Casey Perisin received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL. Dr. Perisin’s doctoral dissertation provided an in depth analysis of the impact of trauma in individuals diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder.
Dr. Perisin completed her doctoral Internship at Grand Valley State University Counseling Services. During this year she provided individual and group therapy with special focus on students with eating disorders, childhood trauma, Adult Children Of Alcoholics, suicidality, self-injury, family of origin problems, and identity/relationship issues. Dr. Perisin also provided crisis intervention services as well as personality and career assessment.
Dr. Perisin has worked in a variety of treatment settings including Chicago Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital, Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy in Chicago, and Elmhurst College Counseling Center.
Dr. Perisin conceptualizes therapy utilizing a psychodynamic framework; however enjoys utilizing DBT principles and theory in her work. Her approach is active, collaborative, and warm as she works with the clients to resolve their difficulties, build upon and utilize their strengths, and more fully understand themselves.
Dr. Perisin is a trained Certified Gatekeeper Instructor for the suicide prevention model Question, Persuade, Refer. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, National Eating Disorder Association, and International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals.