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Robert J. Switzer Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Robert Switzer earned a BA from The State University of New York at Buffalo and a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Since 1990, his professional work has focused on psychotherapy and diagnostics, with a focus on substance abuse and substance dependence. He has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings, primarily with adults. He has also been an adjunct faculty member at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology since 2000 and a core faculty member since 2008. He continues to be active in his private practice, where he provides individual psychotherapy using an eclectic approach including aspects of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, rogerian and 12-Step based techniques. His interests include substance abuse and addictive disorders, 12-Step work, depression, psychodynamic psychotherapy, severe personality disorders, diagnostics, personality assessment, and a recent interest in integrative psychotherapy. Dr. Switzer is also an avid cycler and can often be found bicycling around the Chicagoland area, even during weather when he really should be indoors.