chicago, April, 2003. 
  • Olson-Rönne, K., Klco, J., Ducheny, K. & Horowitz, M. (2002) Wounded Healers: WTC Trauma Debriefing in a Psychology Graduate Program. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, a Division of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, August 2002. 
  • Klco, J. & Olson-Rönne, K. (2001). Critical Incident Stress Debriefing. Presented (by the first author) at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, December 2001.