Who We Are
At the Adler School of Professional Psychology, we aim to tackle some of society's most complex problems. That's why we're training the next generation of practitioners to reach beyond the therapist's office into the larger global community. In addition to our rigorous course work, we offer students nonclinical community service experience, which provides them with exposure to social issues and insight on how mental health professionals can help create real change. We have provided quality education through a scholar-practitioner model for more than 50 years.
With campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver, Adler School students have the opportunity to study in diverse and innovative environments with accomplished faculty in their field.Students receive a unique blend of theory and practice in small class sizes and through practicum experiences with over 700 community partners.
The Adler School is excited to offer the following new programs:
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)
The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program follows a scholar-practitioner based training model. This program prepares graduates to conduct clinical interviews and psychological testing, create treatment plans, consult and collaborate with physicians and other professionals, and provide multiple forms of therapy to alleviate mental illness, behavioral problems, and emotional distress. The Adler School has received national recognition for also preparing students for socially responsible clinical practice with a focus on the broader social and systemic factors of human dysfunction. Upon completing foundational coursework, students have the opportunity to be placed in internships at prestigious clinics, hospitals, mental health centers, and government agencies. Adler School offers a concentrations in Military Clinical Psychology under this program.
Master of Arts in Psychology: Specialization in Military Psychology (Online)*
The field of military psychology is often applied towards the counseling and treatment of military personnel or military families. It is very helpful in impacting the treatment of stress, fatigue, and psychological trauma suffered as a result of military operations. The M.A. in Psychology: Specialization in Military Psychology program prepares students to positively influence the overall mental health of military personnel, veterans, and their families. Students are taught how to apply basic psychological principles of military psychology to the interpersonal, managerial, and organizational dimensions of the military and supporting civilian environments.
*The Adler School is poised to offer this program beginning fall 2013, pending approval by the Illinois Board of Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA) (30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602, www.ncahlc.org). The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA) (750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242, 202-336-5510, www.apa.org/ed/accreditation).
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