Gregory Sarlo, Psy.D. (he/him/his)
Dr. Sarlo is an Illinois Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Founder, Clinical Director, and Director of Training of Psychological Consultations. A graduate of The Adler School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Sarlo has worked with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Questioning (LGBTQ) communities since 1987. He served as the President of the Illinois Psychological Association (IPA) from 2008-2009 and again from 2010-2011. Dr. Sarlo is a longtime member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and their Division 44, the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues. He is currently serving on the Executive Committee of Division 44 as their Outreach Coordinator. Dr. Sarlo formally served as faculty for Midwestern University in their Behavioral Medicine Department, and in 2012 assisted them in achieving their initial APA Accreditation. He is also a former Core Faculty member at The Adler School of Professional Psychology (ASPP), where during his tenure he served as program Director of Adler’s Masters in Counseling and Masters in Organizational Counseling programs, as well as the Program Coordinator of Clinical Qualifying Examinations. In 2012, Dr. Sarlo was appointed Senior Faculty of APA’s HIV Office for Psychology Education (HOPE) Program. The program endeavors to enhance psychologists’ ability to competently and compassionately respond to people infected and/or affected by HIV.
Dr. Sarlo provides clinical supervision and training for graduate students and is working actively to help find ways to place Psychology Graduate Interns within Illinois; as president of the IPA Dr. Sarlo played a key role in starting IPAPIC, a consortium of internship training facilities; he current serves as the Founder and Clinical Director of IPAPIC. In the past Dr. Sarlo served for five years as a Steering Committee Member and Chair of the Midwest Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychologists. He also works with the HIV impacted community conducting studies and neuropsychological testing. In addition Dr. Sarlo is one of the founding members of The Association of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training Sites (ACEPT), and founding past President. He continues to focus on the areas of diversity and forensics in the profession of Clinical Psychology.
In 2009 Dr. Sarlo was the recipient of the Adler Faculty Award for Outstanding Service to the Community. Dr. Sarlo was also the recipient of the Jennifer Manfre, Psy.D. Award for Outstanding Service to Graduate Students in Illinois, and the Distinguished Illinois Psychologist Award, both awarded during the 2009 Annual IPA Convention. In 2010 Dr. Sarlo was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Adler Alumni Association and received the HOPE award from Sierra Tucson. In 2014 Dr. Sarlo was honored by by the Illinois Psychological Association with the Outstanding Contribution to Student Training in Illinois award. Dr. Sarlo frequently presents on various topics related to HIV/AIDS, Ethics, Neuropsychology, psychological testing, graduate training and various psychological and health related topics. He has presented for numerous organizations and colleges, such IPA, APA, John Marshall School of Law, Elmhurst College, as well as The Office Of the Attorney General for the state of Illinois. In 2012 Dr. Sarlo was appointed by the Mayor of Des Plaines to the Des Plaines Library Board; in 2013 he was elected by his board peers to service is the Library Board President.
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Office Phone: 773-880-2235
Daniel Brewer, Psy.D. (he/him/his)
Dr. Brewer is an Illinois Licensed Clinical Psychologist. He has been a member of the Psychological Consultations team since 2004, and currently serves as the Assistant Clinical Director for the practice. Dr. Brewer has Clinical Training in integrative psychotherapy, with experience working with adolescents and adults, in individual, couples, and group formats. Specializing in work with young adult and adult populations, particularly members of the LGBTQ community, Dr. Brewer has experience working with identity, coming out issues, and self-esteem, as well as substance abuse, depression, and anxiety. Dr. Brewer also has experience working with diverse couples and families on relational counseling and conflict resolution. Dr. Brewer works with emergency first responders, clients impacted by substance abuse and trauma, as well as survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence. In addition Dr. Brewer runs several here-and-now psychotherapy groups within the practice.
Dr. Brewer completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University in 2003, as well as a Masters in Clinical Psychology in 2006, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2009, both from The Illinois School of Professional Psychology. In the past Dr. Brewer has served at the graduate level as an Adjunct Faculty member for various institutions including Midwestern University, in their Behavioral Medicine Department, and at Adler University in their School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Brewer has taught a number of courses including Group Psychotherapy, Biopsychosocial Bases of Health and Dysfunction, Individual Appraisal for Counselors in Practice, Theories of Psychotherapy, and Marriage and Family Therapy. Within Psychological Consultations Dr. Brewer serves as a supervisor for graduate students training in psychology. Dr. Brewer is active with IPA and currently serves as the Chair of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) section.
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Office Phone: 773-413-6006
Jena Catania, M.A. (she/her/hers)
Ms. Jena Catania is a Doctoral Intern at Psychological Consultations, a member of The Illinois Psychological Association Predoctoral Internship Consortium (IPAPIC), for the 2018-2019 training year. Ms. Catania is a doctoral student at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She has had previous experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and groups in a variety of settings. She has co-lead many groups ranging from here and now process groups, humanistic process groups, and DBT skills groups. Ms. Catania has been a teaching assistant throughout her graduate training for courses dedicated to personal and professional development of beginning students, multicultural psychology, and therapeutic interventions.
Ms. Catania completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2009, where she also was an intern at a rape crisis center. She has an interest in working with children and adolescents, the LGBTQ community, trauma, depression and anxiety, as well as identity issues.
Office Phone: 773-413-6021