Glaser Dina, PsyD
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 completed 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 with her training role, Dr. Glaser oversees the Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies (IPCS) 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)
Michelle Malters, PsyD
Cody Dickson, PhD
Dr. Dickson is the Director of Clinical Training for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Online campus. Dr. Dickson comes to The Chicago School by way of Nebraska and Texas as a department chair in Nebraska an undergraduate human services program and three master's level programs in clinical mental health counseling, school counseling, and college and student affairs counseling. Dr. Dickson is a licensed professional counselor and clinical supervisor in both Nebraska and Texas with over 25 years of experience working in mental and behavioral health services. He has spent most of his career working in public agencies and private practice serving clients with learning and developmental disabilities, severe behavioral health concerns, the criminal justice and court systems, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, and assisted living centers. His clinical practice specialties include serious and persistent mental illness, developmental and life transitions, criminal justice and specialty court programs, court testimony and consultation, crisis intervention, adoption and child custody. Dr. Dickson has experience with children, adults, college students, and geriatric populations in individual, couples, and family counseling. He provides supervision to counselors-in-training from numerous colleges and universities around the US since becoming licensed. His research interests include role-related identity development, rural behavioral health services, specialized court programs, social justice/advocacy - inclusion and diversity, contemplative practices, community consultation and collaboration and treatment of serious and persistent mental illness.
Michelle Colarusso, PhD
Christina Pinard, PhD