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Adler School Of Professional Psychology

Adler School Of Professional Psychology

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:

  • Adler Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice
  • Adler Institute on Social Exclusion

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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