Our Team

Donald H. Tyler

Director of Clinical Services

Dr. Tyler has over 30 years of experience providing a range of human services to persons exposed to chronic stress and trauma under severe social-ecological conditions. This work includes substance use counseling with adults on probation and parole; outreach, case management, drug and delinquency prevention programming for youth living in public housing; academic guidance and support for youth at risk of school failure; individual and family therapy for adolescents involved in the juvenile justice system; assessment and early intervention for pre-school children and their parents, and comprehensive psychological services for children, adolescents, young adults, and families living in communities characterized by persistent poverty and high levels of community violence.

Since 2016, Dr. Tyler and his clinical team have been providing trauma-focused behavioral health services to youth and emerging adults at high risk for involvement in gun violence. Indeed, healing from trauma is at the heart of CRED’s mission to achieve a transformational reduction in gun violence in Chicago neighborhoods. Promoting the health and safety of young people at the epicenter of violence is critical to the development of strong families, peaceful neighborhoods, and prosperous communities.

Donald Tyler

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