Leslie Joseph Inch, PhD

Class of 1998


Aspects of foster fathering: The reported experience of foster fathers (1998)

Leslie Joseph Inch

Les Inch, PhD has expanded his clinical practice with office space on Chicago’s north side at Wilson and Damen Avenues [1945 W. Wilson, Suite 5115].  His office-based practice focuses on adults and children 12 years of age and younger. Stark Inch Associates’ [] main office continues to be in Glenview, Illinois, where Rachel, Les’ spouse [30 years and counting!] practices. Last year, Les entered into a new venture by contracting with In-Home Counseling for Seniors. With this group, he provides psychotherapy and counseling for home-bound patients and their spouses and partners. In preparation, Les completed a certificate program in Gerontology through the University of Southern California and the American Society on Aging. In his leisure time, Les continues to pursue his passion for swimming. He coaches youth and adult swimmers at the Galter Life Center [Swedish Covenant Hospital] and is a member of the Swedish Fish Masters Swim team. His swim team took 4th place at the Illinois State Championships in 2015 and is aiming to do as well, if not better, in April at the 2016 Championship Meet. Les can be reached at 847-507-5837 to make a referral or to join him in the pool!


  • BA, Marist College
  • MSW, Hunter College School of Social Work
  • PhD, Institute for Clinical Social Work