Sandra Siegel



Sandra Siegel

Department Faculty

  • Associate Professor

  • Campus:
  • Chicago, IL
Counseling Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Address Map of 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago IL 60654
Office 4101
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654

Sandra Siegel received her doctoral degree from the Adler School of Professional Psychology and attended Northwestern University for her undergraduate studies. She is a certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist and is licensed as a registered nurse, LCPC, and Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Siegel's areas of interest are community mental health, addictions, and the jail and prison systems. She has an APA published book chapter on Group Therapy with Dually-Diagnosed Individuals. Dr. Siegel was the director of community mental health for an inner-city mental health center for more than ten years, the clinical director (for both nursing and social service) of a large long-term care facility for severely mentally ill individuals, as well as team leader for The Thresholds Justice Program. She also served as an expert mitigator on death penalty cases for the Cook County Public Defender's Office and a clinician and supervisor at the Cook County Jail Women's Justice Program.

Education History
Degree Institution
R.N. Truman College, Chicago, IL
B.A. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
M.A. Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member American Psychological Association (APA)
Member Illinois Counseling Association
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Illinois
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Illinois
Licensed Registered Nurse, Illinois
Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Addiction/Substance Abuse Contingency Management
Co-occurring Disorders
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Addictions
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Comorbid Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Diversity African American Psychology
Community Mental Health
Domestic Violence Perpetrator Treatment
Forensic Psychology Criminal Investigative Techniques
Death Penalty
Murder/Provocation Defense
Sexual Offenders
Psychology Subdisciplines - Cognitive Psychology
Subdisciplines - Counseling Psychology
Subdisciplines - Forensic Psychology
Violence Gangs
Sexual Offenders
Professional Skills
Addiction, Bio-psycho-social-spiritual models, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Community Mental Health, Prison populations, Psychopathology, Psychopharmacology