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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Training Staff

PSYCHOLOGY STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND INTERESTS

 

ANDERSON, Cahryn

Degree: Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Program Manager, Addiction Treatment Program

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

BAIR, John P.

Degree: Ph.D., Northwestern University

Area of specialization: Counseling Psychology

Internship: Ravenswood MHC, IL

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: PCMH / OPT-MHC

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

  1. BLAND, Jessica

Degree: Psy.D., Alliant International University

Area of specialization: Clinical

Internship: Naval Medical Center San Diego

Licensure: Virginia, South Carolina

Current assignment: Recruit Evaluation Unit

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

BRENNAN, Michael

Degree: Psy.D., Adler University

Internship: Brooke Army Medical Center

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Recruit Evaluation Unit

% time devoted to training activities; Supv. 10%

 

BUCHANAN, Angel

Degree: Ph.D., Northwester University

Area of specialization: Clinical

Internship: Hines VA Hospital

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Trauma Recovery Program

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

COLBERT, Vincent

Degree: Ph.D., DePaul University

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Henry Ford Hospital

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: OPT-MHC; Executive Psychologist

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

CVEJIN, Bilijana

Degree: Psy.D., Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Spark M. Matsungaga VA Medical Center

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Trauma Recovery Program

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

DAGA, Suchi

Degree: Ph.D., Miama University (in Ohio)

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Trauma Recovery Program

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

GILLEN, Michael

Degree: Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Area of specialization: Clinical

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Heatlh Care Center

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: BRIDGE

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

HARTHAN, Jayna

Degree: Psy.D., Midwestern University

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Outpatient Mental Health Clinic

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

HOFFMANN, Kelly

Degree: Psy.D., Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Area of specialization: Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology

Internship: Oak Forest Hospital

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Department of Neuropsychology

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

HOLDEMAN, Jason

Degree: Psy.D., Fuller Theological Institute

Area of specialization: Clinical

Internship: US Navy

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Recruit Evaluation Unit

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

MARTIN, Thomas E.

Degree: Psy.D., Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: North Chicago VAMC

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Division Head, Outpatient Mental Health

% of time devoted to training activities: Other support activities 1%

 

MILLER, Judith A.

Degree: Psy.D., Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: PCMH (Health Behavior Coordinator)

% of time devoted to training activities:  10%

 

NEHER, John

Degree: Psy.D., Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Cincinnati VAMC

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Home Based Primary Care

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

O’HARA, Emily

Degree: Psy.D., Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Licensure: Arizona

Current assignment: Primary Care Mental Health Integration

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

PAUL, Joseph W.

Degree: Psy.D.

Area of specliaization: Clinical Psycholog y

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Licensure: Unlicensed

Current Assignment: Addiction Treatment Program

% of time devoted to training activities; Supv. 10%

 

PETERSON, Anthony R.

Degree: Psy.D.

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Naval MC – San Diego

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Division Head Mental Health Special Emphasis Programs

% of time devoted to training activities: Other support activities 1%

 

PINKOWSKI, Michael J.

Degree: Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Mid-MO. Health Sc.

Licensure: Indiana

Current assignment: ATP / PTSD-RRTP (Stress Disorder Treatment Unit)

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

SCHEPPS, Colby

Degree: Psy.D., Nova Southestern University

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Homeless Veterans Rehabilitation Unit

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

SIMENDINGER, Ashley

Degree: Psy.D., Loma Linda University

Area of specialization: Clincal

Internship: Loma Linda Veterans Health Care System

Licensure: Illinois

Current asssignment: Geropsychology and Assistant Training Director

% of time devoted to training acticities: Supv. 20%

 

SMETTER, Joseph

Degree: Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology

Internship: Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Licensure: Unlicensed

Current assignment: Outpatient Mental Health

% time devoted to training activities; Supv. 10%

 

VERGO, Jeffery

Degree: Psy.D., University of Indianapolis

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Stress Disorder Treatment Unit

% time devoted to training activities; Supv. 10%

 

WALLER, Robert (Scott)

Degree: Psy.D., Adler University

Internship: Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiciton Services

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Substance Abuse Recovery Program (SARP)

% time devoted to training activities; Supv. 10%

 

WELSH, Matthew

Degree: Ph.D., Purdue University

Area of specialization: Counseling Psychology

Internship: Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System  

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Outpatient Mental Health Clinic

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

WERTZ, Jessica

Degree: Psy.D., Loma Linda University

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Training Director

% of time devoted to training activities: Supv. 80%

 

WITTLIN, Noam

Degree: Ph.D., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Area of specilization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell FHCC

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Homeless Veterans Rehabilitation Unit

% time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

 

ZALKE, Amy

Degree: Ph.D., Rosalind Franklin University

Area of specilization: Clinical Neuropsychologist

Internship: VA Northern California Health Care System

Licensure: Texas and Michigan

Current assignment: Psychology Testing Laboratory

% time devoted to training activities: Supv. 10%

                                                                                                                                     

Current and Former Postdoctoral Fellows – Home Universities

 

Class of 2019-2020

Adler University

Roosevelt University (2x)

Illinois Institute of Technology

 

Class of 2018-2019

Midwestern University

Nova Southeastern University

Roosevelt University

Purdue University

Class of 2017-2018

Ball State University

Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Adler University

Nova Southeastern University 

 

Class of 2016-2017

Loma Linda University

Hofstra University

Miami University

Texas Tech University

 

Class of 2015-2016

Ball State University

University of Connecticut

University of Indianapolis

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

Class of 2014-2015

Northern Illinois University

 

Class of 2013-2014

Illinois School of Professional Psychology

 

Class of 2012-2013

Loma Linda University

 

Class of 2011-2012

Adler School of Professional Psychology

 

Former Postdoctoral Fellows– Initial Post-Fellowship Employment

 

Class of 2018-2019

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Sacremento VA Medical Center

 

Class of 2017-2018

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

 

Class of 2016-2017

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

New York Federal Corrections Center

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

 

Class of 2015-2016

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Hines VA Medical Center

University of Illinois Chicago Counseling Center

Wheaton College

 

Class of 2014-2015

Union Grove CBOC (Milwaukee VA Medical Center) 

 

Class of 2013-2014

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

 

Class of 2012-2013

 Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

 

Class of 2011-2012

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