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.
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.