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Michael J Athans, Ph.D.
Michael J Athans, Ph.D.
Office in Park Ridge
Advocate Children's Hospital - Park Ridge, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Gender: Male 
Age: 61 
Years in Practice: 33 
Medical Specialty: Pediatric-Psychology  
Medical School: Michigan State University 
Internship: University of Chicago 
Residency: Michael Reese Hospital 
Fellowship: Post doctorate: Northwestern University - Family Institute, Marriage & Family Studies 
Philosophy of Care: "I take great pleasure in helping people understand and deal with their health issues. I am committed to listening to my patients. Visit my practice website at 
Secondary Languages: None 
32 Main St, Park Ridge,  847.823.4444 
Medical Group
Michael Athans, Ph.D. & Associates

Location information
32 Main St
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Medical Specialty

Clinical Interests
adolescent psychology
adult psychology
adult survivors of incest
affective mood disorders
anxiety disorders
attention deficit disorder
attention deficit disorder - adult
behavioral therapy/problems
bipolar disorders
business consultations
child abuse
child development
child psychology
child/adoles psychiatry
cognitive therapy
communication problems
couple communication
couple therapy
developmental disabilities
developmental disorders
disabled children
divorce counseling
eating disorders
family therapy
grief counseling
group therapy
healthy moms/healthy kids
irritable bowel syndrome
learning disabilities
marital/couple/family therapy
men's groups
men's issues
mental illness
mood disorders
obsessive/compulsive disorder
panic disorders
parenting groups / classes
pediatric psychology
post traumatic stress disorder
post-partum depression
premarital counseling
preschool children
psychological testing/assessment
psychosomatic illness
psychotic disorders
self esteem
separation issues
sexual abuse
social skills
stress management
strong willed children
substance abuse
women's groups
women's issues
young adults
Insurance Plans Accepted
Prior to scheduling an appointment with any doctor you select, confirm with the doctor's office staff that the insurance plan you are enrolled in is still accepted by the physician.

Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
American Psych Systems
Baxter PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
CAPP Care/Beech Street PPO
Chicago Gates PPO
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL POS
CIGNA Healthplan of ILL PPO
COMMERCIAL (80/20 Insurance Types)
Equitable Preferred
First Health (Coventry/CCN) PPO
Fortis PPO
Galaxy PPO
Great West Healthcare PPO
Health Dynamics Inc PPO
Health Marketing PPO
Health Plan Management PPO
Health Preferred of Mid America PPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) PPO
Humana Freedom Plus
Humana Health Plans POS
Humana Health Plans PPO
Interstate Assurance
Magellan Behavioral Health
Managed Health Network
McHenry PPO
Medicare Assignment Part B
Merit Behavioral Care Corp
No Insurance, Cash Only
One Health Plan of Illinois PPO
Preferred Care Network PPO
Preferred Network Access PPO
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
Pru Network PPO
Social Security Disability
Teacher's Retirement Insurance Program
Teamsters Local 705 Fund
TRICARE (formerly Champus)
Wellmark Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation

Information listed under the "clinical interests" and "special procedures" columns was supplied by the physicians. It is provided to you for informational purposes only, and neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility has independently verified the information. If you wish to confirm the information contained herein, or if you have any other questions about a particular physician, please contact the physician’s office.

Unless otherwise stated, physicians are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Advocate Health Care or the Advocate facility where the care is being provided. Neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility shall be liable for the medical care provided or decisions made by these independent physicians.

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