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Deborah Koricke serves as President of the Ohio-based Center for Effective Living, Inc., which serves residents at three locations. Since 1982, Deborah Koricke has worked with the Center for Effective Living, applying her expertise and knowledge to the institution’s baseline business functions, as well as its work in providing psychological resources, including counseling, evaluations, psychological tests and assessments, and forensic evaluations crucial to the justice process. Deborah Koricke attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, from 1974 to 1978, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Immediately following the completion of her undergraduate education, Deborah Koricke pursued graduate studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. In 1982, she earned a Master’s degree and doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Over the course of her graduate education, Deborah Koricke has performed work in psychological testing and vocational evaluations, as well. From 2000 to 2001, Deborah Koricke audited various courses in psychology and forensic psychiatry under the direction of course instructor Dr Phillip Resnick. Dr Resnick is world renowned for his involvement as a forensic expert for such famous cases as those of Andrea Yates, the "unabomber" Ted Kazinski, etc . A former board member of the Cleveland Foodbank, Deborah Koricke remains actively involved in the organization’s work. Additionally, Deborah Koricke maintains involvement in several professional organizations devoted to her profession, including the Cleveland Psychological Association, the Ohio Psychological Association, and the American Psychological Association. For more information about Deborah Koricke and her work, please visit

Work experience

May 1982Present


Center For Effective Living




Case Western Reserve University
Sep 1974May 1978


Johns Hopkins University