Jennifer Patterson, Psy.D., LCPC,, has a mission to offer evidence-based psychotherapy to help others live full and abundant lives. She is a clinician at the MidAmerican Psychological Institute (MPI) in Joliet, Illinois, and established MPI’s Clinic for compulsive behaviors, which aims to use evidenced-based treatment for OCD, hoarding, self-injury and emotional eating. At MPI she uses ACT and other third-wave models to assist clients with increasing quality of life.
Dr. Patterson is a public speaker who leads ACT workshops across the US and internationally. She has served as vice-president of the Chicago Chapter for the Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Patterson was a featured psychologist on The Learning Channel (TLC) and former co-author for Psychology Today’s blog When More Isn’t Enough. Dr. Patterson received both her master's and doctoral degrees from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and very skilled in mindful-based therapies and empirically supported treatments.
Financial: Jennifer Patterson has an employment relationship with MidAmerican Psychological Institute. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Jennifer Patterson is a member of the American Psychological Association; and Illinois Psychological Association.