Dr. Carl Jylland-Halverson, PSY.D., HSPP

Program Director, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Program Director, Pastoral Counseling

Email: cjylland@sf.edu

Professional Education

  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology – Adler School of Professional Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology – Adler School of Professional Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Theology – University of Saint Francis
  • Advanced Certificate in Pastoral Counseling – University of Saint Francis
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Psychology International Affairs – Northeastern Illinois University

Clinical Expertise/Certification

  • Indiana State Psychology Board
    • Health Service Provider in Psychology (HSPP), License in Clinical Psychology


  • Homelessness and youth
  • Human trafficking
  • Disaster mental health

Awards and Recognitions

  • Excellence in Service Engagement Faculty/Staff Award – University of Saint Francis; April 2013
  • Values in Action Award – University of Saint Francis; May 2009, September 2002
  • Hometown Hero Award for service to lower Manhattan post Sept. 11 – American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana; March 2002
  • Col. Kenneth Lebo Public Affairs Officer of the Year – Civil Air Patrol, Indiana Wing; 1998, 1999
  • First Place in the Alliance for Community Media’s National Hometown Video Festival – Humane Education Advisory Council; 1997
    • Title: The KIND Club Show
    • Category: Children
    • Division: Series
    • Type: Non-professional
  • Second place in the Community Access Network (CAN) Video Festival for the production of the KIND Club Show – Humane Education Advisory Council; 1997

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
    • Divisions 36: Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality
    • Division 56: Division of Trauma Psychology, charter member
  • North American Society of Adlerian Psychology
  • Fellowship of Christian Counselors of Northeast Indiana


  • Jylland-Halverson, C. W. (November-December 2008). The joy of sacramental living: A Convert Reflects on Advent. Canticle: The Voice of Women of Grace.
  • Jylland-Halverson, C. W. (2001, January 31). Volunteer finds peace at ground zero. The Journal Gazette.
  • Jylland-Halverson, C. W. (May 2000). Squadron cohesion and the Civil Air Patrol. The CAP Leader.
  • Jylland-Halverson, C. W., Stoner, R., & Till, S. (January 2000). Terrorism: the hostage negotiator’s ultimate challenge. The Law Enforcement Trainer, The Official Journal of the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers.
  • Jylland-Halverson, C. W. (February 1998). AIDS education and adolescents: Social and behavioral science review. AIDS Task Force Newsletter.
  • Jylland-Halverson, C. W., Conway, B., & Kerley, W. (December 1997). PLWAs and pet ownership, benefits and considerations. AIDS Task Force Newsletter.
  • Jylland, C. W. (May 1995). “Special Needs” adoptions, the clinical challenge. Highlights: Technical Journal on Mental Health Care Issues.
  • Pancner, R. J., & Jylland, C. W. (1994). Depression. In L. Sperry & J. Carlson (Eds.), Psychopathology and Psychotherapy (2nd ed.) Muncie: Accelerated Development.

Selected Presentations

  • “An International Perspective on Working with Sexually Exploited Males” – 10th Annual International Human Trafficking, Prostitution, & Sex Work Conference, University of Toledo; September 2013
    Toledo, Ohio
  • “Human Trafficking: Love Restores,” keynote address – FCC Human Trafficking Conference, Fellowship of Christian Counselors; November 2012
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • “When is it not a privilege to grow up male? A multi-focused discussion on how and why the sexual exploitation of boys is often minimized or ignored” – Tata Institute of Social Sciences; July 2012
    Mumbai, India
  • “Application in Counseling in a Mental Health Setting: Self-Care,” public address – Universiti Malaysia Sarawak; July 2012
    Kuching, Malaysia
  • Training seminar for counselors working with clients rescued from human trafficking – Mukti Network; June 2012
    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • “Homeless Youth: The Face of Vulnerability and Prostitution” – International Christian Alliance on Prostitution Global Conference; May 2011
    Green Lake, Wis.
  • “Developing Community-wide Psychological Response Protocol for Small Pox” – Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota; September 2002
    Vermillion, S.D.
  • “Suicidal Ideation, Actions and Interventions: A Guide for the Hostage Negotiator” – Fort Wayne Police Academy; February 2004
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • “Crises Interventions for Chaplains and Search and Rescue Teams” – Great Lakes Region Conference, Civil Air Patrol; October 1999
    Springfield, Ill.
  • “Expecting the Unexpected, Terrorism and the Hostage Negotiator” – Fort Wayne Police Department Hostage Negotiation Team; April 1998
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • “Spectrum of Violence, Spectrum of Hope,” keynote address – YWCA’s Agents of Change: Seventh Annual Domestic Violence Conference; November 1997
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • “The Effects of Child Sexual Abuse, an Adlerian Perspective,” presented with John Newbauer, Ed.D. – North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) Conference; 1993
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Community Service

  • Fellowship of Christian Counselors of Northeast Indiana – board member, 2012-present
  • Behavioral and Social Science Volunteer (BSSV) – 2006-present
  • U.S. Military Academy – admission representative
  • West Point Field Force – ZIP Area Coordinator, 2001-2003
  • City of Fort Wayne, Department of Animal Care and Control – mayoral appointee to the Humane Education Advisory Council (HEAC), 1996-2000, 2011
    • Produced the KIND Club Show for the Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Allen County Department of Public Health – bioterrorism subcommittee member, 2001-2002
    • Developed protocol for mental health responses to acts of bioterrorism
  • Science Central – board member, 1996-1998
    • Center for science, math and technology

Curriculum Vitae

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