ISS was founded to provide:
Sexuality and Spirituality Integration
Coping with Loneliness
Sexuality and Ethics
Sexual Addictions and Compulsions
Sexual Abuse Issues
Sexuality and Physiology
Sexuality and Celibacy
Sexual Identity and Orientation
Sexuality and Pathology
Building Healthy Relationships
Sexuality and Ministry
Loss and Grief Issues
Religious Men and Women
Marriage and Family Therapists
Vicars for Religious
Lay Women and Men
This multi-dimensional program provides a combination of individual and group study guided by an experience staff of professionals.
Daily seminars from professional staff in the key areas of human sexuality including: psychology, spirituality, ethics, and physiology
Seminars Monday through Friday and weekends available for individual study.
Professional tutors provide twice-weekly individualized sessions to meet unique needs of participants.
Participants have access to the ISS library of resources for personal and professional growth and education.
April 7-May 2
October 6–November 31
Tuition: $1,800.00 Room and board: $1,200.00
August, 2008 (76K, PDF)
Counseling and therapy services geared toward seminarians, religious, priests, and lay ministers. Most insurance plans accepted.
For individuals, communities and groups who are looking to better design their own programs for human sexuality education. ISS offers professional consultation to assist in enhancing such programs.
For lay and religious communities and groups seeking education and integration on various aspects of human sexuality. ISS offers professional speakers and facilitators to assist groups desiring workshops dealing with particular aspects of human sexuality studies such as building healthy relationships, sexuality and celibacy, intimacy, and psychosexual integration to name just a few.
ISS professionals available to provide retreat days for lay, diocesan, and religious communities in the area of sexuality, intimacy, and building healthy relationships.
The Institute now offers psychological testing and psychosexual assessment services to individuals, dioceses and religious communities including incoming candidates.
For those wishing a personalized, guided-study program in human sexuality suited to their particular needs rather than a group experience. These participants have access to the ISS library of resources as well as professional tutors to target particular areas of interest in human sexuality studies.
On Catholic Theological Union campus, next to the University of Chicago and several theological schools is just a short 15 minutes south of Chicago’s downtown, and two blocks from the shores of Lake Michigan.
Kevin McClone, M.Div.Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified addictions counselor who has worked for over twenty years in the healthcare field. He co-founded the Institute for Sexuality Studies with Grace Chen-McClone in February, 2003.
As Director of the Institute for Sexuality Studies, Dr. McClone has provided seminars on the psychological and spiritual dimensions of human sexuality with hundreds of clergy, religious, and lay men and women from around the world.
He has been a keynote speaker both nationally and internationally on topics related to: human sexuality, addiction recovery, building healthy relationships, and coping with loss and grief.
Dr. McClone has written numerous articles on healthy sexuality, intimacy, and the psychospirituality of addictions for religious publications and journals.
Kevin is an adjunct professor at Catholic Theological Union where he teaches graduate-level courses in human sexuality, grief and loss, pastoral leadership skills, and addiction recovery.
Dr. McClone maintains a private practice where he offers therapy, consultation, psychological testing, and psychosexual assessment services to seminarians, clergy, and both religious and lay men and women.
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For more information or to request an application, please write or call:Dr. Kevin McClone, Director
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