MPA Now Offering RO-DBT Individual Therapy and Class!

RO-DBT

In Spring 2018, practice owner and licensed clinical psychologist Jennifer (Panning) Contarino, PsyD, completed the first week of an intensive two-week training on Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT or RO). Dr. Panning is excited to finalize the program this fall and bring this new evidence-based treatment to Mindful Psychology Associates. RO-DBT was developed by Thomas Lynch, PhD, and his …

Dr. Jennifer Contarino Talks to VoyageChicago

Mindful Psychology Associates

Dr. Jennifer (Panning) Contarino talks candidly about starting her therapy practice, pursuing her passion and learning to navigate some of the challenges involved in expanding a business. In the interview, “Meet Jennifer Panning of Mindful Psychology Associates in Evanston and Streeterville,” she shares some of what makes her group special and what their mission: “Working in a beautiful, relaxing space …

Evanston Psychology Office Featured on Design Blog

Mindful Psychology Evanston

Freshpractice.design recently featured the Evanston offices of Mindful Psychology Associates on their popular interior design and therapy office decor blog. Calling the space “contemporary and classy“, they interviewed founder and president Dr. Jennifer (Panning) Contarino about how the offices were designed with clients in mind. “I hope they are soothed by the artwork, accessories, and plants — all of which …

Trump Anxiety Disorder: New Book Chapter

The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

On October 3, 2017, the book The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President was released by MacMillan Publishers. My chapter “Trump Anxiety Disorder: The Trump Effect on the Mental Health of Half the Nation and Special Populations” discusses my clinical experiences working with clients post-election and inauguration, the anxiety symptoms I saw …