Darlene Perry

Darlene Perry

Executive Director Forensic Center
  • Program Faculty
    Forensic Psychology
    Executive Director, The Forensic Center


  • The Chicago School Chicago
Forensic Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago, IL 60654
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Office Location
Room 4030
Office Phone
On-campus Ext.

Dr. Perry is presently program faculty in the Department of Forensic Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and the Executive Director of its Forensic Center. Prior to coming to The Chicago School, she founded P & S Evolutions, LLC to provide interventions and therapeutic services to forensic mental health systems. Her small business is a New York City Certified Minority/Women Small Business Enterprise. Additionally, Dr. Perry was a psychologist at New York City Health and Hospital Corporation which provided court ordered forensic evaluations in the Family Court system for the boroughs of New York City. She also was part of a group practice at New York Center for Neuropsychology and Forensic Behavioral Science in which she provided assessments and treatment to victims of trauma, families in dispute, and was part of a team that provided clinical services to adults under the federal parole system for a wide range of offenses that included fraud, drug offenses, and sex offenses. Furthermore, Dr. Perry has years of experience in child protection, community mental health and social justice advocating on behalf of youth and adults in the criminal justice system. She also held a clinical appointment in clinical psychology at Harvard University Medical School at Massachusetts General Hospital as part of her postdoctoral fellowship in which she conducted forensic evaluations at Boston Juvenile Court Clinic and the Children and the Law Program. Dr. Perry continues to practice in both New York and Illinois. Also, as the Executive Director of the Forensic Center, she provides general administrative and fiscal oversight of the Center. She develops community partnerships to support the training and treatment components of the Center. She also develops treatment interventions for the children, families, and adults involved in the court systems and conducts program evaluation procedures for under-resourced agencies.

  • B.A. Psychology Honors - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.A. Psychology (Forensic Concentration) - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY
  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Psychologist—Illinois
  • Psychologist- New York
Areas Of Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Family and Concilation Courts- Member 
  • American Psychological Association- Member