Andrew Cassens



Andrew Cassens

Adjunct Faculty

  • Department Faculty

  • Campus:
  • Online
Forensic Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Andrew Cassens is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Michigan. Dr. Cassens joined the Department of Forensic Psychology in 2008 as an adjunct instructor, and has been a full-time faculty member since June 2010. Dr. Cassens completed his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in September 2009. He holds a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and Clinical Psychology, both completed at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Federal Medical Center (Federal Bureau of Prisons) in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Cassens has completed forensic training rotations within a broad spectrum of settings including, correctional facilities; state mental health treatment centers; and county court/probation departments. Dr. Cassens is currently a staff psychologist at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center located in Michigan. More specifically, Dr. Cassens specializes in the assessment and treatment of PTSD and co-occurring Substance Use Disorders. Dr. Cassens is trained in evidence based psychotherapies, including Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy. In August 2012, Dr. Cassens graduated from a national leadership development program facilitated by the Veterans Health Administration.

Education History
Degree Institution
B.S. in Psychology Oregon State University
M.A. in Forensic Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
M.A. in Clinical Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member American Psychology-Law Society (APLS)
Member Psychologists in Public Service
Licensed Clinical Psychologist-Michigan
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Career/Workplace Issues Leadership
Forensics/Law Enforcement Prisons
Mental Health/Psychopathology/Clinical Psychology Trauma/PTSD
Professional Skills
Diagnostic Interviewing, Trauma & Crisis Intervention, Military Psychology, Leadership Development, Online Learning, Correctional Psychology