Chicago | Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)
My approach to teaching is fueled by my own interest in learning. I am always learning with and from students, and I endeavor to share my expertise and enthusiasm with humility and openness.
As future socially-engaged professionals, it is essential for students to become aware of and grapple with their worldviews do the same with the worldviews of others. It is also essential for them to learn that all of us are embedded in multiple systems and exist in a sociopolitical context and that these things have significant impact on behavior, health, and wellness. Theory, research, and clinical work cannot possibly be taught or understood adequately without deliberate attention to issues of power, oppression, and context. In both experiential and didactic work, we attend to these dimensions in both process and content of class.
I am also dedicated to helping students develop their professional identities outside of the classroom and developing their unique voices as future psychologists from day 1! Presenting, publishing, volunteering, advocating, and fighting for change are all invaluable ways to connect with ourselves, each other, and the world.
Located in the heart of the city, the Chicago Campus was designed to provide and inspire the learning and living experience. To that end, we have created an environment that caters to your mental, emotional, and intellectual growth. Our classrooms are bright and spacious with windows to the outside world and the latest technology. In our Library, you will find every resource you need to research, form, and shape your journey. At Adler University, we have more than enough room to share your thoughts and flex your intellect.