Elizabeth Tyrpak is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She received her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Oakland University and bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan.  Before joining Chicago Clinical Associates, Elizabeth worked in a variety of settings, including community mental health, outpatient centers, the nonprofit sector, and higher education.  She specializes in working with adults and couples affected by a broad range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma and loss, relational conflict, and general life transition or imbalance.  She also enjoys working with those who are focused on personal growth to enhance their overall wellness, career, or relationships.  Elizabeth is particularly interested in distress rooted in one’s family of origin, transition faced in emerging adulthood, and the impact of trauma across the lifespan.

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Morgan Waggoner is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Art Therapist. She completed a dual M.A. degree program in Counseling Psychology and Art Therapy at the Adler School of Professional Psychology in 2013. Prior to joining Chicago Clinical Associates, Morgan worked in outpatient and inpatient treatment settings, community mental health, and as an on-call crisis clinician in Chicago.

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Nathan Sahyouni, PsyD, completed both his masters and doctoral graduate training in Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He’s been practicing in the field of behavioral health since 2012. He has experience working in diverse settings including hospitals, elementary schools and universities, community mental health centers, and outpatient clinics providing individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy.

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Tiffany Clomax completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Forensic Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from DePaul University. Prior to joining CCA, Tiffany worked in a variety of settings including, corrections, community mental health, outpatient forensic clinics, inpatient psychiatric facilities, and higher education. Additionally, she strives to maintain ongoing engagement in professional development opportunities. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Psychology-Law Society, Illinois Psychological Association, and the Association for Black Psychologists. In her free time, you can find Tiffany stretching out in a yoga class or lifting weights in CrossFit.

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Jessica Gentry received her master’s degree in Counseling and Psychology from North Park University and received her bachelor’s degree in Education from Moody Bible Institute. Jessica has worked with diverse populations in community mental health services, higher education, and non profit organizations. She specializes in supporting clients struggling with anxiety, depression, the effects of trauma and/or grief, and adjusting to life circumstances. Jessica strives to create a safe and nurturing atmosphere in which individuals can be supported in their efforts to change and grow.

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Hezekiah Franklin, M.A., is a Psychotherapy Extern in the 5th year of his doctoral training as a Clinical Psychologist at Wheaton College Graduate School, where he also earned his M.A. in Clinical Psychology. Hezekiah graduated as a Ronald E. McNair Scholar with a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy and Psychology from Louisiana State University. Over the past several years, Hezekiah has worked in a variety of mental health care settings including an outpatient clinic, a partial hospitalization facility, and university counseling to provide individual psychotherapy, group process, and couples counseling to a broad spectrum of diverse clientele.

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David Hoover, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and the executive director of Chicago Clinical Associates. Dr. Hoover completed his graduate psychology training at Wheaton College, during which time he worked at local community clinics, university counseling centers, hospitals, and outpatient group practices delivering individual, couples, and group psychotherapy services to diverse populations. He graduated as an Arthur P. Rech Scholar based upon his academic achievements, contributions to research and teaching, and commitment to the integration of spiritual and clinical development. His dissertation research explored relationships between experiences of isolation, spirituality, and patterns of interpersonal attachment. After completing a doctoral internship at Boston University’s Danielsen Institute and a fellowship with the Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, Dr. Hoover returned to the Chicagoland area and eventually established a private practice focusing upon the provision of a highly informed and responsive psychosocial care to adults in the Chicagoland area.

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