Loyola University Chicago

John Felice Rome Center


McNeilly, Dennis

Title/s:  Adjunct Professor



Prior to coming to the Loyola Rome Center, Fr. Dennis P. McNeilly, S.J., PsyD served as a clinical psychologist and professor of psychiatry in the University of Nebraska Medical School's Department of Psychiatry in Omaha. There he also served as the Assistant Dean for Continuing Education and Division Director of Geriatric Psychiatry.   His interest in geriatric patients began during his clinical internship at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he also completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the UCLA Center on Aging. His clinical practice included treatment of mood disorders and the neuropsychological assessment of Alzheimer's and other dementias in older adults, and his research included publications on problem gambling in older adults and victimization of older adults. He served as a past President of the National Council on Problem Gambling, on the editorial board of Academic Psychiatry. While he was in Omaha, he was a member of the Creighton University Jesuit Community.


PhD, Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology

MTh, Theology, Weston Jesuit School of Theology

ThM, Theology, Jesuit School of Theology

MA, Clinical Psychology, Loyola University Chicago

BA, Creighton University