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Hi! I am J.M. Viruet a bilingual Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with nearly 16 years of experience in various capacities. I have specialized training in group therapy, substance abuse, EMDR, the Transition-to-Independence Process (TIP) model, and trauma-informed practice. I have worked with many populations, such as children, adolescents, emerging adults and adults. When working with you, I believe that collaboration, understanding and good communication will be the key to attaining the goals that you envision in lieu of pain and suffering. I believe in working alongside of you towards personal growth, improvement and change.
Rachael is currently working towards her doctorate degree in clinical psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where she also obtained her Master’s degree in clinical psychology. Rachael attended Marquette University where she completed her Bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in family studies. Rachael has professional experience as a psychiatric case manager and has received clinical training at mental health community agencies, including Thresholds and Lutheran Social Services of Illinois. In addition, Rachael has practiced as a bilingual, Spanish speaking, psychotherapist and diagnostician at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where she also received training in a level one trauma emergency room. Rachael’s approach to therapy is one that reflects authenticity and emphasis on personal growth and subjective wellbeing. Rachael is dedicated, as a multicultural competent clinician, to engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to best understand various underlying causes of presenting symptoms.
This is our updated list of provider hours. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call us at (630) 261-1210 (Lombard) or (708) 613-5388 (Oak Park) . For general office hours, click here.
|Daniel B. Martinez, MD|
|Tuesday (Oak Park)||9:20 AM||to||1:00 PM|
|Thursday||9:20 AM||to||1:00 PM|
|Friday (2nd & 4th)||9:20 AM||to||1:00 PM|
|Friday (1st & 3rd) (Oak Park)||9:20 AM||to||1:00 PM|
|Samina Khattak, MD|
|Wednesday (2nd & 4th)||5:00 PM||to||7:00 PM|
|Friday (1st)||10:00 AM||to||4:00 PM|
|Aamir Safdar, MD|
|Tuesday||2:40 PM||to||6:40 PM|
|Wednesday||4:00 PM||to||6:40 PM|
|Thursday (Oak Park)||2:00 PM||to||6:00 PM|
|Friday||3:00 PM||to||5:40 PM|
|Saturday||8:00 AM||to||3:00 PM|
|Craig Kestenberg, MD|
|Monday||10:20 AM||to||4:00 PM|
|Tuesday||2:00 PM||to||6:40 PM|
|Wednesday||11:00 AM||to||6:40 PM|
|Friday||10:00 AM||to||5:00 PM|
|Saturday (3rd)||10:00 AM||to||3:00 PM|
|Wednesday & Thursday||1:00 PM||to||7:00 PM|
|Marian Glenn, Rn, APN|
|Tuesday||4:00 PM||to||6:00 PM|
|Thursday||5:00 PM||to||7:00 PM|
|Erin Petrusic, RN, APN (Oak Park)|
|Tuesday & Wednesday||8:40 AM||to||1:20 PM|
|Saturday(2nd & 4th)||10:00 PM||to||3:00 PM|
|Davena Beal, APN“|
|Wednesday (Oak Park)||9:20 AM||to||1:00 PM|
|Thursday||9:20 AM||to||12:00 PM|
|Friday (2nd & 4th)||2:00 PM||to||6:00 PM|
|Friday (1st & 3rd) (Oak Park)||2:00 PM||to||6:00 PM|
|Saturday (1st) (Lombard)||8:00 AM||to||12:00 PM|
|Saturday (3rd) (Oak Park)||10:00 AM||to||2:00 PM|
|Maria Valdez. LCPC|
|Tuesday||1:00 PM||to||7:00 PM|
|Wednesday||1:00 PM||to||7:00 PM|
|Thursday||11:30 AM||to||7:00 PM|
|Friday||11:30 AM||to||6:00 PM|
|Saturday||8:30 AM||to||4:00 PM|
|Rachel Mikula, LCSW|
|Tuesday||9:30 AM||to||1:30 PM|
|Thursday||10:00 AM||to||8:00 PM|
|Saturday||8:00 AM||to||3:00 PM|
|Ralph Romero, LCPC|
|Saturday at CCS – Melrose Park||8:00 AM||to||1:00 PM|
|Fr. Michael Garcia, OP, LCSW|
|Monday||12:00 PM||to||5:00 PM|
|Tuesday at CCS – St. Vincent’s||3:00 PM||to||6:30 PM|
|Friday||1:00 PM||to||5:00 pM|
|Saturday||8:00 AM||to||2:00 PM|
|Kim Heil, LCPC|
|Tuesday & Thursday||9:00 AM||to||3:00 PM|
|Eloisa Rosales, LCSW (Oak Park)|
|Saturday||9:00 AM||to||3:00 PM|
|Amy Sparacino, LCPC (Oak Park)|
|Monday & Thursday||6:00 PM||to||8:00 PM|
|Tuesday & Wednesday||9:00 AM||to||8:00 PM|
|Saturday||9:00 AM||to||3:00 PM|
|Arnold Lavaire, LCPC (Oak Park)|
|Friday||1:00 PM||to||6:00 PM|
|Dennis Keppeler, LCSW (Oak Park)|
|Monday & Tuesday||4:00 PM||to||8:00 PM|
|Wednesday||5:00 PM||to||8:00 PM|
|Thursday (Lombard)||2:00 PM||to||7:00 PM|
|Saturday (Lombard)||9:00 AM||to||3:00 PM|
|Monday||10:00 AM||to||5:00 PM|
|Friday||10:00 AM||to||7:00 PM|
|Tuesday (Oak Park)||2:00 PM||to||7:00 PM|
|Wednesday||9:00 AM||to||3:00 PM|
|Friday (Oak Park)||11:00 AM||to||6:00 PM|
Marjorie Girotti-Radzak is a third-year doctoral student studying Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with a concentration on Latino Mental Health from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Marjorie has worked in several mental health settings, including a community mental health center and a therapeutic day school in the Chicagoland area. As a bilingual therapist, she enjoys working with a diverse range of clientele, including members of both English- and Spanish-speaking communities, and has worked with a variety of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, bereavement, trauma, emotional regulation difficulties, and relational issues.
Marjorie is committed to providing a safe, supportive, collaborative, and non-judgmental therapeutic environment.
My name is Davena and I just graduated this past August from Rush University’s Doctorate of Nursing Practice program. I am so excited to be joining the CCS team as a nurse practitioner! Dr. Martinez was my first preceptor when I began the clinical portion of the program, and I was amazed at his ability to work with so many different populations of patients spanning different cultures, generations, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Up until that point in my career, most of my 18 years of experience in psychiatric nursing had been working with children and adolescents in an inpatient setting. The first two years of my career in psychiatry were spent on the Adolescent program at the Psychiatric Hospital at Vanderbilt, and the past sixteen were spent on the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at Rush University Medical Center. It was during my time at Rush that I learned the importance of fostering a sense of empowerment and self-efficacy in patients to create the greatest potential for positive outcomes.
Self-efficacy is achieved through patient education. The patient is the expert on their symptoms and experiences, and the nurse partners with the patient to apply the relevant biopsychosocial concepts to achieve his or her goals. Goals are patient driven, and the nurse respects the patient’s preferences when applying evidence based concepts from pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions. Together, the patient and the nurse work as a team to achieve the highest level of patient functioning and life satisfaction possible. The patient learns that they are capable of managing mood swings and self-soothing when experiencing emotional distress by applying Mindfulness techniques, concepts from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and establishing balanced routines to ensure adequate sleep, exercise, and nutrition. With a sense of self-efficacy comes a sense of empowerment, independence, and self-esteem. The patient learns that he or she can manage a mental illness while pursuing academic, athletic, and career goals, as well as building meaningful relationships.
I believe that learning is a lifelong endeavor for both patients and clinicians that requires effort and resilience. We are always learning new professional and recreational skills, as well as discovering new insights about ourselves as people. It is our inquisitive nature as humans that keeps our interests forever growing. Having recreational interests as well as professional interests is important regardless of age or occupation. I enjoy long distance running, and have even run a few half marathons in the past. I also enjoy sewing, and have managed to make a few items I can actually wear! As a member of the CCS team, I am looking forward to working with all of you and further developing my skills as a clinician.
Dr. Shannon Calvert is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Calvert earned her bachelor’s degree from Bradley University with a major in Psychology. She received her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Health Psychology from Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg Campus. She completed her training in a variety of settings, which included placements at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and Trinity Services, Inc. Dr. Calvert completed her internship with Primary Care Psychology Associates, LLC where she worked in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship with Edgewood Clinical Services.
Dr. Calvert has extensive experience in conducting psychological evaluations as well as therapy (individual, family, and group) with autism spectrum disorders, developmental disorders, ADHD, and learning disabilities. Dr. Calvert is passionate about working with children who are struggling with peer relationships, emotional regulation, and anxiety.
Dr. Calvert utilizes an individualized approach that integrates cognitive-behavioral and play-based techniques, as well as behavioral modification and parent training in order to best meet the needs and goals of the families and individuals being treated.
Kim is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 10 years of experience helping individuals, couples and families.
Kim is a warm an integrative psychotherapist who uses traditional and evidence based interventions. She combines this approach with therapies that integrate mindfulness practice and principles for a specialized approach to meet individual needs and achieve desired outcomes.
Specialties include empowering individuals to overcome personal obstacles to improve their relationships, increasing self esteem, managing grief and loss, changing habits that get in the way of being your best self, as well as helping clients with compulsive overeating issues, mood disorders, anxiety, and trauma related disorders.
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