Press Release

Kelli Johnson appointed to positions within National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology

Dr. Kelli Johnson, director of clinical training in the clinical psychology doctoral program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg, has been appointed:

  • Chair of the Ethnic and Racial Diversity Committee of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP)
  • Chair of the Planning Committee of NCSPP
  • NCSPP’s liaison to the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs

Johnson earned her doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Miami (FL), and completed her internship and postdoctoral residency at the University Counseling Center at Florida State University, where she went on to become a member of the staff following licensure, specializing in work with students of color and marginalized populations. She also was concurrently an adjunct faculty member at Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College.

More recently, Dr. Johnson served assistant director and later, as interim director of training at the counseling center at The University of Illinois at Chicago, where she was responsible for the coordination and administration of the advanced therapy externship and American Psychological Association-accredited pre-doctoral Internship, respectively.

Her professional presentations have focused on issues relevant to women and work, and most recently, on multicultural competence in the supervisory triad. She is licensed as a psychologist in Illinois and Florida (retired), and maintains a small private practice in Chicago. Her clinical interests include multicultural/diversity issues, social justice in psychology, professional identity development, and training and supervision.