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Dr. Onyejiaka, a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Pediatrician, received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Missouri at Kansas City Combined B.A/M.D. Program. She endured further training at the Tulane University Triple Board Residency Program where she specialized in pediatric medicine, general psychiatry, as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. Additionally, she attended in the New Orleans­-Birmingham Psychoanalytic Center Honorary Fellowship Program prior to relocating to Chicago in recent years.

 

Dr. Onyejiaka is an active member of the International Society for Sports Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Additionally, she is fluent in Spanish and accepts Spanish speaking patients. 

 

In clinical practice, Dr. Onyejiaka cares for individuals, couples, families, and groups of all ages. She specializes in supporting athletes and performers seeking a refined competitive edge or transitioning to life after retirement. She is also extremely qualified for care of children, adolescents, and young adults affected by depression, anxiety, traumatic events, and the emotional impact of medical conditions.

 

Dr. Onyejiaka uses multiple talk therapy modalities and may augment treatment with pharmacotherapy by prescribing medications as appropriate. She employs these techniques carefully to restore and promote well­being and life balance.

Dr. Onyekiaka, Psychiatrist, Pediatrician

Dr. Ndidi Onyejiaka, MD, FAAP

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Libby Hurley, PA-C

Alyssa Bobak, Licensed Physician Assistant, Psychiatry

Libby Hurley, a certified Physician Assistant, received her Bachelor of Health Science from the College of Allied Health Professions at the University of Kentucky. She had over ten years of experience in Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, as well as Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neuroresearch before transitioning from practice to live a dream. Inspired by completion of her first triathlon, she founded Together We Tri in order to uplift others to do the same. She truly understands the therapeutic value of cultivating both mind any body. 

Libby provides carefully individualized treatment to address various mental health issues including anxiety, depression, inattention, and trauma. She supports a multidisciplinary and motivational approach to treatment using medications, lifestyle activation, and therapy to achieve mental fitness.  

Whitney Moore, RN, PMHNP in Training

Whitney Moore is a rising Nurse Practitioner with specialized training in Psychiatry. She received a Bachelor of Science from Du Paul in Chicago. 

  

Although she qualified to work with individuals of all ages, she especially enjoys working with the adult and elderly  populaions. She promotes holistic care of individuals  and believes in the integration of therapeutic and pharmacological management of emotional symptoms and promotion of well-being.

Keiko Izumi, LPC

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Ms. Izumi received her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Moody Theological Seminary in Chicago. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She is passionate about helping and serving people with a history of abuse, and who have been traumatized and marginalized. She has received advanced training in the treatment of individuals with alcohol and substance use addictions, trauma, domestic violence, anxiety/panic attacks, emotional eating, grief/loss, and spirituality. Ms. Izumi utilizes a client-centered approach. She strongly believes in an empathic and nonjudgmental approach in her clinical work. She believes a counselor must listen with openness and genuine empathy without judgment to assist in each client’s healing process. At the same time, she encourages goal setting to motivate and navigate clients in the therapeutic process. Ms. Izumi utilizes talk therapy, Existential therapy, narrative therapy, and CBT.

Ms. Izumi specializes in working with clients with addiction issues, trauma, emotional eating, grief/loss and anxiety. She has been working with male and female of all ages and various cultural backgrounds.  

Triniti Tracy Lee, MA, Dance & Movement Therapist

Triniti-Tracy Lee is a Movement Therapist & Counselor with over 20 years of dance, fitness, and wellness experience. She received her BA in Christian Counseling & Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University and attended Columbia College Chicago for her MA in Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling. Motivated by the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy, she couples these principles with creative and functional movement methods which have proven effective and positively life changing. Triniti-Tracy makes connections with people who are especially apprehensive via an individualized lens and positive demeanor. She is able to get to the heart of what the a person needs and customize the session to cater accordingly.

 

She encourages development of positive, healthy movement patterns that may ameliorate unhealthy movement habits and assist in facilitating verbal processing along with constructive coping mechanisms. She has experience with individuals managing substance abuse, depression, trauma, sexual abuse, bipolar disorder, among others in group and individual contexts within hospital and private settings. As she completes her specialized training, Ms. Lee will focus on researching how creative movement may enhance self-care practices of mental health professionals and those they serve by improving mental health, increasing physical vibrancy and preventing the adverse effects of negative daily stressors that may lead to burnout, physical illness and mental dissonance. 

In her two-decade career, Triniti-Tracy provided choreography, movement coaching, and fitness services for artists, actors, students of all ages, athletes, and older adults. Prior to her work in Dance/Movement Therapy, she worked in the entertainment industry with musical artists, television and film, and in the world of fitness and athletics. She left the entertainment industry to pursue her passion to help others offering mental health counseling utilizing the arts, creative & dance movement, and athletics to assist individuals rebuild interconnectedly. Triniti-Tracy’s background in the performing arts (as a professional dancer, actor, singer) and her training as an athlete (as a track & field athlete in addition to years of martial arts Kung-Fu training) assures her ability to effectively utilized these modalities to enhance the therapeutic experience and to assist individuals build interconnection within self and with others.