James Dugo, PhD is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and has been a core faculty member at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg since its inception in 1994. He received both his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology (1973) and his master's in Rehabilitation Psychology (1970) from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Dugo began his teaching career in 1974 as an adjunct professor at the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine-University of Illinois/Chicago, and in 1983 joined the core faculty at the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. His teaching currently focuses on group psychotherapy, domestic violence, and diagnostic and psychotherapy practicum seminars. Besides his academic activities, Dr. Dugo has gained extensive clinical experience through positions as consultant, coordinator, and director of various inpatient, outpatient, and follow-up programs and Chief of Psychology at Lutheran General Hospital in Des Plaines, Illinois, and through private practice offering individual, couples, and group therapy and specializing in forensic evaluations and treatment of domestic violence offenders and victims of abuse. Dr. Dugo is a nationally recognized expert on domestic violence, having designed a domestic violence program that was one of the first such programs to be in compliance with the state protocol for the Partner Abuse, and is a past member of the State of Illinois Abuser Services Committee. Dr. Dugo has published chapters in books and articles relating to group psychotherapy, and continues to explore/research such areas as evolution of group structure, relationship between process and outcome, and development of co-therapy relationships. He has recently began presenting with Dr. Lema-Stern a new theory and approach to working with Resistance and Aggression.