Megan Pietrucha



Megan Pietrucha

Associate Director, Applied Professional Practice

Forensic Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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Megan Pietrucha, Psy.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Illinois. Dr. Pietrucha is currently the Associate Director of Applied Professional Practice in the Forensic Psychology Department at TCSPP. She also maintains a private practice in the Chicago area serving adults with a variety of concerns related to relationships, health concerns, disordered eating, and athletic performance. Her previous experience includes providing clinical services and consultation in a number of settings including: university counseling centers, a non-profit mental health agency, weight-loss coaching for adolescents, and an intensive outpatient mental health clinic for eating disorders and weight management. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Pietrucha has taught as an adjunct faculty member/instructor at Elmhurst College and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where she instructed courses on human development, psychopathology, clinical and counseling theory, and sport psychology.

Dr. Pietrucha graduated from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University, Chicago in 2005 with a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and in 2011 with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Illinois State University's Student Counseling Services where she specialized in providing consultation services for the athletics department and in the treatment of eating disorders. Her post-doctoral training was completed at Elmhurst College Counseling Services where she provided individual therapy for students, served at the liaison to the athletic department, supervised doctoral-level practicum students, and organized the annual Eating Disorders Awareness Week programming. Dr. Pietrucha has worked with collegiate-level athletes at Division I and Division III institutions and recreational fitness programs providing individual and team mental skills training for athletic performance and fitness adherence.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
B.A. Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL 2003
M.A. Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University, Chicago, Chicago, IL 2005
Psy.D. Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University, Chicago, Chicago, IL 2011
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member Illinois Psychological Association
Member American Psychological Association
Member The National Register of Health Service Psychologists
Member Association for Applied Sport Psychology
Clinical Psychologist, Illinois
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Illinois
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Career/Workplace Issues Work/Life Balance
Anxiety Disorders
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Stress/Coping
Eating Disorders/Obesity Binge Eating
Mood Disorders Depression
Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Humanistic/Existential
Media Exposure

Experience Life Magazine, "Facing Down an Injury", May 2013

Professional Skills
Sport Psychology