The Juniper Center Announces Expanded Hours, Accepting New Clients at Chicago Counseling Office

  The Juniper Center is pleased to welcome expanded hours for Mark Maluga, PhD, LCPC, at The Juniper Center’s Chicago office at 737 N. Michigan Ave.  Dr. Maluga has been with The Juniper Center since February 2016, offering a broad spectrum of services in an LGBTQ affirming environment. Dr. Maluga is a clinical psychotherapist and…

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Study Highlights Connection Between Diet and Mental Health.

  Connection between diet and mental health highlighted by new nutritionist at The Juniper Center. Some psychiatrists, too, have recently launched a rallying cry for a more integrative approach to mental health care — one that takes diet and other lifestyle factors into account in diagnosing, treating and preventing mental illness. In a paper recently published in The…

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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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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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