Distinguished Alumni

Our alumnus have made a great social impact over the past 40 years. See below to view an alumnus from each graduating class!

Dr. John Kluczynski

Graduation Year: 1984

Faculty Member at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Joseph Kovach

Graduation Year: 1986

Dr. Joseph Kovach is President and Director at Joseph W. Kovach and Associates, Ltd., Educational Research Exchange, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Educational Psychology.

Dr. Patricia Pimental

Graduation Year: 1987

Dr. Patricia Pimental is President and CEO of Neurobehavioral Medicine Consultants, Ltd., an Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences, Midwestern University, and a guest lecturer in the Department of Family Practice Medicine at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University.

Dr. Nancy Zarse

Graduation Year: 1989

Dr. Nancy Zarse is a clinical psychologist and full-time professor in the Forensic Department at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  Dr. Zarse is lead faculty for Hostage Negotiation, Violence & Risk Assessment, Psychology of Law Enforcement, Psychology of Terrorism, and the Evaluation & Treatment of the Adult Offender.

Dr. John Garlick

Graduation Year: 1989

Dr. John Garlick has held a range of public and private clinical and management positions including at the Illinois Department of Corrections, Pontiac Correctional Center and Behavioral Health and Education Services.

Dr. Grant White

Graduation Year: 1993

Dr. Grant White joined the Chicago School faculty as a half-time core faculty member in 1995 and later served as an adjunct faculty member.

Dr. Michele Nealon

Graduation Year: 2001

President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology from 2010-Present

Dr. Sonali Gupta

Graduation Year: 2018

Areas of expertise include addressing trauma related difficulties, relationship concerns, disturbances in mood, grief, and career and life transitions.