Dustin Siegel, Psy.D.

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Philosophy of Care: 

Clients of all ages find Dr. Siegel to be warm, empathetic, and approachable, as he helps to identify and resolve troublesome thoughts and behaviors. Treatment begins with an assessment aimed at learning about your concerns and how they are impacting your life.  Using a collaborative approach, Dr. Siegel defines specific goals and develops an individualized treatment plan aimed at reducing symptoms and improving overall mood. He uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) to teach you new ways to respond to anxious and depressive thoughts and feelings. Therapy with Dr. Siegel helps you to live a richer, less anxiety-driven life, and to better manage anxious thoughts and behaviors whenever they arise.

Special Interests:

Dr. Siegel successfully treats all types of anxiety disorders including Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and specific Phobias.  Often, this includes helping clients manage mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder, which frequently appear in conjunction with other anxiety problems.   He relates particularly well to college students and young professionals, providing valuable support during challenging life cycle transitions for both women and men.

Dr. Siegel has a passion for helping clients with Tourette Syndrome and other tic disorders. He uses Comprehensive Behavioral Interventions for Tics (CBIT), Habit Reversal Therapy (HRT), and other techniques that have been proven effective in reducing the severity of tics.

In addition to his clinical work, he enjoys spending time exploring the city, cooking and trying new foods, and pursuing issues related to social justice and the stigma of mental illness.

Experience and Training:

Dr. Siegel received his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford. He completed his doctoral internship at Counseling and Psychological Services of Clemson University in Clemson, SC where he worked with a culturally diverse population of college students presenting with a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties. Dr. Siegel has received extensive specialized training from the prestigious OCD Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) as well as the Tourette Syndrome Behavior Therapy Institute. He is a member of theAmerican Psychological Association (APA) the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA).

Patient Age Range:

Ages 5 years and Up, Adolescents, and Adults

Office Location:

Chicago and Deerfield

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