Dr. Christine Somervill
Dr. Christine Somervill is a mental health educator and Director of Programs at NAMI Cook County North Suburban where she directs education programs, support groups, advocacy activities and builds community partnerships. Prior to joining NAMI she served as Vice President at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Dean of Psychology Programs at University of Phoenix, Associate Provost at Bard College, and Dean of Faculty at Columbia College Chicago. Dr. Somervill earned her Bachelor of Psychology with honors from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, a Masters in Counseling Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa, and a Ph.D. in Education from Illinois State University. She is a Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor, ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) trained speaker and currently serves as Chair of the Mental Health Task Force of Evanston.