Kimberley Gelbort, PhD

Behavioral & Mental Health (IPD), Counseling

Practices In: Chicago, Morris
Patients Seen: Adults

I am a Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­o­gist at DMG/IPD. My goals in my prac­tice are to get to know you and then help you with what­ev­er con­cerns you, big or small, because this is your one life and I want to help you to be able enjoy it and make the most of it. I have many skills in my tool kit, one of which is humor, and our ses­sions will be both relaxed and pro­duc­tive. With these skills, I use a mul­ti-faceted approach employ­ing Cog­ni­tive Behav­ioral Ther­a­py, Mind­ful­ness, Med­i­ta­tion, Relax­ation/­Self-Calm­ing skills, Edu­ca­tion about psy­cho­log­i­cal mat­ters, and EMDR for trau­ma and past painful mem­o­ries that may con­tribute to anx­i­ety and depres­sion. Wel­come! I look for­ward to meet­ing with you!

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Languages
English
Clinical Interests

Trau­ma, depres­sion and anxiety

Personal Interests

I love to spend time with friends and fam­i­ly, I have been enjoy­ing becom­ing a bet­ter cook dur­ing the past year. I have to admit that when I am home, the tv is on, whether it is on dra­ma, com­e­dy, movies, news or edu­ca­tion­al pro­gram­ming. I enjoy it all!

Memberships
American Psychological Association
School
University of Texas at Arlington Graduation Date: 1977 Degree: Bachelor of Science
Texas Tech University Graduation Date: 1984 Degree: Doctor of Philosophy, PhD
Physician’s Publications
GELBORT, K.R., & WINER, J.L. (1985) FEAR OF SUCCESS AND FEAR OF FAILURE: A MULTITRAIT-MULTIMETHOD VALIDATION STUDY. JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 48, 4, 1009-1014.
1985

Conditions

Adjustment Disorder, Adult Attachment Disorders, Affect. Disorder, Anger Management, Anxiety, Anxiety & Panic Attacks, Bipolar Disorder, Combat/Civilian PTSD/Trauma, Depression, EMDR, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Military Sexual Trauma, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationships, Self Esteem, Stress, Stress Management, Trauma

Treatment Styles

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Individual Therapy, Multifaceted Approach