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Patrick J. Kennelly, MA, MS, Ph.D.

Patrick J. Kennelly

MA, MS, Ph.D.


“I see my role as helping people learn to trust themselves, to respect their own strengths, and finally, to build healthier relationships both personally and professionally.”

  • Addictions (Alcohol, Sex, Gambling, etc.)
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Coping and Sress Management Skills
  • Depression/Mood Disorders
  • Divorce/Custody/Children of Divorce
  • Grief Issues
  • Marital Counseling
  • Men’s Issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parent Training
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phase of Life Issues (Emancipation From Home, College Adjustments, Career Changes, Midlife Issues, Aging, etc.)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Self Concept Improvement
  • Sexual/Physical Abuse and Neglect
  • Sexual Orientation

Educational Background

“You deserve a therapist who can work confidently with your concerns. Years of intense study and rigorous clinical training enable me to carefully assess your situation and choose an approach to therapy that provides the most effective solutions for you.”

  • Licensed Psychologist: Illinois
  • Ph.D.: Loyola University of Chicago
  • MS: Loyola University
  • Internship in Clinical Psychology: North Chicago Veterans Administration Medical School
  • Internship in Clinical Psychology: Loyola University Child Guidance Center and Day School
  • MA: Loyola University

Professional Experience

“Over the last 20 years I have had the opportunity to provide care in a wide variety of settings. And each new experience builds upon the previous ones, offering insights that ultimately lead to new ideas, new directions and more effective solutions.”

  • President: Patrick J. Kennelly Ph.D. and Associates
  • Evaluator: Custody Evaluator, Circuit Court of the 18th Judicial Circuit
  • Director: Schaumburg Office, Clinical Psychology Associates
  • Consultant: Adult Unit, Alcoholism Treatment Center of Central DuPage Hospital
  • Consultant: Adolescent Unit, Alcoholism Treatment Center of Central DuPage Hospital
  • Consultant: Maine Township Council on Alcoholism
  • Assessor: State of Illinois Department of Central Management Services
  • Clinical Psychologist: U.S. Army Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Control Program
  • Lecturer: Loyola University of Chicago

Professional Memberships and Associations

“The thought that what I do helps people live better lives is a strong motivating force behind why I am a counselor. But to be able to pass my knowledge on to others so that they, too, can make a difference is extremely rewarding.”

  • American Psychological Association
  • Illinois Psychological Association
  • Employee Assistance Professional Association
  • National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
  • Association of State and Provincial Psychology boards
  • Mayo Clinic Affiliate Provider


  • Voluntary Action Award: Model Cities
  • U.S. Army Outstanding Performance Award: U.S. Army
  • Certificate of Appreciation: Northern Illinois Employee Assistance Professional Association