Vicki Bolina

Psychologist, PsyD

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Vicki Bolina, PsyD, Psychologist in Vernon Hills
(847) 448-0511 Website

Vicki Bolina

Psychologist, PsyD


Location

Portrait Health Centers
175 E Hawthorn Parkway
Suite 235
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
(847) 448-0511

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ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! You can enter therapy for a variety of reasons, all of which I can help you through - reduce emotional distress in order to regain a sense of fulfillment in life and/or restore the ability to function in daily activities, improve relationship difficulties caused by issues such as ineffective communication, gain control of unhealthy behaviors such as substance abuse or disordered eating, facilitate healing or promote well-being by nurturing the psychological, emotional, spiritual aspects of oneself, engage in a process of exploration to increase a sense of well-being with ones self and relationships.

Dr.Vicki obtained her (M.S.) and (Psy.D.) from Argosy University. She worked in several psychiatric hospitals, schools, outpatient clinics, counseling centers, domestic violence shelter, and prison. She specializes in mood disorders and has extensive experience providing therapy for children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of issues.

Dr. Bolina's professional interests include childhood disorders, adolescent psychology, and family therapy. In addition to private practice, Dr. Bolina currently teaches psychology classes to both undergraduate and graduate level students.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: Argosy University
  • Year Graduated: 2006
  • License and State: 071008437 Illinois

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
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Vicki Bolina's Groups

Tween Girls Therapy Group

Presented by Dr. Vicki Bolina This group provides members with opportunities to learn with and from other young tweens and to better understand one’s own patterns of thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Therapeutic activities will be used to teach communication skills, coping skills, and social skills to foster positive self image. Some of the issues that members struggle with could include: self esteem, family problems, and academic problems. Group goals include: ·Improve body acceptance, self esteem and confidence · Improve stress management and coping skills · Improve assertiveness, communication and anger management skills and more!

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Depression Testing

Measures negative thoughts about self, life and the future, feelings of sadness and guilt, and sleep disturbance. Measures specific worries about school, work, or life performance, and evaluates thoughts of anger and other emotions. Identifies thoughts and behaviors associated with conduct disorder and measures feelings of positive self-worth.

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Anxiety Testing

Measures specific worries about school, work, or life performance, the future, negative reactions of others, fears including loss of control, and physiological symptoms associated with anxiety. Measures concerns regarding thoughts of being treated unfairly by others, feelings of anger and hatred.

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Location

Portrait Health Centers
175 E Hawthorn Parkway
Suite 235
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
(847) 448-0511

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Autism
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Court Ordered Psychological Testing
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

I also speak: Hindi and Punjabi
Age
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Court Ordered Psychological Evaluations
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Neurofeedback
  • Neurofeedback
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 06 Mar 2019
Vicki Bolina, PsyD, Psychologist in Vernon Hills

Vicki Bolina

Psychologist, PsyD