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The Chicago School Helping Argosy Students Keep Their Education Dream Alive

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s first concern – upon learning about Argosy’s challenges – was for their students. As an institution dedicated for the last 40 years to educating and training professionals in the mental and related behavioral health professions, The Chicago School deeply sympathizes with their predicament. That is why we committed to […]

In the Aftermath of a Workplace Shooting

In this article with “Crain’s Chicago Business”, Clinical Psychology Professor Dr. Kristin Kenefick, and Forensic Psychology Professor Dr. Nancy Zarse discuss the best ways to help employees cope after a workplace shooting and how to recognize signs of potential violence. Read more.   Dr. Kristin Velazquez Kenefick is a bilcultural (Puerto Rican), bilingual (Spanish), licensed clinical […]

Any Positive Change

He believed that every life was worth saving, and in treating people who use drugs with dignity.” The death of Dan Bigg in August 2018 prompted descriptive headlines — “the Godfather of Harm Reduction,” “Harm Reduction Pioneer,” “Revolutionary” — from media across the country and the world. And though the headlines sound exaggerated, they are […]

It’s Time to Talk Out Loud About Mental Health

People have been taught their whole life to ‘suck it up,’ to ‘stop crying.’ Jay Styles (pictured below with son Jack and daughter Elle) believes “the ability to talk out loud about mental health – how others are leading the charge to change the stigma and help others struggling,” is the biggest benefit to having […]

Kate Mahoney on Ethical Challenges for Practitioners

In this article with ” Addiction Professional”, Executive Director of the Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology Kate Mahoney discusses the ethical challenges for practitioners. “…it’s more than just knowing confidentiality laws or what your mandated reporting requirements are, but how do you balance those issues of […]

Dr. Jennifer Thompson on whether cold weather affects our behavior

In this article with “Chicago Tribune”, Business Psychology Professor Dr. Jennifer Thompson discusses whether cold weather affects our behavior towards others. “It can create this upward spiral, where people shift to a self-perception of ‘I do good in the world,’ and that can really heighten meaning and purpose.” Read more.   Dr. Thompson is a […]

Dr. Jay Finkelman on Toxic Workplace

In this interview with Fox 11 LA, Los Angeles Campus IO/Business Psychology Department Chair, Dr. Jay Finkelman discusses the topic of how to overcome a toxic workplace. “A toxic employee has an extraordinary ability to do damage to a workplace well beyond their immediate realm.” Watch the interview.   Dr. Jay Finkelman is the Department Chair of […]

Dr. Hector Adames on how to Raise a Proud Afro-Latino kid

In this interview with “Parents Latina”,  Counseling Psychology Associate Department Chair Dr. Hector Adames discusses how to raise a proud Afro-Latino kid.  “And for little kids, who are always observing us, it’s not so much what we’re telling them but what we’re doing in front of them that’s important.” Read more.   Dr. Hector Y. […]

Dr. Nayeli Chavez-Duenas and Dr. Hector Adames on healing ethno-racial trauma in Latinx immigrant communities

In this article for peer-reviewed “American Psychologist”, Counseling Psychology Associate Professor Dr. Nayeli Chavez- Duenas and Counseling Psychology Associate Department Chair Dr. Hector Adames use an intersectionality framework to discuss the complex ways in which interlocking systems of oppression and anti-immigrant policies impact Latinx communities. The article also presents ways to stimulate healing in those communities. “Latinx […]

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