Education & Certification

Licensed In
Illinois

Graduated From
Argosy University - Chicago (1989)

National Register Member Since
1990

Daniel B. Nicholas, PsyD

Are you feeling down or worried?
Having trouble communicating with your spouse or teenager?
Is your child having problems with attention, anxiety or frequent tantrums?
Have you experienced a trauma?

Things can get better. The first step is to get a careful assessment of the problem for either yourself, your child, teenager, relationship, etc. After the assessment, which may or may not involve testing, a evidence-based treatment plan will be developed with your input. We will then monitor how you and/or your family member are progressing. Other treatment options will be added as needed.

I specialize in diagnosing and treating ADHD, oppositional-defiant disorder, anxiety and depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder in children, adolescents and adults. I provide relationship and family counseling. Dealing with loss and anger management training are also subspecialties. Cognitive behavioral and other research supported treatments are used.

I’m a licensed doctor of clinical psychology. I’ve been received extensive training in evidence based techniques dealing with children, adolescents, adults and families. A member of the American Psychological Association. I am the clinical director of Professional Counseling Services, a group practice. Independent psychiatric services provided at our location.

Evaluations:

  • Initial Diagnoses and 2nd Opinions
  • ADD screening and assessments
  • Neuropsychological screening
  • Psychological testing for children, adolescents and adults

Psychotherapy for a wide range of emotional problems for Children, Adolescents and Adults including but not limited to:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Panic attacks
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Family and couples issues
  • Post-trauma issues
  • Grief & Loss
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • School or job performance
  • Emotional reactions-health issues
  • Pain Management
  • Social anxiety and shyness

Treatment Options:

  • Child and family therapy
  • Adolescent therapy
  • Adult psychotherapy
  • Couples counseling
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Behavioral Plans
  • Parent training
  • Exposure Therapy
  • School consultations
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Acceptance & commitment therapy
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Anger management therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Brief solution focused therapy
  • Relational counter conditioning therapy
  • Social skill training

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Childhood and Adolescent Problems (e.g., ADHD, school/learning problems, social withdrawal, autism, recurrent abdominal pain, aggressive or oppositional behavior)
  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Individual Psychotherapy

Ages Served

  • Children (3-12 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)

Treatment Modalities

  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal

Credentials/Memberships

    • Licensed Clinical Psychologist
    • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
    • Member, American Psychological Association
    • Member, National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Fee Information/Office Policy

  • Upon request
  • Hours: 8:00AM-9:00PM M – TH, 8:00AM-6:00PM F
  • Health Care Plan Participation

    • We file all insurance claims. Patients are required to call their insurance company before their first appointment. Co-payments and Co-Insurance payments are due at the time of service. Please ask about your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit. Accepted insurance plans include:
    • APS Healthcare
    • Aetna
    • Alliance
    • Beech Street
    • BlueCross and/or BlueShield
    • ChoiceCare
    • Cigna
    • ComPsych
    • First Health
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • MHN/Managed Health Network
    • Magellan Behavioral Health
    • Medicare
    • PHCS/Private Health Care Systems
    • United
    • ValueOptions

    Contact Information

    Primary Contact

    17732 Oak Park Ave
    Tinley Park, IL 60477
    P: 708-342-1773 (Office)
    F: 708-342-1780