Jack Wasserman

Jack Wasserman

Applied Clinical Adjunct Faculty
  • The Chicago School Irvine
Applied Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
4199 Campus Dr Irvine, CA 92612
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I have 35 years of experience in the mental health field, providing services in public schools, private practice settings, and county mental health clinics. I have worked with school aged children, sex offenders, methadone dependent clients, as well as individuals with comorbid mental health and chemical dependency issues.  As a Forensic Psychologist I worked for the courts in completing child custiody evaluations. Besides seeing clients for psychtherapy, I have experience as a CAPIC coordinator for the Orange County Behavioral health. Additionally, I implemented the Neurobehavioral Testing Unit for the County of Orange.

My interests include, supervision, psychological assessment focusing on learning and developmental  disabilities and clinical assessment of personality and psychopathology.   My specialities include, assessment, treatment and diagnosis of chemical dependency and psychotherapy with personality disorders.

I am pleased and honored to teach for the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, helping to train the psychological professionals of tomorrow.

  • MA, California State University, Northridge; Psychology, specialization in School Psychology- 1977
  • PhD, California Graduate Institute, Clinical Psychology-1988
  • Life credential in School Psychology- Pupil Personnel Services
  • Child Custody Evaluator 1994-2011
  • 1990 Licensed Psychologist-  PSY11898
Areas Of Expertise

Select Presentations

2001- Paper presented to National Drug Court Conference: " Psychological Testing and the Drug Court Professional"

Professional Memberships 

Member of APA since 1990


Q: Please describe your teaching philosophy.
A. Authoritative yet Democratic and mostly Participatory.

Q: What advice would you give a student entering The Chicago School?
A. Obtain experience in multiple settings with diverse client populations so that you are experienced and well balanced.  Always translate theory into practice.