Cassandra L Kisiel, PhD

Cassandra L Kisiel, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences



Abbott Hall Suite 1219
710 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60611

Education and Certification

PhD: Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine, Clinical Psychology (1998)


Description of Interests

Dr. Cassandra Kisiel is a clinical psychologist and a research associate professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dr. Kisiel also serves as a primary trauma consultant for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. Dr. Kisiel has almost 20 years of experience specializing in complex, developmental trauma, dissociation, and child trauma assessment and evaluation and has written and lectured extensively on the assessment and treatment of children exposed to complex trauma across child-serving settings. She is the primary developer of Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)-Trauma which has applications in numerous child welfare and other child-serving settings across the country.

Interests (Keywords)

Adolescent health; Behavioral Medicine; Child abuse and neglect Child abuse and neglect; Child and Adolescent psychiatry; Drug Abuse; Family Medicine; Substance Use Disorders; Trauma

Research and Publications

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