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									The Psyren                                                                                        March 2006
                                                                                                  Volume 4

                                           Gabbing with Garbarino
                                                   By Brittany Lakin

                                   I had the wonderful         his “life was transformed” by      “before I forget everything I
                             opportunity to sit down with      reading Lost Boys. This man        know,” he added chuckling.
                             Dr. James Garbarino, who          and his fiancé later visited       He sees himself as a teacher
                             joined the Psychology faculty     Dr. Garbarino and brought          regardless of his audience. “It
                             last fall and holds the Maude     two stuffed bears, which now       doesn’t matter who you are
                             C.      Clarke     Chair     in   sit among his stuffed animal       talking to--kids, teachers, or
                             Humanistic Psychology. The        collection as a thank you.         congress--you       are     just
                             first thing I noticed upon            Dr. Garbarino came to          adjusting the language.” That
                             entering his office were the      Loyola after an impressive         may be why his books are so
                             many pictures of young            career at Cornell University       popular with the lay public.
                             people from around the world      where he also received his         His newest book, See Jane
                             that graced his office walls      Ph.D.         in        Human      Hit, Why Girls Are Growing
                             and the piles of stuffed          Development         in     1973.   More Violent and What Can
                             animals that sat by the           Interestingly, it was his friend   Be Done About It, is now
                             window. Each of these             and life long mentor, Urie         available. He has even taught
                             pictures and animals tells a      Bronfenbrenner,             who    a thing or two to Bozo the
                             story of his amazing work         encouraged         a      young    clown, Mr. Rogers, and
                             that has taken him all over       Garbarino to pursue graduate       Captain Kangaroo, who
                             the United States and the         work          in        Human      consulted with him about
                             world. He has traveled to         Development. The two met           child abuse.
                             war-torn countries such as        when           Brofenbrenner’s         In    his     free    time,
                             Iraq, Kuwait, and Israel to       daughter was a student in the      Garbarino enjoys traveling
Individual Highlights        examine the effects of war        drama class that Garbarino         with his wife, Claire Bedard,
                             and trauma on children, along     taught at summer camp.             walking his dog Dharma,
Art Lurigio              2   with studying community           Although, he enjoyed his           reading mystery and spy
                             violence that takes place         time at Cornell, Garbarino         novels,      and       watching
IMeet the First Years    2   every day right here at home.     felt that he was not being         American Idol and Law and
                                  When Dr. Garbarino talks     fully utilized and that            Order. In addition, he enjoys
Irish Eyes Are Smiling   3   about how trauma affects          Chicago       offered      more    singing and used to be in
                             children, people listen. He       opportunities to look at issues    choir. I think that must be
Class Updates            3   has consulted with multiple       such as urban violence. He         why I liked him so much.
                             organizations,        including   also talked about Loyola’s
Life at Curl             4   UNICEF and the National           appeal because it carries the
                             Committee to Prevent Child        “Jesuit tradition of social
Life Outside of Damen    4   Abuse, and was invited to         justice and spirituality that he
                             speak at the White House          liked.” In addition, he
Music Scene in Chicago 5     summit on youth violence. At      admitted that as a frequent
                             the continental breakfast         flyer, it is just easier to fly
Internship Placements    5   before the meeting, Dr.           out     of     Chicago.      Dr.
                             Garbarino even chatted with       Garbarino is no stranger to
Dissertations and Theses 6   the Clintons, who both read       Chicago since this was his
                             and enjoyed his book, Lost        home from 1985-1994 when
Psyren Poll              6
                             Boys: Why Our Sons Turn           he was the president of
                             Violent and How We Can            Chicago's Erikson Institute
Alumnae Updates          7
                             Save Them. Many others            for Advanced Study in Child
Upcoming Conferences 8       have also read his book, and      Development.
                             one young man in particular           Dr Garbarino’s favorite
Notes from the Editors   8   was so touched that he sent       part of being at Loyola is
                             Dr. Garbarino a letter saying,    teaching the graduate seminar

                        Introducing Dr. Arthur Lurigio
                              By Viviana Ortiz

                                                          professor of Criminal           has been recognized for
                                                          Justice and Psychology at       his outstanding research
                                                          Loyola, giving us an            on the treatment of drug-
                                                          opportunity to meet him         abusing and dependent
                                                          and learn from him.             offenders.
                                                              We would like to               He has also developed
                                                          highlight some of his           a specialized program for
                                                          important research and          mentally      ill     adult
                                                          work. Dr. Lurigio is            probationers in Cook
                                                          extremely knowledgeable         County (Chicago).        In
                        The Psyren wanted to              in the field of criminal        addition, Dr. Lurigio is
                        take the opportunity to           justice and is valued by        currently writing a book
                                                          the      Department      of     on the mentally ill in the
    Welcome the         welcome Dr. Arthur J.
                        Lurigio, Associate Dean           Psychology for the many         criminal justice system.
                        for Faculty at College of         research and work-related       He     has     successfully
            New         Arts and Sciences, and            opportunities he provides       interwoven his passions
                        Director of Center for            for our graduate students       for criminal justice and
      First Years!!     the Advancement of                in clinical psychology. For     psychology and serves as
                        Research, Training and            example, Dr. Lurigio is at      a role model for many
                        Education.       To our           the forefront of research       graduate students in our
                        delight, Dr. Lurigio is           investigating the spread of     department!
    Sasha Berger        also    has     a    joint        HIV among adult and
                        appointment      as     a         juvenile probationers. He
    Cynthya Campbell

    Christine Celio                      Meet the First Years!
    Mawiyah Lythcott                                            By Sasha Berger

    Erica Luboyeski     East meets West with a bit of      look around us with a bit        welcoming            or
                        Southern charm in this first-      of wonder and a lot of           supportive.    And as
    Caitlin Sparks
                        year class. In August 2005,        satisfaction…the      first      hard as we worked, we
    Rebecca Wasserman   eight young women packed           semester     of   graduate       mixed in a lot of fun--
                        up and headed to Chi-town to       school is behind us!             really, we swear we
    Lauren Zurenda
                        begin their graduate studies at                                     did! We look forward
                        Loyola. We all come from           How did we get through           to continuing our
                        various backgrounds, have          it? A few things come to         journey and moving
                        stories about what we might        mind: homemade baking;           forward together.
                        have been or done had the          Halas kickboxing classes,
                        application process not come       group study sessions, late
                        to such sweet fruition (ask us,    night stats consults with
                        it’s quite intriguing!), and       Fred Bryant, our pets, a
                        have very different opinions       marriage            proposal
                        on the infamous Chicago            question,          professor
                        winter. Despite, or maybe          interventions, a lot of hard
                        because of, our differences,       work, and a whole lot of
                        we became quite a cohesive         laughter. And, of course,
                        group (“ducklings,” if you         the students, faculty and
                        must). And now, after our          staff at Loyola could not
                        first semester, we blearily        have       been        more
   Irish Eyes are Smiling: Clinical Social Event                                                                                               3

     By Sasha Berger

                                                                               On November 10, 2005 Loyola students, faculty, and
                                                                               staff descended upon Irish Eyes, a bar in Lincoln
                                                                               Park, for a night of fundraising and fun.        The
                                                                               neighborhood jaunt opened its doors and its bar to
                                                                               benefit Jamal House, an organization for boys that
                                                                               are wards of the state. Scott Leon, a member of the
                                                                               board, was joined by none other than Grayson
                                                                               Holmbeck behind the bar. Together, the dynamic
                                                                               duo brought in over $1200 for the organization.
                                                                               There was music, lively conversation and great fun
                                                                               had by all. Pictures of the event were captured by
                                                                               Rebecca Wasserman -- check them out at
                                                                               2005irisheyes.shtml. Thanks to Scott and the social
                                                                               committee for organizing this great event!

                                                        Class Updates
Second Years                                                  Third Years                            Fourth Years
  By Jeff Sieracki                                              By Brittany Lakin                     By Melissa Robinson
  The second year clinical psychology students are            Whoever said that the third year of    It’s been a busy and eventful year for the
continuing down the long and winding road to one day          graduate school was the hardest        4th years. In the Fall of 2005, this class
having a job. We have spent the past year learning about      was telling the truth. For the third   of seven successfully took and passed
our profession (and ourselves) in the classroom, in the       year class, there is little time to    their qualifying exams, officially
office, and at the Wellness Center. New and continuing        leisurely waddle about. They are       advancing them to doctoral candidacy.
challenges include attempting to complete a thesis,           busy with multiple responsibilities    Their second externship year is also in
administer therapy, apply for practicum, and emerge as        including externship, teaching,        full swing. Emily and Kei are doing
adults.                                                       research, and classes. Becky is        assessment at Rush and Illinois
   As of the time of this publication, we have all            doing a therapy externship at          Masonic, respectively.        Barbara and
proposed our theses, and lord willing, by the time that       Amundsen High School, while the        Melissa are conducting therapy at John
next year's update rolls along, we will have all defended.    rest of the third year class is        Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Jill
We have also grown professionally from our experiences        polishing their assessment skills.     and Jessie are also doing therapy at
at the Wellness Center. As an example, recently in the        Kerry is doing child assessment at     Lakeview High School and Mt Sinai
practicum class we were debating the pros and cons of         the University of Illinois at          Hospital, respectively. Without classes
starting a new therapy technique with only a few sessions     Chicago, Jon is at the University of   to attend, the 4th years have also found
remaining with a particular client. This discussion           Chicago, Danielle and Brittany are     time to get involved in some other
reminded our supervisors, Amy and Scott, of a                 both at Illinois Masonic’s Pediatric   events and activities. Jamie became the
conversation from the beginning of the year when we           Developmental Center, and Holly        proud mother of an adorable son named
discussed "ok the first session is over… what do we do        is doing adult assessment at Hines     Miles. She and her husband recently
now?" Clearly, all of us have become more confident           VA Hospital. In addition, before       moved out to California and will be
and more effective therapists. Whether discussing case        the busy year began, the third years   doing a practicum at Palo Alto VA.
conceptualizations, the meaning of life, or the location of   did some traveling. Kerry, Becky,      Melissa got engaged in April of last
free food, our supervision at the Wellness Center has         Jon, Holly, and Danielle enjoyed       year. Melissa will be married in May
always been interesting and enjoyable.                        having their own European              and Barbara is not too far behind with
   In the coming months we will attempt to sort out our       adventures. Among the places           her wedding date set for June. Jessie is
externship sites for the next year. Molly, Krista, Jen, and   visited were Portugal, Paris,          finishing up the classes required for her
Jeff are applying to child assessment/diagnostic sites,       Barcelona, Provence, Italy, and        MJ degree. Kei applied to internships
while the "adult" of the group, Pedja, is going the therapy   Holland. Brittany stayed in the        and has successfully matched at
route. If you know anyone, put in a good word for us!         states and presented a poster at the   Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical
   Unfortunately, at this point in time we have no            APA conference in Washington,          Center. With all this business, marriage
shocking and salacious personal developments to report.       D.C. The latest and most exciting      and such, the 4th years still found time to
To leave you guessing at the end of the article, perhaps      news, however, is that one third       celebrate together as a class after
over the course of the next year, one of us will appear on    year (yes, Becky) will be expecting    passing their exams. There’s no telling
a reality show, write the great American novel, or            her own little duckling in July.       what 5th year will bring!
become engaged. Your guess as to who, is as good as
mine. Adios from the second years.
4    THE PSYREN         Life at CURL
                            By Emily Edlynn

                      Last spring, I ventured out of my clinical                 of course, as this widening perspective gives whole
                      psychology cocoon and applied for a full-time              new meaning to taking a “systemic” view of
                      position as a research coordinator at CURL. In case        psychopathology. I plan to use these developing
                      you don’t know what CURL is, it is the Center for          skills of forming relationships in the community and
                                                                                 with government leaders, and conducting creative
“This experience has Urban Research and Learning at Loyola. CURL is
                                                                                 and innovative research in my future of incorporating
given me a whole new very unique in that it conducts a combination of
                      qualitative and quantitative research for a variety of     public policy work with being a child psychologist.
appreciation for the
                      purposes, including informing public policy. The           CURL loves people from across disciplines so if you
city of Chicago,
                      year so far has been full of new and exciting              have any interest, they offer graduate fellowships and
including its social,
                      experiences—including giving a presentation to a           always welcome volunteers. I am not a pioneer from
historical, and
                                                                                 the clinical psychology department: Maryse Richards
political landscape.” room of 30 Chicago City commissioners and staff,
                      including the CEO of the CHA and an alderman;              has been a faculty fellow and 3rd-year Rebecca
                      attending innovative conferences like “Racial              Sanderson was a graduate fellow last year. Check out
                      Justice and Public Policy;” and writing reports that       the website at
                      are actually used in the real world. CURL is all
                      about community-based and participatory research
                      so I have attended meetings and conducted
                      interviews all over the city with a range of
                      community leaders. This experience has given me a
                      whole new appreciation for the city of Chicago,
                      including its social, historical, and political
                      landscape. I have not forgotten about mental health,

                                    Life Outside of Damen
                                         Pictured on the left are 4th
                                         year Melissa Robinson and
                                         fiancé Antoine Brown at
                                         their engagement party.
                                         The couple is looking
                                         forward to their Cleveland
                                         wedding on May 20.
                                         Pictured on the right are
                                         4th-year Barbara Jandasek
                                         and Jason Kane, busily
                                         planning their June 23rd
                                         wedding at the Nature
                                         Museum in Chicago.
                                         Enjoy your special days,
                                         lovely brides!

Fourth-year Jamie                                                       Recent graduate
Kent and husband,                                                       Brigid Rose and
Alex, have recently                                                     her husband, Matt,
moved to northern                                                       welcomed their
California with their                                                   beautiful baby
adorable son, Miles                                                     boy, James Robert
Kent, born in June,                                                     Lakin, into the
2005.                                                                   world on August
                                                                        30 (the day before
                                                                        Brigid officially
                                                                        got her degree).
                                                                        James is now a
                                                                        happy 6-month-

                                       By Viviana Ortiz & Melissa Robinson

   If you’re in the mood to hear          If you have an eclectic taste in      night stop. Also try THE
   some blues, we recommend               music, the HOTHOUSE (31 E.            HANGGE UPPE (right next door
   KINGSTON MINES (2548 N.                Balbo Drive) is the perfect spot      to Elm Street). Featuring 3 dance
   Halsted St.). Guaranteed, you’ll       for you! They offer Blues,            floors, top 40’s tunes and some
   have to talk loud but it’s open        Ethnic, Other, Folk, Funk/Acid        oldies. Cover is $5.
   until 5:00 am on Saturdays…for         Jazz, Jazz, Latin, Rock, and
   all of you late-night partiers!        World music styles. Try a mojito,     Looking for a great place to hear
   They also serve Southern style         which is their house drink! Cover     some reggae? Try out THE
   food all night. Cover ranges from      ranges from $7-$25.                   WILD HARE (3530 N. Clark).
   $12-$15.                                                                     Open 7 nights a week, the bar
                                          For all those hip/hop and R&B         hosts live performances by local
   …for jazz lovers, we recommend         fans, check out ELM STREET            and internationally known talent
   THE GREEN MILL (4802 N.                LIQUORS (12 W. Elm). No               (including Rita Marley) and/or
   Broadway). They have live jazz         cover and open late. Combines a       various dj’s. Have a cup of their
   nightly, big band/swing on             loungy feel w/ a jumpin dance         signature rum punch and enjoy
   occasion, and a world famous           floor. Hip/hop and R&B usually        the ambience, which boasts a
   poetry slam on Sunday nights.          start a little later in the evening   Jamaican flare. Cover ranges from
   Cover ranges from free - $8.           so you may have to make it a late     $7 - $15.

                 Internship Placements
Nicole Cruz
  Kennedy Krieger/Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
Janhavi Desai
  Children’s Memorial Hospital (Chicago, IL)
Elizabeth Franks-Bruno
  Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL)
Chisina Kapungu
  University of Illinois-Chicago-Psychiatry-IJR (Chicago, IL)
Rita Khang
  University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
Colette Smart
  Cornell University/Payne Whitney/New York Hospital (New York, NY)
Allyse Sturdivant
  University of Illinois-Chicago-Counseling (Chicago, IL)

Mona Abad
  Long Island Jewish/Zucker-Hillside (Glen Oaks, NY)
Emily Edlynn
  Children’s Hospital at Stanford (Palo Alto, CA)
Kei Kawashima
  Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (Chicago, IL)
Inna Meerson
  Allendale Association – Bradley Counseling Center (Lake Villa, IL)
David Morgan
  Allendale Association – Bradley Counseling Center (Lake Villa, IL)
Philip O’Donnell
  UC Davis Medical Center – CAARE Center (Sacramento, CA)
Viviana Ortiz
  Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (Chicago, IL)

                     Theses & Dissertations
         Thesis Proposals                          Thesis Defenses
             Molly Pachan 9/1/05                       Holly Hunley 4/21/05
             Jeff Sieracki 10/6/05                     Kerry O’Mahar 9/12/05
             Jen Edidin 11/27/05                       Brittany Lakin 10/28/05
             Pedja Stevanovic 11/29/05                 Jon Goldner 11/29/05
             Krista Kohl 12/6/05                       Becky Sanderson 12/14/05
                                                       Danielle Morgan 12/21/05

         Dissertation Proposals                    Dissertation Defenses
             Kei Kawashima 1/14/05                     Deborah Friedman 4/14/05
             Inna Meerson 3/28/05                      Laura Renteria 5/6/05
             Mona Abad 6/30/05                         Cara Lanza Hurley 5/10/05
             Emily Edlynn 9/23/05                      Jessie Wolf 7/5/05
             Phil O’Donnell 10/28/05                   Angie Sedeno 11/1/05
             Viviana Ortiz 10/28/05                    Michelle Wasserman 1/23/06
             Jessie Snowden 1/5/06
             Holly Hunley 1/20/06
             Kerry O’Mahar 1/23/06

                 Psyren Poll: If you weren’t a psychologist,
                   what would you be when you grow up?
          “A translator for              “By day I would be a          “A zoologist or someone who
          dignitaries.”                  mild-mannered professor       studies and rescues
           --Cynthya Campbell            at UNLV and by night a        animals.”
                                         crime-fighting, mystery-        –Jill Zukerman
          “A chef or architect.”         solving, casino pit boss at
           –Phil O’Donnell               the Bellagio.”                “A star on Broadway or a
                                          –Jeff Sieracki               backup singer for Madonna,
          “A travel writer for Lonely                                  or perhaps a co-star on CSI.”
          Planet or a photographer       “I would probably yield to     –Rebecca Wasserman
          for National Geographic.”      the dark side of the Force
           –Colette Smart                and become a                  “Either an archaeologist or
                                         psychiatrist!”                an international food
          “An actress or a                –David Morgan                critic.”
          pediatrician.”                                                –Barbara Jandasek
           --Brittany Lakin            “A fashion editor at
                                       Vogue or a theoretical          “A gardener or a Geek
          “A tour director in Europe!” astrophysicist.”                Squad person.”
           –Viviana Ortiz               –Emily Preheim Dupre            -Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg
      Alumni Updates: Where are they now?                                                                                                  7

                                                  Rachael Millstein Coakley writes: “I             what will develop over time, (such as
Many alumni wrote in to say hi and update
                                                  wanted to let you know that on Jan 18th          serious health issues). It's been so
us all on their personal and professional
                                                  Gerry and I welcomed the (late!) arrival of      important to understand educational
news! Read on to check out how your
                                                  our son. His name is Curran Elijah Coakley       issues and behavioral health issues along
classmates and friends are doing! Thank you
                                                  and he weighed in at 8 lbs 9oz. It's been an     with personality and abnormality so that
for all the alumni who wrote to us.
                                                  amazing and exhausting few weeks, but I'm        symptoms aren't misconstrued. Though I
                                                  catching my breath at this point and we're       consider myself a psychodynamic
Michelle (Christiansen) Sarche reports that
                                                  all doing great! I'm working at Children's       therapist, I also rely on my training in
she had a baby boy, Eli, on 9/20/05. She
                                                  Hospital Boston part-time on the                 family systems and cognitive-behavioral
has recently returned to work where she is
                                                  Consultation Liaison Service and part-time       techniques. I love my work. Thanks
working on a new grant to organize a
                                                  in a pediatric psychology private practice.”     Loyola!”
national research center for American Indian
Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
                                                                                                   Karen Burk-Paull writes, “After
She’s also working on a grant to explore how      Catherine Romero is an Assistant
                                                                                                   completing a post doc in pediatric
American Indian culture influences the            Professor at Baylor College of Medicine in
                                                                                                   neuropsychology at Children's Hospital
occurrence, experience, and course of co-         Houston, TX, and the Director of the
                                                                                                   Boston and staying on board for 4 years
occurring substance abuse and                     Intensive Outpatient Program for the
                                                                                                   as a neuropsychologist in their clinic for
mental disorders.                                 treatment of personality disorders at Ben
                                                                                                   Deaf children, I returned home to
                                                  Taub General Hospital. Her current
                                                                                                   Cleveland, Ohio, with my husband and
Amy Swarr writes “I'm engaged--yahoo!             research projects include an evaluation of
                                                                                                   two children (ages 5 and 2). I recently
To Jake Hill, a librarian I met here at           the effectiveness of integrative treatment for
                                                                                                   began working part-time at Rainbow,
Elmhurst College. Otherwise, I'm directing        comorbid Axis I and Axis II conditions, and
                                                                                                   Babies & Children's Hospital on a multi-
the Counseling Center at Elmhurst College,        a randomized controlled trial of expressive
                                                                                                   site study exploring the medical and
and also have a private practice in Oak           writing in older women with risk factors for
                                                                                                   neurocognitive effects of Urea Cycle
Park.”                                            chronic cardiovascular disease.
                                                                                                   Disorder, an inborn error of
Laura (Tillotson) Rubin has recently              Venette Westhoven recently moved to
moved to Portsmouth NH and had a baby             Friendswood, TX (a suburb of Houston) and
                                                                                                   Cindy Ewell Foster reports,” I
girl, Hannah Caroline. She is now in the          is getting to know the town while working
                                                                                                   completed a post doc in child clinical
process of starting a private pediatric           on getting licensed in TX. In the meantime,
                                                                                                   psychology at the University of
neuropsychology practice. She’s recently          she has been working with a psychologist
                                                                                                   Michigan and have stayed on at U of M
met up with Wendy McKernon, who works at          and an assessment group in the area and she
                                                                                                   in a research position. I'm currently
a neuropsychology center in Portsmouth.           is going to be doing some assessments for
                                                                                                   writing grants, working on manuscripts,
Sharon Etzweiler also lives nearby (Portland,     Children's Protective Services and the
                                                                                                   and participating in a large research team
ME), and they are planning to connect soon.       Juvenile Courts system. On a personal note,
                                                                                                   focused on youth depression and suicide
                                                  she writes, “My oldest is now driving with a
                                                                                                   prevention. Personally, we've had big
Arielle (Berman) Albert writes: “We are           permit and will be getting his license in just
                                                                                                   changes! Chuck and I now have a 2 year
living in Connecticut now and I am working        5 months!!!!”
                                                                                                   old boy (Charlie), who keeps us very
as a pediatric neuropsychologist in a group
                                                                                                   busy. He is excited to meet his new little
practice, and really enjoying it. The most
                                                  Dean W. Beebe writes: “The bad news:             sister who will be joining us in early
exciting thing, though, is that we are
                                                  My son's hamster ("Squeaky") died.               April.”
expecting our second child in about 13 days
(though who knows - it could be today).           The good news: I passed ABPP boards in
                                                  Clinical Neuropsychology, my wife was            John Philbin is a founding partner with
Nate - our 2 1/2 year old, is doing very well -
                                                                                                   Strategic Talent Solutions. He works in
so adorable.”                                     finally able to get some pottery samples
                                                  from Azerbaijan so she may not be ABD            the areas of executive fit, alignment,
                                                  forever, and we're all healthy. So, while I      development and engagement. John
Brigid Rose proudly announces: “After I
                                                  suppose the Squeaky thing was sad, on            advises senior business leaders on the
finished my internship, my son James was
                                                  balance it's been a good year….I hope all is     talent needs of their organization and
born on August 30, and I've been spending
                                                  well!”                                           whether a particular candidate for a job is
the year at home with him. In September
                                                                                                   likely to succeed and excel. John also
2006, I'll be starting a 2-year postdoctoral
                                                  Joy L. Huston writes: “I'm now in private        speaks to executives throughout North
fellowship in neuropsychology at VA
                                                  practice in Summit and Montclair, New            America on Executive Coaching and
Northern California Health Care System.”
                                                  Jersey. In Summit I work closely with a          Development, Succession Planning and
                                                  well-known child psychiatrist, Margaret          the Talent and Career Management.
Karin Nussbaum finished her post-doc at
                                                  Tompsett, M.D. I'm treating adults,              Coincidentally, Marc Wenzel recently
Northwestern in July, had a baby in August,
                                                  adolescents and children. I have been very       joined the same firm
and is in the process of studying for
                                                  happy about the breadth of my training,          ( where he provides
licensure. She is hoping to be back to work
                                                  because you never know who will walk             consulting services to executives and the
in the next 6 months, doing part-time private
                                                  through your door in private practice (or        leadership teams of larger firms.
practice and psych testing.

Loyola University Dept. of
Psychology                   Upcoming Conferences
Damen Hall 6th Floor
6525 N. Sheridan Rd.         American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA: August 10-13, 2006
Chicago, IL 60626
                             Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL: May 4-6, 2006
(773) 508-3001
                             National Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL: April 19-22, 2006
Webpage:     American Psychological Society, New York, NY: May 25-28, 2006

                             A Note from the Psyren Staff
                             Thanks for reading our       hope you enjoyed it and       time to write great articles
                             fourth edition of the        we are always open to         for this edition. Three-
                             Psyren newsletter. This      ideas for new features, or    time chief editors, Kei
                             edition was made possible    any guest journalists who     Kawashima and Emily
                             by editors Emily Edlynn,     want to contribute! The       Edlynn, are signing off
                             Kei Kawashima, and           editors would especially      their Psyren duties as they
                             Melissa Robinson, under      like to thank all the         go on to internship. We
                             the guidance of Dr.          incredibly busy clinical      look forward to bigger and
                             Grayson Holmbeck. We         students who took some        better future editions!

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                              LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO
                              DAMEN HALL 6TH FLOOR
                              CHICAGO, IL 60626

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