Kimberly A. Lovett, M.D. Medical School: The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine 1993-1997...read more
Dr. Jeffrey Scherz received his Doctorate from the Boston University Program in Counseling Psychology in 1985 and his B.A. from Temple University in Philadelphia ...read more
Dr. Anthony Tabacco, Board Certified Psychiatrist
John Freinberg, L.I.C.S.W.
Carmen Colomer, M.D.
Sherrie Urena, L.M.H.C.
Nancy Vear, L.I.C.S.W.
Explanation of Credentials
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker:
A licensed social worker trained in psychotherapy who assists individuals in dealing with a variety of mental health and everyday living problems to improve overall functioning and lifestyle. A social worker has a master's or doctoral degree in social work and has studied sociology, growth and development, mental health theory and practice, human behavior/social environment, psychology, research methods, and other related fields.
Board Certified Psychiatrist:
A medical doctor whose specialty is the study and treatment of mental disorders. After receiving the M.D. degree with specialized study in psychology, behavioral health, and chemistry, a physician spends 4 years in a hospital or academic setting to complete his/her residency . When he or she passes the written and oral examinations of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, he or she becomes a diplomat in psychiatry and is said to be board-certified. Psychiatrists have the ability to prescribe medication and order lab diagnostics in order to better serve patients' needs.
Registered Nurse Clinical Specialist:
A master's-prepared registered nurse with a particularly high degree of knowledge and skill in clinical nursing. A RNCS may play a role in direct care as well as various intervention tactics. Duties include psychotropic medication assessment and prescription management. Typically he or she specializes in certain fields such as anxiety or depression, but deal with all major mental health issues from a biopsychosocial perspective.
License Clinical Psychologist:
A psychologist who provides counseling and psychotherapy services to patients dealing with a wide-range of mental health issues or disorders. Psychologists are required to hold a doctorate degree, one year of residency, as well as supervised work experience prior to receiving licensing. Although psychologists do not prescribe medication, they provide more in-depth counseling and psychotherapy. Typically psychologists work hand in hand with psychiatrists to better serve patients' needs.