Terry McCormick, PsyD
Clinical Psychology Fellow
Dr. Terry McCormick joined the clinical team at Konick and Associates as a Clinical Psychology Fellow in 2021. Over the past 30 years, Dr. McCormick worked within the criminal justice system, both in the fields of law enforcement and clinical psychology. Her experience includes court ordered mental health assessments, group psychotherapy, and individual, couples, and family therapy with adolescents and adults. She has assisted teens, adults and families address interpersonal and community challenges related to:
Dr. McCormick obtained a Master’s of Science in 2003 from Lewis University and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in 2011, with concentrations in group psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis. Her focus is holistic in nature and corresponds to the unique needs of her clients. Dr. McCormick integrates her Adlerian and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training with a Family Systems approach to assist clients develop insight and effective coping skills to improve their overall emotional health and daily functioning.
As a former member of the law enforcement community, Dr. McCormick is particularly passionate about her work with vicarious trauma in first responders. She serves as a Certified Clinician for Bank the Blue, a non-profit organization that provides mental health support, resources and training for Cook County law enforcement officers so they can better serve and protect our communities.
As a certified mediator, Dr. McCormick utilizes a problem-solving approach to help opposing parties come to a mutually agreed upon resolution that seeks to benefit all interested parties. Dr. McCormick also provides services for individuals, couples, and families undergoing significant life transitions ranging from incarceration, legal issues, divorce, domestic violence and narcissistic abuse to other transformative life events, such as loss of identity and adjustment challenges in retirement. Dr. McCormick provides an empathic environment to explore all types of transitions with the primary focus of teaching the skills needed to thrive in an evolving world.
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