Charles Davis

Associate professor

Areas of Focus: Multicultural Psychology

Phone: 312-777-7684



  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1983.
  • B.A., Psychology, Northwestern University, 1977.


Charles Davis, PhD. is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago (ISPP, Chicago). Dr. Davis has extensive experience in the treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and their families, as well as working with the developmentally disabled. Dr. Davis has consulted or worked in a variety of mental health and educational settings, including community mental health centers, public schools, therapeutic day schools, and psychiatric hospitals. Dr. Davis' interests are in the areas of child and adolescent depression; conduct disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, family therapy, adolescent substance abuse, the development of self-esteem, cross-cultural mental health issues, programming for the developmentally disabled, and mental health administration.


  • Multicultural Psychology.
  • Ethnic Racial Identity Development.
  • African-American Psychological Issues.
  • Child and Adolescent Development and Psychotherapy.


  • Association of Black Psychologists.
  • American Psychological Association.
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.

Selected Presentations

  • Adventures in Teaching Advanced Ethnic/Racial Diversity Courses in a Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program (July 2013), International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada.
  • Racial Socialization and Self Esteem Development in the Clinical Treatment of Youth in July 2014 at the Association of Black Psychologists national convention.

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