Dr Kennelly and Associates
"Finding solutions...together"
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Andrea Benn, PhD, M.Ed

Dr Andrea Benn "My initial career as a special educator has enhanced my effectiveness as a psychologist. Since education is a large part of psychotherapy, my teaching experience enables me to discuss issues in a manner which is both emotionally and educationally sensitive. This enhances the partnership which is crucial to client growth and understanding."

SPECIALTIES:

  • Anxiety/Panic Disorders
  • Depression/Mood Disorders
  • Grief and Bereavement (e.g., coping with the impending death and/or loss of a loved one)
  • Relationship Issues (marital/couple, parent/child, aging parents)
  • Phase of Life Issues (e.g., preparing for college, caring for aging parents)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

"My many years as a therapist has developed a unique perspective toward the value of my role as a counselor. The goal is to develop solutions. To this end, the combined benefits of therapy and legal problem-solving skills ultimately serve my clients best."

  • Licensed: Clinical Psychologist, State of Illinois
  • Ph.D.: Northwestern University
  • M.Ed: University of Virginia
  • B.S.: University of Illinois (Champaign)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

"During the past thirty years I have provided services to clients of all ages and in a wide variety of settings. My numerous interests were cultivated through diverse training experiences."

  • Postdoctoral Trainee in Forensic Psychology: Rush - Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology: Josselyn Center for Mental Health
  • Postdoctoral Trainee: Developmental Evaluation Clinic, Prentice Women's Hospital and Maternity Center
  • Parent-Infant Specialist: Juvenile Protection Association
  • Resident in clinical Psychology: Institute of Psychiatry, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Psychology Clerk & Educational Consultant: Charles I. Doyle, S.J. Center of Loyola University
  • Psychology Extern: Institute for Psychosomatic and Psychiatric Research and Training, Michael Reese Hospital
  • Research Assistant: Developmental Evaluation Clinic, Prentice Women's Hospital and Maternity Center
  • Clinical Educator: Department of Child Psychiatry, Children's Memorial Hospital

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS and ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Psychological Association
  • Illinois Psychological Association
  • National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
  • Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology International Dyslexia Association
  • Study Group through the Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology

Top psychologists in Schaumburg 2016
Patrick J Kennelly & Associates has been recognized as one of the top Psychology practices.

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Our Locations

Schaumburg
1340 N Remington Road
Suite N

Schaumburg, IL 60173


Wheaton
528 W. Roosevelt Road
Suite 201

Wheaton, IL 60187


Phone: (847) 310-8578
Fax: (847) 310-9651
E-Mail: [email protected]



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