Meet The Specialists
Dr. Jacquelyn Augustine, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Her training experiences include the treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and families with a wide range of struggles including depression, anger, generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, academic difficulties, bullying, school refusal, anger, interpersonal and relationship issues, acting-out behaviors, self-injury, low self-esteem, disordered eating, separation anxiety, sleep troubles, and autism spectrum behaviors. She trained in a variety of settings, including an alternative therapeutic day school, an outpatient therapy practice, inpatient psychiatric programs, a partial hospitalization program and a community mental health outpatient facility. Dr. Augustine’s experiences also include assessment with children and adolescents to investigate a wide variety of questions including ADHD/ADD, determining or ruling out learning disabilities, identifying a diagnosis, and diagnosing and developing a tailored and comprehensive treatment plan.
Dr. Augustine uses an integrative approach that employs empirically-supported methods of treatment, including cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure therapy, interpersonal therapy and family systems. Additionally, she works collaboratively with schools, dieticians, primary care physicians and other necessary treatment providers to create the most support for her clients and comprehensive treatment. Due to her wide variety of experiences, she strives to work collaboratively with families and individuals to tailor the treatment plan to meet the needs of the client and create a safe therapeutic environment. Dr. Augustine has a strong background in cultural and diversity issues. She is a member of the American Psychological Association.