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 Adult Clinical and Health Psychology Fellowship Faculty and Fellows

​​​​​​​​​​​​​As a Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow, you can rely the expertise and dedication of your supervisors to help you attain you training goals.  

Our faculty members choose to engage in teaching and supervision as an important part of their career. You will find them to be passionate about education, patient care and your success.

Fellows receive at least two hours of individual supervision per week.

​Meet our Faculty

Stacy Braun Joseph T. Chojnacki, Ph.D.

School: Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (1992)

Internship: Illinois State University, Normal, IL (1992)

Professional Societies: American Psychological Association; National Register for Health Service Providers in Psychology; Psychologists for Social Responsibilities

Professional Interests: Adult Psychology; Psychological Testing and Assessment; Health Psychology; Sleep Medicine; Bariatric Psychology; Seasonal Affective Disorder; Career and Life Planning; Sexual Orientation; Interpersonal Relationships; Coping with Chronic Medical Conditions

Video Introduction from Dr. Chojnacki

 

Julie Kaprelian Patricia Ellis, Ph.D.

School: University of South Dakota (1997)

Internship: Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Complex (1992)

Professional Societies: American Psychological Association

Professional Interests: Anxiety; depression; grief/loss; crisis intervention; relationship issues; mood disorders; panic disorders; psychotic disorders; personality disorders; psychological assessment


Video Introduction from Dr. Ellis

 

Stephanie KohlbeckJennifer Michels, Ph.D., ABPP (Program Director)

School: Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (1999)

Internship: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Psychiatry (1999)

Fellowship: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Psychiatry (2001)

Professional Societies: American Psychological Association; Wisconsin Psychological Association; National Register of Health Service Psychologists; American Psychosocial Oncology Society

Professional Interests: Anxiety disorders; depression and other mood disorders; cognitive behavioral psychotherapy; psychosocial oncology; adjustment to medical conditions; psychological assessment; personality disorders; physician/staff well being; education

Video introduction from Dr. Michels


Adjunct Faculty

 

Stacy Braun Stacy Braun, Ph.D., ABPP 

School: Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (2009)

Internship: Indiana University School of Medicine (2009)

Fellowship: Marshfield Clinic-Child/Adolescent Psychology (2011)

Professional Societies: American Psychological Association, Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Professional Interests: Child/Adolescent psychology; anxiety; depression; eating disorders; psychological assessment; integrated behavioral health in pediatrics

Video introduction from Dr. Braun

 

Julie Kaprelian Julie Kaprelian, Psy.D.

School: Chicago School of Professional Psychology (2013)

Internship: Denver Health Medical Center (2013)

Fellowship: Marshfield Clinic-Pediatric Psychology (2015)

Professional Societies: American Psychological Association, Society of Pediatric Psychology, Society of Health Psychology, Collaborative Family Healthcare Association

Professional Interests: Pediatric psychology, adjusting and coping to medical diagnoses, integrating psychological services into primary care, brief cognitive behavioral therapy strategies, binge eating disorder treatment; integrated behavioral health in pediatrics 

Video introduction from Dr. Kaprelian 

Stephanie Kohlbeck Stephanie L. Kohlbeck, Ph.D. 

School: Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama (1997)

Internship: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City (1997)

Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland - Pediatric Psychology (1998)

Professional Societies: American Psychological Association; Society of Pediatric Psychology; Wisconsin Psychological Association

Professional Interests: Pediatric psychology; adjustment and coping with medical conditions; cognitive behavioral therapy with children and adolescents presenting with internalizing disorders; behavior therapy/parenting skills for behavior disorders; encopresis and enuresis treatment; integrated behavioral health in pediatrics

Video introduction from Dr. Kohlbeck


Mike Miller Michael D. Miller, Ph.D. 

School: Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. (1984)

Internship: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City (1984)

Professional Societies: American Psychological Association; Society of Pediatric Psychology; Division of Clinical Child Psychology; Midwestern Psychological Association

Professional Interests: Pediatric psychology; attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder; medically-related psychological disorders; feeding and sleeping disorders; issues of death and dying; behavior therapy; high risk infants and younger children.​​​

 

Michael Schulein Michael J. Schulein, Ph.D. (Child/Adolescent and Pediatric Psychology Fellowship Program Director) 

School: University of Montana, Missoula (1983)

Internship: Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago (1983)

Professional Societies: American Psychological Association (APA); Wisconsin Psychological Association; Children and Adults with ADD (CHADD); Section on Clinical Child Psychology, Section 1, Division 12 of the APA

Professional Interests:  Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder; parent-child conflict; depression; anxiety; adoption; out of home placement; ethics; leadership

Video introduction from Dr. Schulein

 

Stephanie KohlbeckMyra D. West, Psy.D.

School:  University of Denver (2003)

Internship:  Advocate Christ Medical Center/Family Care Network, Oak Lawn, IL (2002)

Fellowship: La Rabida Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL. (2004)

Professional Societies: American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children; American Psychological Association; International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect; International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation; International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Professional Interests: Trauma-focused assessment and treatment of children exposed to potentially traumatic events including: sexual, physical and emotional abuse; neglect; child abductions; home invasions; witnessing domestic or community violence; medical traumatic stress (i.e., pediatric burn, stabbing and gunshot patients); and law enforcement and first responders exposed to potentially traumatic events.

 

Stephanie KohlbeckRachel Young, Psy.D.

School:  Illinois School of Professional Psychology - Argosy University (2015) APA Accredited Program

Internship:  Child and Family Guidance Center, California (2015) APA Accredited Internship

Fellowship: Marshfield Clinic - Pediatric Psychology Fellow (2015-2017)

Professional Societies: Society of Pediatric Psychology

Professional Interests: Pediatric psychology, adjustment and coping with medical conditions, integrated behavioral health in pediatrics, issues of death and dying, depression, anxiety and parenting skills.


Fellows

 

Julie Kaprelian Jacob Diestelmann, Ph.D.

School: University of Wisconsin – Madison, Department of Counseling Psychology (2017), APA Accredited Program

Internship: Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Syracuse, NY (2017), APA Accredited Internship

Fellowship Training Activities: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health: Outpatient Assessment and Consultation, Outpatient Psychotherapy, and Psychological Testing Services; Outpatient Medical Specialty Services: Hematology/Oncology, Sleep Medicine, Bariatric Surgery, and Otolaryngology (ENT)

Dissertation: "A System-Justification Approach to Understanding Psychotherapy Outcome Expectations and Social Class": A Quantitative study exploring how societal messages about fairness and meritocracy impact people from marginalized groups, specifically social class marginalization and its relation to mental health attitudes with a focus on Psychotherapy Outcomes Expectations. Project mentor: Mindi Thompson, Ph.D.

Professional Societies: Society of Counseling Psychology; Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy; Society for Health Psychology

Professional Interests: Posttraumatic Stress and trauma and recovery, depression and anxiety disorders, in-depth diagnostic and assessment services, health psychology and the integration of behavioral health into primary care and specialty medicine

 

Stacy Braun Angela B. Lane, Psy.D.

School: Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Twin Cities Campus (2017), APA Accredited Program

Internship: Chillicothe Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chillicothe, OH (2017), APA Accredited Internship

Fellowship Training Activities: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health: Outpatient Assessment and Consultation, Outpatient Psychotherapy, and Psychological Testing Services; Outpatient Medical Specialty Services: Hematology/Oncology, Sleep Medicine, Bariatric Surgery, and Otolaryngology (ENT)

Dissertation: "The Impact of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) On Suicidality And Mental Health In A Female Adolescent Sample As Measured By The Treatment Outcome Package (TOP) Data":  A quantitative study conducted on a fixed sample using archival data to identify changes in suicidality and establish evidence that modified DBT reduces mental health symptoms, specifically symptoms of depression, mania, and social conflict in female adolescents between the ages of 14-18 years in an intensive outpatient program as measured by the TOP. Clinical Research Project Chair: Jack O'Regan, PhD., ASBPP

Professional Societies: American Psychological Association (APA) Division 22-Rehabilitation Psychology and Division 19 – Military Psychology, and National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS)

Professional Interests: Transdisciplinary health care and the integration of mental health into specialty care medicine, health psychology, posttraumatic stress disorder, trauma,  rehabilitation and recovery, differential diagnostic and assessment services, sleep issues, tinnitus, bariatric, cancer survivorship and resilience, military psychology, and geropsychology