in Clinical Psychology
Core Psychology Staff
Assistant Professor of Psychology
and Director of the Eating Disorder Clinic. Nova Southeastern University,
Clinical Psychology (1997). Professional interests: Women's Issues,
Eating Disorders, PTSD, Personality Disorders, and self psychology.
Associate Professor and Director,
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Program and the Stress & Anxiety Disorders
Clinic. University of Minnesota (1986). Founding Fellow, Academy of
Cognitive Therapy. Professional interests: Cognitive behavior therapy,
treatment of anxiety disorders particularly in medical patients, evaluation
and behavioral management of cardiac disease.
Harrow, Ph.D., ABPP
Professor and Director of Psychology. Indiana
University, 1961. Professional interests: Schizophrenia, thought disorder,
psychosis, affective disorders.
S. Herbener, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Psychology. Harvard University. Professional Interests: Psychiatric
Epidemiology, Developmental Psychopathology, Schizophrenia and Affective
S. Kristian Hill, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Ball State University (1998). Clinical training: Neuropsychology (adult and pediatric); Research Interests: schizophrenia and psychosis; maintenance and manipulation in working memory; serial order and sequential processing in working memory; cognitive effects of antipsychotics; efficient assessment of cognition in clinical trials; functional imaging and translational research methods.
M. Labott, Ph.D., ABPP
Associate Professor and Associate Director
of Psychology Internship Training. Northern Illinois University (1986).
Professional interests: Behavioral medicine, health psychology, psychological
factors affecting pulmonary rehabilitation, adult emotional expression
and health, issues of informed consent in human subjects research.
Martin, Ph.D., ABPP/CN
Professor of Psychology and Neurology, UIC.
Ph.D. 1986, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Research interests: Cognitive
neuropsychology, working memory, drug abuse and addiction neuroscience,
Elise D. Massie, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago(2006). Professional Interests:
Anxiety Disorders, trauma & PTSD, comorbid anxiety & alcohol use behaviors, cognitive-behavior therapy.
Pliskin, Ph.D., ABPP
Professor and Division Chief of Neuropsychology,
University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School (1988). Clinical
and research interests: Medical neuropsychology, including renal disease,
multiple sclerosis, dementia, electrical injury and the cognitive effects
of somatic treatments.
Eric Prensky, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor. Texas Tech University (2004). Professional interests: Health psychology, behavioral medicine, predictors of bariatric surgery outcomes, patients with cancer and sickle cell disease, treatment of nicotine dependence, biofeedback and related relaxation techniques, and sleep disorders.
Lisa A. Razzano,
Associate Professor of Psychiatry. DePaul University, 1991. Research
Interests: Mental health services research, HIV/AIDS, employment of
people with psychiatric disabilities.
James L Reilly, Ph.D. (http://ccm.psych.uic.edu/)
Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Virginia (2003). Clinical Interests: Clinical Neuropsychology; Research Interests: schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; antipsychotic treatment effects on cognition; working memory and attention; clinical neuroscience; translational research methods.
Sabine P. Schmid, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry. Vanderbilt University, 2005. Interests: Assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders and depression; OCD; cognitive behavior therapy; emotion management; research on a dimensional model of anxiety and depression and its application to treatment.
Jasmin Vassileva, PhD.
Research Assistant Professor of Psychology, Finch
University of Health Sciences / The Chicago Medical School (2002). Research
Interests: cognitive neuropsychology, international and cross-cultural
psychology, neuroimaging, executive functioning, disinhibitory psychopathology
(psychopathy / antisocial personality, substance abuse, ADHD, aggression,
Pamela S. Wiegartz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Director, Obsessive
Compulsive Disorders Clinic. Finch University of Health Sciences/The
Chicago Medical School (1999). Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy.
Professional interests: OCD and OC spectrum disorders, cognitive behavior
therapy, factors impacting treatment outcome in OCD.
In addition to the core faculty, interns
receive supervision and/or consultation from a staff of faculty members
who serve as consultants to our division. These include:
Linda K. Laatsch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director
Rehabilitation Psychology, Northwestern University Medical School (1990).
Professional Interests: Cognitive rehabilitation therapy, fMRI and SPECT,
learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder in adults and children.
Mark E. Schneiderhan, Pharm.D., BCPP
Assistant Clinical Professor,
UIC. Pharm.D. 1992, University of Kentucky. Professional Interests:
Diabetes and weight gain in schizophrenic patients, pharmacotherapy
of schizophrenia, major depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and
bipolar disorders among outpatient adults, adolescents and children.
Psychosocial aspects of the doctor-patient relationship.
Graciela Viale Val, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, UIC.
Psy.D. 1981, Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Professional
interests: Juvenile delinquency, adolescent psychopathology and suicide,
self psychology, psychodiagnostic and forensic assessment.
Assistant Professor. DePaul
University. Professional Interests: School and Community-Based Services;
Group Therapy with Parents and Adolescents; Media-Based Youth Interventions
(Specializing in Rap Music)
S. Atkins, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of
Psychology Training. Florida State University. Professional Interests:
School-Based Mental Health Services; Child Behavior Therapy; ADHD; Aggression.
Donna Baptiste, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor. Northern
Illinois University. Professional Interests: African American Family
Systems; Spirituality in Psychotherapy; Multiple Family Groups
The Healthy Youths Program
Associate Professor. University of California,
Los Angeles. Professional Interests: HIV/AIDS-Risk in Clinically Disturbed
Adolescents, AIDS Prevention Programs for Youth, Family Functioning
and Child/Adolescent Psychopathology, Child/Adolescent Psychotherapy
Process and Outcome
Stacy L. Frazier,
Assistant Professor. Indiana University.
Professional Interests: urban children's mental health, school-based
mental health services, community collaboration, children's disruptive
behavior disorders, after school programs
Associate Professor. University
of Illinois at Chicago. Professional Interests: Resiliency in Development,
Antisocial Behavior, Sex Abuse
Jennifer Gorski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Illinois Institute for Technology. Interests: Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders, intensive early intervention, parental adjustment, and intervention programs for adults with ASD.
Kristi Jordan (http://www.psych.uic.edu/HYP/index.htm )
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University. Professional Interests: HIV risk among African American women and girls, Cultural Awareness/Multicultural Issues, Risk behavior among youth with mental health needs.
Brian Mustanski, Ph.D.
Healthy Youths Program
Assistant Professor. Indiana University, Bloomington. Professional
Interests: Psychiatric Genetics, HIV/AIDS prevention, Comorbidity of
mental health and risk taking behaviors, Sexual orientation
Associate Professor. University
of Minnesota. Professional Interests: Adolescent Development, HIV Risk,
Jeff Salt, D.Clin.Psy.,
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Clinical Psychology from University of Glasgow. Interests: Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders; Early Intervention; Early Social Communication Skills; Individual and Family Intervention.
Lisa D. Stanford, Ph.D., ABPP/CN (Child)
Professor. University of Georga. Professional Interests: Pediatric Neuropsychology,
Infant Preschool Assessment, Autism, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, ADHD/LD.
Mark Stein, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor of Psychology in
Psychiatry, Southern Illinois University. Director of
Hyperactivity, Attention, and Learning Problems (HALP) Clinic and
Clinic and ADHD Research Center.Interterests:ADHD in children adolescents, and adults; sleep problems;
clinical pharmacology and pharmacogenetics
Amy E. West, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology. Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2004. Clinical and Research Interests: child and adolescent mood disorders, individual and group psychosocial interventions for pediatric bipolar disorder, comorbid depression and anxiety, cultural issues in psychotherapy, developmental psychopathology of mood disorders.
Marrea Winnega, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago. Interests: Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders; school consultation; early intervention; psychoeducational training for parents; transition to adult services
Professor and Director of
the Institute for Juvenile Research. University of Tennessee. Professional
Interests: Anti-Social Behavior, Prevention, Adolescence, Family Therapy,
Inner-City Children's Development, Prevention Methodology