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 Endowed Academic 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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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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Dr. Kunz has been working as a therapist with adults of all ages, adolescents, couples and families for over a decade.  He completed both his masters and doctoral training in clinical psychology at Wheaton College.  His clinical experiences are broad in scope and include therapy with a diverse and multicultural clientele in private practice, as well as college counseling and community mental health centers.  He also has experience working in the inpatient and intensive day program settings for both adults and adolescents, as well as conducting brief and comprehensive psychological assessments.

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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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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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