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Mark Kiel

Associate professor




  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago, 2002.
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology, 2000.
  • B.S., Communications, Illinois State University, 1996.


Dr. Kiel is an Associate Professor, Chair of the Clinical Psychology Program’s Curriculum Committee, faculty for the Study Abroad program and coordinator of the Personal and Professional Development program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago (ISPP, Chicago). Dr. Kiel is a Clinical Psychologist, a Certified Group Psychotherapist, and is a Diplomate (American Board of Professional Psychology) in Group and Organizational Psychology. His clinical interests include Psychoanalytic/Tavistock-informed group psychology, Existential theory and practice, the philosophy of Psychology, and Q-Sort research methods. He consults in conferences nationally as part of A. K. Rice Institute (AKRI), and locally for the Chicago Center for the Study of Group and Organizations (CCSGO). His clinical work includes serving as staff and as a Director of Counseling Services at University and College Counseling Centers. He also maintains a private practice in Group and Organizational Consulting.


  • Psychoanalytic/Psychodynamic Theory and Application Pieces.
  • Existential Theory and Applications Pieces.
  • Group Relations/Tavistock Models of Group/Organizational Psychology.
  • Program Development and Interventions for Organizations (particularly regarding diversity).
  • Leadership and Followership Research (particularly utilizing Q-Sort methodology).


  • Chicago Center for the Study of Groups and Organizations: Associate.
  • A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems: Associate.
  • Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis: Associate.
  • American Board of Professional Psychology: Member.
  • American Psychological Association, Division 13: Member.


  • 2010: Mentor-Trainee Matching in the AKRI Training and Certification Process: The Inter-Group, Political and Popularity Dynamics of Pairing Primary Presenter - The A. K. Rice Symposium.
  • 2009: The Q-Sort: Leadership, Attitudes and Values of Faculty Working in a Multi-Theoretical Group Program Primary Investigator - Institutional Action Research.
  • 2009: The Intergroup Event: Power and Projection in the Relationships Among Groups Workshop Presenter - The American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Meeting.
  • 2008: Group Relations in Cyberspace: Global Connections Co-Presenter - The A. K. Rice Symposium.
  • 2008: Group Relations and Graduate Students: The Task of Personal and Professional Development in a Clinical Psychology Program Primary Presenter - The A. K. Rice Symposium.