Mindful Psychology Associates
Our Licensed Clinical Psychologists work with adults, adolescents, and children; we are all trained as generalists but specialize in treating anxiety, depression, college student mental health, trauma, relationship concerns, body image/eating disorders. We provide psychotherapy, as well as psychological assessment.
Our Licensed Clinical Psychologists work with adults and adolescents, specializing in anxiety, depression, college student mental health, trauma, relationship concerns, body image/eating disorders utilizing an integrative approach.
Evanston psychologist Dr. Contarino has more than 15 years of clinical experience working with adolescents through older adults and have significant experience in college student mental health, mood disorders, mind-body modalities including relaxation training and clinical hypnosis, eating disorders/body image issues and trauma. See more >>
“Therapy is often difficult, and I work to create a safe space for each client to allow for authenticity and genuineness. I tailor therapeutic interventions to the specific needs of each client with the goal of empowering my clients to make meaningful decisions regarding their wellbeing and safety.” See more >>
“In my experience of treating clients over the last 20 years, it has become evident that a truly empathic therapeutic relationship is actually the central healing piece of my treatment. My clients will attest that they feel heard, understood and valued.” See more >>
“I believe in fostering a strong therapeutic alliance in a safe, nonjudgemental space where individuals can feel comfortable expressing themselves. I use an eclectic approach…” See more >>
“I believe that a strong, supportive therapeutic relationship is the cornerstone of all change. Therefore, I practice primarily from a Rogerian Client-Centered perspective, emphasizing empathy, unconditional positive regard, and genuineness…” See more >>
“I work with clients to forge new ways of relating to themselves and others as well as engage more fully in the world. We do this together by learning a range of new skills and processing past experiences…” See more >>
“I believe that meaningful change in therapy begins with the development of a strong and supportive therapeutic relationship. …” See more >>
“I believe that therapy can be a transformative process and it is an honor for me to get to help my clients work through their current life struggles to get to their desired goals.” See more >>
“I view the therapeutic relationship as a partnership, and find the relational aspect of therapy to be an integral piece in making strides towards meeting the clients needs and goals. …” See more >>