About Our Practice

Welcome to the offices of Michael Athans, Ph.D. and Associates!

Michael Athans, Ph.D. & Associates is a small group practice of Licensed Clinical Psychologists, and more recently licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in Park Ridge, Illinois, serving the local community, Chicago, and the northwest suburbs.

We have many years of education, training, and experience following professional degrees and state licensure. We take great pride in offering assessments and treatment for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.

“Evidenced-Based Practice”

The psychologists at Athans and Associates integrate assessment and treatment, including the development of research-supported treatment goals in the context of a collaborative relationship.

Mission Statement

Athans and Associates is a group practice of Licensed Clinical Psychologists and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists offering expert consultation to physicians, individuals and families in the northwestern Chicago suburbs. We work with children, adolescents and adults with a spectrum of problems/ disorders.

We appreciate the individual, unique situations that make us who we are. Our goal is to provide symptom relief and the development of effective coping skills to foster the personal strengths of each person in a warm, compassionate environment. We hope to empower each person, cultivating a wellness model and building resiliency along the way so that no problem feels too big to conquer.

We offer psychotherapy/ counseling for many disorders, issues and behaviors, including:

Adolescent Depression
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Behavior Problems
Bipolar Disorder
Chronic Health Issues
Childrens Medical Illnesses
Crohn’s Disease
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Conduct Disorder
Developmental Delays
Divorce Mediation
Education 504 Plan
Education IEP
Eosinophilic enteropathy
Family Counseling
Family Relationships
Grief and Loss
Identity Issues
Interpersonal Relationships
Learning Disabilities
Medical Non-compliance (Non-adherence)
Medical Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Neuropsychological Testing
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Panic Attacks
Post Traumatic Stress
Psychosomatic Complaints
School Refusal
Sensory Integration
Separation and Divorce
Social Skills Deficits
Stress Management
Strong-willed Behavior
Suicidal Tendencies
Transitional Care
Women’s Health

Dr. Athans and his staff are experts in the realm of clinical psychology, including health issues and stress management.

We are compassionate, professional and understand your particular set of circumstances and how to help resolve difficulties.

Our main objective is to give children, adolescents and adults the opportunity to live efficient, productive stress-free lives by applying our expert methods. Don’t wait for help!

Call for an appointment today at (847) 823-4444. We accept most insurance plans.

You may also visit our website at: www.athansandassociates.net