Biography

Tim Devitt, Psy.D., MS.Ed., LCPC, CADC is a licensed clinical professional counselor and certified alcohol and drug counselor in private practice.  He has a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology and a Masters degree in Counseling from the University of Dayton.  He has committed the past 30 years to the study, research, and practice of therapy for people experiencing mental health and substance use problems.

In addition to his private practice work, he holds the position of Vice President of Clinical Operations at Thresholds, one of the largest recovery services organizations in Illinois, where he provides senior leadership to an array of substance use treatment and mental health recovery programs.  Also, Dr. Devitt has served as a clinician and co-investigator for mental health and substance use treatment research studies affiliated with Thresholds and the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.  In addition, Dr. Devitt is a lecturer at the University of Chicago, School of Social Services Administration, a Senior Instructor at the Adler University, Online Campus, a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, and President of the Board of Directors for Serenity Academy of Chicago, a start-up recovery high school scheduled to open in the Fall 2019.

Professional Credentials

1997 – Present - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
License # 180-002211, State of Illinois

1999 – Present - Certified Alcohol & Other Drug Counselor (CADC)
Certificate #18097, Illinois Credentialing Board, Inc.

Professional Affiliations

2018 - Present: Senior Instructor, Adler University Senior Instructor, Online Campus

2015 - Present: Serenity Academy of Chicago, Chicago IL                                Board Member for first recovery high school in IL (President since Jan 2018)

2011 - Present:  University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Lecturer, School of Social Services Administration

2010 - Present: Illinois Counseling Association, Member

2008 - Present: Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, Member

Education

Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)
(American Psychological Association Accredited Program)
Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL

Master of Science in Education (Counseling) (MS.Ed.)
University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA)
University of Dayton, Dayton, OH