LaToya Patterson

LaToya Patterson

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Phone: (773) 995-2098


Office: HWH 217


PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision

Adler University - Chicago, IL

MA in Clinical Psychology

Roosevelt Univeristy - Chicago, IL

BA in Psychology

Roosevelt University - Chicago, IL


Dr. Patterson is a Chicago native with over 10 years of counseling experience. She attended Roosevelt University where she received her BA in Psychology and an MA in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Patterson attended Adler University where she received her PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision. She is also a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and a nationally certified counselor (NCC). Dr. Patterson’s research interest includes studying the increase of suicide in Black youth and the impact of social media, researching the experiencing of Black mental health counselors in the workplace and youth violence. 

Courses Taught 

  • Microcounseling 
  • Treatment/Intervention Urban Youth
  • Adv. Lifespan
  • Intro to School Counseling

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