Dr. Kourosh Dini, MD

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Dr. Kourosh Dini, MD

Kourosh Dini, MD graduated from the Integrated Science Program at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. He has trained in adult psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Chicago. He has continued his training at the Institute for Psychoanalysis in Chicago. Dr. Dini has worked as an inpatient unit director at Aurora Lakeshore Hospital in Chicago and has experience working in residential schools, and adult inpatient and outpatient centers. He has experience with a wide variety of therapeutic modalities such as psychoanalytic therapy, psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and family counseling. Dr. Dini is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, and the American Psychoanalytic Association. In addition to his psychiatric and psychoanalytic practice, … Dr. Dini has established himself as a foremost leader in productivity, workflow, time and task management, having published several books and a course. He has spoken at numerous events and companies including MacWorld, The Data Science Conference, Groupon, and more. Zen & The Art of Work: Exercises for Mastery is a self-contained video course that enables the individual to improve their task and time management skills. It is useful for those who struggle with procrastination, anxiety, and organizing themselves to do work. Creating Flow with OmniFocus: Mastering Productivity is an eBook designed to help a user master the application OmniFocus, a task management application created by The Omni Group. Workflow Mastery: Building from the Basics is a deep academic dive that describes the psychological background of task and time management, productivity, and points to the psychoanalytic underpinnings of many popular techniques. Video Game Play and Addiction: A Guide for Parents helps parents and children learn how to play video games in a healthy manner and to avoid problematic play. Dr. Dini has been known to play the occasional game himself and finds them to be quite enjoyable, but notes that there are cautions to consider. Choosing a Therapist is a short guide that helps the user consider the important factors that go into choosing a therapist for one's self. He also continues a long-standing practice of learning and composing music. Together, these works display his interest and capabilities in maintaining and guiding the creative spirit. Either are important to maintaining good mental health.

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Every patient has their own unique concerns. Diagnoses can only say so much. The experience of the individual is what is most important. Dr. Dini helps each individual work towards what is meaningful to them in their treatment, be that about finding better relationships, learning to be creative and productive, or handling difficult symptoms such as anxiety and depression. Sometimes medications are helpful, and sometimes they are not. Dr. Dini will help you to decide what paths of health might work for you and can do both therapy and medication work. His extensive training in both allows you to do much of the work of therapy in one place.

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Kourosh Dini, MD graduated from the Integrated Science Program at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.  He has trained in adult psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Chicago.  He has continued his training at the Institute for Psychoanalysis in Chicago.

Dr. Dini has worked as an inpatient unit director at Aurora Lakeshore Hospital in Chicago and has experience working in residential schools, and adult inpatient and outpatient centers.  He has experience with a wide variety of therapeutic modalities such as psychoanalytic therapy, psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and family counseling.

Dr. Dini is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, and the American Psychoanalytic Association.

In addition to his psychiatric and psychoanalytic practice, …

Dr. Dini has established himself as a foremost leader in productivity, workflow, time and task management, having published several books and a course. He has spoken at numerous events and companies including MacWorld, The Data Science Conference, Groupon, and more.

Zen & The Art of Work: Exercises for Mastery is a self-contained video course that enables the individual to improve their task and time management skills. It is useful for those who struggle with procrastination, anxiety, and organizing themselves to do work.

Creating Flow with OmniFocus: Mastering Productivity is an eBook designed to help a user master the application OmniFocus, a task management application created by The Omni Group.

Workflow Mastery: Building from the Basics is a deep academic dive that describes the psychological background of task and time management, productivity, and points to the psychoanalytic underpinnings of many popular techniques.

Video Game Play and Addiction: A Guide for Parents helps parents and children learn how to play video games in a healthy manner and to avoid problematic play. Dr. Dini has been known to play the occasional game himself and finds them to be quite enjoyable, but notes that there are cautions to consider. 

Choosing a Therapist is a short guide that helps the user consider the important factors that go into choosing a therapist for one's self.

He also continues a long-standing practice of learning and composing music.

Together, these works display his interest and capabilities in maintaining and guiding the creative spirit. Either are  important to maintaining good mental health.

Dr. Dini's Care Philosophy

Every patient has their own unique concerns. Diagnoses can only say so much.  The experience of the individual is what is most important. Dr. Dini helps each individual work towards what is meaningful to them in their treatment, be that about finding better relationships, learning to be creative and productive, or handling difficult symptoms such as anxiety and depression.  

Sometimes medications are helpful, and sometimes they are not.  Dr. Dini will help you to decide what paths of health might work for you and can do both therapy and medication work.  His extensive training in both allows you to do much of the work of therapy in one place.

Dr. Dini says...

Interests include:

  • Meditation
  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Healthy Use of Technology
  • Focus issues for those with and without ADHD – Adolescent and Adult
  • Creativity
  • Time and task management
  • Attention management
  • Productivity vs Procrastination
  • Finding meaningful work
  • Career development
  • Relationship development
  • Executive function
  • Stress and emotional strain
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Adjustment to Life stressors
  • School Problems

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Offered Services Include:

  • Individual psychotherapy/counseling
  • Medication management
  • Evaluations, Assessments, and Consultations
  • Family Counseling and Support
  • Consultations for Schools, Professional Organizations, and Groups
  • Written Reports Available by Request
  • Collaborative treatment with other clinicians

Particular Interests and Focus:

  • Psychoanalytic psychotherapy
  • Meditation
  • The healthy use of technology

Dr. Dini's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Il Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    University Il

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    University Il

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Chicago

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern University

    Graduated in 1996

  • Other Education
    Inst For Psychoanalysis

    Completed in 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • ADHD
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychoanalysis
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Medication Management
  • Meditation
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services