Dr. Wasson is a clinical psychologist, licensed in Illinos. She received her doctorate at NorthwesternUniversity , and prior to this a Masters in Social Work from SmithSchool for Social Work. Dr. Wasson has extensive experience working with adults of all ages.
She has taught courses on Adult Development at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and an Advanced Psychotherapy Seminar at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. In addition. she has supervised doctoral and post doctoral psychology trainees at NorthwesternUniversityMedicalSchool, Department of Psychiatry as well as Social Work Fellows at the The Cathedral Counseling Center in Chicago. Dr. Wasson completed a year long fellowship in Adult Psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London, UK.
Dr. Wasson is the founder of MySingleSpace, a site devoted to providing information and resources that encourage personal growth and reflection for adults who are single or single-again.
Are the Early Years of Single Life the Hardest? is the first article in a four part series featuring Dr. Wendy Wasson on Dr. Bella DePaulo's Living Single blog at Psychology Today. Combining research and clinical perspectives, Dr. Wasson discusses how women may view and feel impacted by being single in differing ways depending on their age. Click here to access links to all four installments, including Approaching Age 30, Fears and Misconceptions, and Single Again and Single Over 40.
January 18,2008 The Long and Winding Road: Thoughts on Long-Term Treatment. Professional Development Series at Cathedral Counseling Center, Chicago, Illinois
March 1, 2007 Bringing Therapy Home:Using Books and Self-Help Resources in Clinical Practice. An event to Support the Cathedral Counseling Center, Chicago, Illinois.
February 21,2003 Getting Through the Wall: Active Coping for the Job Search and Beyond. Workshop developed with Leslie Pratch, Ph.D. Presented at The Gleacher Center, University of Chicago.
January 16,2003 Thoughts about Transitions and “Stuckpoints.” Presentation to Executive Resources Network. Midway Club, The Gleacher Center, University of Chicago.
ct 27, 2000 Connecting Meaningfully: Relationship Challenges Facing the Single Adult. Presented at the Illinois Psychological Association Annual Convention: Developing and Maintaining Healthy Relationships. Northbrook Illinois
May 12, 2000 Creative Connections for the Single Adult.Workshop in the series “Moving into Empathic Connection” sponsored bythe Cathedral Counseling Center, Chicago, Illinois.
May 7, l999Being Single: Deficit, Default, or Decision.Workshop in the series “Transitions through Real Life.” sponsored by the Cathedral Counseling Center, Chicago, Illinois.
asson, W. and J. Grunes. Dynamisms of Depression Among Older Women. In The Course of Life, Volume VII.G. Pollack andS. Greenspan, Eds. , International Universities Press, In Press.
Finkel, S., Metler, P.,Wasson, W., Berte, K.,Bailey,N. Brauer, D.,Gandy, J.Group Therapy in the Elderly. In Functional Psychiatric Disorders of the Elderly.E. Chiu and D. Ames, Eds.Cambridge University Press, l994.
Grunes, J. and W. Wasson. The Significance of Loss and Mourning in the Older Adult; Clinical and Research Findings. In The Problem of Loss and Mourning; Psychoanalytic Perspectives.D. Dietrich and P Shabad, Eds.International Universities Press,cl989.
Wasson, W.,Ripeckyi, A.,Lazurus, L.,Kupferer,S. Barry, S.,Force, F. Home Evaluation of Psychiatrically Impaire Elderly; Process and Outcome.The Gerontologist, l984 , 24(3), 238-242.
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