Insight Magazine

INSIGHT Gets A Makeover

A thoughtfully redesigned new issue of The Chicago School’s award-winning alumni magazine makes its Spring 2016 debut. INSIGHT, the magazine for friends and alumni of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, made its Spring 2016 debut with timely topics and a fresh, sophisticated new look. Debuting in 2007 with a cover story that introduced The […]

Out of the shadows

The Chicago School convenes Skid Row agencies to empower the homeless of Los Angeles. The Chicago School’s decision to have urban campuses in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. is not by accident. In fact, having campuses set in the heart of the city has allowed students to experience the multifaceted challenges facing the urban […]

Q&A supporting transgender children

While children have long expressed gender in ways that are not consistent with socially prescribed gender roles, the reasons haven’t always been clear. A choice in toys, clothes, friends, sports, activities, and even hair length may all be signs that a child is expressing gender fluid tendencies. Until recently, the spectrum of observable gender identifications […]

Mission to serve

A group of students from The Chicago School put ethical theory into practice by aiding Syrian refugees on a study abroad trip to Athens, Greece. For nearly a decade, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology has extended its mission to train engaged practitioners to points around the globe—with one-of-a-kind study abroad programs that blend psychology […]

Native daughter

When Psy.D. candidate Damita “SunWolf” LaRue landed her dream internship serving Native American Veterans in Alaska, she took her responsibility one step further. Drawing on her childhood experiences as a tribal citizen of the Cherokee Nation, LaRue is building bridges between Native healing and Western medicine in her work. He was one of them, the […]

More than a buzzword

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology was founded on the belief that multicultural awareness and cultural sensitivity are essential to the successful practice of professional psychology. But the definition of diversity three decades ago has changed as much as the world around us. Where do we go from here, as an institution and as a […]

Life after trauma

When news that two bombs had been detonated at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 spread around the city—and soon, the world—the reaction was similar to that of any trauma. Those who witnessed the explosion near the finish line on Boylston Street were in shock. There was widespread fear and at times, a sense […]