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Chicago| Clinical Faculty, Division of Community Health
Adler Community Health Services

Ashley Poprilo, Psy.D.

Overview

Overview

Dr. Ashley Poprilo is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and her doctoral studies focused on clinical interventions to support people recovering from substance abuse. She also has a masters degree in forensic psychology, training her to skillfully help people navigating the legal system. She has experience working in a broad range of community mental health centers, forensic and an inpatient psychiatric hospital. Furthermore, Dr. Poprilo participated in research and publication at Adler University and St. John’s University, where she has focused on populations that have historically been under-resourced and oppressed communities. She completed her internship at ACHS and her post-doctoral residency at Community Health Center, Inc in Middletown, CT.

She currently supervises assessment and therapy externs, as well as doctoral interns. As a psychologist who sees the world through an Adlerian lens, she strives to assist the students she supervises by helping them understand their emerging role as a clinician. Using the discrimination model of supervision, she vacillates between the roles of teacher, counselor, and consultant while focusing on intervention, conceptualization, and personalization with students, with the goal of individualizing the way she supports their current needs. She also coordinates the Adler Community Health Services – Division of Community Health Chicago partnership with St. Leonard’s Ministries, where she guides trainees while they learn how to provide mental health services to clients who are currently involved in the judicial system.

Education

Education

  • 2020 Psy.D, Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Substance Abuse
    Adler University, Chicago, Illinois, APA-accredited
  • 2015 M.A., Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York
  • 2013 B.S., Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Theology
    St. John’s University, New York, New York
Licensure

Licensure

  • 2022 Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Illinois: # 071-010853
  • 2020 Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Kansas: # LP 03105
Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships

  • Psi Chi National Honors Society 2010 – present
Select Presentations

Select Presentations

  • Poprilo, A. (2016, November). What is the school-to-prison-pipeline?. Multifaceted Themes Diversity Conference. Chicago, IL.

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