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Marla Vannucci, Ph.D., Adler School Core Faculty
WBEZ-FM Talks to Dr. Vannucci
About Trauma and Response
In Wake of Boston Tragedy

In its ongoing coverage of the bomb explosions and tragic aftermath at the Boston Marathon on April 15, WBEZ-FM 91.5, Chicago's National Public Radio affiliate, spoke with the Adler School's Marla Vannucci, Ph.D., for live in-studio discussion and listener calls on the ways that trauma can re-trigger anxiety and painful memories of past trauma or suffering.

Dr. Vannucci, who has a specialty in working with trauma, particularly combat trauma, sexual trauma, and crisis response, is an Associate Professor on the Core Faculty of the Adler School's Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program in Chicago.

Click here to listen to, and see social media highlights from, "Afternoon Shift: Boston Marathon aftermath." Dr. Vannucci is introduced about a half-hour into the program.

About the Adler School

The Adler School of Professional Psychology has provided quality education through a scholar/practitioner model for 60 years. Its mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities, and advancing social justice. The Adler School enrolls more than 1,000 students in doctoral and master’s degree programs and offerings at its campuses in Chicago, Illinois, and Vancouver, British Columbia, and through Adler Online.


Kim McCullough
Director of Communications
Adler School of Professional Psychology
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