Valentina Dehghan-Bernabe, M.D. is board-certified in General Adult Psychiatry. She received her medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and completed her general psychiatry residency at Rush University Medical Center. Her clinical interests include depressive disorders and anxiety disorders. She is available for initial evaluations, second opinion consultations and medication management for adults. Dr. Dehghan-Bernabe sees patients at the Evanston location only.
Niyati Dhand, M.D. is board-certified in General Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Dhand attended medical school at The Ohio State University School of Medicine and completed her General Psychiatry Residency at the Cleveland Clinic. She went on to complete an Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale University. Dr. Dhand’s clinical interests include depressive and bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD, women’s mental health including peripartum and postpartum care, substance use disorders, and treatment of impaired professionals. Dr. Dhand is available for initial psychiatric evaluations, second opinion consultations, psychotherapy and ongoing care with medication management. She sees patients at the Evanston location.
Molly Mulligan, MD is a Board-Certified General Psychiatrist and Sports Psychiatrist. She earned her medical degree from Loyola University Stritch, School of Medicine. She completed her psychiatry residency at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Mulligan specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders and anxiety disorders using a combination of psychotherapy, mindfulness, nutrition and psychopharmacology. As a Sports Psychiatrist, Dr. Mulligan specializes in athletes who are facing emotional disorders or emotional blocks affecting performance. Dr. Mulligan sees patients at the Chicago and Downers Grove locations.
Advanced Practice Nurse
Mary Kate Beckmen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Practitioner, and is certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She received her Master’s in Social Work at Loyola University Chicago with a children and family practice specialization. Mary Kate has experience as a therapist working with children, adolescents, and young adults in child welfare, school, and residential settings. Her areas of interest and clinical expertise include trauma, anxiety, depression, self-regulation, ADHD, internalizing and externalizing behaviors, identity exploration, and adoption. Mary Kate also offers parent coaching for parents of children who have been in foster care or are adopted, as well as parents whose children have been diagnosed with ADHD or anxiety. Mary Kate utilizes a variety of trauma-focused modalities of psychotherapy including cognitive behavioral, motivational, psychodynamic, and mindfulness-based methods while incorporating creative approaches such as play and art-based interventions. Mary Kate offers services at the downtown Chicago and Evanston locations.
Stacy Kaplan, MSW, LSW, is a licensed social worker. She received her master's degree in clinical social work from Loyola University Chicago. She has experience working with adults and older adults in medical settings, particularly with a focus on women's health. Her clinical interests and areas of experience include anxiety and mood disorders, relational issues, family transition issues, especially those associated with pregnancy and parenthood, and family of origin issues. Stacy works from a psychodynamic perspective using a relational approach. She sees patients at the downtown Chicago location.
Sue Kehias, MA, LCPC, who received her master’s degree from Northwestern University, supports adult patients with individual and couples therapy using cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic methods. Her clinical interests include anxiety and mood disorders and family transition issues, especially those associated with pregnancy and parenthood. Sue also has a longtime interest in working with sexual assault survivors. She sees patients at the downtown Chicago location.
Todd McCarty, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He received his Master’s in Social Work from the University of Chicago. Todd has experience working with college students, adults, and older adults dealing with substance misuse, life transitions, anxiety, depression, and men’s issues. He uses a psychodynamic relational approach to build a trusting, accepting therapeutic relationship tailored to meet each person’s needs. In addition, he helps individuals learn mindfulness skills to support their mental health. Todd also holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago and enjoys working with people in the arts and creative fields. He is available for psychotherapy with college students and adults at the downtown Chicago and Evanston offices.
Matthew is a Licensed Social Worker, and earned his master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Chicago, where he focused on culturally responsive practice and trauma. He has experience working with diverse populations of adolescents and adults experiencing chronic distress. His clinical interests include depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, life transitions, marginalized identities and identity development, and concerns of meaning and spirituality. Matthew works from an integrative and relational perspective, drawing on third-wave behavioral and psychodynamic therapies to foster self-compassion and growth. He sees patients at the downtown Chicago location.
Jason Tuite, LCSW, CADC, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He received his Master’s Degree from Loyola University Chicago. He has experience working with young adults and adults with substance use disorders, chronic medical illnesses, and LGBTQ concerns. Jason utilizes motivational interviewing, supportive, and psychodynamic therapeutic practices in his work. Jason’s clinical interests include addictions, anxiety, depression, life adjustments, and chronic health conditions including cancer. Jason is available for individual psychotherapy with young adults and adults remotely.