Carolyn Gralewski, PhD, is a Professor and core faculty in the Clinical Psychology program of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg. She graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University and received her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Illinois/Chicago. Dr. Gralewski has extensive experience in teaching including 20 + years of teaching at the graduate level. Dr. Gralewski also has had extensive experience working in the educational system and in special education. She has maintained a private practice as a licensed clinical psychologist, consultant and workshop presenter for over 25 years. Her approach has consistently emphasized a growth oriented, positive model of change and intervention. She has published in the areas of women's development and eating disorders. Particular areas of interest include stress and wellness, personality, and development throughout the life span. In keeping with her interest in the developmental perspective, Dr. Gralewski has recently expanded into the areas of personal coaching and of group work with adults in need of "reinvention" in their lives. Dr. Gralewski currently teaches courses in lifespan development, psychopathology, and assessment. She also supervises student research in the areas of adolescent development, adult issues, and trauma.