Ryan Tobiasz

Ryan Tobiasz

Department Chair
  • The Chicago School Washington DC
Forensic Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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Dr. Tobiasz earned a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2007 and a M.A. in Forensic Psychology in 2005 from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Prior to his arrival on the DC Campus, Dr. Tobiasz served as a Psychological Associate within the Wisconsin Department of Corrections at several maximum security institutions. He implemented and facilitated the first evidence-based practice treatment groups within the Wisconsin Department of Corrections including Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Social Skills Training for Schizophrenia. He co-facilitated Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) treatment groups for those who engaged in significant self-harmful behavior. He conducted comprehensive intellectual and personality assessments, with emphasis on performance-based measures. Dr. Tobiasz served as an adjunct faculty member for four years on the Chicago Campus and has taught a variety of assessment courses with considerable experience developing courses in the Forensic Psychology Program. He has given numerous professional presentations and has trained correctional staff members on such topics as suicide prevention, ethical dilemmas within correctional facilities,  cultural competency, and working with mentally ill offenders

  • B.S., Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
  • B.S., Behavioral Science & Law, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
  • M.A., Forensic Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychoogy, 2005
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2005
  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2007
Areas Of Expertise


(2014, December). How to Avoid the Holiday Blues, WUSA9, CBS.

Select Professional Presentations

Tobiasz, R. & Cuesta, G. (2015, August). “What do you really know? You’re just a kid!” How younger professional counselors can effectively work with older adults. Association for Adult Development and Aging National Conference. New York, New York.

Krishnamurthy, R., Pade, H., Tobiasz, R., Wright, A. J. (2015, March). SPA Teaching and Supervision Interest Group: Teaching Assessment Survey Results and Recommendations. Society for Personality Assessment Annual Convention. Brooklyn, New York.