Staff

Alan D. Buntman, Ph.D. has over 25 years of experience assessing psychological functioning and providing children, adolescents, and adults with therapeutic tools to improve their functioning and quality of life. Dr. Buntman develops important relationships with families to help them navigate some of their most difficult life experiences.

Elizabeth Elliott, A.M., is a licensed social worker who provides psychological assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, adults, and families. She received her Master’s degree in social work from the University of Chicago School of Social Services Administration and has worked in a diverse range of contexts. Ms. Elliott is passionate about the provision of community-based mental health services that empower individuals, families, and communities to make positive, sustainable change.

Miriam Fishman, Psy.D. has experience in the psychological assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and families.  Dr. Fishman emphasizes the role that trust plays in the therapeutic relationship and believes that efforts to raise awareness, understanding, and acceptance can help to bring about positive change and growth.

Carol Sweet Nichols, Ph.D. is a specialist in communication sciences and disorders, particularly learning disabilities, with extensive experience in comprehensive psychoeducational evaluation and therapeutic intervention. Dr. Sweet Nichols has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in clinic, hospital, university, and school settings.

Samantha N. Orbach, Psy.D. specializes in psychological assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families. In close, collaborative partnership with her clients, Dr. Orbach helps them discover the obstacles in their functioning and find new, healthy ways to navigate through their challenges.

J. Meg Racenstein, Ph.D. is a neuropsychologist specializing in the assessment of children, adolescents, and adults with known or suspected attentional, psychological, learning, or substance-induced disorders, as well as intellectual giftedness. Dr. Racenstein provides thorough, state-of-the-art evaluation to solidify diagnoses and facilitate understanding of an individual’s neuropsychological functioning.

Tara Thomason, JD, LCSW has over 20 years experience working with families in a variety of settings and specializes in psychosocial assessment and psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults.  Ms. Thomason places emphasis on the therapeutic relationship and tailors treatment for each individual and family to encourage greater self-awareness and positive change.

Whitney F. Tschan, Psy.D. offers psychological assessment and treatment to children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Tschan has a background as a learning disabilities specialist which is often incorporated in her therapeutic work while carefully assessing and treating individuals with a variety of difficulties and concerns at all stages of life.

Amanda L. Weigel, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist with extensive experience in comprehensive neuropsychological testing to assess cognitive, attention/executive functioning, and social-emotional functioning of children, adolescents, and adults.  Dr. Weigel also specializes in providing individual and family therapy services by working closely with her clients to improve and promote positive interpersonal relationships.

 

Glencoe Location
630 Vernon Avenue
Suite G
Glencoe, IL 60022




Lake Bluff Location
917 Sherwood Drive
Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044




Vernon Hills
870 West End Court
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061