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Susan Zoline

Associate professor




  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, De Paul University, 1981.
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, De Paul University, 1978.
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Michigan, 1975.


Susan Zoline, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago, where she has been teaching since 1988. She currently teaches courses in the areas of Professional Issues, Portfolio Development, Adult Development and Clinical Supervision, as well as Pro Groups and Practicum seminars. Dr. Zoline is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She chairs and serves on CRP committees, serves as a new faculty mentor, chairs the Clinical Psychology Admissions Committee, and serves on the Clinical Psychology Student Professional Development Committee. She has worked clinically in a broad variety of settings including private practice, medical settings, community mental health centers and university counseling centers and is active professionally as well. Dr. Zoline is a long standing member of the Illinois Psychological Association Ethics Committee which she currently Co-Chairs. Additionally, she has served as an expert witness for the IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation regarding Clinical Psychologist licensure issues. She regularly consults and provides training workshops to mental health and other professionals in a variety of settings.


  • Professional Ethics.
  • Age and Gender Bias.
  • Clinical Supervision.
  • Psychology and Judaism.

Selected Publications

  • Zoline, S. S. (2010). Current practices in working with suicidal clients. The Illinois Psychologist Newsletter, 49 (2), 17-18.
  • Zoline, S. S. (2008). Clinical, ethical and legal issues for psychologists in reporting elder abuse and neglect. The Illinois Psychologist Newsletter, 46 (2), 18-19.
  • DiMarco, M., & Zoline, S.S. (2004). Duty to Warn in the context of HIV/AIDS-related psychotherapy: Decision making among psychologists. Counseling and Clinical Psychology Journal, 1 (2), 68-85.


  • American Psychological Association.
  • Illinois Psychological Association.


  • Eldridge, A., Solomon, B., & Zoline, S. (2013, October). Ethics in the digital age. Plenary program presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, Chicago, IL.
  • Skolnick, V., & Zoline, S. (2013, April). Abuse within the Jewish community across the age span. Program presented at the Community Resource Conference on Judaism, Health and Healing sponsored by De Paul University College of Law Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies, Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL.
  • Athans, M., Hammer, S., Perrotta, P., Wernke, J., & Zoline, S. (2012, November). Evolving trends in technology use: Clinical, ethical and legal considerations. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Illinois Psychological Association, Schaumburg, IL.
  • Athans, M., Hammer, S., Perrotta, P., & Zoline, S. (2011, November). Financial aspects of clinical practice: Clinical, ethical and legal considerations. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Illinois Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Selected Lectures

  • “Ethical Decision Making in School Settings: From the Ivory Tower to the Real World” Continuing Education Workshop for Social Workers, Educators and Allied Health Professionals, District 39 Schools, Wilmette, IL, August 23, 2013.
  • “Mandated Reporting of Abuse across the Life Span: Clinical, Ethical and Legal Considerations” Continuing Education Training Workshop including Keynote Address, Jewish Community Abuse Resources Education & Solutions (JCARES), Skokie, IL, August 21, 2013.
  • “Ethical Considerations in Effective Provision of Clinical Supervision” In-service Training Workshop, Edward Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, May 17, 2013.
  • “Defining the Parameters of a Psychotherapy Relationship: Ethical Considerations” Invited Training Workshop, Jewish Child and Family Services, Northbrook, IL, May 3, 2013.
  • “Ethical Issues in Clinical Supervision” Clinical staff training seminar, University of Illinois at Chicago Counseling Center, Chicago, IL, April 25, 2013.