The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Profiles

Judith Aronson, L.C.S.W., Ph.D.

Class of 2008

Judith Aronson, LSCW, received a BA Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, a MA from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, and her Ph.D. from The Institute for Clinical Social Work. She is a board member of the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work; Chicago-area co-chair, and a member of the Committee on Social Justice and Social Responsibility. Dr. Aronson is a member of the International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology and a frequent speaker and presenter at workshops, professional presentations and continuing education seminars. Areas of expertise include theory and practice, and changing attitudes about psychodynamic psychotherapy.


Areas of Interest & Approaches to Practice

Contemporary Self-Psychology with Adults, Couples, and Young Adults


Education

  • B.A., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
  • M.A. (Social Service Administration), University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Ph.D. (Clinical Social Work), Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago, IL

Dissertation

Praying in the face of life-threatening illness (2008)


Licenses

  • L.C.S.W., Illinois

Courses Taught at ICSW

  • CF 602: Psychodynamic Psychology IV: Self-Psychology

Additional Faculty Roles

  • Consulting
  • Research Advising

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work, President-elect,
  • Growing Home, Chicago, Board Member
  • American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work Los Angeles, Reader
  • American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work, Chicago-area Co-chair
  • Institute for Clinical Social Work Professional Development Committee, Member
  • Evanston Township High School Family University
  • Illinois Society for Clinical Social Work, Mentorship Committee
  • Children’s Rights International, Human Rights Monitor

Significant Publications

  • Reviewer, Clinical Social Work Journal

Contact

636 Church #409
Evanston, IL 60201

(847) 475-3883

jaronson@icsw.edu