Wellsprings Health Clinicians

Nehama DresnerNehama Dresner, MD
Psychiatrist, Director

Dr. Dresner is a licensed, board-certified psychiatrist with subspecialty Board-certification in Psychosomatic Medicine. She has specialized training and 20 years experience in Women's Mental Health and Medical Psychiatry. As Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Obstetrics/Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, she is actively involved in medical education. A fellow in the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and the American Psychiatric Association, she speaks locally and nationally on topics related to Women's Health and Medical Psychiatry. In addition to general practice in adult psychiatry, Dr. Dresner's clinical focus is psychosomatic obstetrics and gynecology, women's emotional development and psychiatric treatment of the medically ill. She is available for comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, ongoing psychotherapy and/or pharmacotherapy.

 

Carrie Feig, LCSWCarrie Feig, LCSW, Ph.D.
Clinical Social Worker

Dr. Feig is a licensed clinical social worker. She specializes in the treatment of mood disorders and relational issues by employing interpersonal, supportive and cognitive behavioral therapy. She was awarded her Ph.D. from Loyola University after completing her research on: The confluence of attachment style, perceived support, and role attainment in women experiencing postpartum mood disorders. She has facilitated the Northwestern New Moms Support Group at Prentice, for 8 years. Additionally, she speaks at Northwestern's Transition to Motherhood Class, about recognizing change and loss and positive coping during the postpartum period. She is available for diagnostic evaluations, individual, and couples therapy.

 

Larry S. Goldman, MDLarry S. Goldman, MD
Psychiatrist

Dr. Goldman is a licensed psychiatrist, Board-certified in General Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, who has been practicing for over 25 years. He is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He practices general adult psychiatry with special expertise in psychosomatic medicine and physician health, and he has a limited practice in forensic psychiatry. He provides both direct pharmacological and psychotherapeutic care and also consultations/second opinions for patients and their physicians.

 

Joanne Haas, MA, LCSWJoanne Haas, MA, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker

Ms. Haas is a licensed clinical social worker with 25 years of experience treating adolescents, adults, couples and families. She specializes in anxiety and depression disorders and in work with individuals grappling with traumatic loss and serious family dysfunction. She also works with individuals struggling with the developmental challenges of adolescence and young adulthood. Her practice also includes experience working with lesbian and gay individuals, couples and families.

 

Denada Hoxha, Ph.D.Denada Hoxha, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Hoxha is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in integrative treatments utilizing evidence-based approaches, primarily cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). She specializes in women's health issues, including mood and anxiety disorders, coping with chronic medical illnesses, relational issues, adjustment, and role transactions across the lifespan. Dr. Hoxha is a Research Associate at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her clinical research interests include onset and course of depression during pregnancy and postpartum and its impact on mother-infant and mother-child dyads. She also enjoys teaching various graduate psychology courses at Loyola University Chicago. She is available for both individual and couples psychotherapy by appointment at both Wellsprings locations.

 

Kelly KitleyKelley Kitley, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker

Kelley Kitley, LCSW, is a licensed social worker who has been engaged in clinical work for the past ten years. Kelly is a graduate of the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois and is currently Instructor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has an eclectic array of experience treating clients, including inpatient programs, substance abuse and eating disorders, panic disorder, agoraphobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression by using a short term model called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Kelley also works with patients in longer term treatment to work through trauma (including rape and sexual abuse), loss and phase of life issues. Kelley is particularly interested in working with women and their partners through pre- and post-natal anxiety and depression, and in the area of sexual dysfunction.

Kelley is an action oriented therapist who believes the therapeutic process is a partnership and works with clients to define and ultimately achieve their goals.

 

Allison Kurzman, MDAllison Kurzman, MD
Psychiatrist

Dr. Kurzman is a licensed, board certified psychiatrist with specialized training in Women's Mental Health. She is an Instructor of Clinical Psychiatry at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Kurzman has clinical expertise in treating mood and anxiety disorders, as well as psychiatric disorders associated with the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, the postpartum period, lactation and perimenopause. She also has extensive clinical experience working with women who are undergoing assisted reproduction and with women who are struggling with eating disorders. She is available for diagnostic evaluations, consultation, ongoing pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.

 

Jennifer Levy, LCPCJennifer Levy, LCPC
Clinical Counselor

Ms. Levy is a licensed clinical professional counselor who specializes in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. In practice for 14 years, Ms. Levy has experience treating women who are struggling with pre-natal and post-partum adjustment issues as well as the transition to motherhood. She is particularly interested in working with women over 40 years of age experiencing infertility and the challenges of pregnancy and the postpartum period. Other areas of expertise include helping women better understand their relationship patterns; develop a healthy sense of work/life balance; explore reactions to grief, loss and the many transitions experienced throughout life. In addition to conducting individual, insight oriented psychotherapy, Ms. Levy facilitates a Support Group for Expectant New Moms over 40 at Prentice Women's Hospital at Northwestern Memorial Hospital as well as a Support Group for New Moms over 40 at Wellsprings Health Associates.

 

Regina Lopez, MDRegina Lopez, MD
Psychiatrist

Dr. Lopez is a licensed and board certified psychiatrist with specialized training in Women's Mental Health. She is a board-eligible child and adolescent psychiatrist as well. She has clinical expertise in mood and anxiety disorders during childhood, adolescence, and adulthood; psychiatric disorders associated with the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, the post-partum period, lactation and perimenopause; and mother-infant and mother-child relationships. Dr. Lopez is available for diagnostic evaluations, consultation, pharma­cotherapy, individual and family therapy.

 

Joey Miller, MSW, LCSWJoey Miller, MSW, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker

Ms. Miller is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in women's reproductive health, including pregnancy and postpartum adjustment, prenatal diagnosis/genetics, perinatal loss and the unique aspects of assisted reproduction/alternative routes to parenthood. Additional areas of expertise and interest (for both female and male patients) include mood and anxiety disorders, relationship/communication issues, adjustment to major change/work-life balance and grief/loss throughout the life cycle. She is on staff at Northwestern Memorial and on faculty at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the Medical Ethics and Humanities Program. She is available for diagnostic evaluations, individual and couples therapy.

 

Michelle Wasserman, Ph.D.Michelle Wasserman, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist

Michelle Wasserman, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with particular expertise in health psychology and cognitive behavioral therapy, and she is skilled in using integrative approaches to treatment to adapt to patients’ needs. She specializes in several areas of women's health, including mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders/body image issues, coping with cancer and issues related to cancer genetics, obstetrics/gynecology, stage of life transitions, and relational issues. Comfortable treating both men and women, she has particular expertise in helping women manage perinatal issues, especially anxiety and depression related to conception, pregnancy, and the post-partum period, and in developing healthy and positive choices around parenting and work-life balance. She also enjoys working collaboratively with patients in making lifestyle and behavioral changes, in areas such as smoking cessation and weight management. In addition, she is particularly interested in helping patients learn mindfulness-based strategies, especially as a tool to help manage anxiety and depression.

Dr. Wasserman has a deep respect for her patients and she places a great deal of importance on creating a warm therapeutic environment that encourages sharing, openness, and use of humor. She is available for individual psychotherapy at both Wellsprings locations.
 

 

Wellsprings' mission is to provide the highest level of clinical care, consultative and ongoing.
Our professional staff represents experienced, licensed social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists,
collaborating to create a uniquely comprehensive and responsive treatment team.

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