Adler School of Professional Psychology
is a non-profit institution of higher education and independent graduate school
located in Chicago, Illinois
. Founded in 1952 as The Adler Institute, the school offers a doctorate in clinical psychology (Psy.D.
) and several masters degree programs. Master's programs offered include marriage/family therapy, counseling psychology, organizational development, art therapy, rehabilitation, gerontology, school counseling and the nation's only Master's program in police psychology specifically for police officers. The Adler School is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the American Psychological Association
, having been granted (October, 2008) 7 years of re-accreditation by the American Psychological Association, an accreditation status reserved only for exemplary doctoral programs in school, counseling and clinical psychology.
In addition to its main campus in downtown Chicago, which is located at 17 N Dearborn, The Adler School also maintains a campus in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
. The Adler School is the oldest independent professional school of psychology in North America and is a full member of NCSPP, the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology. The Adler School strives to attract applicants to its graduate programs who are interested in the interface between psychology and social justice, rather than those who are merely interested in the private practice of counseling... Read More