Celebrating Leadership for International Women’s Day

Thursday March 8 was International Women’s Day, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women around the globe. At The Juniper Center, we are also proud of recent achievements of Dr. Carol Goldbaum, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, and Founder/Owner Dr.…

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Ask the Doctor:  Mood Disorder vs. Personality Disorder?

  By Louis Dvorkin, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist “I have a cousin who had manic episodes as a teenager. He went to college, but did poorly, dropped out and fell into a deep depression. He sought help and was diagnosed with Bipolar I Disorder (BID). With treatment, he returned to college, graduated, maintained steady employment and got married…

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Dr. Margo Jacquot, PsyD Honored by Chicago Business Journal

  (PARK RIDGE, IL)- Park Ridge business owner Dr. Margo Jacquot was named a “Woman of Influence” by The Chicago Business Journal, an initiative that recognizes women “who innovate, succeed, and pay it forward” in their communities. Honorees were selected for their record of success in business combined with a demonstrated commitment to building the…

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Gendernauts Youth Transgender Support Group Expands to Beverly

Photo: Bonn Wade, who is a licensed clinical social worker, consultant, trainer and psychotherapist with Chicago Counseling Associates & Beverly Therapists, will lead the group. Photo Pidgeon Pagonis. Carrie Maxwell of the Windy City Times announced the expansion of the Gendernauts program to the Beverly community, located on the far south side of Chicago. “In…

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Helping those with an Eating Disorder around Thanksgiving

Shared by Dr. Margo Jacquot The holiday season, or the food season is upon us! While many of us look forward to all the holiday feasting and goodies, for those with an eating disorder, like compulsive over-eating, anorexia, bulimia, etc., getting through the holidays can feel a bit like running the gauntlet. What might Thanksgiving look like for…

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