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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialists

The following physicians and advanced practice nurses specialize in providing psychiatric and psychological services. Our department also includes several staff psychologists. Unfortunately, not all of our specialists are available at every location. Click on their names to learn more about their special interest areas and locations.

John Walkup

John Walkup, MD

Chair, Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Margaret C. Osterman Board Designated Professor in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Call 1.800.543.7362

Jeanne E. Antisdel, PhD

Jeanne E. Antisdel, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Richard A. Arend, PhD

Richard A. Arend, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Rachel  R. Ballard

Rachel R. Ballard, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Kathryn A. Benton

Kathryn A. Benton, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Outpatient Center

Ewa D. Bieber

Ewa D. Bieber, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Sara Budowsky

Sara Budowsky, LCSW

Collaborative Care Social Worker, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Jennifer K. Carlson

Jennifer K. Carlson, PhD

Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Diane Chen, PhD

Diane Chen, PhD

Behavioral Health Director, The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine; Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health;

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Colleen Cicchetti, PhD

Colleen Cicchetti, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Allison H. Clarke

Allison H. Clarke, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Call 312.227.6740

Agnes K. Costello, MD

Agnes K. Costello, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Claire A. Coyne

Claire A. Coyne, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

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Thomas K. Cummins, MD

Thomas K. Cummins, MD

Medical Director, Inpatient Psychiatry, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Mina Dulcan, MD

Mina Dulcan, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Bonnie S. Essner

Bonnie S. Essner, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Meredyth A. Evans

Meredyth A. Evans, PhD

Medical Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Rebecca Ford-Paz, PhD

Rebecca Ford-Paz, PhD

Co-Director, Forensic Assessment for Immigration Relief (FAIR) Clinic; Clinical Child Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Tara L. Gill

Tara L. Gill, PhD

Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Karen Gouze, PhD

Karen R. Gouze, PhD

Psychologist and Mental Health Consultant, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Clayton D. Hinkle, PhD

Clayton D. Hinkle, PhD, ABPP

Pediatric Neuropsychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Aron C. Janssen

Aron C. Janssen, MD

Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Poonam Jha, MD

Poonam Jha, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Lizabeth L. Jordan

Lizabeth L. Jordan, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Shannon L. Kawa

Shannon L. Kawa, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Caroline E. Kerns

Caroline E. Kerns, PhD

Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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MaryBeth Lake

MaryBeth Lake, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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John V. Lavigne, PhD

John V. Lavigne, PhD

Chief Psychologist and Medical Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Kelly W. Lowry, PhD

Kelly W. Lowry, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Devin C. McNulty

Devin C. McNulty, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Kathryn M. Meyers, PhD

Katie Meyers, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Jamie J. Pacis

Jamie J. Pacis, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Outpatient Center

Call 630.933.66331

Jaclyn L. Papadakis

Jaclyn L. Papadakis, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Tapan K. Parikh

Tapan K. Parikh, MD, MPH

Psychiatrist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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John Parkhurst, PhD

John T. Parkhurst, PhD

Child and Adolescent Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Coordinator, Mood Anxiety ADHD Collaborative Care (MAACC) Program

Marisa Perez-Reisler, MD

Marisa Perez-Reisler, MD

Psychiatrist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Alba Pergjika

Alba Pergjika, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Sigita Plioplys

Sigita Plioplys, MD

Head, Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Clinic, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Jonathan M. Pochyly

Jonathan M. Pochyly, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Lauren Potthoff

Lauren Potthoff, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Call 312.227.4200

Stephanie K. Powell

Stephanie K. Powell, PhD, ABPP

Pediatric Neuropsychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Tali Raviv

Tali Raviv, PhD

Child Clinical Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Associate Director, Center for Childhood Resilience, Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Katie Richards

Katie Richards, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Julie A. Rinaldi, PhD

Julie A. Rinaldi, PhD

Staff Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Claudio Rivera

Claudio Rivera, PhD

Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Courtney Romba

Courtney Romba, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Edna Y. Romero

Edna Y. Romero, PhD

Medical Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Julie M. Sadhu, MD

Julie M. Sadhu, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Director of Education, Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Training Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Call 1.800.543.7362

Megan N. Scott

Megan N. Scott, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Jenna B. Shapiro

Jenna B. Shapiro, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Miller Shivers

Miller Shivers, PhD

Staff Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Mashana L. Smith

Mashana L. Smith, PhD

Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Barbara Suplit

Barbara Suplit, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Advanced Practice Nurse Manager, Outpatient Services

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Laurie Thompson

Laurie Thompson, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Anthony T. Vesco

Anthony T. Vesco, PhD

Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Jill Weissberg-Benchell

Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDCES

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Call 312.227.3444

Tareq Yaqub

Tareq Yaqub, MD

Attending Physician, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Frank A. Zelko

Frank A. Zelko, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Call 312.227.8316

Madeline Graber

Madeline Graber, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Sydney R. Grant

Sydney R. Grant, LCSW

Social Worker, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Mallory Hilliard

Mallory Hilliard, LCSW, CADC

Clinical Social Worker, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Megan K. Lerner

Megan K. Lerner, LCSW

Senior Social Worker, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health; Clinical Coordinator, Trauma Treatment Service

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Meagan E. McCarver

Meagan E. McCarver, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Suzanne Millman

Suzanne Millman, MA, LCSW

Psychiatric Social Worker, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Jennifer E. Peterson

Jennifer E. Peterson, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Keith V. Wallace

Keith V. Wallace, MDiv, MSW, LCSW

Senior Social Worker, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Amy L. Wilde

Amy L. Wilde, LCSW

Senior Social Worker, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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Anna Ivanenko

Anna Ivanenko, MD, PhD

Sleep Medicine, Central DuPage Hospital; Member, Children's Community Physicians Association