Training and Experience
- Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Chicago, 1997
- (APA-approved Clinical Psychology Program)
- M.Div. at Catholic Theological Union/Chicago, 1989
- B.A. in Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI., 1973
Professional Affiliations, Licensing
- Illinois Licensed Psychologist: #071005796
- College of Chaplains-Fellow Association for Clinical Pastoral Education
- Advanced Standing Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) #17160
- Board-Certified MISA II-Dual Diagnosis Treatment #19684
Clinical, Teaching, and Supervisory Experience
Teaching Experience Catholic Theological Union-Chicago Illinois-Adjunct Teaching Faculty-9/2001-Present Experience teaching courses on Clinical Skills in Pastoral Care, Collaborative Leadership, Contemporary Pastoral Issues in the Family, Human Sexuality, and Pastoral Ministry to Persons and Families Struggling with Addictions, and Ministry to the Dying and Grieving
National Louis University -Adjunct Teaching Faculty- 6/2001-2015 Responsible for teaching both undergraduate and graduate level psychology courses on Advanced Human Development, Adulthood and Aging, Human Sexuality, Introduction to Psychological Assessment, Intercultural Communication, Culture and Self, Social Psychology, General Psychology, Theories of Personality, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Biological Basis of Behavior and Integrative Psychology.
Director Institute for Sexuality Studies- Chicago, Illinois September 2003- present Responsible for developing the psychology and sexuality seminars curriculum including teaching adults in areas of psychosexual development, sexual abuse issues, the dynamics of addictions, and building healthy relationships and communities.
Rush North Shore Medical Center-Skokie, IL. Member of Allied Professional Staff-1/2001- 2014
Private Practice McClone Psychological Services: Chicago/Hyde Park/ Evanston 1/1998-present. Individual, family, and couples’ therapy with adults, children, adolescents; group therapy; psychological assessment; clinical supervision. Consultant to area schools, churches, hospices and nursing homes on areas of loss and grief, addiction recovery, violence prevention, depression, and aging. Specialties in areas of the integration of psychology and spirituality, loss & grief, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and alcohol and drug addiction recovery.
Clinical Director Connections Therapeutic Day School Waukegan, IL; 1998-10/2000 Responsibilities include: Overall coordination and management of clinical needs of over 50 emotionally and/or behaviorally disabled children and adolescents ranging in age from 8 to 18. Extensive work in family therapy and facilitation of a monthly parent support group. Skills in management, teaching, community presentations, group and individual therapy. Duties include supervision of three Post-Doctoral Psychologists, and doctoral therapy-practicum students.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship Forest Hospital Des Plaines, IL; 9/1997-12/1998- 2000-hour Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Geriatric rotation providing individual and group therapy for elderly psychiatric population. In-services to clinical staff on issues of aging, depression, and group therapy skills. Coordination on inpatient caseload of adults, and adolescents including individual, family, and group therapy. Managed outpatient caseload consisting of adults, children, and adolescents. Supervisor: Chet Mirman PhD.
Psychology Internship Forest Hospital Des Plaines, IL; 9/1996-9/1997 2000-hour Clinical Psychology Internship: Inpatient rotation on adult, adolescent, and child inpatient units. Responsibilities included: inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy, group therapy, and psychodiagnostic assessment. Supervisor: Chet Mirman PhD
Therapy Practicum St. Elizabeth Hospital Chicago, IL. 9/95-6/96 800 –hours of supervised therapy in large Community Health Center Responsibilities include: outpatient based assessment and therapy of adults, adolescents and children. Supervisor: Rose Ann McDonald, Psy.D.
Diagnostic Practicum Family Adolescent Child Treatment Service (FACTS) Chicago, IL. 9/94-6/95 1000 hours of outpatient psychodiagnostic assessment of children, and adolescents. Experience included 20 + assessment batteries, weekly feedback conferences with parents and school staffings. Supervisor: Kathy Boho, Psy.D.
Hospice Chaplain and Pastoral Counselor Vitas Hospice Lincolnwood, IL. 1990-1998 -Directed pastoral counseling needs of a fourteen-bed hospice unit at Ravenswood Hospital in Chicago. Duties involved home and nursing home visits as a chaplain responsible for pastoral counseling needs of terminally ill patients and their families. Other responsibilities included spiritual assessment, bereavement counseling, and training of volunteers. Provided in-services to staff, including nursing homes, on issues of bereavement, coping with the difficult patient, death, & dying, and aging. Supervised three clinical pastoral education students.
Oncology Chaplain: Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Residency Rush Presbyterian St. Luke Medical Center, Chicago, IL. 9/1989-9/1990 Responsibilities include: Coordination of pastoral counseling needs of over 20 oncology patients; including crisis counseling, facilitating a weekly cancer support group for patients and families, and attending weekly staffings with psychology-oncology personnel.