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Kevin Kukoleck

Assistant professor

Office

847-969-4945
kkukoleck@argosy.edu

Education

  • B.A., College of Arts and Sciences, Psychology, Cleveland State University, 1992
  • Psy.D. .Clinical Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago, 1998

Biography

Kevin J. Kukoleck, PsyD is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at The Clinical Psychology program of Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg. He also serves as the director of the Northwest Suburban Internship Consortium. He received his Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago in 1998. His undergraduate degree is from Cleveland State University where he majored in psychology and minored in gerontology. Prior to joining the Argosy University faculty, he was Adjunct Professor at Cleveland State University and was the staff psychologist at both the Vocational Services Team, a physical and vocational rehabilitation center in suburban Cleveland, and the Cleveland Sight Center's Child Services Division. His clinical and research interests are in the areas of health psychology, gerontology, multicultural psychology, gay/lesbian identity development, and cross-cultural relations. He presents nationally and internationally in the areas of gerontology, LGBT aging, group process, multiculturalism, and client-centered therapy. He is on the editorial board for Outword, a publication of the Lesbian-Gay Aging Issues Network, a division of the American Society on Aging. He is the past president of the Association for the Development of the Person-Centered Approach, an international Person-Centered professional organization. In addition to teaching, Dr. Kukoleck is a clinical supervisor at the Carl Rogers Institute for Client-Centered Therapy.

Expertise

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Adult Development/Gerontology
  • Health Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural therapy/assessment and multiculturalism

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Society on Aging
  • Association for the Development of the Person-Centered Approach
  • Midwest Psychological Association
  • Chicago Client-Center Network

Presentations

  • April, 2011 "Factors affecting older adults' perceived experiences of positive and negative ageism," American Society on Aging (ASA) Annual Meeting held in San Francisco, California.
  • June, 2010 "Supervising graduate students in the use of Client-Centered therapy," Association of the Development of the Person-Centered Approach (ADPCA) Annual Meeting held in Rochester, NY.
  • March, 2010 "Reflections of a student activist and suggestions for the future," American Association of University Administrators Annual Meeting held in Chicago, Illinois.
  • March, 2010 "The inclusion of LGBTI aging issues within college and university curricula," ASA Annual Meeting held in Chicago, Illinois.
  • March, 2010 "The use of non-directive therapy wit older adults: Addressing barriers to psychotherapy," ASA Annual Meeting held in Chicago, Illinois.

Selected Lectures

  • 2011 Hoffman Estates Psychological Counseling, Hoffman Estates, Illinois Invited to return to speak to graduate students at this community counseling center on the topic of providing therapy for persons with disabilities.
  • 2011 University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Invited to return to speak to the graduate students of the University's Counseling Center on the topic of providing therapy for persons with disabilities.
  • 2011 The Center on Halsted, Chicago, Illinois Invited to speak to practicum externs on increasing knowledge about LGBT individuals with disabilities.
  • 2010 Mercy Housing Lakefront, Chicago, Illinois Invited to speak on two separate occasions this year to professional case managers at this non-profit supportive housing complex about psychological issues related to their work with homeless individuals.
  • 2010 Hoffman Estates Psychological Counseling, Hoffman Estates, Illinois Invited to speak to faculty and graduate student staff at this community counseling center on the topic of providing therapy for persons with disabilities.