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Artist Makeba Kedem-Dubose Makes ‘The Best of Blue’ During 8-Year Battle With Depression
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Artist Makeba Kedem-Dubose Makes ‘The Best of Blue’ During 8-Year Battle With Depression

Even amidst seemingly insurmountable challenges, you have the power to achieve, grow and ultimately, triumph. At least that’s according to Chicago native and artist Makeba Kedem-Dubose. She did exactly that, she says, when she chronicled her eight-year journey through depression and created, “The Best of Blue: A Work in Progress.” The piece debuted this month on … Continue reading »

Today and Every Day, We Celebrate Dr. Harold Mosak: Founder, Activist, Adlerian
Marketing & Communication / Social Justice

Today and Every Day, We Celebrate Dr. Harold Mosak: Founder, Activist, Adlerian

Of course, Alfred Adler is the founder of Adlerian psychology, and the namesake of Adler University. But in line with his community-driven school of thought was the start of our institution – one marked by the holistic collaboration of key Adlerian leaders. We are continually grateful to our university founders for their formidable sacrifices, groundbreaking … Continue reading »

Incorporating Spirituality When Creating Culturally Considerate Programs
In The Classroom

Incorporating Spirituality When Creating Culturally Considerate Programs

Sara Sherman is a Psy.D. student currently completing her final year through Adler University’s Chicago campus. She was one of three winners of the 2016-2017 Student Affairs Essay Contest, which centered on spirituality and social justice. Sherman is also a doctoral clinical psychology resident in Advocate Health Care’s Childhood Trauma Treatment Program. Social justice was … Continue reading »

Finding and Engaging With Adlerians In Action All Over The World
Alumni / Center for Adlerian Practice and Scholarship

Finding and Engaging With Adlerians In Action All Over The World

Neena Mathew and Shannon Zofkie are first-year Adlerians pursuing doctorate of psychology (Psy.D.) and master of sport and health psychology degrees, respectively, at Adler University’s Chicago Campus. Alfred Adler’s focus on community life, prevention, and population health is the inspiration for the university’s Social Justice Practicum, known here on campus as the “SJP.” Adlerian psychology emphasizes the … Continue reading »

Win or Lose? Settling the Score on Kids Specializing in Sport at an Early Age
Academic Programs

Win or Lose? Settling the Score on Kids Specializing in Sport at an Early Age

Felix Yu is a second-year Adler University Chicago Campus student pursuing a Master’s in Counseling: Sport and Health Psychology degree. He shares valuable perspective on young children specializing in sport. It’s plastered all over the media: “Michael Phelps’s extraordinary achievements are a result of focusing on swimming at an early age. The only way to succeed in … Continue reading »

Social Exclusion Simulation Gives Participants ‘Heartfelt, Human Experience’
Institutes & Centers

Social Exclusion Simulation Gives Participants ‘Heartfelt, Human Experience’

Have you ever put yourself in the shoes of someone who is trying to overcome societal barriers after incarceration? Most likely, you haven’t — at least not in the same way you would while participating in Adler University’s Social Exclusion Simulation. Spearheaded by the university’s Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice, the simulation is … Continue reading »

Evolving Career Goals: Discovering the ‘Social Justice’ in Sport & Health Psych
Academic Programs / Social Justice

Evolving Career Goals: Discovering the ‘Social Justice’ in Sport & Health Psych

Dillon Waschenbach is an Adler University student identifying his personal and career goals while completing the Master’s in Counseling: Sport and Health Psychology program. I had already identified where I wanted to start my career and what population I wanted to serve before enrolling at Adler University. I was dead set on working in an athletic department with … Continue reading »