Lakeview Center Psychotherapists
Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy is a cooperative of independent professionals
Niquie Dworkin, Phd, Co-Director, Coordinator of Clinical Training is a clinical psychologist with specialized training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, psychoanalytic psychotherapy and substance abuse treatment. Dr. Dworkin has nearly 20 years experience in treating eating disorders at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, The Rock Creek Center’s inpatient eating disorders services and in private practice. Dr. Dworkin is an Assistant Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and has been an Instructor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and at the Northwestern University Counseling Psychology Program. She supervises psychology students at the graduate and post-graduate levels. In addition to eating disorders and substance abuse, Dr. Dworkin specializes in the treatment of compulsive shopping, gambling, sex and Internet use, obsessive/compulsive disorder, compulsive self-injury, trauma, infertility, pregnancy and postpartum issues, parenting, relationship difficulties, and grief and loss. She conducts individual and couples psychotherapy and is available for supervision and consultation. Call 773-506-4443
Kate Fiello, LCSW, Co-Director, Intake Coordinator, is a licensed clinical social worker with specialized training in somatic psychology, movement therapy, and mindfulness meditation. She has over 15 years experience in treating eating disorders. She is currently in analytic training at the Jungian Institute of Chicago. She has given numerous professional trainings on somatic psychology, mindfulness meditation, stress reduction, and compassion fatigue. In addition to eating disorders, she specializes in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, trauma and abuse, and infertility. Kate Fiello conducts individual and group psychotherapy and leads workshops on meditation and mindfulness, mindful eating, and fertility support. Call 773-506-4442
Mary Anne Machado, LCPC is a licensed clinical professional counselor and a PhD candidate at the Institute for Clinical Social Work, where she is specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy. Ms. Machado has expertise in the transitions of young adulthood, affirmative therapy for LGBTQ individuals, mood and anxiety disorders, and issues related to disordered eating and body-image disturbance. Call 773-506-4446
Jason T. McVicker, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker and registered dual disorder professional with almost 20 years of experience in a variety of settings. He is the former Director of Mental Health Services at Center on Halsted, the largest LGBT community center in the Midwest. Jason is a former Master Practitioner Instructor at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration (SSA), where he also earned his AM degree. He is an adjunct faculty member at Jane Addams School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago and SSA. He also serves as Clinical Supervisor for Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN), an agency providing counseling and supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS. At Lakeview Counseling Center, Jason provides psychotherapy to individuals and couples. He specializes in affirmative treatment of LGBT clients, with expertise in substance abuse, grief and loss, trauma and HIV/AIDS issues. Call 773-506-4449
Robert McCarthy, MD is a licensed, board-certified psychiatrist. He has had specialized training in pharmacotherapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy and is currently a candidate at The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. He currently provides pharmacological care to adults and adolescents for the City of Chicago Department of Public Health and is on staff at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare. He specializes in treating mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, attention deficit disorder, and psychosis. He is available for comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, ongoing pharmacotherapy and/or psychotherapy. Call 773-506-4457
Allisun Noe Conant, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialized training in relational psychodynamic psychotherapy, mindfulness meditation, and body-centered therapy. Dr. Conant is an Instructor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has expertise in treating mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, gay and lesbian issues, trauma, grief and loss, and relationship difficulties. She is available for individual and couples therapy and co-leads a support group for people with eating disorders and their friends and family.
Melinda Rezman, LCPC, Couples' Treatment Coordinator, is a licensed clinical professional counselor, a licensed social worker, and a certified substance abuse counselor. She has twenty-five years of experience in treating children, adolescents, adults, and couples in residential, community mental center, and private practice settings. She has advanced training in couples’s therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and in treating the gay and lesbian population. Ms. Rezman is a candidate at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies in New York City. Ms. Rezman specializes in treating depression, substance abuse, trauma and relationship difficulties. She is available for individual therapy for adults, adolescents, and children, and couples’ therapy.
Jason T. McVicker, LCSW, RDDP
Consultants for Lakeview Center
Candice Luglio, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who has treated eating disorders in inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient settings. She was a fellow at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. She has specialized training in sports psychology and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and has clinical expertise in family and couples therapy. Dr. Luglio specializes in eating disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, work difficulties, family conflicts, and relationship issues. She provides consultation to Lakeview Center on individual, couples and family therapy.
Sarah Seidler, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with post-graduate training in psychodynamic psychotherapy. She has over 20 years of experience providing therapy to children, adults, and families in community mental health, therapeutic day school, and private practice settings. She provides supervision and consultation to mental health professionals, post-graduates, and program directors and teachers at a head start center. Ms. Seidler specializes in treating mood and anxiety disorders, relationship difficulties, personality disorders, and stage of life transitions. She conducts individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults and provides consultation to Lakeview Center on child and family therapy and clinical training.
Anjanette Padilla Ryan, PhD is a doctor of clinical psychology who received her degree from the New School in New York. She is currently a post-doctoral fellow at Cathedral Counseling Center and was previously a Cardiac Psychology Fellow at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She specializes in stress management and mindfulness-based therapies. She completed training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Committment Therapy and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Dr. Padilla Ryan specializes in work with individuals and couples with mood disorders, relationship issues, identity formation, anxiety, coping with chronic illness, health behavior changes, pain management and stress reduction. DBT seeks to empower survivors and enhance their quality of living by providing skills training in areas such as relationship effectiveness, emotion regulation, and mindfulness. Dr. Padilla Ryan runs a DBT skills training group for Lakeview Center clients.
Brian Weir, PsyD is a doctor of clinical psychology former post-doctoral fellow at Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy. Dr. Weir practices integrative psychodynamic therapy and has training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. His clinical experience includes providing psychological counseling in college settings and diagnostic work with young adolescents in residential treatment. He specializes in treating depression, anxiety and relationship issues. Dr. Weir also has experience treating those dealing with anger, transitional adjustments, identity issues, substance abuse, motivational difficulty, and personal growth. Dr. Weir offers psychotherapy for individuals and couples, including individual DBT. Call 773-606-1871.
Sandra Sheinin, MD, is a licensed, board certified psychiatrist with specialized training in women’s mental health. She is an Instructor of Clinical Psychiatry at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her specialty areas include infertility, psychopharmacology in pregnancy and lactation, postpartum adjustment, and eating disorders. Dr. Sheinin provides consultation to Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy on pharmacotherapy for eating disorders and infertility and psychopharmacology in pregnancy and lactation.
Jennifer Lundgren, MD is board-certified in internal medicine and is on the staff of Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She has specialized training in endocrinology and allergy and is an Instructor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She specializes in women’s health. Dr. Lundgren is the medical advisor for Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy.
Mara Tesler Stein, PsyD is a clinical psychologist in private practice, specializing in the emotional aspects of coping with crisis and adjustment around pregnancy and parenting. She is regularly invited to lecture and give workshops on these issues throughout the country to conferences of physician and nursing groups, doulas, and lactation consultants. With Deborah L. Davis, Ph.D., she is the co-author of Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child: The Emotional Journey (Fulcrum, 2004), and together they collaborated on Parent: You and Your Baby in the NICU, as part of the nationwide March of Dimes NICU Project. Dr. Stein is also on the Expert Panel of Pregnancy.org and is a regular columnist for Advances in Neonatal Care. Dr. Stein provides consultation to Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy on infertility, pregnancy complications, and postpartum concerns.
Britt Raphling, LCPC is a licensed professional counselor with post-graduate training in relational psychodynamic psychotherapy. She is currently training in modern psychoanalytic group psychotherapy at the Center for Group Studies in New York. She was a postgraduate fellow in the Advanced Clinical Training Program at Cathedral Counseling Center. Britt's current interests include working with individuals regarding the transitions of young adults; issues related to parenting, divorce and blended families; disordered eating and body image concerns; mood and anxiety disorders; trauma; self-injury; and mindfulness. She works with adults in individual therapy and leads therapy groups for adults who are interested in better understanding their interpersonal relationships.
Nathan Dougal, LCSW, BCD, Child and Family Therapy Coordinator, is a licensed clinical social worker with advanced training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Nathan has 14 years of experience in various mental health practice settings. He has been a mental health consultant for a local childcare agency for 8 years. Nathan is on the faculty at Loyola University School of Social Work Master of Social Work program and provides clinical supervision to Loyola and Northwestern University students, and consultation to therapists in agency / private practice. Nathan is board certified and sits on the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work. As a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, he is interested in the effect of relationships on individuals, in families and in the process of psychotherapy. Nathan specializes in treating depression, anxiety, trauma, developmental change/growth and relationship issues. He provides psychotherapy to adults, couples, adolescents and children.
Samantha Fenno, PhD, MSW is a clinical social worker and post-graduate fellow at Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy. Dr. Fenno practices integrative relational therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and is currently undertaking advanced training in relational psychodynamic psychotherapy at Cathedral Counseling Center. She also holds a PhD in literature and philosophy and teaches humanities courses at the University of Chicago. Dr. Fenno’s clinical background includes individual and group psychotherapy with college students and substance abuse counseling. She specializes in treating anxiety and depression, self-esteem and relationship issues, adults with a history of child abuse, and emotional and motivational counseling around academic issues, vocation, and work. Dr. Fenno offers individual psychotherapy and co-facilitates a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy group. Call 773-506-4456
Alexis Jaeger, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker with post-graduate training in psychodynamic psychotherapy. She is currently a PhD candidate at The Institute for Clinical Social Work. Alexis has clinical experience in a variety of community mental health settings, including work with adults with developmental disabilities. She has expertise in treating mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, transitions of young adulthood and relationship difficulties. Her clinical interests include the integration of mindfulness meditation and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She is available for individual and couples’ therapy. Call 773-506-4451
Rebecca Bohn, RN is a registered nurse, certified personal trainer and nutrition therapist specializing in nutrition counseling for eating disorders. She has over twenty years experience treating eating disorders and has conducted intake assessments, nutrition assessment and group and individual treatment at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Outpatient Eating Disorder Program. Ms. Bohn had consulted for Northwestern and DePaul University’s female athletic teams and provided group and individual treatment at the Women’s Athletic Club of Chicago. She has given numerous presentations on eating disorders and non-dieting weight management programs. She is available for individual and group nutrition counseling and exercise counseling in her private studio.
Allyn Rodriguez, MA is an extern at Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy. She has worked with adults and children in a variety of outpatient settings. She works with a wide range of individuals and problems including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, identity, transition, GLBTQ, and relationship issues. She is leading a Dialectical Behavior Therapy group as well co-leading an interpersonal therapy group, and provides psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families on a sliding scale. Call 773-506-4454
Megan Kolano, MA is a psychology extern at Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy. She has worked for over 5 years with adults, children, and adolescents in residential, hospital, prison, and outpatient clinical settings and believes growth and healing occur primarily in the context of relationships. Her interests include anxiety, paranoia, anger, relationship difficulties, sexuality, and complex trauma. She is currently co-leading a low-fee Dialectical Behavior Therapy group as well as an Advanced Skills DBT Process Group and provides psychodynamically-oriented psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families on a sliding scale. Call 773-506-4454