LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Dr. Neha Patel is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who is highly specialized in treating adolescents and adults with eating disorders, body image concerns, or disordered eating. She also is specialized in treating anxiety disorders, depression, and relationship concerns. She often provides couples counseling and also works with adolescents with behavioral issues. She works with adolescents to decrease their maladaptive behaviors, learn and implement adaptive coping skills and increase positive interactions between the adolescent and their family members. In addition to treating eating disorders, Dr. Patel also specializes in the following co-morbid domains: mood disorders, anxiety disorders, relationship concerns, couples counseling, personality disorders, self-esteem challenges, self-injury, and suicidal ideation.
Dr. Patel has experience in providing individual, family, and group therapy to adolescents and adults. Dr. Patel has worked in a variety of settings, including public school systems, private practices, psychiatric hospitals, and a group home. Dr. Patel is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) for OCD, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Family Based Treatment (FBT) for eating disorders and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and utilizes evidence based treatment approaches with her clients.
Dr. Patel received her B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. She also received her M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Washington D.C. She has worked at the following sites:
- Linden Oaks Hospital- Eating Disorder Inpatient Unit, Naperville, IL.
- Arabella House- Eating Disorder Group Home, Naperville IL.
- Columbia Counseling Center – Private Practice, Columbia, M.D.
Dr. Patel is most passionate about developing and implementing client focused solutions centering on empathy and individualization. Dr. Patel takes great care in developing a treatment approach and plan that meets her client’s individualized needs and most importantly collaborates with all clients to ensure they gain insight into their recovery and progress. Dr. Patel is available to see clients aged 13 and above.
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