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Ray S. Kim, Ph.D.

Ray S. Kim




“The successful results from working with my patients is achieved by teamwork. I encourage my patients to be an active part of the process, to ask questions, and to expect that I will provide nothing less than high-quality care.”

  • Forensic Psychology Issues
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluations
  • FOID Reinstatement Examinations
  • Rule 215 Examinations
  • Sex Offender Evaluations
  • Depression/Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety/Panic Disorders
  • Alcohol/Drug Abuse
  • Child/Adolescent Issues
  • Relationship Issues

Educational Background

“My education has not stopped simply because my formal education has. In both the practice and in my spare time, I am in the real-life school of psychology education. No chance to become better informed is passed up.”

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist: Illinois
  • Licensed Sex Offender Evaluator: Illinois
  • Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Provider: Illinois
  • Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional: Illinois
  • Postdoctorate in Forensic Psychology: Elgin Mental Health Center
  • Postdoctorate in Child and Adolescent Psychology: Rogers Park Child and Adolescent Services Program
  • Ph.D.: Clinical Psychology, Temple University
  • M.A.: Clinical Psychology, Temple University
  • B.A.: Psychology with Honors, Northwestern University


Professional Experience

“All of my experience has led to a better understanding of people, how they think, and the patterns that make a difference in their lives.”

  • President: Ray S. Kim, Ph.D. and Associates, Inc., Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Director of Chicago Metropolitan Forensic Services: Illinois Department of Human Services, Elgin, IL
  • Clinical Director of Outpatient Services: The Counseling Center Inc, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Forensic Psychology Program Director: The Counseling Center Inc, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Lecturer: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Director of Clinical Training: Chicago Metropolitan Forensic Services, Elgin, IL
  • Forensic Outpatient Director: Chicago Metropolitan Forensic Services, Elgin, IL
  • Allied Health Professional: AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Clinical Psychologist: Horizons Behavioral Health, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Forensic Psychologist: Elgin Mental Health Center, Elgin, IL
  • Program Coordinator: Rogers Park Child and Adolescent Services Program, Chicago, IL
  • Clinician: Psychological Services Center, Temple University
  • Therapist: Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic, Temple University
  • President: Northwestern University Helpline, Northwestern University
  • Research Assistant: Department of Psychology, Northwestern University

Professional Memberships and Associations

“The value of my associations with my colleagues is nothing less than priceless. It is through our meetings and our information exchanges that I stay on top of what’s working in psychology.”

  • Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists
  • Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties
  • Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association
  • Leading Health Professionals of the World
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • American Psychological Association
  • Illinois Psychological Association
  • American Psychology-Law Society
  • Society of Clinical Psychology
  • Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
  • SEAK – National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners

Awards and Honors

  • Marquis Who’s Who in America
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award
  • Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Psychologists
  • Madison Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals
  • National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Forensic and Justice Services
  • Distinguished Service Award, Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Associate Service Award, Centegra Health System
  • Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology, Temple University
  • Benton J. Underwood Fellowship, Northwestern University