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Human Services Faculty

Below you will find Faculty and Adjunct Faculty for the Human Services Program.

Adjunct Faculty Background Information

Naveeda Athar, PhD., CDVP
Email: atharn@cod.edu
Courses Taught: Interpersonal Dynamics; Contemporary Treatment Approaches

Rita Bobrowski, Psy.D., MS, RN
Email: bobrow@cod.edu
Courses Taught: Psychopharmacology; Group Dynamics; Interpersonal Dynamics

Donald A. Kryzak, MSW, DDS, LCSW, CADC, MISA II
Email: kryzak@cod.edu
Courses Taught: Contemporary Treatment; Introduction to Addictions; Psychopharmacology; Group Dynamics; Addictions Counseling I, II and III; and Family Education and Treatment.
Background: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (CADC) and registered Mental Illness/Substance Abuse (MISA II) counselor; visiting lecturer at James Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999 to present; adjunct faculty member at COD since 1988; Secretary/Treasurer of the Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (PANN), Illinois Nurses Association; coordinator of the Concerned Dentists Program, Illinois State Dental Society, 1986-2002; national lecturer on topic, "Boundary Violations in Therapist/Client Relationships."

Danuta McDaniel, MA, LCPC, CADC
Email: mcdaniel@cod.edu
Courses Taught: Addictions Counseling I, II and III; Divorce and Family Mediation

Esther McMinn
Email: mcminn@cod.edu
Courses Taught: Generalist Practice; Grief Counseling; Behavior Modification; Contemporary Treatment Approaches

Christopher Nonnie, MA, LPC
Email: nonniec@cod.edu
Courses Taught: Interpersonal Dynamics; Ethics in Counseling; Generalist Practice

Bruce Sewick, MA, LCPC
Email: gunting@sbcglobal.net
Courses Taught: PRCP, Behavior Modification, Psychiatric Rehabilitation; Special Topics: Harm Reduction, Foundations of Psychedelic Studies
Background: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC); Special Interests: mental illness, the use of psychedelics in psychotherapy, consciousness, altered states (meditation, sensory deprivation flotation), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and bi-lateral stimulation.

Tom Stamas, MA, CADC, MISA II
Email: stamast@cod.edu
Courses Taught: Addictions Counseling I and II; Interpersonal Dynamics; Group Dynamics

Contact Information

Andrea Polites, MSW, LCSW, ICDVP, CADC, Coordinator
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2536B, (630) 942-2103

Jason Florin, MHS, CAADC, MISA I, SAP, Associate Professor
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2536, (630) 942-2043

Julie Trytek, LCPC, CADC, Assistant Professor
Berg Instructional Center (BIC) 2536, (630) 942-2328

Human Services Faculty and Adjunct Faculty

Kelly A. Lidinsky, Program Advisor
Human Services Programs
Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services
Email: lidinskyk@cod.edu
Direct line: (630) 942-3248
For appointments, contact Counseling & Advising

Human Services Office

The Human Services program office is located on the second floor of the Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2536.

Social/Behavioral Sciences and the Library Division Office
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06
(630) 942-2010