Dr. Caroline Adelman, PHD

Dr. Caroline Adelman, PHD

Clinical Psychology  ·  
Dr. Caroline Adelman, PHD is a clinical psychologist in Chicago, IL. She graduated from University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill and specializes in clinical psychology, child psychology, and more.Read her story

945 W George St Ste 206

Chicago, IL 60657

Contact Information

(773) 697-8839

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Dr. Adelman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Adelman "Dr. Adelman completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships at the Child Study Center at Yale University. Prior to establishing Chicago Psychotherapy, Dr. Adelman worked as a staff therapist and Co-Director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Clinic at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Dr. Adelman remains an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University, and teaches within the Counseling Program at The Family Institute at Northwestern. In addition, Dr. Adelman is currently the Director of Student Wellness and Support Services at Near North Montessori School in Chicago. Dr. Adelman practices multiple empirically supported treatments, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention, Trauma-Focused CBT, Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Couples Therapy, Family Therapy and Parent Management Training. Dr. Adelman treats children, adolescents and adults in individual, couples, family and group therapy formats. In addition, Dr. Adelman offers educational workshops for parents of anxious children. She offers similar workshops and trainings to school districts and other mental health professionals. Dr. Adelman has published book chapters and journal articles across a range of clinical topics, including anxiety disorders, childhood OCD, depression, non-suicidal self-injury, peer status, and social construction. She presents her research regularly at national conferences and has conducted multiple clinical trainings on the topic of treating childhood OCD and anxiety disorders. She is also the co-developer of "Frameworks for Change," a program aimed at helping organizations and communities work towards making meaningful, values-driven changes. Dr. Adelman has served, both locally and internationally, as a consultant to executive teams and non-profit organizations seeking to make constructive changes in their group cultures and communication practices. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Adelman "I work with children, adults, couples and families from all walks of life. My areas of clinical expertise include Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, and Mood Disorders, particularly among youth and young adults. I also specialize in pre-marital counseling and relationship enhancement work with couples. 

My clinical style integrates a Family Systems perspective with a strong Cognitive Behavioral foundation. I believe in seeing clients for their strengths, understanding individuals in context, and working collaboratively with clients and their families in meeting treatment goals. "

6  Specialties

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Adult Clinical Psychology
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Couples Counseling

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Adelman does not have any board certifications listed.

4  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • McGill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Yale Child Study Ctr/Yale U Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale Child Study Ctr/Yale U Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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