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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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what is forensic psychology
July 13, 2018 @ 3:15 pm

What is forensic psychology and how is it different than criminal psychology?

Are you interested in improving the legal system and applying psychology within the field of criminal justice? Learn more about the field of forensic psychology today. 

June 28, 2018 @ 2:14 pm

What’s the difference between I/O psychology and business psychology?

If you’re interested in applying psychology to the business world, you’re likely interested in the industrial and organizational psychology and business psychology fields.

June 21, 2018 @ 3:15 pm

TCSPP students embark on the ‘art’ of expressive arts therapy

TCSPP mental health professionals tapped into their creative side in this three-hour continuing education session course, “Expressive Arts Therapies with Traditionally Marginalized Peoples: A Creative Engagement.”

June 06, 2018 @ 4:16 pm

10 facts about PTSD to help spread awareness

The best way to combat stigmas surrounding post-traumatic stress disorders is to raise awareness. These 10 facts explain how to understand and interact with someone who is at risk or diagnosed with PTSD.

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May 21, 2018 @ 2:14 pm

Three benefits of a dual degree in psychology and law

Psychology intersects with a variety of different fields, but combining it with a legal education could be particularly useful to advance your career.

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May 14, 2018 @ 3:15 pm

TCSPP graduate honored in Crain’s Chicago’s 2018 class of ‘20 In Their 20s’

TCSPP upcoming graduate Veronica Appleton, a children’s author and assistant director for We Are Unlimited advertising agency, has been chosen as one of Crain’s Chicago’s “20 In Their 20s.”

Torrey DeVitto speaking
May 12, 2018 @ 8:08 am

‘Chicago Med’ actress shares her story of anxiety at TCSPP’s Social Impact Awards

Actress Torrey DeVitto, known from television series “Chicago Med” and “Pretty Little Liars,” discussed her own struggles with anxiety disorder at the Social Impact Leaders Luncheon for TCSPP’s Chicago campus.

What is CACREP
April 27, 2018 @ 11:11 am

What is CACREP?

If you’re interested in pursuing a counseling degree, it’s important to get familiar with their accreditation statuses. Read on to learn more about CACREP.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 Theory of 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.

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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.

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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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