Kerri Ronne



Kerri Ronne

Department Faculty

  • Professor

  • Campus:
  • Chicago, IL
Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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325 N Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Dr. Rönne joined The Chicago School in 1997 as adjunct faculty and joined the full-time clinical program faculty in 2001. Dr. Rönne earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Iowa in 1992 with an emphasis in clinical psychology. She completed post-doctoral training in Neuropsychology at Evanston Hospital, a training affiliate of Northwestern University, the same year. She obtained Certification in Animal Assisted Therapy in 2012. She has a private practice, New Leaf Psychology Services, specializing in assessment and therapy with adults. Dr. Ronne teaches in the areas of psychopathology, neuropsychology, personality assessment, and gender. She has published and presented nationally in the areas of neuropsychology, transgender health, and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing. Her current research interests are in personality assessment, transgendered and transsexual populations, animal assisted therapy and the benefits of animal companions.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
Ph.D. in Psychology University of Iowa 1992
Certificate in Animal Assisted Therapy Oakland University 2012
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
Member Midwestern Psychology Association
Licensed Clinical Psychologist since 1993
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Aging/Adult Development Alzheimer's/Dementias
Child & Adolescent Development Identity Development
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Assessment/Psychological Testing
Neuropsychology/Neuroscience Clinical Neuroscience
Sexuality/Gender Issues Gender Identity
Gender Reassignment
Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Professional Skills
Animal Assisted Therapy, neuropsychology, transgendered and transsexual populations, personality assessment