In the News

Michele Kerulis, Ed.D., Director of Sport and Health Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology
WGN-TV Morning News Interviews
Dr. Kerulis on Vulnerability
to False Online Identities

After high-profile Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o reported being fooled by a false online relationship, WGN-TV Morning News (Chicago) interviewed Michele Kerulis, Ed.D., LCPC, CC-AASP, about the reasons that people might be vulnerable to falling for "catfishers," or online connections who aren't who they say they are.

Dr. Kerulis is Program Director of the Counseling Psychology, Sport and Health Psychology Specialization program at the Adler School of Professional Psychology. She also is a Certified Consultant, Association of Applied Sport Psychology, and President Elect of the Illinois Counseling Association. 

Click here to read “Doctor discusses catfish scams, hoaxes and Manti Te’o."


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.


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