Rachell N. Anderson
Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, Poetry
Born: 1942 in Tunica, Mississippi
Anderson is a retired professor from the Human Services Program at the University of Illinois, Springfield campus. She received her doctorate of psychology in Clinical Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago and Master’s degrees from Northern Illinois University and the University of Illinois at Springfield.
Biographical and Professional Information
Dr. Anderson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Professor Emeritus and an Author. She ran a private clinical practice in Springfield, Illinois from 1974 until she retired in July, 2008. For twenty years, Dr. Anderson taught clinical courses to graduate students and served as Chair of the Department of Human Services at the University of Illinois at Springfield. She served as the Human Services chair from 1999 until 2006.
She has lectured widely, served as vice president and chair of the publications committee for the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. She founded the Central Illinois Society of Adlerian Psychology, served as Co-President of the Central Illinois Psychological Society, and is a member of the American Association of Black Psychologists, the National Organization of Human Services and the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Anderson has authored several books and since retirement has volunteered 4 clinical hours a week at the Church Health Center in Memphis and facilitated the Writer’s Workshop at the Tunica Museum in Tunica, Mississippi.
Wives, Mothers and Other Women, Marriage and Family Life Education Center, 1988
Responsible Children in Today's World: A Guide for Parents, Marriage and Family Life Education Center, 1992
Blind Spots and Highlights, Marriage and Family Life Education Center, 1998
Before Our Eyes: A Chronical of Emotional Healing and Personal Growth, Marriage and Family Life Education Center, 2001
The Legacy Continues Writing Healing Stories, Marriage and Family Life Education Center, 2004
Run Turkeys, Run:Fifty Years of Celebrating Family, coming out in November 2011
Titles at Your Library
Responsible children in today's world: A guide for parents
Release Date: 1992
Before our eyes: A chronicle of emotional healing and personal growth
Release Date: 2001
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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