Michelle Cutler



Michelle Cutler

Department Faculty

  • Chair, Cultural Impact Conference Committee

  • Campus:
  • Downtown Chicago
Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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325 N Wells Street
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Dr. Michelle Cutler is an Associate Professor in the Clinical Psy.D. Department, Chicago Campus. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with a specialized interested in working with children who have experienced trauma, particularly abuse and neglect. Dr. Cutler received her Ph.D. from the University of Toledo, and completed her internship training at La Rabida Children's Hospital in Chicago. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Chicago Children's Advocacy Center, where she then continued to work to help develop the mental health program, providing therapy services to children and families who experienced sexual abuse, and training students in the field.

Dr. Cutler also currently works in private practice with children of all ages with a variety of emotional and behavioral issues, particularly sexual abuse and trauma. Her research interests continue to be in the area of child abuse and trauma. At TCS, Dr. Cutler teaches Professional Development Groups, Intermediate Practicum Seminar, Divorce and Child Custody, and Child Trauma.

Education History
Degree Institution
Ph.D. University of Toledo
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Marriage & Family Divorce
Mental Health/Psychopathology/Clinical Psychology Trauma/PTSD
Psychology Subdisciplines
Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation behavior therapy
Violence Bulling

Urman, M., Funk, J., & Elliott, R. (2001). Children's Experience of Traumatic Events: The Negotiation of Normalcy and Difference. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 6(3), 403-424.

Professional Skills