The Adler School of Professional Psychology is the oldest independent institute of professional psychology in Chicago, Illinois. Established in 1952, the school was originally known as Alfred Adler Institute. It was founded by Rudolf Dreikurs, and named in honor of Alfred Adler, a psychiatrist and member of Freud's Vienna Circle. The institute has a branch campus in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Adler School of Professional Psychology awards master's degrees in marriage therapy, school counseling, organizational development, and gerontology. It also offers a program in police psychology, the only one of its kind for police officers in the United States. Students can also opt for a doctorate degree course in clinical psychology. The school has 2 institutes:
Students of Adler School of Professional Psychology publish an online community newsletter every month known as "Candor". They are also involved in various on-campus clubs and organizations including the Adler Ethnic Minority Student Association, Adler Student Association, International Students Association, Feminism and Equality Alliance, Psi Chi, Military Psychology Group, and Adler Pride: GBLTQ & Allies.
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Adler School of Professional Psychology
65 East Wacker Place, Suite 2100
Chicago , IL 60601
General Phone: (312) 201-5900
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Therapy and Counseling||126||clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling psychology, organizational psychology, psychobiology, geropsychology, psychology courses, substance abuse counseling, marriage and family therapy, ...|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||12||hypnotherapist|
Number of programs and degrees for Adler in 2008-2009:
In 2007-2008, Adler had a total enrollment of 549 students (548 full-time equivalent).
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The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Expenses and Financial Aid:
Adler participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2068100)
Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):
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|Non-tenured and not on tenure track||10||12|
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|No academic rank||calendar year||10||$80,994||12||$69,114|
|All faculty total||calendar year||10||$80,994||12||$69,114|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
Therapy And Counseling
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
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Offers distance learning
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