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Last updated: 10/5/2009

Children's Research Triangle (312) 726-4011 ext. 5670
Last Updated: 10/5/2009
Degrees:
MA
MD
MS
MSW
PhD
PsyD

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Credentials and Certifications:
Psychologist, Clinical

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:
Mon: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tue: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
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

Problems Served (focus areas are bold)
Adoption/Foster Care
Anger Management
Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Asperger's Syndrome
Attachment Disorders
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
Autism Spectrum
Behavioral Problems
Bipolar Disorders
Child Abuse and Neglect
Depression
Developmental Disability
Dissociative Disorders
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Family Issues
Gender Identity
Grief/Loss
Infant Mental Health
Interpersonal Relationships
Learning Disabilities
Life Transitions
Medication Management
Multicultural Issues
Neurological
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting Issues
Physical Illness/Impairment
Psychoses/Major Mental Illness
Psychosomatic
Self Abuse
Sexual Abuse/Rape
Sexual Orientation
Sexuality Issues
Sleep Disorders
Stress
Trauma/PTSD

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Advocacy
Behavioral
Body Centered Psychotherapy
Case Management
Cognitive/Behavioral
Crisis Intervention
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Ericksonian
Evaluation/Diagnostic
Expressive Therapy
Gestalt
Holistic
Humanistic
Information and Referral
Long-Term
Narrative Therapy
Outreach
Parent Guidance
Play Therapy
Prevention
Psycho-Educational
Psychodrama
Psychodynamic
Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Psychopharmacology
Relational
Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Social Support
Systemic

Methods Used:
Couple/Marital
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Family Systems
Group
Individual
Peer Support
Supervision/Consultation

Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age Groups:
Adolescents (13-17)
Children (6-12)
Preschool (Under 6)
Young Adults (18-25)

Specific Populations:
Biracial
Caregivers
Children of Divorce
Chronic Illness
Disabled
Grandparents
Interracial Families/Couples
Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc)
Step Families
Twins

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Multi-cultural Experience:
African-American Hispanic Russian
Asian Native American

Professional Associations
American Psychological Association (APA)
American Red Cross Mental Health Disaster Action Team (DAT)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

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)

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