Associates

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 Adler University, then known as the Adler School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Sarlo has worked with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) communities since 1987. A graduate of Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois, Dr. Sarlo completed his bachelors degree in Philosophy from DePaul University.

Dr. Sarlo is the current President Elect for the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 44, the Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. In the past Dr. Sarlo served on the Executive Committee of Division 44 as their Outreach Coordinator. From 2008-2009, and again from 2010-2011, Dr. Sarlo served as the President of the Illinois Psychological Association (IPA). Over the years he held many positions within the IPA, including Chair of their Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity (SOGD) Section, as well as served multiple terms as Secretary and Treasurer. He remains involved with IPA as the training Consortium Board (IPAPIC) Liaison to the IPA. 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. In 2015 Dr. Sarlo was awarded Fellowship Membership of the IPA.

Dr. Sarlo previously 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 Adler University, 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. Since 2019 Dr. Sarlo has served as an Ambassador and Presenter for Badge of Life, an organization dedicated to inspiring hope and contributing to the health and well-being of law enforcement personnel.

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, including the IPA, APA, John Marshall School of Law, Elmhurst College, and The Office Of the Attorney General for the state of Illinois.

In 2012 Dr. Sarlo was appointed by the Mayor of Des Plaines, IL to the Des Plaines Public Library Board; since 2013 he has been elected annually by his board peers to serve is the Library Board President. In October of 2018 Dr. Sarlo was honored when the Des Plaines Public Library dedicated The Terrace, an outdoor seating area, in his name.

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 currently serves as the Founder and Clinical Director of IPAPIC. 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.

Dr. Sarlo is the recipient of numerous local and national awards. 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 the Illinois Psychological Association with the Outstanding Contribution to Student Training in Illinois award. In 2022 Dr. Sarlo was honored by APA Division 44 with the Distinguished Contribution to Education and Training award.

Please view Dr. Sarlo’s profile on Psychology Today.

Office Phone: 773-880-2235
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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 is actively involved in his professional community, and has been a member of the Illinois Psychological Association since 2009. From 2020-2021 Dr. Brewer served as the President of the IPA, and was Chair of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity (SOGD) section from 2015-2019. Since 2019 Dr. Brewer has served as an Ambassador and Presenter for Badge of Life, an organization dedicated to inspiring hope and contributing to the health and well-being of law enforcement personnel. In 2021 Dr. Brewer was given the Distinguished Illinois Psychologist Award from the IPA.

Dr. Brewer has clinical training in integrative psychotherapy, with experience working with adults across the lifespan, in individual and couples therapy. In addition Dr. Brewer runs several here-and-now psychotherapy groups within the practice. 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 using 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.

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 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 Basis of Health and Dysfunction, Individual Appraisal for Counselors in Practice, Theories of Psychotherapy, and Marriage and Family Therapy. Within Psychological Consultations, and as part of the IPAPIC, Dr. Brewer serves as a supervisor for graduate students training in psychology.

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Office Phone: 773-413-6006
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Bernadine Bishop, Psy.D.(she/her/hers)

Dr. Bernadine Bishop is a graduate of The Michigan School of Psychology in 2022. From 2021-2022 she completed her Doctoral Internship at Psychological Consultations, as a member of The Illinois Psychological Association Predoctoral Internship Consortium (IPAPIC), and she remains at Psychological Consultations as a Postdoctoral Fellow as she works to complete her Illinois Licensure requirements. Psychology is a second career for Dr. Bishop after spending over 20 years as a veterinarian. She brings previous individual and group psychotherapy experience with diverse populations in settings including private practice, hospitals, community mental health, and substance abuse as well as adult neuropsychological assessment experience. Dr. Bishop’s greatest clinical interest is psychological intervention with those who have experienced trauma. She also works with people who experience depression, anxiety, life change, and interpersonal/sexuality issues with a depth work focus.

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Office Phone: 773-880-2217
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Jordan Biedrzycki, M.A. (she/her/hers)

Ms. Jordan Biedrzycki works as a Diagnostician and Psychotherapist at Psychological Consultations. She completed her Doctoral Internship at Psychological Consultations, a member of The Illinois Psychological Association Predoctoral Internship Consortium (IPAPIC), during the 2019-2020 training year. Ms. Biedrzycki is a doctoral student at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at National Louis University. She is currently working to complete her doctoral research to fulfill her dissertation requirements for graduation with her doctoral degree. She has previous experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and groups in a wide range of settings including private practice, college counseling, and social service agencies. Ms. Biedrzycki has a strong clinical interest in psychological and neuropsychological assessment and has been conducting assessments at Psychological Consultations for approximately six years. In addition to conducting assessments, Ms. Biedrzycki has interest in working with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, life transitions, relational concerns, trauma, and the LGBTQ+ community.

Office Phone: 773-413-6021
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