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More About Dr. Bolnick

Dr. Bolnick received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Child and Adolescent Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology (now The Chicago School). Her internship was completed at the Children's Study Center at Arkansas Children's Hospital.  Postdoctoral training was completed at United Stand Family Counseling Center, focusing on providing therapy and educational testing in the inner-city Chicago Catholic Schools.  She has been in private practice in the northwest suburbs of Chicago since 2006.

Besides her psychology training, Dr. Bolnick holds a Master's degree from the School of Communication Science and Disorders (Program in Learning Disabilities) at Northwestern University. She has worked in hospital settings, including Lutheran General Hospital's Pediatric Psychology Service and Illinois Masonic Medical Center's Pediatric Developmental Center. She also has 7 years of school-based experience working in the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools and the North Little Rock Public Schools.

In the past, Dr. Bolnick spent 5 years training clinical psychology doctoral students in their diagnostic and therapy practica in several inner-city Chicago Catholic Schools. She also has provided numerous in-services to teachers and administrators in the public and parochial schools.  In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she has experience in marketing (e.g., creating brochures and email marketing/networking campaigns), program development, and administration (e.g., automation and streamlining of clinical paperwork in a hospital setting; development of the Individual Catholic Education Plan, the Chicago Archdiocese equivalent to the Individual Education Plan; and management of a staff of up to 8 people).

Dr. Bolnick grew up in Chicago and has lived in the Greater Schaumburg area (NW suburbs) with her family since 2014. She identifies as part of the chronic health disorders community. Additionally, she has been a caretaker for family with medical and mental health issues.

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