Last updated: 10/5/2009

Children's Research Triangle (312) 726-4011 ext. 5670
Last Updated: 10/5/2009
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Languages Spoken:
English

Specialties
Focusing on:
Adoption/Foster Care Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Developmental Disability Grief/Loss Infant Mental Health Learning Disabilities Parenting Issues Sexual Abuse/Rape Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Asperger's Syndrome Bipolar Disorders Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Eating Disorders Family Issues Gender Identity Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Medication Management Multicultural Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Physical Illness/Impairment Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders
Office and Contact Information
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Children's Research Triangle
180 N Michigan Ave.
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60601  
www.childstudy.org
(312) 726-4011 ext. 5670

Contact: Amy Groessl, LCSW

Office Hours:
Mon8:00am – 8:00pm
Tue8:00am – 8:00pm
Wed8:00am – 8:00pm
Thu8:00am – 8:00pm
Fri8:00am – 6:00pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:
Adoption
Diagnostic Center
Outpatient - Mental Health
Prevention

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours

Qualifications
Degrees:
MA
MD
MS
MSW
PhD
PsyD

Licensing:

Credentials and Certifications:
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $120
Couples: N/A
Group: $60
Family: $120

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Advocacy
Community Education
Counseling
Crisis Intervention
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation
Outreach
Prevention Programs

Insurance:
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6)
Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Caregivers Disabled
Biracial Children of Divorce Chronic Illness Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Evaluation/Diagnostic Expressive Therapy Holistic Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Psychological Testing and Evaluation Social Support Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Behavioral Body Centered Psychotherapy Case Management Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Ericksonian Gestalt Humanistic Information and Referral Long-Term Outreach Prevention Psychodrama Psychopharmacology Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Hispanic Native American Russian
Professional Associations
American Psychological Association (APA) American Red Cross Mental Health Disaster Action Team (DAT) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Groups
Parent-Child Preschool Therapy Group
Parent-Child group for foster and adopted children ages 2 to 4 years old. FREE GROUP and FREE PARKING to participants. Several groups offered through-out this year (2007).
Group Focus: Adoption/Foster Care
Parenting Issues
Behavioral Problems
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Therapy
Member Age: Preschool (Under 6)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Any
Caregivers
Location: CRT
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 726-4011
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday

Adolescent Empowerment Group
FREE therapy groups for adolescent girls who have survived traumatic events including sexual abuse and physical abuse.
Group Focus: Trauma/PTSD
Sexual Abuse/Rape - Survivors
Child Abuse/Neglect - Survivors
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Therapy
Member Age: Adolescents (13-17)
Young Adults (18-25)
Member Gender:
Female
Location: CRT
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 726-4011
Meeting Time: Afternoon
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Tuesday

Children's Trauma Groups
FREE truama-focused therapy groups for children ages 7-11; concurrent parent group is also offered.
Group Focus: Trauma/PTSD
Child Abuse/Neglect - Survivors
Sexual Abuse/Rape - Survivors
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Therapy
Member Age: Children (6-12)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: CRT
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 726-4011
Meeting Time: Afternoon
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Wednesday

Social Skills Enhancement Group
Social Skills Groups for children and teens; parent-educational group is also being formed.
Group Focus: Interpersonal Relationships
Adoption/Foster Care
Asperger's Syndrome
Group Status:
Group Type:
Forming
Social Skills
Member Age: Children (6-12)
Adolescents (13-17)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: CRT
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 726-4011
Meeting Time: Afternoon
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on