Pam Niesluchowski



Pam Niesluchowski

Department Faculty

  • Roles:

  • Program Faculty Associate Professor

  • Professional Writing Program Coordinator

  • Chair-Admissions Committee

  • Campus:
  • Chicago, IL
Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Address Map of 325 N Wells St Chicago IL 60654
Office 311
325 N Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Dr. Niesluchowski earned her doctorate in psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2002. Previous to that, after earning a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Illinois State University, she worked as a substance abuse counselor in a community-based setting in Downstate Illinois and later in an intensive outpatient program on the West Side of Chicago. She also is a volunteer counselor and supervisor at the Chicago Women's Health Center, a feminist collectivist health organization that serves uninsured and underinsured women. Professional writing is a side interest, and she has served as a writing consultant to dissertation students. She is also an APA site visitor.

Past clinical positions include the Institute for Human Resources in Pontiac, Illinois, and the Women's Treatment Center in Chicago. During her training, she was placed in a number of college counseling centers, including DePaul University, Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Harper College, and college mental health continues to be an interest. Other clinical interests include women's issues, including identity, relationships, and reproductive issues, and feminist theory, therapy, training, and supervision. Her teaching interests include psychology of women, feminist theory, and psychodynamic therapy. She currently describes her theoretical orientation as a combination of self psychology and Relational Cultural Theory.

Education History
Degree Institution
B.A. Psychology University of Kansas
M.A. Counseling Psychology Illinois State University
M.A. Clinical Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member American Psychological Association (APA)
Member Illinois Psychological Association (IPA)
Member Society for Teaching of Psychology
Member Society for the Psychology of Women
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Community Involvement
Role Organization
Volunteer Counselor/Supervisor Chicago Women's Health Center
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Diversity Gender Issues, Class
Identity Development
Ethical & Legal Issues Code of Conduct for Psychologists
Marriage & Family Relationships and Dating
Mood Disorders Dysthymia
Psychology Subdisciplines - Clinical Psychology
Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Feminist Psychology
Relational Cultural Therapy
Professional Skills
women's issues, training, feminist theory, identity development