Dale Bespalec


Dale Bespalec, Ph.D.
Dean

B.S. (Honors) Loyola University – Chicago, 1973
M.A. Loyola University – Chicago, 1975
Ph.D. Loyola University – Chicago, 1978

Dr. Bespalec has been on the faculty of WSPP since 1985. He has served as Director of Clinical Training and Core Faculty Member prior to becoming Dean.

Dr. Bespalec has worked in private group practice settings, hospital-based outpatient clinics and inpatient units, and correctional institutions. In addition to direct clinical services, Dr. Bespalec has been a supervisor, manager and director of several mental health service organizations in the community and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

He holds membership in the American Psychological Association and the Milwaukee Psychological Association. He is a fellow of the Wisconsin Psychological Association and has a diplomat in Forensic Psychology from the American College of Forensic Examiners.

Dr. Bespalec has actively served in leadership positions with both local and state psychology organizations. He has authored several professional articles and made numerous professional presentations.

He maintains a private practice and specializes in work with characterological issues, clergy, and those clients requesting a christian-based approach to treatment.