Dr. David Hanson, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist (Illinois: 071006106)
Dr. Hanson specializes in providing comprehensive psychological evaluations for adults, adolescents, and children, beginning at age 6 years, in a private practice setting. Evaluations completed by Dr. Hanson are thorough, informative, and have been utilized by other psychologists, psychiatrists, schools, and members of the legal profession to more fully understand the presenting concerns of a client, to aid in diagnosis, and to efficiently guide treatment. A particular area of interest for Dr. Hanson are adults, adolescents, and children who are concerned that they have an Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and who can benefit from a comprehensive understanding of their experience. He is a member of CHADD and ADDA, both organizations supporting individuals and families with members who experience challenges with ADHD (ADD). Dr. Hanson is a former educator and regularly consults with schools concerning the learning challenges of his clients and who has successfully lobbied for accommodations and modifications for older adolescents and adults with standardized testing services (ACT, SAT, GRE, LSAT) based on the results of his evaluations.
In addtion to the assessment and evaluation portion of his practice, Dr. Hanson works with adult, adolescent, and child clients in therapy. While many of his clients have ADHD as a primary diagnosis or as a co-existing condition, he has worked effectivly with individuals expereincing depression, anxiety, and who are in the process of adjustment to life changes including divorce, death of a family membber, dismissal from college, and/or loss of employment.
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Bipolar Disorder
- Learning Disabilities
- Men's Issues
- Mid-Life Transition
- Mood Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Personality Disorders
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Years in Practice: 13
Dr. Hanson is a graduate of the APA approved Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology of the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL. He is a regular participant in continuing education opportunites in the field of Clinical Psychology.
Days and Hours Available:By appointment Monday through Sunday
9631 153rd St., Suite 38
Orland Park, IL 60462
900 North Shore Dr.,, Suite 200
Lake Bluff, IL 60044