Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago

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Our Clinical Psychology programs are designed to prepare practitioner-scholars whose scientific, theoretical and practical foundations enable them to meet the challenges of the diverse settings, populations and communities in which they serve.

We are Non-Profit.

The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA).

Personal and Professional Preparation

The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago (ISPP, Chicago) resides in the heart of downtown Chicago, just blocks from Millennium Park and within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, public transportation, and cultural and entertainment venues. Founded in 1976, ISPP, Chicago offers both a Master of Arts (MA) and a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology, with each program designed to encourage the personal and professional growth of our students through faculty mentorship, engaging classroom discussions and experiential learning opportunities.

Argosy University, Chicago

225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300,
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone: 312-777-7600

Clinical Admissions Director

Tina Spears, Ed.D.
tspears@argosy.edu
312-777-7612

Education Verifications

Tyler Shippen
tshippen@argosy.edu

Local Training Sites

ISPP, Chicago is committed to providing quality, practical training experiences for our students. Our approved training sites may include:

  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Schools & College Counseling Centers
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Private Practices
  • Residential Treatment Centers
  • Court-ordered Programs
  • Rehabilitation Centers

Our in-house clinic, The Psychological Services Center at Argosy University, Chicago, provides additional practicum training opportunities for students.

Recent News

Argosy University and Best Buy Announce Partnership to Advance Education and Training for Best Buy Employees
Argosy University and Best Buy Announce Partnership to Advance Education and Training for Best Buy Employees

ORANGE, CALIF. (May 15, 2018) — Argosy University has partnered with Best Buy to offer its employees more ways to advance their education.

All full- and part-time Best Buy employees, regardless of how many hours they work and including seasonal employees, can receive a 20 percent savings on the tuition rate when they attend one of the programs offered at Argosy University. The partnership tuition rate will apply to eligible students who are employees of Best Buy and who apply to, are accepted to, and attend one of the undergraduate or graduate degree programs at Argosy University after January 1, 2018. Employees who are already enrolled at Argosy University are also eligible on classes moving forward. Additionally, Best Buy offers tuition assistance for employees who pursue higher education.

Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 26 campus locations in 13 states and online, is a private, nonprofit academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students through its eight colleges: College of Clinical Psychology, College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design and Western State College of Law at Argosy University.

Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in the areas of psychology, behavioral sciences, business, computer animation, counseling, and education.

“Argosy University is committed to advancing the education and training of today’s workforce,” said Argosy University Chancellor Dr. Cynthia Baum. “We are pleased to partner with Best Buy to make advancing education for their employees more affordable.”

About Argosy University 

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: Argosy University, 601 S. Lewis Street, Orange, CA 92868 © 2018 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu.   

 

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Chicago Grad Chemely Pomales Interviewed by Advocate Health Care e-News
Chicago Grad Chemely Pomales Interviewed by Advocate Health Care e-News

Chemley Pomales, who in 2013 earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and in 2015 earned a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from lllinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago was featured in Advocate Health Care Health e-News. Dr. Pomales talked about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s struggle with depression.


Pomales has not treated Johnson but spoke as an expert on the subject of depression. “Depression can be manifested in different ways, such as difficulties completing daily tasks and responsibilities, experiencing irritability, isolation and hopelessness,” he says in the article. “As more people openly discuss their experiences with depression, I hope the stigma associated with mental health difficulties and treatment decreases and those who have not received help yet are able to do so.”


Read the article here:

http://www.ahchealthenews.com/2018/04/20/rock-opens-struggle-disorder/

 

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Chicago Student Anna Baldauf to Present at Harvard and Tufts Medical Schools
Chicago Student Anna Baldauf to Present at Harvard and Tufts Medical Schools

Anna Maria Baldauf, who is working toward a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago is currently taking part in an internship at the Cambridge Health Alliance. The alliance is affiliated with Harvard University and Tufts University medical schools. Baldauf will present her research on 4/4/18 at the Harvard Psychiatry Research Day and then again at the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) Spring Meeting in New Orleans on 4/19/18. 

 

Baldauf will also be a speaker at two additional symposia at the Division 39 meeting. Following her internship, she’ll begin postdoc work at the Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences, Counseling and Mental Health Services.

 

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/568 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

 

 

 

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Neal S. Rubin, PhD, ABPP appointed Chair of Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility of American Association for the Advancement of Science
Neal S. Rubin, PhD, ABPP appointed Chair of Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility of American Association for the Advancement of Science

                                                                                                                                                                CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2018The Board of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has appointed Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago Professor and University Fellow Neal S. Rubin, PhD, ABPP to the position of Chair of the Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility (CSFR) in the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law program of AAAS. 

 

Rubin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University (Anthropology) and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Committee on Human Development, Department of Behavioral Sciences at the University of Chicago. He has been certified as a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology (AACP). He is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA). He is a former Chief Psychologist at the Psychosomatic and Psychiatric Institute (P&PI) of Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center where he was also a Research Associate on the Chicago Follow-up Study, a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and MacArthur Foundation funded study of the long term course of the lives of psychiatric patients.

 

More recently, Rubin's interests have focused on international psychology, social justice and the role of psychologists in promoting human rights. Since 2003, Rubin has pursued these international interests serving on the American Psychological Association's United Nations Non-Governmental Organization Team at United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York City. In this role, he works to contribute to psychologically informed global policies, utilizing research-based psychological information and resources pertinent to the behavioral dimensions of social issues worldwide. This team provides expertise to the UN for its many initiatives and activities as well as disseminating global human rights perspectives to the membership of the APA.

 

In addition, Rubin was elected to the Executive Board of Division 52 (International Psychology) of the APA as Secretary from 2008-2010, President-Elect (2011) and President (2012) of the division and Council Representative (2016-2017). Rubin was elected to the Executive Board of the International Council of Psychologists (ICP) as Director at Large-Elect (2011-2013). Rubin serves on the Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility (CSFR) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which promotes the application of science in the service of human rights.

 

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, Chicago, 225 N Michigan Ave Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601. © 2018 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu.

 

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