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Psychology Internship 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%

 

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%

 

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: Director of Psychology Training

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

 
Danielson, Brenda

Degree: Psy.D, Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Licensure: Wisconsin

Current assignment: Women’s Health Primary Care

% 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%


Grove, Malissa

Degree: Psy.D, Midwestern University

Area of specialization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Licensure: Unlicensed

Current assignment: Trauma Recovery Program

% 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: Stress Disorder Treatment Unit

% 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: Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans

% 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: Trauma Recovery Program

% 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%

 

WITTLIN, Noam

Degree: Ph.D., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Area of specilization: Clinical Psychology

Internship: Captain James A. Lovell FHCC

Licensure: Illinois

Current assignment: Program Manager for Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans

% 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 Psychology Interns – Home Universities


Class of 2021-2022:

Loyal University

National Louis University

Palo Alto University

Midwestern University

Montclair State University

Adler University

Roosevelt University

 

Class of 2020-2021

Rosalind Franklin University

University of Missouri – St. Louis

University of San Franscico

Midwestern University

Illinois Institute of Technology

Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology

 

Class of 2019-2020

Illinois Insistute of Technology

Midwestern University (3 students)

Iowa State University

Adler University

University of Nevada, Reno

 

Class of 2018-2019

Alliant International University – California School of Professional Psychology (San Francisco Campus)

Adler University

Roosevelt University (2 students)

Midwestern University

Chicago School of Professional Psychology (2 students)

 

Class of 2017-2018

Marquette University

Chicago School of Professional Psychology

American School Prof Psych, Argosy-Washington DC

Midwestern University

Nova Southeastern University

Roosevelt University

 

Class of 2016-2017

Loma Linda University

Rosalind Franklin University

University of Indianapolis

Nova Southeastern University

University of Pittspurgh

Ball State University

 

Class of 2015-2016

Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Alliant International University – California School of Professional Psychology (San Francisco Campus)

Texas Tech University

Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

Hofstra University

Nova Southeastern University

 

Class of 2014-2015

Nova Southeastern University

Spalding University

Marquette University

Pacific Graduate School of Professional-Stanford Consortium

Argosy University – Hawaii

University of Indianapolis

 

Class of 2013-2014

Loyola University – Baltimore

Northern Illinois University

Argosy University – Hawaii

Alliant International University – San Diego

Central Michigan University

Texas A&M University

 

Class of 2012-2013

Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Pacific Graduate School of Psychology-Stanford Consortium

Pepperdine University

University of Missouri-Kansas City

 

Class of 2011-2012

Carlos Albizu University
Loma Linda University

Nova Southeastern University

Roosevelt University

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

University of Mississippi

 

Class of 2010-2011

Adler School of Professional Psychology

Alliant International University-California School of Professional Psychology

Central Michigan University

Florida State University

Nova Southeastern University

 

Former Psychology Interns – Initial Post-Internship Position

 

Class of 2020-2021:

Memphis VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Rush University Road Home Program

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

San Antonio VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Martinez VA Medical Center

St. Louis VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

 

 

Class of 2019-2020

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Phoenix VA Health Care System Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Hines VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Hines VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Behavioral Consultants, Inc. Forensic Post-Doctoral Fellowship

 

Class of 2018-2019

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Kaiser Permanente Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Milwaukee VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Insight Behavioral Health Centers Mood Disorder Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Insight Behavioral Health Centers Staff Position

 

Class of 2017-2018

Hines VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Illinois Department of Human Services Treatment and Detention Facility Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Hines VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

 

Class of 2016-2017

McLean Hospital Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Loyola University Meidical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Milwaukee VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Bedford VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

 

Class of 2015-2016

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center Employed Position

New York Federal Corrections Employed Position

Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

San Diego VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Miami VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Columbia VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

 

Class of 2014-2015

Hines VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Louisville Community Mental Health Center Employed Position

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center Employed Position

Denver VA Medical Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Denver Community Mental Health Center Employed Position

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Post-Doctoral Fellowship