Dr. Michael Athans, PHD

Dr. Michael Athans, PHD

Clinical Psychology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Michael Athans, PHD is a clinical psychologist in Park Ridge, IL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1982 and specializes in clinical psychology, child psychology, and more.Read his story

32 Main St Ste D

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Contact Information

(847) 823-4444

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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This content was provided by Dr. Athans "Dr. Michael Athans is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing for over 30 years. He received his master's degree from Columbia University, N.Y. and his doctorate degree from Michigan State University. Dr. Athans completed a clinical psychology internship at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago and completed two post-doctoral degrees at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University's Family Institute. Dr. Athans has been on the medical staff at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for over 30 years, where he also holds the position of Chief of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry. He has served on many hospital committees. Dr. Athans is also a member of the Illinois Psychological Association's Ethics Committee and is an active member in many state and national professional organizations. Dr. Athans works with children, adolescents, and families. Particular interests include, but are not limited to adult and child attention deficit; anxieties; the strong-willed child; parenting; and health psychology, including psychological factors affecting medical conditions, medical adherence, stress management, and encopresis. Dr. Athans is on the forefront of treatment utilizing biofeedback when indicated for (abdominal) pain disorders."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Athans "The Behavioral Health Care specialists at Athans and Associates pride themselves in being good listeners. Once they fully understand problems and symptoms, they will reach out empathically and offer guidance to symptom reduction and resolution. "

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Marriage & Family Therapy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Athans does not have any board certifications listed.

11  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

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0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Saint Johns University of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Michigan State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Michael Reese Hosp & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University of Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Northwestern University of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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