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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rachell N. Anderson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1942 in Tunica, Mississippi

-- Rachell N. Anderson on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Wives, mothers, and other women: Poems about women and their issues
ISBN: B00071LHR2

Marriage and Family Life Education Center. 1988

Responsible children in today's world: A guide for parents
ISBN: 0963454862

Marriage and Family Life Education Center. 1992

Before our eyes: A chronicle of emotional healing and personal growth
ISBN: 0963454854

Marriage and Family Life Education Center. 2001

People who are interested in learning about the therapeutic process and how it may affect the psychological well-being of those who undergo it.



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