Our staff allows us to offer a full range of mental health services that are individualized, up-to-date, ethical, and most importantly, helpful. Read on to learn more about our staff of caring professionals.
Dr. Steven Nakisher is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, founder of the Center for Personal Development and co-founder of Cornerpiece Consulting. Dr. Nakisher received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and completed his doctorate degree at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Dr. Christopher Zurawic is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and clinical director of the Center for Personal Development. Dr. Zurawic provides psychotherapy services designed to address the most common barriers to living free and fully, including depression, anxiety, and relational difficulties. Dr. Zurawic is a graduate of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and his background and training combine elements from psychology, philosophy, business, and the arts.
Dr. Collins is a licensed clinical psychologist who completed her doctorate in clinical psychology through The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She strives to meet clients where they currently are, and uses a combination of support, caring, and active interventions to create openness in their lives.
Dr. Michelle Frank specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. She is a graduate of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and completed her post-doctoral training in Miami, FL. Dr. Frank offers comprehensive, individualized psychological and psychoeducational evaluations.
Amy is a post-doctoral fellow in clinical psychology. She is excited to pioneer the Center's new Lakeview location. As a therapist, Amy's orientation is Emotion-Focused Therapy -- a proven, empirically supported, health-focused clinical approach for both individuals and couples.
As a therapist, Katie provides a warm, safe, and accepting environment in which clients can better understand and manage their emotional experiences. With the belief that the relationship with oneself is the point from which all possibilities, growth and connection emanate, Katie helps clients move toward their full potential, through the process of knowing themselves more completely.