Marla Vannucci, PhD
Marla Vannucci, PhD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (IL 071-006033) and an Associate Professor at the Adler School of Professional Psychology. She received her MA and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University, and her BA in psychology from New York University. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including college counseling, community mental health, inpatient psychiatric, hospital/primary care, residential, and private practice. Her clinical specialties include couples therapy , life transitions and interpersonal issues, parenting, depression, trauma, and work/career issues. In addition, Dr. Vannucci brings expertise in organizational consultation, including designing healthy workplaces, leadership and employee development, institutional assessment, and coaching. Dr. Vannucci is a Certified Positive Discipline Parenting and Classroom Educator, as well as a Certified Freedom from Smoking Program Facilitator. She has been featured in the The Economist, on Mom Talk Radio, and Parenting.com, discussing parenting and family transitions, and has addressed issues such as disaster response, social media, and consumer behavior on WBEZ Chicago Public Radio and Foxnews.com. She recently contributed a chapter about increasing mindfulness and engagement in our daily lives to the award-winning book B is for Balance, 2nd Edition: 12 Steps toward a More Balanced Life at Home and at Work.
Monica Holliday, PsyD
Monica Holliday, PsyD is a Post-Doctoral Fellow who brings unique expertise in working with families in a variety of settings, including community mental health, school, hospital, veteran center, and private and group practice. Dr. Holliday completed her PsyD at The Adler School of Professional Psychology, with a concentration in childhood and adolescence. She received her MA in Counseling Psychology from the Adler School and her BA in Sociology from Northwestern University. Beyond her specialty in working with younger clients and their families, Dr. Holliday has extensive experience working with adult populations, especially related to trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, anger management, life transitions, and a range of family and interpersonal issues, both with individuals and couples. Dr. Holliday has focused training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Restructuring Therapy, and trauma-informed therapies, and she brings a substantial background in parenting and parent training. She is a Certified Positive Discipline Parenting and Classroom Educator, and she regularly facilitates parenting classes in the Chicago community.
Christy Reh, PsyD completed her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the Adler School of Professional Psychology and her bachelor’s at DePaul University. Dr. Reh has received training in a variety of settings including hospital/primary care, community mental health, university counseling, forensic, and secondary school settings. Her clinical specializations include depression, anxiety, trauma, life transition issues, women’s issues, and interpersonal issues. In addition, Dr. Reh has received specialized training in the treatment of eating disorders utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. In addition to her clinical experience, Dr. Reh has experience conducting institutional and organizational program evaluations, staff and personnel conflict management, and has served as an executive coach.