Dina Glaser, Psy.D
Dr. Glaser is the Senior Director of the Office of Placement and Training (OPT) for the Online & Dallas campus as well as the National Lead for training at the Chicago school. In her role with the online campus, Dr. Glaser serves as the Director of Clinical Training for the Masters of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology program and the Masters in forensic Psychology program. She serves the Chair of the National Strategic Planning Committee regarding the implementation of national training standards. Dr. Glaser began her career in University Counseling Centers, and she competed her pre-doctoral internship at James Madison University's Counseling and Student Development Center, her post-doctoral fellowship at The University of Michigan's Counseling and Psychological Services, and her employment as a clinical psychologist at The University of Central Florida's Counseling Center. She has spent several years providing individual and secondary supervision to pre-doctoral and practicum trainees. Dr. Glaser also has a strong interest in prevention and education and has assisted in the development and implementation of outreach on multiple university campuses. Along and is responsible for ensuring all continuing education programming follows the appropriate standards and criteria including the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Dr. Glaser is the Chair of the APA CE Approval Committee and IPCS CE Advisory Committee.
DIRECTORS OF CLINICAL TRAINING (DCTS)
Dr. Celeste Harvey
Dr. Celeste Harvey (pronouns: she/her) is a Professor in the Applied Behavior Analysis department. She has been serving children and adults from ages 2 to 100 in clinics, schools, residential, and institutional settings for over 25 years. Special areas of research interest include assessment and treatment of problem behavior, skill acquisition, collaboration with parents, teachers, and caregivers to implement treatment, and improving quality of care for aging individuals to promote aging in place. Virtually every area of research interest in Dr. Harvey's lab includes questions that address quality of life and social validity. Hobbies include: primitive camping, fishing, off-roading in the Jeep (the muddier the better!), survival prepping, cooking, and gardening (with a special emphasis on medicinal plants and herbs).
Dr. Smith graduated from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2002. She worked in community mental health settings as a provider and supervisor for six years prior to entering into academia. She served for ten years in clinical training at another university prior to coming to New Orleans to serve as the Director of Clinical Training at The Xavier University of Louisiana Chicago School campus. She has worked with a diverse range of people and has research interests in cross-cultural communication, mentoring, diversity competency development and measurement of competency in the evaluation of psychologists. She previously served as the Chair of the Diversity Committee for APPIC.