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Jill Caradec, M.S.

Advanced Doctoral Intern in Clinical Psychology
Downtown Naperville Office and Telehealth

Jill Caradec (she/her) is an advanced doctoral psychology intern at Konick and Associates who provides comprehensive assessment services and psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Mississippi and her master’s in clinical psychology from Loyola University Maryland. She is a fifth-year graduate student at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL pursuing her Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a focus on child development and the family system. She is experienced in diagnosing and treating a wide range of presenting concerns, including:


  • Anxiety disorders

  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

  • Behavior Management in children and teens

  • College transition

  • Couples and Relationship Issues

  • Disruptive behaviors

  • Family conflict

  • Intellectual disability

  • Learning disability

  • Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)

  • Parent coaching / Parent Support

  • Romantic relationship difficulty

  • Sibling conflict

  • Stress in Student Athletes

  • Transition to Adulthood

Jill grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado and moved around the country to further her education in psychology. While in college, she gained experience in parent management training and child behavior management through her coursework, which led to her interest in child development, parenting, and the family system.  During her master’s program, she focused her research on emerging adulthood and their relationship with their parents. Her experience at the Psychological Services Center at Northern Illinois University have given her variety of experiences in psychodiagnostics assessments, exposure therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, Gottman therapy (Level 1), and other research-based treatments for a range of diagnoses. She also has had the opportunity to work in two neuropsychological practices furthering her knowledge in testing for a variety of disorders.

Jill’s clinical interests involve the family system and how each subsystem within the family impact one another. She considers all family and environmental factors while using evidence-based practices (e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy) in her assessment and therapeutic approaches. She enjoys working collaboratively with her clients and their families to ensure all voices are heard in the treatment or testing process. Jill is excited to learn and grow professionally through her work at Konick and Associates.

In-network with BCBS and Blue Choice PPO, and Aetna PPO

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