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Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago Launches Clinical Psychology Lecture Series – Events Begin October 18

CHICAGO, IL (Oct. 10, 2012) -- The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago is pleased to announce the launch of a clinical psychology lecture series. Open to the public and offered at no cost, the series will consist of three lectures that address emerging mental health topics. All lectures will take place at Argosy University, Chicago, located at 225 N. Michigan Avenue, 13th Floor, in downtown Chicago.

The events are as follows:

Neuropsychology of Sports Concussions
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 6 p.m.
Presenter: Eliezer Schwartz, PhD
Dr. Schwartz is a professor at Argosy University, Chicago and licensed clinical psychologist with more than 35 years of clinical experience with individuals, couples, and families. He has worked as a clinician and a consultant with schools, hospitals, rehabilitation programs, residential facilities, and outpatient clinics for children and adults.

R U Free 2 Tlk? Technology, Social Media and Psychotherapy
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 6 p.m.
Presenter: Penelope Asay, PhD and Susan Zoline, PhD
Dr. Asay is an Associate Professor at Argosy University, Chicago and has extensive experience working in university settings in a variety of capacities. Dr. Asay completed her clinical internship in the Counseling and Psychological Services Department at Purdue University, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California Santa Cruz, where she specialized in crisis services. Her research and clinical experiences include LGBT issues, multicultural issues, career issues for women in the sciences, social anxiety, groups, and working with dreams in therapy.

Dr. Zoline is an Associate Professor at Argosy University, Chicago and a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of experience in the mental health field. Dr. Zoline 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. She regularly consults and provides training workshops to mental health and health professionals in a variety of settings.

Person Centered Views of Mental Illness: A Clinical Case Study
Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 6 p.m.
Presenter: Marge Witty, PhD
Dr. Witty is a professor at Argosy University, Chicago and a licensed clinical psychologist. Her work with the Chicago Counseling and Psychotherapy Research Center led her to the practice of client-centered psychotherapy which she has pursued since earning her Master’s degree in 1974. She feels that the work of a therapist is a path with a heart, and the personal rewards of being present with another person as he or she wrestles with difficulties, illness, and suffering and witnessing the growth of an empowered self is immeasurable.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Elizabeth Torres at 312.777.7627 or etorres@argosy.edu.

About Argosy University
Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law.  With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education.  The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org). Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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