Dr. Merilyn Salomon PH.D., Psychologist

Dr. Merilyn Salomon PH.D.

Psychologist

2116 North Bissell Street Chicago Illinois, 60614

About

I specialize in the psychotherapeutic treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. My training in developmental psychology provides a framework for understanding the potential for changes in attitude and behavior across all phases of the life cycle.

In todays fragmented medical world, working with other experts as part of a team is essential in producing an optimal therapeutic outcome. I am comfortable with providing research, follow through, and feedback in a team setting.

I am also, sensitive to the notion that bringing into therapy all forms of art and culture is an important part in facilitating psychological expression and integration. Patients report that coming for therapy in my office is part of the therapeutic experience itself.

Education and Training

The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

Ph.D.

1980. The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

M.A.

1972. The University of Chicago

B.A. in English Language and Literature

1965.

Provider Details

Male English

Areas of expertise and specialization

adolescentsand children. Adolescents of divorce.and couples. Adults treatment of major adult disorders of moodand divorce. Children & Psychological treatment of developmental problemsand trauma. Couples treatment for problems of relationshipanxietychildrenFull-time outpatient private practice of adultsmarriagemood disorders

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local- School Consults; Teaching; NPR Radio -

Awards

  • Patient's Choice Award, Opencare, 2015
  • Career Teacher Award, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 1978
  • Dissertation Award, The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 1977, 1978

Treatments

  • Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults, Couple

Professional Society Memberships

  • Illinois Psychological Association, American Psychological Association, ISTSS, The Family Law Think-Tank, Pretzel & Stouffer, The Latin School Divorce Project, American Psychological Association

Articles and Publications

What do you attribute your success to?

  • I am a psychologist with more than 40 years of experience. Philosophically, my clinical practice is based upon a bedrock of psychodynamic psychotherapy. In addition, I pride myself on incorporating the most recent contemporary scientific and therapeutic thinking. I am known for always going the extra mile to help patients, which I feel is an important component for providing excellent clinical care. I have been unusually fortunate with my education and in particular with mentors throughout my professional carreer who have dedicated themselves to guiding me. At this point I am the mentor to a new generation of psychologists.

Areas of research

  • Application of Neuroscience to the understanding of psychotherapy

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • The University of Chicago

    American Jewish World SErvice

    Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture

    American Psychological Association

Teaching and speaking

  •   Adjunct faculty: The Chicago Institute for Clinical Social Work, 1987- 1988.

      Faculty: Summer Institute, The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 1991-1992.

      Adjunct faculty: The University of Illinois, The College of Medicine, 1982-1985.

      Assistant Professor: The Jane Addams College of Social Work, The University of Illinois at

      Chicago, 1980-1983.

      Lecturer: The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, 1976-1978.

      Research Assistant: Columbus Mother-Infant Interaction Study, Department of Education, The

      University of Chicago, 1973-1976.

    Continuing Education Program: The School of Social Service Administration, the uni of Chicago "Adolescence Today," 2005

                            Group Therapist: West Side Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Chicago, 1967-1970.

                            Research Assistant: The Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School, The University of Chicago, 1965-

Hobbies / Sports

  • Fitness, Fashion, Architecture and Design, Granddaughters

Favorite professional publications

  • The Networker

Hospital Affiliations

  • Chicago Lakeshore Hospital
  • 1980-1983

Dr. Merilyn Salomon PH.D.'s Practice location

2116 North Bissell Street -
Chicago, Illinois 60614
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