The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Linda Tartof, Ph.D.

Class of 1992

Linda Tartof is currently working as the clinical director at the Student Counseling and Resource Service department of the University of Chicago. She does direct practice in addition to supervising therapists, helping the department operate within the greater university system, and doing outreach and consultation for the university community as a whole. Dr. Tartof has also served as an adjunct professor at the Loyola University School of Social Work. Her particular area of focus is the mental health concerns of college and graduate students.​


  • B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
  • A.M., University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration
  • Ph.D., Institute for Clinical Social Work


Schizophrenia and human lives: A narrative perspective (1992)