Students enrolled in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program can choose an emphasis to focus on a specific area in clinical psychology. Students apply to an emphasis of choice during their first or second year of study. During their first year, students interested in pursuing an emphasis should become acquainted with admissions criteria for their emphasis of choice, meet with the emphasis coordinator during the first year in the program, and attend emphasis activities.
Clinical neuropsychology is recognized by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and is one of the fastest-growing sub-specialties within psychology.
Adler University’s doctoral neuropsychology emphasis is designed to satisfy current professional guidelines for training clinical neuropsychologists, and to provide doctoral students with the opportunity to develop competence and proficiency in clinical neuropsychology.
Completion of the Emphasis in Clinical Neuropsychology, within the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, prepares graduates to complete advanced work, leading to careers in clinical neuropsychology and to board certification. Past students have found work in hospitals, University settings, clinical research and clinical practice among other opportunities.
Students officially apply to the Emphasis in Clinical Neuropsychology after demonstrating strong performance in a series of prerequisite courses during their first and second year of the Psy.D. program.
Kyra Lobbins joins Adler University in the role of Chief of Staff on May 17, bringing years of experience in higher education and leadership to the role.
Len Sperry, M.D., Ph.D., ABBP, completed the Certificate in Psychotherapy from the Adler Institute of Chicago in 1972 and Rudolf Dreikurs was his mentor.
Adler University has divested fossil fuels from its investment portfolio in concert with its institutional mission and investment policy supporting socially responsible practice. Adler is one of only 30 higher education institutions to divest from fossil fuels.