Ann M. Cusack, PSY.D., R.N., CADC
Behavioral Health Consultant
Dr. Ann Cusack is a clinical psychologist as well as a certified alcohol and drug counselor and a registered nurse. Ann has been working with chemically dependent individuals and families for more than thirty years. Ann views the healing process as a collaborative endeavor between consultant and client and describes herself as a warm, active therapist. Ann works with adults, older adolescents, and couples to treat a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems.
Ann obtained her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She embraces a treatment approach that addresses the emotional, behavioral and spiritual aspects of healing and well-being. Building on a psycho-dynamic foundation, Ann’s integrative approach incorporates a variety of techniques including cognitive and behavioral strategies, somatic experiencing, mindfulness meditation and exploratory therapy - tailoring a solution to the unique needs and style of each client.
Ann is an experienced EMDR practitioner and is also trained in DBT. Ann taught the Substance Abuse in the Counseling Psychology Program at Northwestern University for a number of years. She is also a longtime Tai Chi Practitioner and teacher, and consults with organizations, facilitates workshops and retreats, and speaks on a wide range of topics.