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Crimes of the Mind

Crimes of the Mind

The criminalization of mental health doesn’t just hurt individuals; it harms society at large.

Lifting the Veil

Lifting the Veil

Two women are doing their part to help bring understanding and compassion to a community on the defense: Muslims.

And Social Justice For All

And Social Justice For All

Major Laura Johnson, Psy.D., has earned her social justice stripes, treating veterans living with PTSD and working with the LGBTQ community.

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How to Become a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
October 17, 2018 @ 11:11 am

How to Become a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Marriage and family therapy is a successful, evidence-based field that is expected to grow over the next decade. Learn more about how to become an MFT therapist today.

October 05, 2018 @ 1:13 pm

What role does forensic psychology play in a sexual assault case?

As awareness about the prevalence of sexual violence has increased in recent times, we thought it is important to examine the critical role that forensic psychology may play in these specific cases.  

Online Nursing Program
October 04, 2018 @ 10:10 am

TCSPP launches online nursing program focused on mental health

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program paves a path for current registered nurses (RNs) to advance their careers while also deepening their understanding about the impact of mental health during the delivery of quality, integrated health care.

October 04, 2018 @ 9:09 am

The scientific concepts behind applied behavior analysis

What concepts are the foundation of applied behavior analysis? We’ve provided an overview of the scientific theories that form the bedrock of ABA.

October 01, 2018 @ 11:11 am

RN vs. BSN: Your Guide to Nursing Jobs & Degrees

There are so many nursing positions and specializations out there. Discover the differences between an RN vs. BSN now.

September 14, 2018 @ 9:09 am

Celebrating 10 years in Southern California

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of our Los Angeles Campus, President Michele Nealon reflects on all that has been achieved and what the future may hold.

Play therapy
September 14, 2018 @ 9:09 am

Natural environment training vs play therapy

In applied behavior analysis, Natural Environment Training (NET) continues to be confused with the term “play therapy”. We explain the difference.

September 12, 2018 @ 12:12 pm

Course spotlight: ‘Trauma and Crisis’ in forensic psychology

In TCSPP’s “Trauma and Crisis” course, forensic psychology students take a closer look at how PTSD in inmates and corrections officers impact the conditions within correctional facilities.

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Kate Mahoney, LCSW
November 01, 2017 @ 4:16 pm

MHA award recipient discusses why the mental health and criminal justice systems should work hand in hand

In this Q&A interview, Mahoney shares her thoughts on why mental health care education is so important for the criminal justice system, her reaction to being nominated, and why the NRCI and TCSPP have been so imperative in her career.

Muslim family about to cross street
August 11, 2017 @ 4:16 pm

One woman’s journey to help destigmatize psychology within the Muslim community

According to Heather Laird, a Psy.D. candidate in Marriage and Family Therapy, religious beliefs and culture may also lead to hesitancies that she’s trying to help the Muslim community overcome.

group of people marching with signs
September 27, 2016 @ 4:16 pm

Policy, not politics: The millennial way of politicking

Harnessing the power of social media and the internet, today’s Millennials are focused more on policy than politics. The question now is, what happens to their vote?

September 27, 2016 @ 4:16 pm

Stay safe online

Top tips to keep kids safe online from The Alicia Project founder and TCSPP alumna, Alicia Kozakiewicz.

Magazine Features

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Crimes of the Mind teaser
November 01, 2017 @ 11:11 am

Crimes of the mind

The criminalization of mental health doesn’t just hurt individuals; it harms society at large.

muslim woman
November 01, 2017 @ 10:10 am

Lifting the veil

Two women are doing their part to help bring understanding and compassion to a community on the defense: Muslims.

American Flag
November 01, 2017 @ 8:08 am

And social justice for all

Major Laura Johnson, Psy.D., has earned her social justice stripes, treating veterans living with PTSD and working with the LGBTQ community.

Woman Smiling
October 31, 2017 @ 6:18 pm

Treatment, not imprisonment

This issue of INSIGHT Magazine takes an in-depth look into the resulting toll this trend has taken on our prisons, our profession, and our society.

wall with barbwire
October 31, 2017 @ 5:17 pm

Dismantling anti-Latinx immigration rhetoric

Neuropsychologist Hector Y. Adames, Psy.D., and Clinical Psychologist Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas, Ph.D., (the founders of IC-RACE Lab) discuss anti-immigrant rhetoric.

seafood on cutting board
October 31, 2017 @ 4:16 pm

From cooking to counseling

Department Chair Michael M. Kocet, Ph.D., is pioneering a new way to facilitate healing—culinary therapy—and his students love it.

Students in group shot
October 31, 2017 @ 4:16 pm

Public health in Peru

In its second year, TCSPP’s Master of Public Health program brought students to Peru for a 10-day immersive field study.

Yazidi city shot
October 31, 2017 @ 4:16 pm

Life after trauma

A qualitative research project earlier this year working with Yazidi refugees was particularly memorable for TCSPP alumna Roblyn Lewter, Ph.D.

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people at the beach during pink sunset
June 23, 2017 @ 10:10 am

From Red Cross to Prevail: TCSPP alumna puts her Public Health degree to use

Nupur Raval already had a passion for community health, but she wasn’t quite sure what she wanted to do about it.

smiling woman by space graphic
March 28, 2017 @ 5:17 pm

Guardian of the skies

Dr. Tracy Dillinger, the aeronautic safety expert who helped investigate the Columbia Space Shuttle crash, never imagined how life would turn out when she applied to The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 1986.

photo from mission of people in serve greece
October 26, 2016 @ 1:13 pm

Mission to serve: Putting ethical theory into practice

Andrea Hentschel was among a group of students from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology to put ethical theory into practice by aiding Syrian refugees on a study abroad trip to Athens, Greece.

Joyner on Chicago bridge
October 26, 2016 @ 12:12 pm

Helping others to be the best that they can be

Dr. Angela Joyner rose to success by inspiring employees and colleagues to reach their full potential.

chest view of soldier sitting at computer
October 26, 2016 @ 12:12 pm

Treating veterans’ mental health needs remotely

Soldiers who serve and risk their lives are often the last to seek help when they need it. Dr. Peter Shore, graduate of The Chicago School, found a telemental health solution.

us flag flying in front of us capitol at sunset
October 26, 2016 @ 12:12 pm

Going beyond the badge: Why a veteran chose forensic psychology

A veteran of the Washington, D.C. Capitol Police, Gary Goines set his sights on The Chicago School as a way to delve into the psychology of why good people do bad things.

Greenhaw smiling headshot in front of chalkboard
October 26, 2016 @ 11:11 am

A meaningful life journey: Empowering those with autism

With a child requiring 24/7 care, The Chicago School’s focus and format allowed Rhonda Greenhaw to turn her dedication into a career.

Francis smiling headshot in front of purple wall
October 26, 2016 @ 11:11 am

The Robin Hood Effect on Mental Health

Dr. Susy Francis employs a daring business strategy she developed at The Chicago School to provide mental health care to those who need it most.

Immigration in Contexts, Education Beyond Borders
August 15, 2017 @ 3:15 pm

Video recap: Experiencing humanity

The Chicago School students visit Berlin to explore the experience of refugees for the “Immigration in Context” study-abroad course.

laughing JeSara with minds over motion graphic overlay
April 25, 2017 @ 10:10 am

Minds in motion | JeSara Glover: Creating a culture of community in Counseling Education

A student in The Chicago School’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling online program, JeSara Glover explores the importance of creating a culture of community in counseling education.

Edward teaching with minds over motion graphic overlay
April 04, 2017 @ 9:09 am

Minds in motion | Edward Alvarez: The professional counselor identity

Edward Alvarez—a student of the M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling online program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology—describes the importance of the professional counselor identity in building successful therapeutic relationships.

Kirby teaching with minds over motion graphic overlay
March 24, 2017 @ 2:14 pm

Minds in motion | Kirby Christian: Practical experience in counseling education

Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) online student Kirby Christian describes why practical experience is an integral component to counseling education at The Chicago School.

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March 08, 2017 @ 1:13 pm

The Chicago School: Preparing graduates to change the world

Recently, several of our students, alumni, and faculty discussed how The Chicago School of Professional Psychology has impacted them personally and contributed to their professional growth.

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