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Scott Krysztofiak

Scott Krysztofiak

Department Faculty
  • Assistant Professor
    Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)

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

Dr. Krysztofiak has been faculty at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology since 2012. He has taught several classes in the Psy.D. program including Statistics I, Statistics II, Professional Development, and Basic Intervention: Humanistic-Existential. When teaching, he strives to make course material applicable to real-world situations and encourages students to think critically about various aspects of clinical psychology. In addition to teaching, Dr. Krysztofiak assists students with dissertation research and academic advisement.

Regarding his clinical experiences, Dr. Krysztofiak has worked in a variety of mental health settings, such as substance abuse, inpatient, community mental health, and private practice. He completed his predoctoral internship at Loudoun County Mental Health, a site part of the Mid-Atlantic Internship Consortium. After his internship, Dr. Krysztofiak did his postdoctoral residency at a private practice in Northern Virginia, where he provided therapy and psychological testing to children, adolescents, and adults.

Education
  • B.A., Psychology, Towson University
  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Towson University
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University – Washington, D.C.
  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University – Washington, D.C.
Licensure(s)
Areas Of Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association 
  • Society for Psychotherapy Research
  • Society for Teaching of Psychology
  • Psi Chi, Blue Circle

Presentations

  • Krysztofiak, S. M., & Diener, M. J. (2013, October). A Meta-analytic review of HIV-prevention interventions for college students. District of Columbia Psychological Association, Arlington, VA.

  • Krysztofiak, S. M., & Diener, M. J. (2011, August). Meta-analysis of HIV-prevention efficacy. 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. 

  • Krysztofiak, S. M. (2009, April). Grief, sadness, and neural correlates of depression. American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, DC, Arlington, Virginia. 

  • Krysztofiak, S. M., & Diener, M. J. (2010, June). Efficacy and effectiveness of HIV-prevention interventions: A meta-analytic review. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Conference, Asilomar, California. 

  • Krysztofiak, S. M. (2007, October). Addressing cultural bias in psychological statistics. 9th Annual Mid-Atlantic Teaching of Psychology Conference, Largo, Maryland. 

  • Brooks, L. J., & Krysztofiak, S. M. (2005, November). Mental health issues among Hurricane Katrina victims. Towson University, Towson, Maryland.