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Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD

Dr. Rae K. Watkins

Psychologist, PsyD (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60613
Let's Connect (773) 993-1383
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Dr. Watkins is a Clinical Psychologist who's profession experience includes psycho-diagnostic assessment and counseling of children, adolescents and adults in the areas of trauma, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, marital guidance, sexuality, juvenile delinquency and phase of life transitions. Dr. Watkins practices from a client-centered framework, focusing on genuineness and unconditional positive regard for clients, with the belief that all persons are capable of functioning at their full, yet personal, potential. Dr. Watkins has served as an Investigator on clinical trials in the areas of Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia.
While earning her Doctorial degree, Dr. Watkins focused on forensic psychology, community mental health and under-served populations. Having work on numerous psychiatric clinical trails, Dr. Watkins is well versed in medication management of Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia & related disorders.
At The New Center Chicago, all clients are appreciated for their individual needs and presentation. Dr. Watkins attempts to foster a since of trust, seeing authenticity in the therapeutic relationship as an essential aspect to her work.
Call or Dr. Rae K. Watkins now for a free 15 minute consultation - (773) 993-1383

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

The New Center, LLC

Chicago, IL 60613

(773) 993-1383
Accepting new clients. HIPPA compliment telehealth platform will be utilized. Email is best for scheduling.
I specialize in Depression, Anxiety and Bipolar Disorder 
$180 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

The New Center, LLC

Chicago, IL 60613

(773) 993-1383
Accepting new clients. HIPPA compliment telehealth platform will be utilized. Email is best for scheduling.
I specialize in Depression, Anxiety and Bipolar Disorder 
$180 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $180
  • Couple Sessions $200
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Medicare
  • Out of Network
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Illinois Dr. Rae K. Watkins
  • In Practice for 12 Years
  • Certificate from Illinois Dept. of Finance Professional Regulation 071.009266 / 2016
  • Certificate from Illinois Dept. of Finance Professional Regulation 071.009266 / 2016
  • Attended Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Graduated 2012
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder

Expertise

  • Anger Management
  • Bisexual
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Child
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Geriatric and Seniors
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Veterans
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD
Do these issues align with your needs? or (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD

Endorsement

Kevin J Kukoleck
Kevin J Kukoleck
PsychologistPsyD
I have known Dr. Watkins for over 15 years. She was my student and I hired her as an employee at my private practice. When I moved to California, it was Dr. Watkins to whom I entrusted the practice. Dr. Watkins is a phenomenal therapist and person!

Client Focus

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Intersex Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Intersex Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Christian Counseling
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD

Location

Primary Location

The New Center, LLC

Chicago, IL 60613

(773) 993-1383
"
Accepting new clients. HIPPA compliment telehealth platform will be utilized. Email is best for scheduling.
Call for a free consultation now - (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD
"
Accepting new clients. HIPPA compliment telehealth platform will be utilized. Email is best for scheduling.
Call for a free consultation now - (773) 993-1383
Photo of Dr. Rae K. Watkins, PsyD, Psychologist
Dr. Rae K. Watkins
Psychologist, PsyD