Center for Religion and Psychotherapy of Chicago

Education Program


Members of the faculty have all received advanced degrees in a psychological discipline. In addition, they bring substantial clinical and teaching experience; most have received advanced training in cultural or religious studies.

* Catherine Burris-Schnur, D.Min., L.C.P.C. Executive Director, CRPC. Adjunct faculty, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Adjunct faculty, Loyola University Institute for Pastoral Studies. Member, IMHCA. Faculty areas: professional legal and ethical issues and integrative case conference.

* Gloria Grasse, Ph.D. (ABD), Co-Director of Education, CRPC. Faculty area: psychoanalytic theory

Jill Newburger, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., Adjunct faculty, DePaul University. Psychoanalyst in private practice. Faculty area: integrative case conference

Elizabeth Pierre, Ph.D. Teaching Fellow at North Park Theological Seminary. Faculty area: social cultural foundations of counseling.

Susan Terrell, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., R.N., Psychotherapist in private practice. Faculty area: human development

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