Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
Kent State University (1990)

National Register Member Since

Benita Chernyk, PhD

I am a licensed psychologist, credentialed as a health service psychologist by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, a nonprofit organization established in 1974. The National Register credential signifies adherence to the highest standards of professional practice. I provide psychological assessment and treatment along with other preventive and consultative services. For more information on my areas of expertise, ages served, and other practice details, please see below. For more information on the National Register, see Thanks for visiting my profile page!

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Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Couples Therapy (e.g., relationship communication difficulty, premarital consultation, divorce mediation)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Substance Misuse (e.g., alcohol, nicotine, opiates, stimulants, inhalants)
  • Disability Determination/Worker's Compensation
  • LGBT Issues (e.g., workplace, academic or personal discrimination, stigma, gender assignment evaluation, gender identity)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)

Treatment Modalities

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Disability Evaluation and Appeals
  • Family Systems
  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal

Insurance Plans

  • Medicare
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Ohio Bureau Worker's Comp (BWC)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health/Value Options

Contact Information

Primary Contact

6133 Rockside Road, Suite 207
Rockside Square II
Independence, OH 44131
P: 216-382-2929 (Mobile)
F: 216-520-5098