Northbrook Psychological Clinic


Meet our Clinical Therapists


Julie Duprey, LMSW, Licensed Medical Social Worker, has over 25 years of experience helping children, adolescents, adults and couples gain a deeper understanding of their feelings, thoughts, behaviors and relationship patterns, so that they are able to live more satisfying and deliberate lives. Combinations of psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral approaches are used in assisting clients to achieve their goals. Specialties include Depression, Bi-polar and Anxiety Disorders, Grief/Loss, Adjustment Issues, collaborative marital therapy and older adults.  ​



                               Pamela Kresta, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist, has over 20 years of experience providing psychotherapy to                                adults and adolescents. She specializes in cognitive therapy and is currently providing services to adult and                                      adolescent populations including marital and family units.  Her specialties include short-term cognitive-                                            behavioral treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders, family dysfunction, marital therapy, parent

                              education, and grief/adjustment disorders.




Lisa Lewandowski-Romps, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, provides psychotherapy to adults and utilizes a variety of approaches to treatment including cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal process, solution-focused, psychoeducation, and strengths-based interventions.  Her specialty areas include depression and anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, adjustment reactions, psychotic disorders, grief and loss and domestic violence. 




                                 Dave Peradotto, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, has more than 25 years of experience providing                                                psychotherapy to children and adolescents.  Specialties include:  ADD evaluations and treatment, parenting                                      issues, divorce, depression and anxiety disorders, behavior problems, family relationship problems, alcohol

                                and substance abuse, and outpatient therapy for child and adolescent emotional problems.




                                 Stacey Mejia, LMSW, Licensed Social Worker, CAADC, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug                                                 Counselor and Anger Management Specialist, has 22 years of clinical social work experience serving a                                      diverse client population. She specializes in a holistic approach to treatment designed to assist and empower                                    adults, adolescents and families struggling with issues of mental health, substance abuse and life changes.                                      Various techniques are used to increase positive coping skills, while integrating increased awareness of mind                                    and body connection.  




                                 Roy Tooke, LMSW, Licensed Social Worker, provides mental health therapy to young adults, adults and                                      couples. He practices Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT),                                        Internal Family Systems (IFS), Multicultural, Person-Centered, Positive Psychology. Roy specializes in treating                                  ADHD, alcohol Use, Anger Management, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Career Counseling, Chronic                                          Replapse, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Use, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma,                                        PTSD and impulse control disorders. 



                                Markita McCutchen, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor, has spent the past several years working                                       with children, adults, and families to help them achieve their goals. She is trained in the use of Dialectical                                         Behavior Therapy for adolescents and TF-CBT. Specializes in treating ADHD, ODD, PTSD, Depression,                                               Anxiety, and Adjustment Disorders associated with life's changes. Also assists with parenting skills, dealing                                       with trauma, coping with grief, managing impulsive behaviors, problems with school and work, self-harm,                                         and family issues. 




​Linda P. Storey, LMSW, Licensed Social Worker, has over 30 years experience working with children, adults, and families to help them cope with troubling situations and find peace and happiness.  Her approach is supportive and uses cognitive-behavioral, psycho-dynamic, play therapy, and systems theory approaches to problem-solving. She enjoys working with young children and partnering with parents to help children thrive. She has extensive knowledge of psychiatric conditions and medications and supports people of all ages struggling with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and adjustment issues.



                               Jodie Haber, LMSW, Licensed Social Worker. Over the past 17 years I have worked with children,                                              adolescents, adults, and families to help them achieve a better overall wellbeing. Currently, I specialize in                                        treating adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, and life stressors/transitions. My approach to therapy                                is individualized and eclectic, as we all have different styles that work for us. We will work together using                                          cognitive behavior, solution-focused, and interpersonal psychology techniques to help you feel better. I believe                                  we all have strengths that can help us be our best selves, sometimes we just need guidance and support.


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​                               Stephanie Beaton, LMSW, Licensed Social Worker. My primary goal as a therapist is to assist you in                                         achieving your goals and support you through any adversities that may come your way. Therapy is not a “one                                   size fits all” approach—each client is unique and has different techniques that work and do not work to achieve                                 their goals. I am passionate and dedicated to the mental health field, and I believe each client is more than                                     their symptoms and should be treated with dignity and respect. I believe the relationship between client and                                     therapist is crucial to effective treatment, and I want every client who works with me to feel safe, welcomed,                                   and supported. I primarily specialize in adults, but I have experience working with adolescents as well. My                                       practice draws from a variety of fields including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Self-Compassion,                                             Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, and Psychodynamic Therapy from a trauma-sensitive approach.