Leslie Wolowitz, PhD serves as the Associate Chair of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg. She has mentored graduate students in PsyD Clinical Psychology programs since 1991. She served as core faculty at ISPP/Chicago from 1991 to 2000. Dr. Wolowitz developed and led a practicum site in a residential setting. She has taught courses in psychotherapy, psychoanalytic theory and technique, cultural diversity, history and systems, and in the area of moderate to severe psychopathology. She has lectured nationally and internationally, and wrote a book chapter on the uses of empathy in psychotherapy training.
Dr. Wolowitz helped develop and Chair a doctoral program in International Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. In Lima, Peru she worked with psychologists, anthropologists and a right space organization as an invited Faculty Exchange lecturer. She developed and led an international field experience for graduate students learning about mental health systems in a global context. She is interested in hybrid identity in the face of changing cultural and international contexts and how psychology can "internationalize". She is also researching how global consciousness can be fostered, as part of diversity training, in graduate education for social scientists.
Dr. Wolowitz was trained to treat psychosis with psychotherapy and is a member of the International Society for the Psychological Treatments of the Schizophrenias and other Psychosis (ISPS). She maintains a private practice, using psychotherapy to help adults, adolescents and couples.