Dr. Michelle Chaban: Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Michelle Chaban earned her Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Kansas, and received both her Master’s and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in Chicago, from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and a member of the Illinois Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Chaban has been providing psychological services to individuals in the community for more than 15 years.
From the time of her intensive graduate training years to her present professional practice, Dr. Chaban has developed extensive clinical expertise working with a broad range of individuals in a variety of settings. These experiences helped shape her current interests and consequently, her diverse practice. Dr. Chaban’s expertise includes working with high functioning adults as well as people who struggle with serious mental illnesses and developmental disabilities. She has assessed and treated clients in hospitals, intermediate care facilities, correctional institutions, alternative schools for students with behavioral and emotional problems, and in her private offices.
Dr. Chaban opened her private practice in 2003 to continue her commitment to help clients manage mental illness, cope with life’s challenges, and improve the quality of their relationships and lives. She believes in empowering her clients so they can live their lives with purpose and fulfillment. Through developing collaborative relationships with clients, Dr. Chaban encourages them to take an active role in their treatment. In addition, she carefully tailors treatment for every client based on their personal goals while also being sensitive to any cultural and religious values that may affect their life and relationships.
Currently, Dr. Chaban is seeing clients at her conveniently located offices in Deerfield and Evanston. She also treats clients who reside in nursing homes that specialize in caring for adults with severe mental illness.