Jennifer Rolnick, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Rolnick is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Her clinical practice focuses on psychological and psycho-educational testing for children, adolescents, and adults. She specializes in the assessment of personality, emotional, and cognitive disorders, including depressive and anxiety disorders, ADHD, and learning disabilities.…

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Jacqueline Ghyczy, M.A., Predoctoral Intern

Jacqueline Ghyczy received her Masters in Psychology from Phillips Graduate Institute in Encino, CA, and a Bachelors of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Boston University. She is currently finishing her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Additionally, she is an active member of the American Psychological Association. In clinical practice,…

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How to Survive Society When You Do Not Want Children

You make your first bold anti-children announcement after a tragic babysitting experience. Tragic in the sense that it involves you cleaning both red Chanel lipstick and diarrhea out of a lovely silk bedspread. Neither come out. You are not invited back. Upon recounting the events leading up to the announcement, your mother looks at you…

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A Soldier’s Story

As I watch and read about the news coming from Iraq about the insurgency, I am horrified by the images that I am seeing and I am unable to really be able to comprehend what it would be like to be there now or before. Then I listen to how a veteran from the Iraq…

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Household Rules Revamp: Summertime Guide to Survival

With school out for the summer that means there are often fewer demands and children find themselves with lots of extra time on their hands! This excess of time is frequently spent in front of a screen using the latest technological device or sometimes causing trouble and headaches for parents. Follow this simple guide to…

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How to Subscribe to Existential Coffee

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THERAPIST PROFILE – GENERIC VERSION – SAVE FOR REFERENCE

This is a permanent instruction file. Do not overwrite this file. To create a NEW profile page, make sure to: 1. Create a new page using the WRITE tab to generate a blank page (if one with the desired name does not yet exist). NOTE: You can right click with your mouse to open a…

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Pride Chicago 2014

It’s that time of year again to celebrate the LGBTQ community… Pride Month! In the 1970’s and 1980’s, LGBTQ individuals and allies celebrated with “Pride Week;” however, due to the abundance of emerging events and activities, Pride grew into an entire month celebrated over June. The events of Pride are celebrated all over the city…

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There’s an App for that: Depression Apps for Smart Phones

For many of us it is hard to imagine life without smart phones, and probably an equal number of us would like to go back to those days! But for every perceived negative there are countless positive impacts that smart phone technology has made on our world. When it comes to mental health, smart phones…

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