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Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1986 (Clinical Psychology) 
M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1980 (Clinical Psychology)
Predoctoral Psychology Internship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Peabody College, September 1, 1976 -- August 31, 1977
A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1973 (Psychology)
Princeton University Scholar 1972-1973
Princeton University First Class of Women

Early History
Early Mentors:  John Darley, Ph.D., Princeton University; Carolyn Sherif, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University;  Ruth Beach, Ph.D., Princeton University; Steve Slaby, Ph.D., Princeton University; Congresswoman Bella Abzug, Washington, D.C.; Hannah Levin, Ph.D., Rutgers University; Howard Roback, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; Embry McKee, M.D., Vanderbilt University; Charles Hulin, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana; Hobart Mowrer, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana; Frederick Kanfer, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Junior Thesis, Princeton University:  "Psychology in the Service of Society." 1972
Senior Thesis, Princeton University:  "The Process of a Social Intervention in the Princeton High School."  1973
Master's Thesis, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana:  "The Role that Gender and Administrative Position Constellations Play in Organizational Behavior."  1980
Doctoral Dissertation, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana:  "Aging in a Community's Nursing Homes:  A Clinical and Systems Intervention."  1986


Professional Development:  forensics


Professional Governance positions

 Executive Positions

  • President, Rom-Rymer and Associates, 1993 - Present, Chicago, Illinois
  • Director, RESPOND and RESPOND Outreach, Riveredge Hospital, 1997 - 1998, Forest Park, Illinois
  • Director, Psychological Services, 1993 - 1995, Charter Behavioral Health System of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Director, Corporate Accounts, 1992 - 1993, Charter Barclay Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Senior Partner, 1988 - 1993, Bresolin and Rom-Rymer, Ltd, Chicago, Illinois
  • Co-Director, 1990 - 1991, Children's Unit, Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Director, 1977 - 1979, Victim-Witness Assistance Unit, State Attorney's Office, Tallahassee, Florida

​Academic Faculty  Positions

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry: Lecturer (Guest), (2002-Present)
  • Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Post-Doctoral M.S. Program in Clinical Psychopharmacology: Lecturer (Faculty),   (2002-2007)
  • Academy of Medical Psychology (AMP) Chicago, Illinois: Lecturer (Adjunct Faculty), Preparation for the Psychopharmacological Exam for Psychologists (PEP), (2004)
  • The Chicago Medical School/ Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science: Lecturer (Adjunct Faculty), (Summer 1999)
  • The Osler Institute, Chicago, Illinois: Lecturer, (Faculty in Psychiatry),  (1997-1999)
  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatr: Lecturer (Adjunct Faculty), (1988-2001)

Academic Ad Hoc Appointments

  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology:Chair, Academic Search Committee for Chair, Clinical Psychopharmacology Department, (February 2017 - Present)
  • University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Department of Psychology: Mentor for undergraduates specializing in training to become a prescribing psychologist (January 1, 2017 - Present)
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology: Consultant,  (February 2017 - December 2017)

Additional Licensures and Certifications

  • Board Certified, Diplomate-Fellow in Psychopharmacology of the International College of Prescribing Psychologists and Prescribing Psychologists’ Register, FICPP (1998-2008)
  • Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders, granted by the Board of Governors of the American Psychological Association (APA) College of Professional Psychology (1998 - Present)
  • Temporary Permit to Practice as a Clinical Psychologist in Texas, August 18, 2006 and August 19, 2006:License No.  TLP-06-0003, November 7, 2006 – November 10, 2006:License No. TLP-07-0005 Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
  • Temporary Permit to Practice as a Clinical Psychologist in South Carolina, January 17, 2007 - January 19, 2007, South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation, Board of Examiners in Psychology
  • Temporary Permit to Practice as a Clinical Psychologist in Kentucky 2008-2010 Kentucky Department of Licensing and Regulation Board of Examiners in Psychology
  • ​Credential, Early Intervention Specialist, Clinical Psychology, Illinois Department of Human Services, Credential Number  BR43880299P  (February 4, 2000)

Curriculum vitae

Rom-Rymer and Associates
180 East Pearson,Suite 3605
Chicago, Illinois  60611
Tax ID # : 36-3575212

IL #71-003696 Illinois Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Registrant #40160, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology

Fellow, American Psychological Association (APA) from Division 55 (since 2012)

Fellow, Illinois Psychological Association (IPA) (since 2011)

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